UK time is: 22:58:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Brabin Set For 'Pool Manager Talks?

Cambridge United boss Gary Brabin is set to talk to Blackpool about the vacant manager position at Bloomfield Road, according to reports.

The 38-year-old, who was a favourite at the seaside in his three years years at the club back in the 90's, guided his Cambridge side to the Conference playoff final this season. Unfortunately, they lost to Torquay and will remain in the Conference.

And just one day after that playoff defeat, United chairman George Rolls has told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: 'We've had an approach from another club for Gary and they're quite a lot higher up than we are.

'I felt it was only right to give him permission to speak to them.'


The only clubs without a manager in the football league are Stockport County, QPR, Reading and ourselves.

This development does not mean that Brabin is The Seasiders' first choice, and names such as Ian Holloway, John Sheridan, Alan Knill, Andy Ritchie and even Jim Magilton are being strongly linked.

But the former Blackpool midfielder has made a strong start to his managerial career. Only in his second full season as a gaffer, Brabin has guided Southport to the Conference North playoffs, and a year later Cambridge to the Conference Premier end of season lottery.




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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 18 2009

Time: 12:07PM

 

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 1 381
2. SeasideEssexXile 264
3. Bear1951 253
4. Layton_Seasider 165
5. BobHatton 147
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 Four see red as Eire claim last gasp draw
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 20:44:01
RUFC - Reserves Get Away Draw
Rotherham : 31/03/2015 20:11:00
LUFC Double blow for Cook
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:51:01
LUFC Leeds Midfielder having trial with Scunthorpe
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:06:00
Countdown To Bournemouth Showdown Begins!
Ipswich : 31/03/2015 18:28:00

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%