UK time is: 01:17:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Clarke and Phillips Set To Join Blades On Loan

Billy Clarke and Matt Phillips are today set to join League One side Sheffield United on a month's loan apiece.

The pair are set to link up with Danny Wilson in a bid to regain confidence and form after struggling to make the expected impact on 'Pool's first team this season.

Both players turned down similar moves to Bristol Rovers earlier this month, prompting an Ian Holloway rant about the state of the game, but 'Pool's gaffer confirmed in his West Ham pre-match press conference that both players are set to join the Blades:

'I want Matt to regain the total confidence he had in himself last year. Wherever I played him he was great. He scored from right back against Blackburn. He played right-wing at Manchester City and ripped their left-back apart.

'As for Billy, I believe he needs to regain confidence in his body.

'He has spent a whole year getting over his injury and he is probably in a worse mental state than all of us because he never even kicked a ball in the Premier League and we are out of it again. That must be hideous.

'I don't think it will take him long to get his sharpness and his belief back.

'I've told Danny Wilson he can have them for 28 days and if it goes well I'll get my blokes flying back.'

Provided the deals go through, both players could be set to make their debuts in the Sheffield derby this weekend.




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:Friday October 14 2011

Time: 8:15AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Blackpool team to face Reading (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day 1999 (Thursday October 23 2014)

Blackpool team v Derby (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Blackpool team to face huddersfield (Saturday October 18 2014)

In the Past: 16 October 1993 (Thursday October 16 2014)

Head to Head: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 2014)

Ground Guide: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Karanka happy with display
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 23:11:00
Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
Honours even between challengers
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
McClean Double Downs Derby
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%