Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Burnley's Akinbiyi Linked To 'Pool

Burnley's Akinbiyi Linked To 'Pool

The national press has today once again linked Blackpool with a loan swoop for Burnley striker Ade Akinbiyi.

The 34-year-old has been transferred over his career for a staggering £15.25million - £750k of which Burnley paid for him back in 2007.

It was rumoured that Tony Parkes was interested in his services in January, but no deal was struck, and opinion is divided as to whether a move to Bloomfield Road would be of benefit to the club.

Since moving to Turf Moor, Akinbiyi has started just 30 games - scoring 10 goals. He's been used largely as a substitute - being brought on for The Clarets on no less than 40 occasions.

He's scored just the one goal from 15 appearances this campaign - although it did come at Stamford Bridge!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Editor
Date:Wednesday February 11 2009
Time: 10:00AM

Comments

0
Bet you cant afford his wages!
turfmanphil
11/02/2009 10:17:00
0
What is it about Blackpool and journeymen forwards way past their best? AA is an expensive option who's starting to lose his pace with age. A handful for CBs granted but Pool are in danger of becoming a predictable, one trick pony team.
DrWatford
11/02/2009 12:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw (8/12/17)

The draw for the third round of this season's EFL Trophy took place earlier today.

EFL Trophy 3rd Round Ball Numbers Known (7/12/17)

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon and the ball numbers for the draw are now known.

2017/18 EFL Trophy 3rd Round Draw On Friday

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon.

Blackpool Archived Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Long Before The New Owners Are Announced
Suggested By: SeasideEssexXile
0-2 Weeks1%
2-4 Weeks27%
1 Month_12%
No-One Will Buy Us60%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1100
2.SaskPool90
3.SeasideEssexXile75
4.Bear195134
5.Hastings23
6.bfcpete12
7.BobHatton11
8.suffolknwot10
9.nodrogaty9
10.themaclad7
The Vital Football Members League