UK time is: 05:35:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Oyston: Parkes Leaves Blackpool

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has tonight confirmed that caretaker manager Tony Parkes has left the club.

In a somber interview with club secretary Matt Williams on the official site, Oyston said that Parkes tendered his resignation last Wednesday.

It was rumoured that Parkes was offered a deal by the club to take over full time, but the Chairman quashed those stories.

Family reasons is the official reason for the parting of ways, and that, according to the club, is perfectly understandable because of Tony's personal situation.

The club's search for a new manager continues, with names such as Jim Magilton, Gary Brabin, Ian Holloway, Alan Knill, Andy Ritchie and even John Sheridan are all being strongly linked, as well as Steve Thompson, whose future is unknown.

But KO did say that tomorrow will be the final day of interviews and that the club will make a quick decision regarding the managerial position, and it is now clear that interviews have, as reported on the forums, been ongoing for some time.

Interestingly, he stated that the final appointment should be straightforward.

To listen to the interview with Karl Oyston, click here >>>


We wish Tony Parkes well in his future endevours and thank him for keeping the club afloat this season.




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: 8:37PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

On this day 1929 (Sunday August 31 2014)

On this day 2007 (Sunday August 31 2014)

Who's next for pool? (Sunday August 31 2014)

Join up to the forum (Sunday August 31 2014)

The wait continues for pool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-1 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

HALF TIME: Millwall 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Brentford
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Millwall 2 - 1 Blackpool
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 5 2 0 3 -5 6
19. Ipswich 5 1 2 2 -1 5
20. Birmingham 5 1 2 2 -5 5
21. Huddersfield 5 1 1 3 -7 4
22. Bolton 5 0 1 4 -6 1
23. Fulham 5 0 1 4 -7 1
24. Blackpool 5 0 0 5 -6 0

Breaking League News

Watford Appoint Garcia As Head Coach
Watford : 02/09/2014 22:51:00
LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Round-Up
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 20:52:00
LUFC Smith surprised by Leeds exit
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:55:00
No issues for keeper
Middlesbrough : 02/09/2014 19:53:00
M&M Ready To Resist All Temptation
Ipswich : 02/09/2014 19:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many players will Pool sign before the deadline?
Suggested By:  
None 48%
1 23%
2 15%
3 0%
4 7%
More 7%