UK time is: 10:48:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Seasiders in South West Challenge Cup action

The Seasiders take on Conference National side Rushden & Diamonds this evening in the South West Challenge Cup, minus Shaun Barker, who today signed for Derby County.

Ian Holloway used all ten substitutes in the 5-0 win over Barnstaple Town on Monday and is likely to do the same tonight as he continues to build the Blackpool squad's fitness ahead of the new season.

Rushden though are determined to win Group D and progress in the tournament.

Assistant manager Michael Stone told
www.thediamondsfc.com:

'We're in a group of three with the top team qualifying for the semi-finals, so we'll be doing everything we can to make sure that is us.

'We'll be completely competitive. We've got Blackpool and Barnstaple Town, two contrasting games and they'll both be difficult. We've always said it's a chance for us to get away and get to know each other a bit more, but more importantly stepping it up again and making sure that we're developing.

'We'll treat the tournament competitively, we're looking to progress further and get those extra games at the weekend.'


If the Seasiders win they will guarantee their place in Saturday's semi-final at Marshford, Appledore, against the winner of Group B.

Just scoring a goal would guarantee Blackpool at least two points, knocking Barnstaple Town out of the tournament.

Kick-off is 8:00pm at Marlborough Park, Ilfracombe.

The official site today confirmed that a couple of new triallists will play in tonights game.




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

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

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 15 2009

Time: 4:32PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Front page poll (Thursday July 31 2014)

Why not join blackpool vital (Thursday July 31 2014)

Pool complete Cubero deal (Thursday July 31 2014)

Blackpool interested in Orlandi (Thursday July 31 2014)

Rumour Mill : Pool in for Briggs (Thursday July 31 2014)

Poll Results (Thursday July 31 2014)

Join us on social media (Thursday July 31 2014)

Blackpool set to add cubero (Thursday July 31 2014)

Delfouneso Returns (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jacob Mellis joins Blackpool (Monday July 28 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Club finally speak on takeover
Reading : 01/08/2014 10:00:00
Albion's Pre Season Ends With Saints Defeat
Brighton : 01/08/2014 09:55:00
RUFC - Millers Not Here For The Ride
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 09:21:00
RUFC - Collin Still Hoping To Be Number One
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 09:18:00
RUFC - Evans 'Every Place Will Have To Be Earned'
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 09:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Oyston spend the last Parachute Payment
Suggested By:  
Yes 7%
No 93%