Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

The Importance of Adam and Vaughan

The Importance of Adam and Vaughan

This article isn't about why Charlie Adam and David Vaughan were so important to the Seasiders on the pitch. Oh no. That was obvious!

Instead I want to focus on what their time at the club can do for us in the future, specifically when it comes to transfers.

It's fair to say that both players have had their careers transformed by their spells at Bloomfield Road, with both going onto bigger and better things.

In my opinion, we need to use these two examples when trying to attract new players to the 'Pool - kind of a 'look what we can do for your career'.

The more players that we can bring in, improve and sell on to bigger clubs, the more our reputation as a stepping stone will build.

Yes, we'll have to go through the heartbreak of seeing our big name players leave every now and then, but it should also help us attract a better class of player; players hungry to prove themselves, with untapped potential.

Whilst losing Adam and Vaughan will undoubtedly set us back in the short term, if we're clever, in the long term, we can twist their departures to really benefit us.



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Friday July 8 2011
Time: 10:36AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

2017/18 Diving Ban Panel Announced

Following on from the news that the Football Association would look at retrospective action for diving this season...

EFL Introduces ABBA For 2017/18

The EFL yesterday confirmed that it would support the trial of the reformed ABBA penalty format for the new season.

Channel 5 Announce New Face For 2017/18

Channel 5 have announced broadcaster and presenter Colin Murray as their new face for the EFL season of 2017/18.

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)

PO - Exeter MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe7%
Aimson7%
Aldred2%
Robertson1%
Payne4%
Mellor1%
Danns23%
Potts22%
Daniel2%
Cullen25%
Vassell2%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel1%
Sub - Black1%
Sub - Flores2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile179
2.premier 1124
3.SaskPool118
4.Hastings51
5.BobHatton40
6.bfcpete31
7.AbelBFC24
8.Bear195119
9.whitey194216
10.suffolknwot13
Vital Football Comment