Blackpool - Champions League A Bridge Too Far
UK time is: 12:14:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Champions League A Bridge Too Far

Blackpool today lost (!) their first game in a number of months after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of last season's Champions League outfit, FK Ventspils.

Simon Grayson's men, fielding Matty Kay, John Hills and Danny Coid in midfield along with Claus Jorgensen, went behind on 26 minutes after a freekick was struck against the bar before cannoning back against Rhys Evans in goal and in the net.

A couple of chances went begging, as 'Pool tried to take a strangle hold of the game.

Interest to note that Stephen Crainey took the freekicks today; filling Robbie Williams set piece boots?

On the hour mark a free header and lack of Seasiders communication meant Ventspils scored again and took a 2-0 lead.

A few bookig followed, after what described by Steve Canavan of the 'Blackpool Gazette' as a 'brawl involving Ian Evatt, Michael Jackson and a striker for Ventspils'.

The jouralist went onto say to BBC Radio Lancashire that 'the game was a thriller' but sadly with a rather sarcastic tone!

Blackpool tried their upmost to get a goal but it was never to be.

The run of wins is over, folks! Sack the board!

Please help Vital Football by spending 3 minutes on our survey: The 3 minutes Vital Survey

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 21 2007

Time: 7:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Evans in nets? No wonder we lost!
Report Abuse
21/07/2007 20:03:00

It's just not good enough! GRAYSON OUT!!!! (guffaw) Oh well, it had to end sometime, I'd rather it be now than in the league proper ;-)
Report Abuse
21/07/2007 20:36:00

come on you seaside terriers.
Report Abuse
21/07/2007 21:51:00

haha! its getting that way TT!
Report Abuse
21/07/2007 22:09:00

Not a bad defeat at all really.
Report Abuse
22/07/2007 00:57:00

not that bad, fringe players having a good game!
Darren B
Report Abuse
22/07/2007 01:04:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

McDonald Under Pressure As Pool Lose Again (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Lack Of Goals Costing Blackpool (Monday November 23 2015)

McDonald Talks To BBC Radio Lancashire (Thursday November 19 2015)

McDonald To Appear On Radio Lancashire (Wednesday November 18 2015)

Preston Striker Joins Blackpool On Loan (Tuesday November 17 2015)

Cameron Ruled Out For The Season (Saturday November 14 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. SeasideEssexXile 386
2. premier 1 224
3. Bear1951 223
4. Layton_Seasider 118
5. BobHatton 116
6. Morbid 52
7. Hastings 42
9. whitey1942 34
10. Albert Ramsbottom 28

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Fleetwood 20 6 3 11 -2 21
19. Shrewsbury 19 6 3 10 -3 21
20. Colchester 20 5 5 10 -19 20
21. Oldham 20 3 10 7 -10 19
22. Blackpool 20 5 4 11 -12 19
23. Crewe 20 5 4 11 -14 19
24. Barnsley 20 5 3 12 -9 18

Breaking League News

Walsall 2-1 Bradford City
Walsall : 29/11/2015 11:41:00
Spireites Sack Saunders!
Chesterfield : 29/11/2015 10:37:00
BREAKING - Brentford Ask To Speak To Dean Smith
Walsall : 29/11/2015 10:31:00
Coventry : 29/11/2015 09:50:01
DRFC Ferguson disappointed with a point
Doncaster : 29/11/2015 08:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Has Been Pool's Best Player So Far This Season?
Suggested By:  
Colin Doyle 57%
Tom Aldred 11%
Brad Potts 5%
Mark Cullen 5%
Jack Redshaw 11%
Other 11%