Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Au Revoir?

Au Revoir?

Elliot Grandin wants to leave Blackpool according to an article in today's edition of French newspaper L'Equipe.

The 24 year old French midfielder was in and out of the side last season and is believed to have struggled to settle on the Golden Mile (particularly language wise), but it appears that 'Pool's relegation from the Premier League is the main reason behind his desire to leave the club.

Grandin was brought to the club on the recommendation of Stoke's European scout Gary Penrice (a big mate of 'Pool manager Ian Holloway), having previously been on trial at the Potters.

It would be fair to say that the Frenchman's ability split the Bloomfield Road faithful; there were times when he looked brilliant, and times where he looked unsuited to the English game.

According to his agent (quoted in L'Equipe), Grandin has interest from clubs in France and Italy, as well as three clubs in the Premier League. Indeed, his agent states that 'this will always be better than the Championship'.

However, it remains to be seen whether the Seasiders would be prepared to sell Grandin - the player is still under contract, and Ollie has said that the likes of him and Ludovic Sylvestre will be big players for the club next season.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Thursday June 16 2011
Time: 4:16PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Audio - Bowyer Takes Plymouth Positives

Manager Gary Bowyer has explained that he'll be taking the positives from yesterday's loss to Plymouth Argyle.

Stats: Blackpool v Plymouth

All the stats from Blackpool (0) vs (1) Plymouth, Bloomfield Road, 27/8/16 Att: 3,085

Blackpool v Plymouth - Team Sheets

Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Plymouth Argyle the visitors today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Vital Pre-Match - Blackpool v Plymouth

Blackpool had to be content with a point when Wycombe visited Bloomfield last Saturday, a similar result could be welcomed when Plymouth visit tomorrow.

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)

Plymouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe1%
Mellor50%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Taylor0%
Potts0%
McAlister0%
Pugh0%
Daniel0%
Gnanduillet33%
Cullen0%
Sub - Vassell0%
Sub - Payne16%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile515
2.premier 1300
3.SaskPool189
4.Layton_Seasider150
5.Hastings118
6.Bear1951118
7.BobHatton81
8.AbelBFC36
9.whitey194235
10.53CODGER35