UK time is: 09:36:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Super Seasiders Sink Blades

After a first half where they were the better team but failed to score, Blackpool carved Sheffield United apart in the second half to record their sixth consecutive home win.

Charlie Adam and David Vaughan came on at half time for Al Bangura and Gary Taylor-Fletcher, and both were instrumental in the victory.

The very impressive Neal Eardley fired a freekick over the bar early doors, whilst United's Morgan was involved in some argy bargy with Jason Euell.

Baptiste headed straight at Mark Bunn from a Charlie Adam freekick ten minutes into the second half, whilst at the other end, James Harper fired straight at Matt Gilks.

The Blades were resorting to playing long ball as the Seasiders dominated, and Brett Ormerod and Alex Baptiste both went close before Marcel Seip made it two in two, heading home unmarked at the back post from a David Vaughan corner.

Mark Bunn then turned Eardley and Ormerod shots over the bar as the Seasiders looked to kill the game off, which they did with 20 minutes left; Jason Euell sliding the ball home from a Neal Eardley cross.

The Blades then made a double change and began to look more dangerous, but it was still the Seasiders dominating proceedings.

Charlie Adam hit the roof of the net again from the halfway line... how long until one of these finally goes in?!

Ian Holloway then made his final change; Hamuer Bouazza replacing Ishmel.

Ormerod then volleyed wide before Adam did make it 3-0 with a finish from the edge of the area after good work from Emmanuel-Thomas.

Alex Baptiste was named man of the match in the closing stages, as the 5 Live Sports Extra commentators waxed lyrical about the Seasiders.

Holloway was bold with his team selection tonight and it paid off. He and everyone connected with the club will now be hoping to turn around the away form, starting on Saturday against Swansea.




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: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 20 2009

Time: 9:55PM

Your Comments

Congrats on beating the Pikeys
Tiny T
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool MotM Against Charlton (Thursday December 18 2014)

Blackpool v Aston Villa Ticket News (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Have Blackpool turned the corner? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Nosworthy - Leveller Shows Our Character (Tuesday December 16 2014)

FA Cup Tie Set Against Aston Villa (Tuesday December 16 2014)

MacKenzie Set For New Year Return (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Stats: Charlton v Blackpool (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Meet the ref: Charlton v Blackpool (Wednesday December 10 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)

1. premier 1 115
2. Layton_Seasider 113
3. Bear1951 108
4. SeasideEssexXile 96
5. BobHatton 62
6. SaskPool 61
7. SickofMongFans 45
8. SmartBloke 26
9. Hastings 20
10. seasider91 20

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23
19. Millwall 21 5 8 8 -8 23
20. Bolton 20 6 4 10 -6 22
21. Rotherham 21 4 9 8 -10 21
22. Brighton 21 3 9 9 -8 18
23. Wigan 21 3 8 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 20 2 6 12 -17 12

Breaking League News

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Wigan
Rotherham : 18/12/2014 09:27:00
Don't Give Madine Away
Sheff Wed : 18/12/2014 09:08:00
U21s Norwich 1 - 1 Liverpool
Norwich : 18/12/2014 09:04:00
We Needed More
Forest : 18/12/2014 09:01:00
King Makes Goalscoring Return
Blackburn : 18/12/2014 08:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Bournemouth
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 0%
Draw 100%
Bournemouth win 0%