UK time is: 19:17:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Six Set For Seasiders Talks

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston is today meeting six of the squad that secured promotion to the Premier League looking to thrash out new contracts with them.

Whilst the vast majority of the squad have clauses in their contracts that saw their wages increase as soon as they won promotion, some - such as Brett Ormerod, and apparently Keith Southern - did not.

However, under orders from BFC manager Ian Holloway, Oyston is now set to offer the half dozen players in question new contracts as the club looks to reward them for their achievement.

There has been a lot of speculation and concern over budgets and all things financial at Bloomfield Road this summer, but it looks like common sense has won the day on this matter.

The club will also hold talks with out of contract Ben Burgess and Rob Edwards, although Burgess is believed to be on the verge of signing for Notts County.

Meanwhile, Ollie has gone off on holiday for ten days with his family, leaving Karl Oyston to negotiate deals on his behalf (I can hear the collective sigh from here!).

Two players were at the club yesterday negotiating terms, and several more are expected over the coming days as the club looks to work through a lengthy list of targets.

One deal that still needs to be tied down however is Ollie's contract, although Oyston dismissed speculation yesterday that the two parties are poles apart on what they want and that he expects Ollie to sign a new deal shortly.




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 July 2 2010

Time: 12:01PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Front Page Poll (Thursday August 28 2014)

Riga wants four more (Thursday August 28 2014)

Why not join Blackpool Vital (Thursday August 28 2014)

Diouf training at Squires Gate (Sunday August 24 2014)

The wait continues for Pool (Sunday August 24 2014)

Blackpool team v Blackburn (Saturday August 16 2014)

4 years ago ... (Saturday August 16 2014)

Meet the referee Blackburn Rovers (Thursday August 14 2014)

Blackpool fail to register (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 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)

1. premier 1 654
2. Bear1951 632
3. SeasideEssexXile 329
4. Layton_Seasider 201
5. SmartBloke 184
6. Poole-Pool 141
7. Bribaba 138
8. UAE Seasider 122
9. SaskPool 116
10. BobHatton 90

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Brentford
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Wigan 4 1 1 2 -1 4
19. Reading 4 1 1 2 -4 4
20. Huddersfield 4 1 1 2 -5 4
21. Leeds Utd 4 1 0 3 -6 3
22. Bolton 4 0 1 3 -5 1
23. Blackpool 4 0 0 4 -5 0
24. Fulham 4 0 0 4 -7 0

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Birmingham
Wigan : 29/08/2014 18:56:00
Team News Derby v Ipswich
Ipswich : 29/08/2014 18:22:00
Team News: Rotherham v Brentford
Brentford : 29/08/2014 18:19:00
How Dare Magath Round On Al Fayed?
Fulham : 29/08/2014 17:32:00
City Sign Odjidja-Ofoe
Norwich : 29/08/2014 17:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How will Pool do against Millwall
Suggested By:  
Win 34%
Draw 0%
Lose 66%