Blackpool - Pool V Tranmere
UK time is: 16:53:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blackpool vs. Tranmere

Bloomfield Road

07/04/07

15:00

Pool V Tranmere

Every one of the six games remaining are important, but Saturday`s match against Tranmere is one of the 'big ones'.

Blackpool Team News:

The big news is that Paul Rachubka is set to the miss the game after he picked up a hamstring injury in training this week. The America who is on loan from Monday`s opponents Huddersfield has made 8 starts for the Seasiders conceding 5 goals. His place should go back to Rhys Evans who has recovered from a virus.

The other news is that Ben Burgess is set to miss the run in with a knee injury which has kept him out of recent games. Keith Southern is in contention for a starting place after a knee injury, he played a substitute`s role at the end of the win last Saturday against Crewe.

Player to watch: Ian Evatt

Consistency has been key this season at the back and Evo` has brought it to the side. Still looking to add to that one goal this season he`ll be looking for it against Tranmere

Tranmere Team News:

Tranmere welcome back two players, skipper Ian Goodison is available after a one-match ban and loanee John Thompson is back from a knee problem.

Paul Mclaren is missing again with Calvin Zola, Steven Davies and Danny Harrison looking to break into the first eleven

Player to watch: Chris Greenacre

The much travelled forward has hit the back of the net 18 times this season. He hit the opener in the away fixture between the two sides at Prenton Park on two minutes and will be a handful for Evatt and co.

Match Facts & Stats

Tranmere ran out 2-0 winners on the reverse of this fixture earlier this season. Greenacre and Steve Davies with the goals in what was a no show by Pool.

Last season at Bloomfield Peter Clark salvaged a point in the 90 minute, have a read of tangerinelordy`s view of that match by clicking here.

For the last win over Tranmere in the league at Bloomfield Road you have to go back to 2003 when goals from John Murphy and Simon Johnson scraped a 2-1 win, with Simon Haworth`s late goal meaning a nervous ending to the game.

Ref Watch:

R J Olivier - W. Midlands - Games: 21 Yellow Cards: 38 Red Cards: 3
C A Brumwell and P Graham
Fourth Official : D Handley

Match Prediction:

Blackpool 2 - 0 Tranmere

Next Fixtures:

Football League One Huddersfield A 09-04-2007


The journalist

Writer: Campbell_BFC  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 6 2007

Time: 6:13PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Match Day Officials v Wigan (30/4/16) (Thursday April 28 2016)

McDonald & Doyle On Fleetwood Draw (Monday April 25 2016)

Tangerine Times - Fleetwood (a) (Monday April 25 2016)

Stats: Fleetwood v Blackpool (Saturday April 23 2016)

Fleetwood v Blackpool - Team Sheets (Saturday April 23 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 367
2. Layton_Seasider 177
3. Bear1951 160
4. premier 1 152
5. BobHatton 85
6. bfcpete 63
7. Albert Ramsbottom 62
8. Hastings 58
9. whitey1942 48
10. suffolknwot 23

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Chesterfield 44 14 8 22 -13 50
19. Shrewsbury 44 13 11 20 -17 50
20. Fleetwood 44 11 15 18 -4 48
21. Blackpool 44 12 10 22 -15 46
22. Doncaster 44 11 12 21 -14 45
23. Colchester 44 9 12 23 -41 39
24. Crewe 44 6 13 25 -37 31

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Davis receives full backing
Crewe : 29/04/2016 16:40:01
Majority are with me - Davis
Crewe : 29/04/2016 16:34:00
Friday - Latics Podcast - Blackpool Here We Come!
Wigan : 29/04/2016 12:04:00
League 1 - Southend v Bradford
Southend : 29/04/2016 12:00:01
Vital Pre-Match - Southend v Bradford
Bradford : 29/04/2016 12:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Wigan
Suggested By:  
Blackpool win 0%
Wigan win 100%
Draw 0%