UK time is: 01:48:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Town's Fletch On His Way?

Rumours are circulating today that Huddersfield Town striker cum midfielder, Gary Taylor Fletcher could sign a deal with Blackpool in the very near future.

The former Lincoln City man scored against The Seasiders last term when Simon Grayson`s men ran out 3-1 winners over Town in November.

'Fletch` has notched up 21 goals in 82 league games for The Terriers, but many of those games he was stationed on the wide right, so therefore doesn`t give a true reflection of his goalscoring prowess.

In a career that began at Northwich Victoria, the Liverpool born number ten has found the net 75 times.

'GTF` would become the third Huddersfield Town player in a matter of months to join The Seasiders, with important first team players Paul Rachubka (now signed permanently) and Chris Brandon (short spell on loan) having both donned the tangerine in recent times and both played a key role in 'Pool`s promotion to The Championship.

Taylor - who was 27 last month - has always been renowned for his tricky skills and creativity in the lower leagues, and in 2005 Peter Jackson fought off many clubs to take the sought-after striker to The Galpharm Stadium. If Taylor-Fletcher were to sign a deal, and with Simon Grayson actively seeking another striker, the likelihood would be that he played wide right, which would either mean a change in formation or a very attacking midfield, especially if Irish winger Wes Hoolahan plays on the left.

With both Taylor-Fletcher and Hoolahan playing in midfield, it is important that The Seasiders have their two tough tacklers Keith Southern and Michael Flynn fit and ready for August.

On 8 August 2006, Taylor-Fletcher scored the 500,000th goal in The Football League, with a fierce 25-yard drive in a victory over Rotherham United.

Reports were pointing towards Gary TF signing today, but Blackpool Vital couldn`t comment on that at this moment in time.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 7 2007

Time: 1:50PM

Your Comments

Looks like Larry wants to play it wide next season!
sandgroanun
A good player and could be a good signing for you.
srdeverill
Fingers crossed that he does indeed sign for us!
sandgroanun
Deal done. Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
well we got him, hudderflield town best player last seaon.
Darren B
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Fans display their anger (Thursday April 10 2014)

Relegation Battle Looms (Monday April 7 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Yeovil (Sunday April 6 2014)

All Square at Loftus Road (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Battling pool earn Priceless Point (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Full time: Blackpool 1-0 Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 2014)

Blackpool team to face Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 2014)

Meet the ref: Huddersfield Town (Friday March 21 2014)

Archived 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 1 219
2. Poole-Pool 167
3. Bear1951 132
4. SeasideEssexXile 120
5. Albert Ramsbottom 105
6. SaskPool 103
7. UAE Seasider 75
8. BobHatton 63
9. nodrogaty 48
10. 53CODGER 46

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43
20. Blackpool 42 10 12 20 -26 42
21. Charlton 41 10 11 20 -24 41
22. Millwall 42 9 13 20 -30 40
23. Barnsley 42 9 12 21 -28 39

Breaking League News

Gibbs - Leeds looking to end season on a high
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 21:19:00
Holden Appreciates His Support
Bolton : 16/04/2014 21:04:00
LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 20:36:00
Former loanee a free agent following City exit
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:28:00
DRFC Young striker returns to Rovers
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:17:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Derby County - History
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:10:00
DRFC Hooper in charge of Derby clash
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with last nights protests?
Suggested By:  
Totally agree 60%
Other ways to show it 40%