UK time is: 22:14:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blackpool vs. Wolves

Bloomfield Road

12/02/08

19:45

Blackpool V Wolves

After a draw at the weekend faltering Wolves visit Bloomfield Road, it could be a make or break game for under-pressure Wolves manager Mick McCarthy.

Blackpool Team News:

Kaspars Gorkss will be suspended for the match after a sending off in the Hull game. Gorkss will also miss the Ipswich game at the weekend. Michael Jackson should replace Gorkss in the middle of defense. Steven McPhee is back after he missed the Hull game due to a gentleman's agreement between Hull and Blackpool as part of his transfer.

Player to watch: Paul Dickov

It`s been a great start to his stay at Bloomfield Road, a goal in his first game after coming on from the bench and then a brace in his first start against Hull on Saturday gone. It might be the case that Dickov will start upfront with Steven McPhee after a poor performance from Ben Burgess at the weekend.

Wolves Team News:

Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana is back from the African Nations Cup after playing for Nigeria. He is due to be part of the squad but is not expected to start. Defender Gary Breen missed the last match against Stoke and will probably miss the match.

One piece of good news, for Blackpool that is, Michael Kightly is out with ankle problems. Freddy Eastwood, Stephen Elliott, Darren Potter and Kevin Kyle will be all hoping to start upfront with Ebanks-Blake

Wolves have lost two games on the bounce, 3-0 away to Watford and then 4-2 at home to Stoke. Wolves are two points from the play-offs and there has been growing dissent from the Molineux faithful at manager Mick McCarthy.

Player to watch: Sylvain Ebanks-Blake

Blake signed from Plymouth in the January transfer window and has grabbed two goals in 5 games. One of the goals was a 90th minute winner over Sheffield Wednesday. Playing upfront with Kevin Kyle, a littleish and large combination.

Match Facts & Stats

The sides met in glorious sunshine at Molineux in August, Pool took the lead through Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Pool should have doubled the lead when David Fox missed a sitter from 10 yards out. Freddy Eastwood then took the game to the away side smashing goals in on 69 and 79 minutes. Wolves last visit to Bloomfield Road was in the 0ld division three in 1989, they came away with a 2-0 win.

Ref Watch:

L Mason - Lancashire - Games: 26 Yellow Cards: 88 Red Cards: 3
T Massey and J Simpson
Fourth Official C Foy

Match Prediction:

Blackpool 2 - 2 Wolves

Next Fixtures:

Football League Championship Ipswich A 16-02-2008




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: Campbell_BFC  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 11 2008

Time: 11:20PM

Your Comments

The first paragraph makes it sound like Wolves got a draw at the weekend, when in fact they were well and truly beaten.
crossy2425
The return of Mr Kyle should be very interesting!
sandgroanun
Going to be a tight game tonight and can see this ending in a 2-2 draw!
will it ever happen
A tight game ending in a 2-2...interesting concept!
toronto_pool
Just what I thought Jack! Strange viewpoint!
sandgroanun
Me I am going to stretch this one, and with a few changes from the start as mentioned in the article I think we may grab this one 2-1 pool...
bisphamlad
All right then a tight game ending in a 0-0 draw!!
will it ever happen
toronto_pool i disagree
fenton_01
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

On this day 1999 (Thursday October 23 2014)

Blackpool team v Derby (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Blackpool team to face huddersfield (Saturday October 18 2014)

In the Past: 16 October 1993 (Thursday October 16 2014)

Head to Head: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 2014)

Ground Guide: Huddersfield Town (Thursday October 16 2014)

Man of the match v boro (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Blackpool Vital Social (Tuesday September 30 2014)

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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 13 3 5 5 -3 14
19. Wigan 13 2 6 5 -2 12
20. Brighton 13 2 6 5 -3 12
21. Birmingham 13 2 5 6 -8 11
22. Fulham 13 3 2 8 -9 11
23. Bolton 13 2 2 9 -13 8
24. Blackpool 13 1 3 9 -11 6

Breaking League News

LUFC Tony Yeboah wonder strike worth wearing
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:38:00
Milanic wants motivated Leeds to claim the points
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:05:00
Howe: Only a matter of time for Ritchie
Bournemouth : 23/10/2014 20:10:00
On this day 1999
Blackpool : 23/10/2014 20:06:00
RUFC - No One In Before Weekend
Rotherham : 23/10/2014 19:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%