Blackpool - Ollie: Why Can't It Be Blackpool?
UK time is: 14:48:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ollie: Why Can't It Be Blackpool?

We're just three games from the Premier League - mad eh? We aren't just in the playoffs to make up the numbers though, oh no... we can win them. Indeed, as Ian Holloway says; 'Why can't it be Blackpool?'.

Speaking to the assembled media earlier this week, Ollie was quick to emphasise that he believes that the Seasiders can go up and has challenged his players to make it happen.

'We've limped over the line in the end but you could see what it meant to everybody,' said Ollie.

'I'm just relieved that we've matched what Swansea did and I'm very, very proud.

'I've just said that someone's got to win it, why can't it be Blackpool? There wouldn't be a better story anywhere.

'Whether we are good enough or not we'll have to wait and see, but we're in there.

'If I was anyone else, I wouldn't want to be playing us. That's not to say that we're better than everyone else but we've got nothing to lose.

'I know that we can have a right good gamble at it.

'And I guarantee one thing, we'll be going there to try and win each game, not draw it.

'No-one expected us to achieve what we have, so I want us to have a party in the play-offs and play some relaxed, attacking football.

'We can play without fear. That was the problem on Sunday against Bristol City - we had fear of losing that sixth spot.

'Let's see if we can handle this and make the season last another three games. If we do that, the last game would be something pretty special.

'Wouldn't it be great to get (to Wembley). Our goal now is to get there.'

Can the Seasiders so it? We'll let you have your say in a poll on the home page later tonight!




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:Thursday May 6 2010

Time: 7:49PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Barber Replaces Mimms (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Pitch Trouble (Monday August 3 2015)

Lloyd Jones Extends Loan Deal (Monday August 3 2015)

McDonald Pleased With Morecambe Test (Thursday July 30 2015)

St Johnstone 0-1 Blackpool (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Owen Oyston Issues Bid Response (Thursday July 23 2015)

Ross County vs Blackpool (Wednesday July 22 2015)

BST Bid Ignored (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Barber Replaces Mimms
Blackpool : 04/08/2015 14:14:00
Bentley, Horton amp; Deegan
Southend : 04/08/2015 14:06:00
Hunt Debuts In Leyton Orient Defeat
Southend : 04/08/2015 13:54:01
Blues Seal Hunt Deal
Southend : 04/08/2015 13:49:01
Adkins On Hull Draw & Season Ahead
Sheff Utd : 04/08/2015 13:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 18%
Huddersfield win 66%
Draw 16%