UK time is: 06:29:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Holloway Wades Into Seip Debate

If you listen to Plymouth fans, Marcel Seip is one of the best defenders in the division. However, after a major falliing out with the seemingly unsackable Paul Sturrock, the Dutch defender found himself sent on loan to Blackpool.

In a strange decision, Argyle gave Seip permission to play against them when the two sides recently met at Bloomfield Road, and sure enough, Seip played and scored in a 2-0 home win.

The defender's goal in that match has sparked heated debate, with the issue now spilling over onto the pitch.

After the 2-0 win, Marcel's wife Lucy (who just happens to be the daughter of Plymouth's vice-chairman Paul Stapleton) was spotted celebrating the win and giving her husband the thumbs up; a natural reaction you would think.

But the Plymouth players have not taken to this incident too kindly and after a recent goal, Argyle captain Carl Fletcher and several other players ran over to the directors box at Home Park to give them a sarcastic thumbs up.

Blackpool are now working on extending the defender's spell at Bloomfield Road, and despite vowing to stay clear of the negotiations and issue, Ian Holloway has waded into the debate.

'I don't understand what is going on down there and I would suggest that Mr Fletcher, rather than sticking his thumbs up because he scored a goal, should score a few more goals if he is captain.

'At the end of the day I wish them all the best but stop being so childish.

'All I have done is borrowed a player who wasn't being picked at their football club. He has helped me keep three clean sheets and scored two.

'So what has he done wrong? I don't understand.'

It'll be interesting to see what effect Ollie's comments have on a already heated situation!




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:Friday October 30 2009

Time: 1:50PM

Your Comments

As usual Ollie has opened his mouth without thinking. 1) Carl Fletcher was celebrating scoring his goal 2) He is a defensive midfielder, how many goals is he expected to score. 3) Ian wasn't quite so supportive of the Stapleton family when he left Argyle. If he casts his mind back, and unfortunately he is prone to only remembering what he wants to, he was threatening to sue them over statements they had made about him.
Peverell Green
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Oyston calls in police (Thursday April 24 2014)

why not join up to Blackpool Vital (Thursday April 24 2014)

Pool hand out 3000 free tickets (Thursday April 24 2014)

Final 2 games for Seasiders (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Blackpool team v Brighton (Monday April 21 2014)

Meet the Referee v Burnley (Thursday April 17 2014)

Leeds Review (Thursday April 17 2014)

Fans display their anger (Thursday April 10 2014)

Relegation Battle Looms (Monday April 7 2014)

Archived 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 1 346
2. SaskPool 224
3. SeasideEssexXile 190
4. Poole-Pool 189
5. Bear1951 172
6. Albert Ramsbottom 157
7. BobHatton 91
8. UAE Seasider 84
9. 53CODGER 63
10. nodrogaty 62

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Charlton 43 11 12 20 -23 45
19. Doncaster 44 11 11 22 -28 44
20. Millwall 44 10 14 20 -29 44
21. Birmingham 43 11 10 22 -13 43
22. Blackpool 44 10 13 21 -27 43
23. Barnsley 44 9 12 23 -30 39
24. Yeovil 44 8 13 23 -26 37

Breaking League News

McAllister Not Ready To Hang His Boots Up Yet
Yeovil : 24/04/2014 23:11:00
Boss takes blame
Middlesbrough : 24/04/2014 22:49:00
Pearson - Now For 100 Points
Leicester City : 24/04/2014 22:44:00
Schmeichel - End The Season Like Champions
Leicester City : 24/04/2014 22:32:00
Beevers - We Can Get Three QPR Points
Millwall : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Reading Team News
Doncaster : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
Richardson Hoping For Permanent Deal
Ipswich : 24/04/2014 22:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

how many more points will Blackpool get
Suggested By:  
1 50%
2 0%
3 25%
4 25%
5 0%
6 0%