Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Vital View - League 2 Play-Offs, 14th May 2017

Vital View - League 2 Play-Offs, 14th May 2017

The League 2 season continued with the latest round of play-off games.

Blackpool-Luton and Carlisle-Exeter produced 11 goals in the play-off semi final first legs - Pools hold a 3-2 advantage over the Hatters whereas the Grecians and Cumbrian played out a 3-3 draw.

It's all to play for in both semi-final ties when it comes to Thursday's second legs.

Here's a round-up of the action.


Sunday 14th May 2017 - LEAGUE TWO
Blackpool 3-2 Luton Town 18:30
Carlisle United 3-3 Exeter City 18:30

Blackpool and Luton played out a five goal thriller at Bloomfield Road on Sunday evening, Pools edging a one goal advantage as they take a 3-2 lead into Thursday's second leg at Kenilworth Road.

The home side had been ahead before Luton hit back to lead at the interval - but Mark Cullen's second half brace completed his hat trick, giving Blackpool this narrow advantage to protect.

The goals continued to flow in games involving Carlisle and Exeter - Sunday's 3-3 draw at Brunton Park made it 16 in three meetings between the sides this season.

The Grecians had come from behind to lead three one before two goals in as many minutes late in the second half meant the Cumbrians will head to St James' Park on level terms.

Who was the MotM? That's what the latest poll is asking so do cast a vote.

Did a starter, or someone from the bench, offer the most?

Select the name you want from the list in the poll to your right. We're also looking for some thoughts and views on the game so do share some with a comment or two below.


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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday May 15 2017
Time: 9:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

Academy Sides Now Drawn For EFL Trophy 2017

A short time ago the EFL finally announced who would be playing which Academy side in this year's EFL Trophy.

Groups To Be Confirmed For EFL Trophy 2017/18

Following on from the earlier draw for clubs in League One and Two, the 16 invited Category One...

EFL Trophy Group Stage Info 2017

With the announcement of the Category One Academy clubs that had been invited to participate in this year's EFL Trophy yesterday, here are the full...

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
Sub - Osayi-Samuel1%
Sub - Black1%
Sub - Flores3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

1.premier 1112
Write for Vital Football