UK time is: 01:02:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Adam: We Deserved Half-Time Rocket

Charlie Adam has admitted in his post-match interview that manager Ian Holloway was right to give him and his team mate's a half time bollocking in Saturday's game at Cardiff.

The Seasiders went in at the break a goal down, but it was his players' abject performance that annoyed Holloway, and he let them know it with a fifteen minute tirade that rattled the eardrums.

'It is a good point in the end but in the first half we never got started, and the way we played was very disappointing,' Adam said.

'We can't make excuses - the first half just wasn't good enough.

'Cardiff is a tough place to come. They are doing well and we'd have taken a point before the match, so in that respect we've done well.

'But the first half was poor and the manager was quite right to give us a rollicking. He was honest enough to tell us that we weren't good enough.'

With Holloway's words ringing in their ears, it took the 'Pool just twenty eight seconds of the second half to level the match.

As you know, Adam got the goal after a slick move, and it was certainly one that he was very happy with:

'It was a terrific move for the goal and it is something we need to do more of.

'I gave their keeper [David Marshall] the eyes for the finish. He said to me after the game that he tried to read me.

'I thought about putting it in the other corner but luckily enough it went in the back of the net.'

Despite being happy with a point all told, like Holloway, Adam was a tad disappointed that the Seasiders didn't come home with all three:

'The second half was more like us and I thought we might have nicked it. We would have done but for a few unbelievable saves by their keeper.

'Cardiff's new stadium is a fantastic place to play and for us to get a point here was good, but in the end we are a bit disappointed not to have taken all three.'




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:Monday January 11 2010

Time: 9:39AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Blackpool team to face Reading (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day 1999 (Thursday October 23 2014)

Blackpool team v Derby (Tuesday October 21 2014)

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)

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. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Karanka happy with display
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 23:11:00
Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
Honours even between challengers
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
McClean Double Downs Derby
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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