UK time is: 08:19:37
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 (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
truth is if his tiping you you are in trouble indeed
truth sayer ffc
Report Abuse
30/03/2011 11:20:00

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
Report Abuse
05/04/2011 12:42:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Ticket News: Blackburn Rovers (Monday January 26 2015)

Clark Embarrassed By Watford Defeat (Sunday January 25 2015)

Blackpool MotM v Watford? (Sunday January 25 2015)

Stats: Watford v Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

Opposition View: Watford (Friday January 23 2015)

Nosworthy Stays At Bloomfield Road (Friday January 23 2015)

Clark - We Need To Take More Risks (Friday January 23 2015)

Wolves MotM & Watford Thoughts (Friday January 23 2015)

Mellis & Zoko Out For The Season (Thursday January 22 2015)

Bolton's Maher Arrives (Thursday January 22 2015)

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 1 304
2. Bear1951 270
3. SeasideEssexXile 159
4. Layton_Seasider 139
5. BobHatton 112
6. Albert Ramsbottom 105
7. Hastings 86
8. SmartBloke 83
9. SaskPool 72
10. whitey1942 71

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 26 8 6 12 -11 30
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26
21. Rotherham 26 5 11 10 -12 26
22. Millwall 26 5 8 13 -19 23
23. Wigan 27 4 9 14 -10 21
24. Blackpool 26 3 7 16 -29 16

Breaking League News

LUFC Ngoyi - Big brother Bamba will help me
Leeds Utd : 27/01/2015 08:00:00
LUFC On This Day - January 27th
Leeds Utd : 27/01/2015 07:19:00
Hooiveld Does Make Den Move
Millwall : 26/01/2015 21:28:00
RUFC - Evans Not Sure If Pringle Will Stay
Rotherham : 26/01/2015 20:09:00
LUFC Bamba - Easy decision to join Leeds
Leeds Utd : 26/01/2015 20:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Watford MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Parish 22%
Nosworthy 66%
Clarke 0%
O'Dea 0%
McMahon 0%
Orlandi 4%
Perkins 0%
O'Hara 4%
Ferguson 0%
Miller 0%
Davies 0%
Sub - Maher 0%
Sub - Delfouneso 4%
Sub - Feruz 0%