Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Manager's Reactions

Manager's Reactions

Ian Holloway and Nigel Pearson have offered their thoughts on Saturday's game, that saw Pearson's Leicester side beat Holloway's Blackpool 2-1.

Holloway is evidently concerned at his side's recent run judging from his post-match comments. Indeed, despite the furore surrounding the Seasiders being denied a last minute penalty and the booking of Charlie Adam, Ollie refused to blame the officials for another home defeat.

'We looked a nice pretty team but we lost,' said Holloway.

'The message that's going round the division is that if you get solid, you keep your shape against Blackpool, you might have a chance of beating them.

'I don't like playing at home at the moment.

'I don't like some of the decisions that are going against us at home but the results aren't down to the officials, it's our fault.'

Meanwhile, Foxes boss Nigel Pearson was quite complimentary about the Seasiders... well, until it came to their defending!

'I thought both sides tried to win the game and both played 4-3-3,' said Pearson.

'I think Blackpool will be scratching their heads as to how they've not got something out of this game.

'If they could defend like they attack they would be top of the league.'

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Tuesday February 9 2010
Time: 6:24AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Blackpool

Should Blackpool progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Southern In Oyston Talks?

It's being said that Keith Southern is one of the men speaking to Karl Oyston about becoming the new manager of Blackpool.

Blackpool Spurn Scunthorpe's Potts Advances?

It's being reported that Blackpool have turned down an official offer for midfielder Brad Potts.

Blackburn & Bury In Pre Season

Blackpool have today confirmed two of the summer friendlies the side will face as they prepare for life in League Two in 2016/17.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Peterborough MotM
Suggested By:
Doyle14%
White3%
McAlister3%
Robertson3%
Potts3%
Redshaw7%
Aldred51%
Philliskirk7%
Norris3%
Higham3%
Blyth3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1181
2.Layton_Seasider156
3.Bear1951142
4.Albert Ramsbottom89
5.BobHatton87
6.SeasideEssexXile86
7.Hastings64
8.DEVONLAD52
9.whitey194246
10.bfcpete34