Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Frustrations Continue For Ollie

Frustrations Continue For Ollie

Sky Sports News claimed he was just 'tired', but Blackpool fans could clearly see just what a dejected figure manager Ian Holloway cut on the news channel last night.

Holloway was speaking after his side had beaten Kilmarnock, and once again used the interview as an opportunity to vent his frustration at the Premier League, the FA and 'Pool chairman Karl Oyston.

Ollie said:

'If I had to go in with this [squad], I would be packing my bags and packing it in to be fair because we're not ready - we won't be ready, I don't expect these young lads to be ready.

'I could do with a break and I'm not getting one. But, as I say, all the hard work needs to be done now, it's absolutely crazy rules because the window slams shut upon us and is really a restriction of trade, and I'm not going to stop saying that, that's the truth, it's absolute madness.

'But as I say, we're just literally trying to find out what clubs want by making offers - and our initial first few offers weren't very good and were quite insulting I think to the clubs who we spoke to.

'Hopefully now the chairman will be back on the 23rd and we can get the full lot of business sorted out that we need to.

'Whether we're good enough or not, time will tell but we are starting 20 million miles behind [everyone else] and I just need everybody to understand that.'



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Friday July 23 2010
Time: 12:29PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Blackpool Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw (8/12/17)

The draw for the third round of this season's EFL Trophy took place earlier today.

EFL Trophy 3rd Round Ball Numbers Known (7/12/17)

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon and the ball numbers for the draw are now known.

2017/18 EFL Trophy 3rd Round Draw On Friday

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon.

Blackpool Archived Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Long Before The New Owners Are Announced
Suggested By: SeasideEssexXile
0-2 Weeks2%
2-4 Weeks26%
1 Month_11%
No-One Will Buy Us61%
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 (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1106
2.SaskPool91
3.SeasideEssexXile76
4.Bear195143
5.Hastings25
6.BobHatton14
7.nodrogaty13
8.bfcpete12
9.suffolknwot11
10.themaclad8
Vital Football Comment