Blackpool - Oyston: Ollie To Develop Youngsters
UK time is: 10:28:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Oyston: Ollie To Develop Youngsters

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has backed new manager Ian Holloway to reinvigorate the youth team side of the club.

Speaking to the Blackpool Gazette, Oyston said:

'He has a track record of developing younger players and bringing in players who then go on to do well either for the club or on at a higher level.

'I think that's important to really reintroduce that link because I think we've lost that this last few years.

'We've not found players with good potential and then developed them.

'We've actually just brought players in that we know can do a job and I think we need to start to do a bit of both.

'When I say that I'm talking primarily about the youth team but also players from the lower leagues who we should spot and bring here.

'The youth side of this club has not produced anything for a number of years, which is obviously a big deficiency for a club like this.

'And we also don't tend to pick up players like Alex Baptiste, who is a very good example, from lower down the leagues.'

'He has developed and done very well, fantastically well, and we need to do that with more players.'




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: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 27 2009

Time: 3:10PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

St Johnstone 0-1 Blackpool (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Owen Oyston Issues Bid Response (Thursday July 23 2015)

Ross County vs Blackpool (Wednesday July 22 2015)

BST Bid Ignored (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Squires Gate Undergoing Work (Tuesday July 21 2015)

Squad Travel To Scotland (Monday July 20 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 1 232
2. SeasideEssexXile 209
3. Bear1951 154
4. Albert Ramsbottom 142
5. Layton_Seasider 130
6. BobHatton 126
7. Hastings 78
8. whitey1942 51
9. SaskPool 47
10. Bribaba 31

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

JPT Draw Details Announced
Walsall : 29/07/2015 09:56:01
DRFC Walsall release trialist Liam Wakefield
Doncaster : 28/07/2015 22:25:00
Smith Confirms No Deal For Wakefield
Walsall : 28/07/2015 22:20:00
DRFC Released players struggling to find new clubs
Doncaster : 28/07/2015 20:28:00
Mellon Pleased With Wolves Draw
Shrewsbury : 28/07/2015 20:02:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 19%
Huddersfield win 64%
Draw 17%