Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

South Stand, Ready! Eh?!

South Stand, Ready! Eh?!

Ok, you can stop gawping at the title now: the south stand is officially open for business from March 20.

Following years of 'will it, won't it' over the erection of the Jimmy Armfield Stand, the home fans will now be able to enjoy the view from behind the south goal.

The previous stand was demolished in 2003, but will be open for the Crystal Palace fixture a week on Saturday.

Work on the concourse areas in the new structure is still ongoing and has been so for a number of weeks.

So, what does this mean for existing fans?

'Pool Chairman Karl Oyston said: 'It is our intention to house the Palace and Swansea supporters (the latter coming to the seaside on March 23) in blocks A and B of the North stand, and fill the remaining sections with home fans.'

Season ticket holders currently located in the Kop are to be moved to the South.

In an extremely pro-active move by the club, they are to hand out 10,000 flyers locally to drum up support for the team and try to fill the new stand.

More news to follow...



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

Writer:Editor
Date:Wednesday March 10 2010
Time: 5:36PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Blackpool Articles

Tilt To Serve A Suspension This Week - 19/1/18

Blackpool's Curtis Tilt will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Mellor on the move to Bradford?

Blackpool accept bid for defender Kelvin Mellor

Blackpool Struggling To Compete In Transfer Market

Blackpool are struggling to compete with their league one rivals in the transfer market says Blackpool boss Bowyer

Ex CEO Releases Statement After Shock Sudden Departure

Ex Blackpool CEO Alex Cowdy has today released a statement following his sudden departure from his role at Blackpool

Blackpool Archived Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Jon Pearcy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What position do Blackpool need to strengthen?
Suggested By:
Goalkeeper8%
Defence0%
Midfield14%
Forwards57%
None21%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1182
2.SeasideEssexXile149
3.SaskPool112
4.Bear195149
5.Hastings31
6.bfcpete19
7.suffolknwot18
8.nodrogaty17
9.whitey194217
10.AbelBFC16
Vital Football Comment