UK time is: 12:43:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

'Pool Snap Up Strasbourg Midfielder

Mamadou Bah has signed will be unveiled a Blackpool player tomorrow, Vital Blackpool understands.

The Strasbourg midfielder has been a target for Ian Holloway in the past few weeks and actually could've signed before now but for communication problems. Bah can't speak English and has been granted a conditional short term work permit on the premise he learns parts of the language within six months.

A fee is believed to be in the region of 450,000, which is fairly heavy money for a player plying his trade in the lower divisions in France.

The deal had looked to have been dead, but Bah was spotted at Bloomfield Road during Saturday's 2-2 with Fulham, which sparked rumours that the transfer was back on.

Last season Bah played over 25 league games for Strasbourg - who have fallen from grace dramatically in the past few seasons - from defensive midfield.

At 22, he represents yet another youngster signed by Ollie in the hope of building a competative tangerine squad for years to come.

Bah is a Guinea international and played in the 2008 African Cup of Nations for them, as well as their qualification campaign for South Africa 2010.




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: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 30 2010

Time: 11:28AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Meet the Ref: Ipswich Town (Thursday October 30 2014)

Head to Head: Ipswich (Thursday October 30 2014)

Blackpool announce Clark (Thursday October 30 2014)

Clark pools target? (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Riga exits Bloomfield Road (Monday October 27 2014)

Is Val about to buy? (Sunday October 26 2014)

Blackpools awful start (Sunday October 26 2014)

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Blackpool team to face Reading (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Karanka expects tough clash
Middlesbrough : 31/10/2014 12:41:00
Michael Morrison Joins Birmingham City
Charlton : 31/10/2014 12:28:00
Harry Lennon Returns From Loan
Charlton : 31/10/2014 12:21:00
The Bolton Preview
Norwich : 31/10/2014 10:24:00
Villa to get rebuffed over Sako move
Wolves : 31/10/2014 10:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 48%
No 52%