UK time is: 07:04:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

All Eyes On The World Cup For Evo And Ollie

When the World Cup starts this afternoon, Ian Evatt and Ian Holloway will be glued to their televisions.

Not just because they're football fanatics, oh no, but because next season the Seasiders will be coming up against many of the players on show during the tournament.

Furthermore, with promotion to the Premier League, there is now the very real, and somewhat surreal chance, that the Seasiders could sign some of the players set to grace 'The Greatest Show On Earth'.

Speaking to the Blackpool Gazette, Ian Evatt said:

'As an England fan I'll be watching the World Cup and I'll be sitting there on my sofa thinking 'Hell, I've got to mark him next season!'

'Stamford Bridge, Anfield, Old Trafford when you think about the fact that we'll be going to all those places next season it really hits home what we've achieved at this club and it is brilliant.

'We are still improving, we play fantastic football and it is great to watch.

'I'm not sure many teams will fancy coming to Bloomfield Road next season.'

Meanwhile, speaking about his plans for the World Cup to the official website, Ian Holloway said:

'Whenever England play my manager hat goes out of the window and I become a msasive fan.

'I will probably be watching the England games with my family down at my local. I have an England shirt and like everyone else I'll be cheering on the lads.

'I will be watching all the games and looking for players. I will watch and note all the different shapes and formations.

'It is a fantastic tournament and I can't wait to make some notes on it and try and learn.'




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 June 11 2010

Time: 11:25AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

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)

Stats: Blackpool v Yeovil (Sunday April 6 2014)

All Square at Loftus Road (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Battling pool earn Priceless Point (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Full time: Blackpool 1-0 Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 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 1 228
2. Poole-Pool 170
3. Bear1951 132
4. SeasideEssexXile 122
5. Albert Ramsbottom 108
6. SaskPool 103
7. UAE Seasider 75
8. BobHatton 69
9. nodrogaty 48
10. 53CODGER 47

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43
20. Blackpool 42 10 12 20 -26 42
21. Charlton 41 10 11 20 -24 41
22. Millwall 42 9 13 20 -30 40
23. Barnsley 42 9 12 21 -28 39

Breaking League News

Your Vote Counts Vital Latics Player Of The Season
Wigan : 18/04/2014
Early Team News - Latics v Reading
Wigan : 17/04/2014 23:52:00
Huddersfield v Brighton (Preview)
Brighton : 17/04/2014 23:34:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Reading
Wigan : 17/04/2014 23:30:00
Performance Of The Century Wanted By Johnson
Yeovil : 17/04/2014 23:24:00
Blackburn Is Huge - Palazuelos
Yeovil : 17/04/2014 23:13:00
Forde Takes Player Of The Year Award
Millwall : 17/04/2014 22:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with last nights protests?
Suggested By:  
Totally agree 63%
Other ways to show it 37%