UK time is: 14:01:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

'Pool Progress at Crewe

The Seasiders progressed from the first round of the League Cup last night as they overcame Crewe Alexandra 2-1 at Gresty Road.

The League Two outfit posed decent opposition, whilst it was important for players like Brett Ormerod, Joe Martin, Daniel Nardiello, Billy Clarke and the two new boys Nowland and Hudson to get a start.

It was Nowland who opened the scoring early in the second half when his freekick from the left hand side of the box curled its way beyond the wall and into the right hand bottom corner. It clearly meant a lot to the midfielder, who has returned to Bloomfield Road for his second spell with the club.

Former Tranmere Rovers striker Calvin Zola put a spanner in the works with little over 15 minutes left when he pounced on a slip in the back four to slot past Matt Gilks, levelling the scores.

But with ten minutes remaining - and with Ishmel Demontagnac and youngster Louis Almond on the field - Daniel Nardiello scored his first goal in a tangerine shirt, steering the ball expertly into the net following excellent work from Demontagnac.

So, a 2-1 victory - certainly better than last year's debacle and Ian Holloway will be pleased to be in the hat for the next round. The drae takes place on Sky Sports tonight at 10 o'clock.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!






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

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 12 2009

Time: 11:39AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool team to face huddersfield (Saturday October 18 2014)

In the Past: 16 October 1993 (Thursday October 16 2014)

Head to Head: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 2014)

Ground Guide: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 2014)

Man of the match v boro (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Blackpool Vital Social (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Full time Boro 1-1 Blackpool (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Half time: boro 1-1 Blackpool (Tuesday September 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 12 3 4 5 -3 13
19. Wigan 12 2 5 5 -2 11
20. Brighton 12 2 5 5 -3 11
21. Birmingham 12 2 5 5 -7 11
22. Fulham 12 3 1 8 -9 10
23. Bolton 12 2 2 8 -12 8
24. Blackpool 12 1 3 8 -10 6

Breaking League News

RUFC - Evans 'Players Deserve Respect After Win'
Rotherham : 20/10/2014 13:14:00
Skipper Given As Much Time As Possible
Blackburn : 20/10/2014 12:55:00
Any Previous? - Latics v Millwall
Wigan : 20/10/2014 11:42:00
11 goals conceded in 4 games
Wolves : 20/10/2014 10:00:00
Player Ratings - Derby (H)
Reading : 20/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%