Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Pool V Millers

Blackpool
vs.
Rotherham United

Bloomfield Road

11/03/06

15:00

After the postponement of the Bradford match the Seasiders have the chance to pull further away from the relegation zone with a home match against the cash strapped Rotherham.

Blackpool Team News:

Simon Grayson will be without Marcus Bean due to suspension, also Grayson will be with out Danny Coid, Ciaron Donnelly, Phil Doughty, Keith Lasley and Sean Taylor all through injury. Bean will probably be replaced by Keith Southern.

Marc Joseph who has been out with a hamstring injury has been rated as 50-50 but might not be risked due to the nature of the injury.

Out: Marc Joseph, Sean Taylor and Ciaron Donnelly (hamstring)
Danny Coid (ankle)
Phil Doughty (leg)
Keith Lasley (Knee)
Marcus Bean (suspension)

Player to watch: Keigan Parker

4-4-2 magazine recently voted the Scot at the Seasider's best player, he'll be looking to get into double figures after scoring 9 goals so far this season.

Rotherham United Team News:

Rotherham also didn't play last week, their home match against Oldham was also cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions. The last match they played that were on the end of a 4-0 drubbing to Chesterfield, which was a surprise result after winning two games on the trot against Bournemouth and Swindon.

Rotherham lie in 23rd place with 36 points only two points from MK-Dons who prop up the league.

Lee Williamson returns from suspension, the only player out injured for United is Scott Minto who has achilles problem.

Player to watch: Martin Butler

Butler who once cost Reading 750K has scored 7 goals this season for United. His last goals came in the win at Swindon. He cost Rotherham 150K in 2003 and has bagged 28 goals in his time at Millmoor.

Match Facts & Stats

Pool were in the end of a 4-0 drubbing with the now departed Dean Burton grabbing a hattrick, former Burnley man John Mullin got the first goal of the game which is his only goal so far this season.

Ref Watch:

P Walton - Games: 32 Yellow Cards: 97 Red Cards: 5
T Massey and M Warren
Fourth Official:A Taylor

Match Prediction:

Blackpool 2 - 1 Rotherham

Next Fixtures:

Football League One V Port Vale 18-03-2006


Writer:Campbell_BFC
Date:Thursday March 9 2006
Time: 5:11PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

Comments

0
A win is vital a draw could see us sucked deeper into the mire, defeat is unthinkable
Big No 9
10/03/2006 10:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

PO - Luton MotM
Suggested By:
Slocombe3%
Aimson3%
Aldred7%
Robertson3%
Mellor3%
Payne0%
Danns7%
Potts14%
Taylor0%
Delfouneso3%
Cullen32%
Sub - Black0%
Sub - Gnanduillet25%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
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.premier 1215
2.Bear1951171
3.SeasideEssexXile122
4.SaskPool94
5.Layton_Seasider60
6.BobHatton53
7.Hastings50
8.whitey194236
9.bfcpete31
10.liverpoolseasider27
Vital Football Comment