Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Blackpool Delighted To Re-Sign Dobbie On Loan

Blackpool Delighted To Re-Sign Dobbie On Loan

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway says he is 'absolutely delighted' to have Stephen Dobbie back at the club on loan.

Vital Swansea reported some months back that the attacking midfielder, who also plays as a striker was set to join the Championship outfit, but Rodgers initially blocked the move - deciding to hold on to Dobbie as back-up.

However, the Swans have enough options in his position, with loanees Gulfi Sigurdsson and Josh McEachran arriving in the New Year.

Dobbie went on loan to Blackpool in the 2009/10 when he was out of favour with then-Swansea boss Paulo Sousa. He played a big role in their late surge into the play-offs - which they won to get promotion into the Premier League.

Holloway said:

"I am absolutely delighted to welcome Stephen back to the club,'

'I have tried to sign him a number of times since his successful loan in 2010 and he will give us a massive boost for the run in.

'He had a number of other options and I am delighted he chose us.

'I would also like to thank Brendan Rodgers and Swansea for allowing him to come and I am like our supporters, I can't wait to see him pull on the Tangerine shirt again.'


Dobbie has struggled to earn himself a regular first team place this season, after an excellent run of form at the end of last season. He scored 5 goals in his last 5 games.

Holloway will be hoping he find that form to help the Seasiders get up into the play-offs for the second time.



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday March 22 2012
Time: 10:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Officials - Everton v Swansea (18/12/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Everton and Swansea City this Monday.

Vital View - Premier League - 12th-13th December 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek, 12th-13th December.

Rate The Players: Swansea City 0-4 Manchester City

Rate the players' performances in the 4-0 home defeat against Manchester City.

Stats: Swansea City v Manchester City

All the stats from Swansea City (0) vs (4) Manchester City, Liberty Stadium, 13th December 2017 Att: 20,870

Swansea City Archived Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski20%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
van der Hoorn0%
Olsson0%
Mesa80%
Ki0%
Carroll0%
Ayew0%
Bony0%
Dyer0%
Abraham0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W7
2.KevinE2
3.Dennis Downing2
Write for Vital Football