UK time is: 06:04:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lawrenson: Blackpool Will Survive

BBC pundit and Preston fan Mark Lawrenson firmly believes Blackpool will beat the drop and retain their Premier League status.

Despite having allegiances to the club at the other end of the M55, the Match of the Day 'expert' says he'll be cheering on the Seasiders through the end of season run-in.

And that spells bad news for Seasiders, with Lawro being notoriously bad at predicting anything this season.

'Pool would already be relegated if results had panned out the way Lawrenson predicted on the BBC each week.

'I think Blackpool will stay up because they will win a couple of games and that will be plenty enough,' Lawrenson said speaking to the Blackpool Gazette.

'The good thing is that they look like they are going to score against any team. The problem for them is that it's so close but they just have to keep their nerve. I bet Ollie hammers them every day, saying: 'Everyone expects us to be bottom but look where we are. We are going to do this'.'

'Blackpool just have to keep going. Some of their fixtures are winnable. I'm sure they'll do it and that would be good for the Premier League because they've really added to it this season.'

Hopefully he'll get something right eventually. Perhaps this is it?




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:Tuesday March 29 2011

Time: 4:38PM

Your Comments

truth is if his tiping you you are in trouble indeed
truth sayer ffc
Sorry to see you in freefall at the minute. The fact that you have conceded 63 goals says it all. A big price to pay in the name of free flowing footy. Hope you will stay up. I can see it going to the last game of the season....Shame that ML has given you his thumbs up....
quietman
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Fans display their anger (Thursday April 10 2014)

Relegation Battle Looms (Monday April 7 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Yeovil (Sunday April 6 2014)

All Square at Loftus Road (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Battling pool earn Priceless Point (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Full time: Blackpool 1-0 Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 2014)

Blackpool team to face Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 2014)

Meet the ref: Huddersfield Town (Friday March 21 2014)

Archived 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 1 205
2. Poole-Pool 163
3. Bear1951 128
4. SeasideEssexXile 120
5. SaskPool 103
6. Albert Ramsbottom 102
7. UAE Seasider 75
8. BobHatton 62
9. nodrogaty 47
10. 53CODGER 42

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43
20. Blackpool 42 10 12 20 -26 42
21. Charlton 41 10 11 20 -24 41
22. Millwall 42 9 13 20 -30 40
23. Barnsley 42 9 12 21 -28 39

Breaking League News

Royals back in play-offs with Foxes point
Reading : 16/04/2014 03:40:00
Rumour Mill-How Loe Can You Get?
Burnley : 15/04/2014 21:00:00
Johnson Hails Moore Impact
Yeovil : 15/04/2014 20:57:00
Upson's Season Over
Millwall : 15/04/2014 20:43:00
Pearson - A Step Closer To The Title
Leicester City : 15/04/2014 20:37:00
LUFC Cellino's advice pays off with Luke Murphy
Leeds Utd : 15/04/2014 20:14:00
March Delighted To Secure Long Term Future
Brighton : 15/04/2014 20:13:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with last nights protests?
Suggested By:  
Totally agree 60%
Other ways to show it 40%