UK time is: 15:03:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

'Pool Set To Return For Pre-Season Training

Blackpool's players are set to return for pre-season training tomorrow, with large question marks still hanging over the futures of Matt Gilks, Stephen Crainey, Charlie Adam and DJ Campbell.

Gilks and Crainey are of course out of contract, whilst Adam and Campbell are both believed to be close to leaving the club.

So far, just one new signing will be joining up with the team as they prepare to begin life in the Championship once more - attacking midfielder Bojan Djordic. This is despite 'Pool manager Ian Holloway's desire to have most of his business done by now.

Indeed, it looks like Ollie may have to rely on youngsters Mark Halstead, Chris Kettings, Adam Dodd, Liam Tomsett, and Tom Barkhuizen early doors. All five have signed one year deals with the club this summer having come through the youth ranks.

Despite chairman Karl Oyston saying that he was 'hopeful' that the Seasiders would do some business this weekend, we are not expecting any arrivals at the club today.

It is also rumoured that Ollie's plans to take the team away on a bonding trip have been shelved... let's face it, it'd have been pointless anyway with only one new arrival!

Hopefully the Seasiders can do a lot of business in the coming hours and days, else the alarm bells will really start ringing... as David Vaughan once said though; 'We all know what Blackpool are like'.

Join The Vital Debate




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: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 3 2011

Time: 8:21AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool team v Blackburn (Saturday August 16 2014)

4 years ago ... (Saturday August 16 2014)

Meet the referee Blackburn Rovers (Thursday August 14 2014)

Blackpool fail to register (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Season preview (Friday August 8 2014)

Front page poll (Thursday July 31 2014)

Why not join blackpool vital (Thursday July 31 2014)

Pool complete Cubero deal (Thursday July 31 2014)

Blackpool interested in Orlandi (Thursday July 31 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)

1. Bear1951 480
2. premier 1 478
3. SeasideEssexXile 260
4. Layton_Seasider 150
5. SmartBloke 141
6. UAE Seasider 118
7. Bribaba 98
8. SaskPool 79
9. Hastings 79
10. bfcpete 75

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Brentford
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3
19. Leeds Utd 3 1 0 2 -3 3
20. Huddersfield 3 1 0 2 -5 3
21. Wigan 3 0 1 2 -2 1
22. Bolton 3 0 1 2 -4 1
23. Fulham 3 0 0 3 -3 0
24. Blackpool 3 0 0 3 -4 0

Breaking League News

Cameron Jerome Joins The Championship
Birmingham : 21/08/2014 14:12:00
Rovers confirm Rhodes bid made
Blackburn : 21/08/2014 14:10:00
Bell Recall Explained
Birmingham : 21/08/2014 13:43:00
RUFC - Evans Rubbishes Pringle Rumours
Rotherham : 21/08/2014 13:40:00
BIHL Under Investigation
Birmingham : 21/08/2014 13:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Burnley
Suggested By:  
Blackpool Win 12%
Draw 22%
Burnley Win 66%