Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Super Seasiders Sink Blades

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.



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Tuesday October 20 2009
Time: 9:55PM

Comments

0
Congrats on beating the Pikeys
Tiny T
22/10/2009 18:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Officials - Blackpool v Hartlepool (25/3/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Blackpool and Hartlepool United this Saturday.

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

EFL League Two Team Of 2016 Named

The EFL Awards ceremony is definitely nearing, as is the end of the season, as yesterday saw the three Football League Select XI's of 2016 named.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newport MotM
Suggested By:
Lyness55%
Mellor0%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Daniel0%
Danns0%
Flores0%
Payne0%
Delfouneso0%
Cullen0%
Osayi-Samuel33%
Sub-Matt0%
Sub-Black6%
Sub-Aimson6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 38 23 9 6 78 31
2 Plymouth 38 22 6 10 72 18
3 Portsmouth 38 19 8 11 65 25
4 Stevenage 38 19 4 15 61 12
5 Luton 38 15 15 8 60 20
6 Carlisle 38 15 14 9 59 0
7 Exeter 38 17 7 14 58 16
8 Blackpool 38 14 15 9 57 20
9 Mansfield 38 14 13 11 55 3
10 Wycombe 38 15 10 13 55 1
11 Colchester 38 15 9 14 54 3
12 Cambridge 37 15 8 14 53 6
13 Grimsby 38 14 9 15 51 -2
14 Accrington 37 12 12 13 48 -1
15 Barnet 38 11 15 12 48 -5
16 Morecambe 38 13 7 18 46 -13
17 Yeovil 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Crewe 38 11 12 15 45 -11
19 Crawley 38 12 9 17 45 -16
20 Notts County 38 12 7 19 43 -23
21 Hartlepool 38 10 11 17 41 -15
22 Cheltenham 38 9 12 17 39 -14
23 Newport 38 7 12 19 33 -20
24 Leyton Orient 38 9 5 24 32 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Mar 25 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1248
2.SeasideEssexXile206
3.SaskPool196
4.Bear1951139
5.Layton_Seasider78
6.Hastings53
7.BobHatton41
8.themaclad17
9.suffolknwot17
10.53CODGER16
Vital Football Comment