UK time is: 23:53:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Men In Black - Dead-Man Walking?

After a change of referee at short notice, D Deadman took charge of Blackpool`s 2-2 draw away at Gillingham.

Deadman was at the centre of everything according to the radio, and his two linesmen turned in an inept showing.

Our voters rated Deadman and came to the conclusion that he wasn`t the best - but not the worst, albeit only just. His MIB rating is 1.5 and is very close to Ray Olivier at the bottom of the pile.

Deadman gave a very dubious penalty to The Gills early in the second half and then failed to give one right at the death to the home side which looked stonewall. In the end both decisions evened themselves out, but that`s poor official work.

Pos Name
P
Y
R
R
1 G Sutton
1
1
0
3.5
2 C Oliver
1
0
0
3.4
3 K Wright
1
1
0
2.6
4 A Marriner
1
2
0
2.5
5 RJ Lewis
1
1
0
2.25
6 M Heywood
1
0
0
2
7 C Foy
1
3
0
1.75
8 A Penn
1
2
0
1.5
= D Deadman
1
2
0
1.5
10 R Olivier
1
4
0
1




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: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 4 2007

Time: 4:42PM

Your Comments

No change then.
platos
Absolutely clueless. The dross justs grows and grows!
sandgroanun
Just above Olivier in a league table. That's when it's time to go, as Olivier is the worst in the country...
JonP
His linesman the bauld one on the Medway Stand side in the second half was attrocious that i can say. The ref clearly was i think fearing for something that might happen to him by the fact he has given out so many cards this season-he was total dross, and yes he is down there with Olivier, i notice you dont seem to have had Mr Singh yet he certainly is a top ref at this level.
gillsalltheway
Just goes to show how good Sutton and Oliver (not to be confused with Olivier!) were, as these ratings are obviously slightly biased!
toronto_pool
Deadman *shudder* he's right down there with Jarnail Singh, Graham Laws, Keith Hill and Barry Knightmare. *shudder*
bmb
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Delfouneso Returns (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jacob Mellis joins Blackpool (Monday July 28 2014)

Cywka Joins from Barnsley (Monday July 28 2014)

Peter Clarke rejoins Blackpool (Monday July 28 2014)

Proposed friendly postponed (Friday July 25 2014)

Front Page Poll (Thursday July 24 2014)

Belokon Speaks out (Thursday July 24 2014)

What will it take to sign a player (Thursday July 24 2014)

Seasiders fans protest (Monday July 21 2014)

Full Time: Penrith 0-4 Blackpool (Saturday July 19 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. premier 1 429
2. Bear1951 282
3. Poole-Pool 261
4. SmartBloke 247
5. Albert Ramsbottom 235
6. Bribaba 224
7. Layton_Seasider 191
8. SeasideEssexXile 179
9. BobHatton 133
10. bfcpete 116

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Owls hit by Lavery injury blow
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2014 23:46:00
Scunthorpe close on Llera deal
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2014 23:42:00
Delfouneso Returns
Blackpool : 29/07/2014 23:40:00
Late Hammill Winner In Sheffield
Huddersfield : 29/07/2014 23:05:00
Radoslaw Majewski Joins Terriers on Loan Deal
Huddersfield : 29/07/2014 22:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Oyston spend the last Parachute Payment
Suggested By:  
Yes 7%
No 93%