Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Keane Confirms Stead In 'Pool Talks

Keane Confirms Stead In 'Pool Talks

In breaking news tonight, Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane has confirmed that his striker Jon Stead is discussing personal terms with Blackpool after the Seasiders' bid of around £200,000 for the player made late on Monday night was accepted by the Tractor Boys.

Stead is one of eight players on the transfer list at Portman Road, and it would appear that Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has made his move for the 27 year old striker after the player rejected a move to Bristol City.

Speaking tonight about Stead, Owen Garvan and Alex Bruce (the latter two who are both also on the transfer list), Roy Keane said:

'Garvs is talking to Crystal Palace, Alex is speaking to Leeds and Jon Stead's been speaking to a club today, Blackpool, but there's another club interested in him as well.

'A fee has been accepted for all three and we have given them permission to talk to the clubs. It's up to the players now to agree a deal.

'We gave them permission to speak to the clubs and it's up to them to agree. I'm not really up to date on if they've signed or agreed anything.'

At present it is not known who the second club chasing Stead is, but the Seasiders are believed to be in pole position to sign the player.

Stead began his career at Huddersfield, and has since played for Blackburn, Sunderland, Derby, Sheffield United, Coventry and Ipswich.

He also has 11 caps for the England Under 21s and has scored a total of 68 goals in 290 appearances (in all competitions).



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Thursday July 29 2010
Time: 3:07AM

Comments

0
£200k is very good business, he has a touch of class Stead. He seems to of lost his way in the last few years, maybe we can rejuvanate his career - but I suppose every manager who has signed him recently has thought that. Its not a marquee signing by any means but for that money you can't really lose especially a player with PL experience.
brett angell
29/07/2010 08:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Oldham vs Blackpool Preview

Unbeaten in four, Blackpool take on Oldham away from home tomorrow.

The Tangerines have been in good form, beating Gillingham 1-0 in their previous match and face an Oldham side who have stru

January PotM Nomination - Aldred

The January nominations for the Sky Bet League 1 Player of the Month Award are in.

Blackpool 1 Gillingham 0

Blackpool extended their unbeaten run to four games after picking up an impressive three points against promotion hopefuls Gillingham.

Hayden White and Jim McAlister missed the fixture through illness which meant Danny Philliskirk was shifted out to right wing, Mark Cullen started up top and Emmerson Boyce came in at right back.

Despite weather conditions having an impact on early proceedings, Pool were able to deal with the heavy hail and created the first chance when Redshaw

Blackpool vs Gillingham Preview

Blackpool are faced with a big challenge as they take on Gillingham in today's league one clash.

Things have been looking slightly better in recent games for Pool but Gillingham will be a re

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Dan Bennett
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Has Been Pool's Best Player So Far This Season?
Suggested By:
Colin Doyle27%
Tom Aldred54%
Brad Potts3%
Mark Cullen5%
Jack Redshaw4%
Other7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Swindon Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Chesterfield (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Bear195147
2.premier 134
3.SeasideEssexXile25
4.BobHatton22
5.whitey194218
6.53CODGER14
7.Hastings9
8.Layton_Seasider9
9.Morbid9
10.DONKEY_LASHER7