Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

The return of the wing wizards

The return of the wing wizards

As if Saturday's game wasn't important enough there's the small matter of the return of Wes Hoolahan and Alan Gow.

Norwich sit in 23rd place, three points and two places behind Blackpool. This is a huge game. It's surely a must win for the Seasiders, or at the very least a must-not-lose.

But how will we cope with the return of former players Hoolahan and Gow? The former Rangers man replaced Hoolahan in the second half of Tuesday's win at QPR, suggesting that only one of them will start against the Seasiders. You would expect it to be Hoolahan.

The Irishman has started 24 league matches for the Canaries, scoring two goals. His creativity has been sadly missing from the Blackpool midfield this season. And it will be interesting to see how we deal with his floating role.

Gow has rather ominously yet to open his Norwich account in four appearances. Gow scored five goals for Blackpool in a successful loan spell earlier in the season. But he refused to stay with the club once Wolves came sniffing. Gow then failed a medical at Molineux and he has since signed on loan at Carrow Road.

It will be interesting to see what reception the fans give Gow and Hoolahan and their response, if any, to the Pool faithful. Both players made important contributions to BFC, Wes in particular helped get us up and keep us up last year. I think we'll hear a mixture of boos and applause for Hoolahan and mainly boos for Gow. Let's hope Pool's performance and result keeps those two quiet.



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:TangerineLordy
Date:Thursday March 5 2009
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
Well it was a six pointer ane you took the lot - well done.
Thaibluefan
10/03/2009 16:31:00
0
Well it was a six pointer ane you took the lot - well done.
Thaibluefan
10/03/2009 16:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Stats: Blackpool v Crewe

All the stats from Blackpool (2) vs (2) Crewe, Bloomfield Road, 18/2/17 Att: 3,389

Blackpool v Crewe - Follow Live On Twitter

Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Crewe the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - League 2, 18th February 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Match Day Officials v Crewe (18/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Crewe Alexandra this Saturday.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Crewe MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe0%
Mellor0%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Taylor0%
Aimson0%
Daniel0%
Flores0%
Potts0%
Vassell0%
Delfouneso100%
Sub - Nolan0%
Sub - Matt0%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 32 19 7 6 64 23
2 Plymouth 31 19 4 8 61 17
3 Carlisle 32 15 13 4 58 11
4 Luton 32 14 11 7 53 18
5 Portsmouth 31 15 7 9 52 16
6 Exeter 32 15 5 12 50 16
7 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
8 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
9 Wycombe 31 13 7 11 46 0
10 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
11 Colchester 31 12 8 11 44 6
12 Grimsby 32 12 8 12 44 0
13 Cambridge 31 12 7 12 43 3
14 Blackpool 31 10 12 9 42 12
15 Morecambe 30 12 5 13 41 -7
16 Crawley 31 11 6 14 39 -11
17 Yeovil 32 9 11 12 38 -7
18 Crewe 32 8 12 12 36 -11
19 Accrington 30 8 9 13 33 -10
20 Notts County 32 9 6 17 33 -21
21 Cheltenham 32 7 11 14 32 -10
22 Hartlepool 32 7 11 14 32 -18
23 Leyton Orient 32 8 5 19 29 -15
24 Newport 31 5 10 16 25 -15
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Barnet (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Morecambe (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 7 2017 7:30PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile229
2.premier 1187
3.Layton_Seasider116
4.Bear1951105
5.Hastings61
6.Morbid35
7.BobHatton31
8.nodrogaty13
9.themaclad12
10.liverpoolseasider11
Write for Vital Football