Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

The Vital Run-In

The Vital Run-In

So here we are. The relegation zone. It's not a nice place. Can we escape from it? Who knows with Blackpool nowadays.

What is for sure is that survival in the Premier League is now longer in the Seasiders' hands, so without further ado, let's have a look at who the teams around us play at the weekend...

Wolves v Fulham: Bottom of the table Wolves host draw specialists Fulham who are almost safe you feel. Wolves are always a difficult team to read, but bearing in mind Fulham's love of draws, we'll go for a point here. Wolves 1-1 Fulham

Chelsea v West Ham: The Hammers make the short journey across London on Saturday evening knowing that a win would lift them out of the bottom three. But Stamford Bridge is always a difficult place to go to and Chelsea look like crawling their way back into the title race with five games to go. Expect them to remain on Man Utd's heels this weekend. Chelsea 2-1 West Ham.

Sunderland v Wigan: Sunderland are in freefall whilst Wigan will be boosted by their win over us last weekend. However, Wigan are far from consistent and Sunderland have a decent home record so we'll go for a draw here. Sunderland 1-1 Wigan.

Blackburn v Man City: Rovers host City on Monday night in a big game at both ends of the table. City can struggle to break sides like Blackburn down, but they should have too much for Rovers. Blackburn 1-2 Man City.

Stoke v Wolves: Strictly a midweek game but we'll include it here. Wolves play their game in hand on Tuesday night when they travel to Stoke. Stoke are great at home and a win here would probably see them safe. Stoke 3-1 Wolves.

All of which would leave the table looking like this with Blackpool's result to come...

16. Blackburn - 35

17. Wigan - 35

--

18. Blackpool - 33

19. Wolves - 33

20. West Ham - 32

So a win would be required for the Seasiders to move out of the bottom three. Can the 'Pool beat the Toon? Have your say on our forums.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Thursday April 21 2011
Time: 11:46PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Stats: Blackpool v Portsmouth

All the stats from Blackpool (3) vs (1) Portsmouth, Bloomfield Road, 27/9/16 Att: 3,055

Blackpool v Portsmouth - Team Sheets

Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Portsmouth the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Match Day Officials v Portsmouth (27/9/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Portsmouth this Tuesday.

Vital Pre-Match - League 2, 27th September

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this midweek, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Portsmouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Lyness0%
Mellor0%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Taylor0%
Potts0%
McAlister0%
Payne0%
Philliskirk0%
Vassell0%
Gnanduillet0%
Sub - Aimson0%
Sub - Matt0%
Sub - Cain0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 10 7 1 2 22 6
2 Luton 10 5 2 3 17 8
3 Doncaster 10 5 2 3 17 7
4 Portsmouth 10 5 2 3 17 7
5 Notts County 10 5 2 3 17 3
6 Grimsby 10 5 1 4 16 3
7 Carlisle 10 3 7 0 16 3
8 Crewe 10 4 4 2 16 0
9 Morecambe 10 5 1 4 16 -2
10 Colchester 10 4 3 3 15 2
11 Accrington 10 4 3 3 15 1
12 Crawley 10 4 3 3 15 -1
13 Blackpool 10 3 4 3 13 4
14 Mansfield 10 3 4 3 13 -1
15 Hartlepool 10 2 6 2 12 -4
16 Leyton Orient 10 3 2 5 11 -2
17 Barnet 9 2 5 2 11 -2
18 Stevenage 10 3 2 5 11 -3
19 Wycombe 10 3 2 5 11 -3
20 Yeovil 10 3 1 6 10 -5
21 Cambridge 10 2 3 5 9 -6
22 Exeter 10 3 0 7 9 -7
23 Cheltenham 10 1 5 4 8 -3
24 Newport 9 1 3 5 6 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Nov 12 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile279
2.premier 1247
3.SaskPool140
4.Layton_Seasider119
5.Bear195157
6.Hastings50
7.BobHatton42
8.Albert Ramsbottom22
9.bfcpete20
10.nunu15