UK time is: 17:43:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Preview: Blackpool -Vs- Hull City

Hull City will go in search of their first win on New Year`s Day for the first time since 2007 when they travel to Blackpool this afternoon.

Steve Bruce, who has steered his City side to second position at the turn of the year, heads to Bloomfield Road in confident mood having seen his side complete a stunning victory over Leeds United in their last outing and having won four in a row away from the KC Stadium.

Despite Blackpool recording a 3-2 win at the KC Stadium earlier in the season, Blackpool have since seen Ian Holloway leave for Crystal Palace while also seeing their own league standing drop as they join a host of sides chasing a Play-Off place. Both teams enter in contrasting forms with Blackpool having lost 4-2 at Middlesbrough on Saturday and City retaining their automatic promotion position.

They may have to do so without Ahmed Elmohamady who has a calf strain, although the Sunderland player has travelled to Blackpool. Bruce has no other injury concerns so apart from the potential introduction of Liam Rosenior, Steve Bruce may choose an unchanged side before the FA Cup 3rd round provides an opportunity to rest first-team regulars. City will also be able to call upon Alex Bruce who has served a three game suspension for his sending off against Huddersfield Town.

Blackpool will use Tom Ince despite his rumoured departure from Bloomfield Road to Anfield but are without Matt Phillips and Ian Evatt.

Vital Hull Prediction: Blackpool 1 - 2 Hull City




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Matt Wilson Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 1 2013

Time: 8:58AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Hull City Articles

Stats: Liverpool v Hull (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News: Liverpool v Hull (Saturday October 25 2014)

Figueroa Leaves On Loan (Thursday October 23 2014)

Duo Injured For A Month (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Arsenal 2-2 Hull (Sunday October 19 2014)

Bruce Proud Of Hull's Efforts (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Arsenal v Hull (Saturday October 18 2014)

Team News: Arsenal v Hull (Friday October 17 2014)

Bruce - Take The Game To Them (Friday October 17 2014)

Archived Hull City Articles

List All Vital Hull 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
6. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
7. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
10. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Stoke 9 3 2 4 -2 11
12. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10

Breaking League News

Sunderland : 25/10/2014 17:31:00
Crystal Palace : 25/10/2014 17:06:00
WBA : 25/10/2014 17:01:00
Southampton : 25/10/2014 16:55:00
Hull City : 25/10/2014 16:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Jakupovic 0%
Chester 0%
Bruce 0%
Davies 0%
Elmohamady 0%
Livermore 0%
Diame 0%
Huddlestone 0%
Brady 0%
Ben Arfa 0%
Hernandez 0%
Sub - Aluko 0%
Sub - Ramirez 0%
Sub - Meyler 0%