Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Blackpool Still Hunting For 'That' Striker

Blackpool Still Hunting For 'That' Striker

Blackpool are still searching for a striker who will score the goals to keep them in The Championship for another season.

Reports today in the national press claim that The Seasiders have been turned down by Crystal Palace pair James Scowcroft and Shefki Kuqi yet again.

And with them being the main public targets - along with Burnley's Ade Akinbiyi - it is looking likely that Tony Parkes will have to loan a forward not yet mentioned in the media.

It seems that 'Pool's season hinges on this next loan signing, with Chairman Karl Oyston describing that he will 'have to fulfil a certain role,' and in laymen terms, a striker who can score five goals in the remaining ten games to stave off relegation.

Nottingham Forest have today signed Gary McSheffrey on loan from Birmingham City, whilst we signed youngster Nick Blackman from Blackburn Rovers earlier in the week.

Whatever happens between now and Saturday, Blackpool desperately need a new striker on loan for two months until May 3rd, otherwise relegation looms large.

I'd expect a signing before Norwich travel to Bloomfield Road on Saturday, but whether or not he has Championship pedigree remains to be seen.



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:Editor
Date:Thursday March 5 2009
Time: 12:24PM

Comments

0
i dont know why you dont go for our lad ched evans? he did well for norwich last season and im sure he would shoot you up the table.
bluemooner_mcfc
07/03/2009 17:22:00
0
i dont know why you dont go for our lad ched evans? he did well for norwich last season and im sure he would shoot you up the table.
bluemooner_mcfc
07/03/2009 17:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Match Day Officials v Portsmouth (27/9/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Portsmouth this Tuesday.

Vital Pre-Match - League 2, 27th September

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this midweek, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Yeates Happy With Crewe Good Point

All things considered Gary Bowyer was happy enough with the point at Crewe with Mark Yeates of the opinion that was a 'good point' at Gresty Road.

Bowyer - We're Giving Away Goals

Gary Bowyer was once again left bemoaning Blackpool's failure to see out a lead when Crewe were able to come back to secure a point against Pools on 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)

Blackpool v Portsmouth
Suggested By:
Blackpool win100%
Portsmouth win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 9 6 1 2 19 4
2 Portsmouth 9 5 2 2 17 9
3 Luton 9 5 1 3 16 8
4 Doncaster 9 5 1 3 16 7
5 Crewe 9 4 4 1 16 4
6 Carlisle 9 3 6 0 15 3
7 Morecambe 9 5 0 4 15 -2
8 Colchester 9 4 2 3 14 2
9 Notts County 9 4 2 3 14 1
10 Accrington 9 4 2 3 14 1
11 Crawley 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Grimsby 9 4 1 4 13 2
13 Mansfield 9 3 3 3 12 -1
14 Leyton Orient 9 3 2 4 11 0
15 Hartlepool 9 2 5 2 11 -4
16 Blackpool 9 2 4 3 10 2
17 Barnet 8 2 4 2 10 -2
18 Stevenage 9 3 1 5 10 -3
19 Yeovil 9 3 1 5 10 -4
20 Exeter 9 3 0 6 9 -5
21 Wycombe 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Cheltenham 9 1 4 4 7 -3
23 Newport 8 1 3 4 6 -4
24 Cambridge 9 1 3 5 6 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Portsmouth (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1245
2.SeasideEssexXile204
3.SaskPool139
4.Layton_Seasider112
5.Bear195149
6.BobHatton40
7.Hastings35
8.bfcpete18
9.Albert Ramsbottom18
10.nunu15