Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

BLACKPOOL SIGN FOUR

BLACKPOOL SIGN FOUR

Blackpool have announced four signings this morning after a pre-season of unrest at Bloomfield Road.

Ludovic Sylvestre, Elliot Grandin, Malaury Martin and Craig Cathcart have all joined the Seasiders ahead of the new season, which starts at Wigan on Saturday.

The news follows 48 hours of rumours that Ian Holloway had walked out on the club following a dispute with Karl Oyston over transfer funds.

But the Chairman has finally (!) loosened the purse strings to capture the three players - who all go into the 'Pool squad at Wigan.

Sylvestre is a tidy central midfielder who Ian Holloway had tracked earlier in the summer and joins on an undisclosed fee from Mlada Boleslav. He has penned a two-year deal with option of a third.

Probably the stand out signing is winger Elliot Grandin from CSKA Sofia on an undisclosed fee. The 22-year-old joined the Bulgarian club on a one-and-a-half-year deal in January but after a spring of impressive performances, the lure of the Premiership was too much - signing a two year deal with the option of a third.

Malaury Martin is the third to complete a move to Bloomfield Road. The Under 21 French international captain is also a central midfielder and comes from Monaco. He has been one who Ollie has had on trial for a while and signs a one year deal.

Craig Cathcart has also signed for around £500,000 from Manchester United on a three-year deal with the option of another year with the central defender one of the brightest prospects in English football at the minute.

We'll have more on these players as the day progresses, so stick to Vital.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Editor
Date:Wednesday August 11 2010
Time: 10:03AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Nobodys... but they are young so who knows! Hope they prove to be great signings!
Vanilla Ice
11/08/2010 10:07:00
0
get them purse strings a bit wider and get Harewood before we see huddersfield snapping him up.... Scott Sinclair went to Swansea so i feel a bit fed up about that - - but hey ho - - 4 new faces surely more to come - - - oooh ... just a reminder... whats our club motto ?? "PROGRESS" .... well lets progress and compete !
bfc2010
11/08/2010 10:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Southern In Oyston Talks?

It's being said that Keith Southern is one of the men speaking to Karl Oyston about becoming the new manager of Blackpool.

Blackpool Spurn Scunthorpe's Potts Advances?

It's being reported that Blackpool have turned down an official offer for midfielder Brad Potts.

Blackburn & Bury In Pre Season

Blackpool have today confirmed two of the summer friendlies the side will face as they prepare for life in League Two in 2016/17.

Blackpool - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Peterborough MotM
Suggested By:
Doyle8%
White4%
McAlister4%
Robertson0%
Potts4%
Redshaw8%
Aldred52%
Philliskirk8%
Norris4%
Higham4%
Blyth4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1176
2.Layton_Seasider131
3.Bear1951131
4.Albert Ramsbottom86
5.SeasideEssexXile82
6.BobHatton79
7.Hastings61
8.DEVONLAD52
9.whitey194241
10.bfcpete33