Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Hills Replaces Shore As Head of Youth

Hills Replaces Shore As Head of Youth

In breaking news this afternoon BFC have officially announced that Jamie Shore has left the club, with former Seasiders defender John Hills replacing him as Head of Youth.

Rumours over Shore's future have been circulating for days, with Vital Blackpool Editor Jack Gaughan correctly reporting several days ago that Shore was set to leave the club.

The reasons behind Shore's departure are unclear, but there has been much discontent at the way he has run the youth side of the club in the six or so months he's been at Bloomfield Road since replacing the ill Gary Parkinson.

Hills has been involved within the youth set-up for a while (alongside running his own soccer school), and will now step-up to manage the youth set-up for the Seasiders on a full time basis.

Speaking to the official website about his appointment, Hills said:

'I've been doing a lot of coaching over the past few years and it's something I'm really looking forward to doing. I'm a Blackpool fan and I can't wait to start working for the club that I have so much love for.

'I will pass on my experience to the young lads, and give them as good a chance as possible at coming through.'

The coaching set-up at Bloomfield Road now has a very familar feel to it, with the likes of John Murphy, Alan Wright, Jamie Milligan and now Hillsy all working as coaches at various levels within the club.

What odds on our next chief scout also being a former Seasider?!



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

Writer:Eamonn Moore
Date:Tuesday August 9 2011
Time: 3:50PM

Comments

0
Isn't Phil Clarkson also involved in the Centre of Excellence?
Grayth85
09/08/2011 19:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Audio - Bowyer Wants Manchester United

Manager Gary Bowyer has given his reaction to today's FA Cup victory over Brackley Town in the second round of the competition and he's not asking for much...

Stats: Blackpool v Brackley Town

All the stats from Blackpool (1) vs (0) Brackley Town, Bloomfield Road, 3/12/16 Att: 1,764

Blackpool v Brackley Town - Team Sheets

Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Brackley Town the visitors for the latest FA Cup game.

Blackpool v Brackley Town - Follow Live On Twitter

Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Brackley Town the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

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)

FAC - Brackley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe34%
Mellor33%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Taylor0%
Potts0%
Payne0%
Pugh0%
Osayi-Samuel0%
Vassell0%
Matt0%
Sub - Yeates0%
Sub - Gnanduillet0%
Sub - McAlister33%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
10 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
11 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
12 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
13 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
14 Stevenage 18 7 3 8 24 -1
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Stevenage (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Crawley Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile83
2.SaskPool24
3.Hastings19
4.Bear195116
5.Layton_Seasider15
6.premier 112
7.BobHatton12
8.suffolknwot7
9.nunu6
10.liverpoolseasider3
Write for Vital Football