Blackpool | Sheffield Wednesday V Pool
UK time is: 04:36:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sheffield Wednesday vs. Blackpool

Hillsborough

27/10/07

15:00

Sheffield Wednesday V Pool

......Well I'm counting the matches, 8 now since that win over Hull on Sky, the performance against WBA deserved three points, we`re creating chances so it seems like a good time to play 3rd from bottom Sheff Wed

Sheffield Wednesday Team News:

Brian Laws is under pressure at Hillsborough after only 3 wins Wednesday sit third from bottom. Their only win at home was against Hull back in August, Jeffers with the only goal in the game.

Ricahrd Wood dislocated his shoulder in the defeat to Scunthorpe on Tuesday, Wade small is a doubt with an ankle injury, Franny Jeffers is out too so Deon Burton should partner Marcus Tugay upfront if he recovers from consussion. Frank Simek and ex Everton defender Steve Watson return to the squad after injury.

Player to watch: Marcus Tudgay

It`s hard to pick out a player to watch from a poor team but Tudgay has done ok. He`s grabbed two goals this season, both came in the 2-4 win over Stoke.

Blackpool Team News:

Grayson changed the side and formation for the WBA match, Coid replaced Taylor-Fletcher and went 3-4-1-2, so wing backs with Wes playing behind the front two. After 20 it changed to 4-4-2. The change was to counteract the pressure from a very good side at home. Wednesday are far from that with 1 win and 4 losses at Hillsborough so we might start the game with the normal formation.

Michael Jackson picked up a knock (stomach strain) on Tuesday night, he was replaced by Matt Jackson who also seemed to pick up a knock late on. Grayson has been trying to bring some fresh blood to the squad but nothing has materialized.

Player to watch: Scotty Vernon

With a great little nutmeg and a fine finish in the corner Scotty grabbed his first goal of the season. He played well on Tuesday night with Keigan, with Morrell and Burgess still out Vern looks like he`ll have another chance to impress.

Match Facts & Stats

Blackpool`s last visit to Hillsborough ended in a 3-2 defeat, goals from Roadcastle and a brace from Talbot sealed the win. Southern with a goal to make it 1-1 and Wellens with the other goal in the 90th minute.

In the 2003/04 season the sides met four times, twice in the league and twice in the LDV Vans Northern Final. Pool won both games away, 1-0 in the league match, a late goal from Scotty Taylor. In the LDV to seal a place in the final a 2-0 win courtesy of goals from Sheron and Southern, so look out for another goal from Keith Southern.

Ref Watch:

T M Kettle - Berkshire- Games: 13 Yellow Cards: 51 Red Cards: 2
B Parry and A N Smith
Fourth Official G Atkins

Match Prediction:

Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 2 Blackpool

Next Fixtures:

English League Cup Tottenham A 31-10-2007


The journalist

Writer: Campbell_BFC  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 26 2007

Time: 8:05PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Bowyer Happy With Youth (Friday July 29 2016)

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder (Thursday July 28 2016)

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial (Wednesday July 27 2016)

EFL Trophy Groups Confirmed (Wednesday July 27 2016)

EFL Trophy Academy Teams Confirmed (Wednesday July 27 2016)

Premier League 2 Ends B Team Talk (Wednesday July 27 2016)

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. SeasideEssexXile 215
2. Layton_Seasider 159
3. premier 1 158
4. Bear1951 118
5. BobHatton 109
6. Hastings 83
7. bfcpete 30
8. Albert Ramsbottom 27
9. whitey1942 27
10. DONKEY_LASHER 23

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Plymouth 0 - 0 Albion
Plymouth : 30/07/2016 20:12:00
Pre-season: Cause for concern?
Crewe : 30/07/2016 17:09:01
Former Fulham winger challenged to earn a deal
Portsmouth : 30/07/2016 10:00:01
Murphy to Hibs...Forde's Pompey delight
Portsmouth : 30/07/2016 09:11:00
On this day in history...30th July
Portsmouth : 30/07/2016 08:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will Bowyer bring to Blackpool?
Suggested By:  
Improvement - We'll get promoted 76%
Stabilisation - Keep us in League 2 12%
Not enough - We'll drop to non-league! 8%
I've no idea....at the moment 4%