UK time is: 00:27:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Optimistic Ollie

Ian Holloway and Karl Oyston last night met at Bloomfield Road to discuss all things transfer related as the Seasiders' need to bring in new players itensifies.

Indeed, it was close to midnight before the manager and chairman left the ground after a long meeting that involved several phone calls - presumably to clubs, players and agents on the basis of what Ollie said after tonight's game with Crewe.

But what exactly did Ollie say? Well, he stated that he was optimistic that new signings would be arriving at the club soon after he and KO decided to meet the transfer demands from two clubs for two unnamed players.

Speaking to the offivial site, Ollie said:

'I'm very optimistic that some of these things now, the bait that we're throwing in the water, might get a bite.

'After that meeting we've offered two things that people actually asked for, in the way that they asked for it, so for me that's close to completion. We've now got the problem of dealing with the players and their contracts.

'We're getting closer and closer to some of the names that I want. I'm trying to get quality and I'm being supported totally and utterly all the way through.'

After a pitiful summer transfer wise for the Seasiders that has seen them a) refuse to meet some extortinate demands by clubs, players and agents and b) make some 'insulting' offers (the word Ollie used) to clubs, players and agents (it is rumoured that the Seasiders made a pitiful bid for Ross Wallace, for example), there might, just might be some light at the end of the tunnel.

At present, it is unclear who the two players might be, but very strong rumours continue to link Derby County striker Rob Hulse with a move to the seaside.




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:Wednesday July 28 2010

Time: 1:52AM

Your Comments

Blackpool is unfortunate to be in desperate need of signings at a time when City's spending is vastly over-pricing the market, in my opinion. Still, in Holloway you trust, right?
DubaiSpur
Dubaispur - Yes we do believe in Holloway, just need KO to slacken his purse strings Just a touch and bite the bullet and spend on transfers .... and meet the wage demands. Not foolishly but atleast enough to allow the mighty pool to stand a chance in the Big Boys League.
bfc2010
True, bfc, but Oyston's probably got a lot of things he's planning to do with Backpool's PL dosh, not least of which is probably upgrading the training ground and the ongoing adjustments to the stadium.The squad needs a major overhaul to compete in the league, and I personally don't think Holloway will be able to do that till January due to the captal commitments you guys have already made. If he buys well in January, you'll still be in with a shout of stating up, so don't worry. Loans now and permanent signings in January,in t opinion.
DubaiSpur
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

On this day 1929 (Sunday August 31 2014)

On this day 2007 (Sunday August 31 2014)

Who's next for pool? (Sunday August 31 2014)

Join up to the forum (Sunday August 31 2014)

The wait continues for pool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-1 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

HALF TIME: Millwall 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 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 42
2. Bear1951 35
3. Poole-Pool 18
4. SmartBloke 8
5. LythamFY8Pool 8
6. BobHatton 7
7. whitey1942 5
8. bfcpete 4
9. Bribaba 4
10. DEVONLAD 4

League Results (view all)

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

League Table (view table)

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

Breaking League News

Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder
Sheff Wed : 01/09/2014 23:48:00
RUFC - Luciano Can Score Goals
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:37:00
Defender moves on loan
Middlesbrough : 01/09/2014 23:22:00
RUFC - Argentinian Signs In!
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:21:00
Rovers Complete Late Double
Blackburn : 01/09/2014 23:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many players will Pool sign before the deadline?
Suggested By:  
None 48%
1 23%
2 15%
3 0%
4 7%
More 7%