Blackpool May Be Forced To Train On The Beach For Man Utd Game

Chris Wright

29th, November 2010


By Chris Wright

With a visit from Premier League leaders Manchester United looming, Blackpool are facing the unenviable prospect of being left without anywhere to shore up before the game, should the pitches at their Squires Gate training ground freeze up during the week.

Despite coasting in the Premier League this season, the Seasiders do not have any indoor training facilities and manager Ian Holloway had admitted that he may be forced into sourcing make-shift alternatives:

“We might use the beach. Whereas most teams can train under their beautiful bubble, we haven’t really got anywhere.

“I might have to take them indoors – aerobics class or something. But we need to keep moving with the ball and we will have to think about that.

“We went to train on the beach last season but it was frozen. So we went to the casino instead, got the bacon sandwiches in and organised a poker tournament, which they loved. But that’s not what you need to do before playing Man United, is it?”

Dune and dusted. Let’s just hope that Holloway’s squad don’t pull any mussels out there.

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  1. Les says:

    Why cant one of the big boys let them share for the week? training friendlies and all. I mean its not gonna affect the expected result is it

  2. Inno says:

    Not fair, ManYoo will get some spying done, what with Wes Brown giving rides up and down Blackpool beach! :)

  3. Tanya says:

    Unluckily for Blackpool, with Wayne back The Berba has been scoring like a mad man and I expect him to keep it up so a training friendly should give them the idea of just what is going to happen.

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