UK time is: 07:38:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Barker Not Banned After All!

After his booking against Derby County last Wednesday night, it was widely repored that Shaun Barker would serve a one game ban this weekend for five yellow cards.

However, Blackpool club secretary Matt Williams speaking to the official site said:

'Websites such as Soccerbase receive their information from The Press Association and their information has Shaun picking up a yellow against Preston North End, however, our records show it was Claus Jorgensen as the man who picked up a yellow card not Shaun. 'Reggie' had convinced himself that he was suspended so we cross checked the booking swith the FA and even dug out both the referees report and the DVD from the Preston game and although Shaun received a ticking off from referee Mike Dean for a foul on Ross Wallace he didn't actually get shown the yellow card and he is free to play. Obviously Shaun is delighted to be available. We have also asked PA to correct their error.'

The news will come as a blow to fellow defender Ian Evatt who would have been hoping that Barker's suspension would lead to his recall.

Meanwhile, in other news, the club have announced that the 3 for 2 ticket scheme will run again for the home games against Norwich, Southampton and Plymouth.

The official site reports that 'Supporters who purchase tickets for the Seasiders' games against Norwich (7 March) and Southampton (21 March) will automatically receive a ticket for the game against Plymouth Argyle (4 April) absolutely free.'

Supporters under the age of 19 can also attend the Plymouth game for free with a paying adult, whilst season ticket holders are being encouraged to bring a friend to the game: upon production of Voucher D from your season ticket book, you can purchase an adult ticket for the Plymouth game for just 10, a senior citizen's ticket for just 5 or an under 19's for free.

However, there is no news on the future of caretaker manager Tony Parkes.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Championship odds

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

The journalist

Writer: Eamonn Moore Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 23 2009

Time: 1:13PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I think we were all hoping.......... Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
Report Abuse
25/02/2009 19:23:00

it would have been a blow if he would have been.
bluemooner_mcfc
Report Abuse
17/03/2009 15:00:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackpool Articles

Madine Not Ruling Out Blackpool Stay (Saturday March 28 2015)

McMahon Makes Bradford Move (Thursday March 26 2015)

Dunne Enjoying Life At Blackpool (Thursday March 26 2015)

Quiet Day At Bloomfield Road? (Thursday March 26 2015)

An Untenable Position (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Charge For Oyston Over Texts (Monday March 23 2015)

Madine On Leeds Point (Sunday March 22 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 364
2. SeasideEssexXile 264
3. Bear1951 235
4. Layton_Seasider 156
5. BobHatton 140
6. Albert Ramsbottom 135
7. SaskPool 125
8. 53CODGER 73
9. Bremen-Seasider 62
10. SmartBloke 60

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - March 31st
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 07:17:00
LUFC Leeds amongst the form teams in February
Leeds Utd : 30/03/2015 20:43:00
Meet The Ref - Boro v Latics - Stuart Attwell
Wigan : 30/03/2015 19:57:01
Write For Vital Bolton
Bolton : 30/03/2015 19:41:01
The Price Of Prising McClaren Away
Derby County : 30/03/2015 18:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Lewis 1%
Hall 0%
Clarke 0%
O'Dea 33%
Dunne 0%
Cubero Loria 0%
Addison 0%
Perkins 0%
Orlandi 66%
Madine 0%
Jacobs 0%