UK time is: 04:31:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swansea vs. Blackpool

The Liberty Stadium

05/05/07

15:00

Swansea V Pool

Pool have the opportunity to grab an automatic promotion spot in the last game of the season while the Swans are looking to grab a play-off spot.

Who up??

A win for Bristol City will mean they take the second automatic promotion spot.

If City don't win and Forest, do then Forest get promoted. If both sides fail to win, lets hope so, and Pool win the Pool go up. draws for Forest and Bristol are not good enough if we win at the Liberty.

For Swansea they need to better Oldham's result to secure the last play off spot.

Swansea Team News:

Swansea will be with out the services of two players for their vital game. Alan Tate picked up an eye injury in the Carlisle win, the scratched eyeball is causing blurred vision and a knock could cause further damage. Kevin Amankwaah will take his place in the side.

Tom Bultler has a depressed fracture of his big toe so misses the match and any possible play-off fixtures. One piece of good new is defender Marcos Painter is expected to be in the match squad after a recent knee injury.

Player to watch: Leon Britton

The pint sized midfielder has impressed since his move from West Ham back in 1993. Despite being only 5.06` Britton goes about his job in midfield with efficacy being the source of many attacks, but this Barker and Williams on form he`ll find it hard to get into the game.

Blackpool Team News:

Pool have no new injury worries going into the match, the only change will be on the right of midfield, with Chris Brandon suspended his place will go to either former Swan Adrian Forbes or Simon Gillett.

Player to watch: Wes Hoolahan

Often the young winger has made the difference in games this season. Saturday is an important game and important players have to perform, one hopes Wes does.

Match Facts & Stats

The two sides shared the points in the meeting at Bloomfield back in December, Carl Dickson with an own-goal gave the Swans the lead but they were pegged back in the second half with a Scotty Vernon goal on 83.

Pools only trip the Liberty Season was last season and ended in a controversial 3-2 defeat. Leon Britton scoring the controversial third goal where Lee trundle was offside and followed the ball into the net but he was deemed as inactive?

Ref Watch:

A Marriner - Midlands - Games: 31 Yellow Cards: 96 Red Cards: 5
J Holbrook and M Scholes
Fourth Official : S Attwell

Match Prediction:

Swansea 1 - 2 Pool

Next Fixtures:

Let's hope this is the last match preview of the season !!!




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:Friday May 4 2007

Time: 6:24PM

Your Comments

I still think we are going to win tomorrow and the other two will fall under the pressure. I have put money on it.
platos
COME ON YOU POOL!
AbelBFC
So we have Platos to blame for missing out on auto! LOL!
sandgroanun
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool team v Blackburn (Saturday August 16 2014)

4 years ago ... (Saturday August 16 2014)

Meet the referee Blackburn Rovers (Thursday August 14 2014)

Blackpool fail to register (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Season preview (Friday August 8 2014)

Front page poll (Thursday July 31 2014)

Why not join blackpool vital (Thursday July 31 2014)

Pool complete Cubero deal (Thursday July 31 2014)

Blackpool interested in Orlandi (Thursday July 31 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)

1. Bear1951 507
2. premier 1 506
3. SeasideEssexXile 270
4. Layton_Seasider 152
5. SmartBloke 145
6. UAE Seasider 118
7. Bribaba 108
8. Poole-Pool 86
9. Hastings 82
10. bfcpete 81

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Brentford
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3
19. Leeds Utd 3 1 0 2 -3 3
20. Huddersfield 3 1 0 2 -5 3
21. Wigan 3 0 1 2 -2 1
22. Bolton 3 0 1 2 -4 1
23. Fulham 3 0 0 3 -3 0
24. Blackpool 3 0 0 3 -4 0

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 22/08/2014 23:20:00
Cardiff next test for Wolves
Wolves : 22/08/2014 22:52:00
LUFC Leeds closing in on signing number twelve?
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:49:00
LUFC International clearance for new signing
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:28:00
Highlights: Blues U21 1-1 QPR U21
Birmingham : 22/08/2014 20:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Burnley
Suggested By:  
Blackpool Win 12%
Draw 22%
Burnley Win 66%