Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

The search for a striker continues

The search for a striker continues

Blackpool are in need of many new acquisitions this summer, but arguably the most important area of the squad that needs to be added to is in attack.

Pool have been linked with many strikers recently, Tyrone Barnett and Nile Ranger were both believed to be potential targets for the club. But with Ranger being charged with rape and Barnett believed to cost around the 1 million pound mark, there are serious doubts behind both transfers.

Whether Blackpool are currently in talks with any strikers it is yet to be seen, but I`m sure Pool fans will want to an attacker to be brought in soon to give them hope for the upcoming season.

There are plenty of proven goal scorers available; however with many of the clubs demanding a large transfer fee and the players themselves wanting high paying wages it is unlikely we will see a big money striker arrive at the club this window.

On the other hand, if star man Thomas Ince leaves for a huge fee as expected chairman Karl Oyston may invest the money needed to lure these type of players to the club. Having turned down Cardiff, the window has now opened for other clubs to move for the winger which is likely to happen. Either way Pool fans should expect to see a new striker join the club relatively soon.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Dan Bennett
Date:Friday July 12 2013
Time: 4:15PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for the season of 2017/18.

Vital View - League One - 17th October 2017

The League One season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek, 17th October.

Safe Standing's About To Be Real

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Vital Preview - League One - 17th October 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this midweek, 17th October.

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)

Blackpool v Wigan Saturday 21st October
Suggested By: SeasideEssexXile
Pool Win100%
Draw0%
Wigan Win0%
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.SeasideEssexXile155
2.premier 1143
3.Bear195163
4.SaskPool36
5.Hastings25
6.BobHatton14
7.suffolknwot13
8.nodrogaty11
9.themaclad11
10.whitey19429
Vital Football Comment