UK time is: 07:17:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Opposition Focus: Blackpool

As Roberto Martinez prepares for a tough season ahead in the Coca Cola Championship we will at Vital Swansea turn our attentions to our new opposition. Vital Blackpool editor John Campbell now gives us the low-down on his clubs chances next term.

1) Name?

John Campbell

2) How Long have you been supporting your club?

Since 1996, so 12 years, ( I'm only 23) .

3) How Do you rate your chances this season?

Well last season we stayed up but it went to the last day with us needed a draw against Watford. We might suffer from second season syndrom this time round. Two very important players have left, Kaspars Gorkss and Wes Hoolahan.

4) What do you think of Swansea City can they cause an upset?

I think it will be tough, if you pick the points at home you should be safe

5) What do you think is your clubs and Swansea's biggest threat?

For us it's the resources, two sided stadium, small transfer kitty and losing our best players to other Championship teams.For the swans, lack of players with Championship experience.

6) What places can you recommend visiting fans go to i.e. pubs, hotels and places to visit?

Well, its Blackpool, so the usual tower, piers, syndicate and sanuk night clubs. There is a brand new travel lodge built next to the ground, you can watch the game from your room! Food wise, nothing great but there is a McDonalds just to the north of the ground. the M1.

Thank you John :)




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 8 2008

Time: 7:29PM

Your Comments

tough season for them and they are one of the favourites to go down, they'll need luck i think to stay up.
GThomas
I think they are going down. Good luck to them though.
welshboy78
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. shearers boots 69
2. eye_nose_hat 20
3. KevinE 18
4. GThomas 9
5. Phil W 8
6. 1871_Biscuit 3
7. Swan_Lady2 2
8. yugo23 1
9. NMASON137 1
10. johnjubal1958 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Arsenal
Everton 0 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Leicester City
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 2 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18
8. Arsenal 12 4 5 3 5 17
9. Everton 12 4 5 3 3 17
10. Stoke 12 4 3 5 -2 15

Breaking League News

The First Goal Matters
Arsenal : 22/11/2014 22:28:00
Rate The Players: Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Bojan wins October goal of the month
Stoke : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Pellegrini Praises Swansea City After Win
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:40:00
Monk Disappointed Not To Get a Point at Man City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 100%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Bartley 0%
Taylor 0%
Ki 0%
Carroll 0%
Dyer 0%
Montero 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 0%