UK time is: 11:55:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jacko Ready For Cardiff Star Battle


Blackpool FC's Michael Jackson is struggling for this evening's game but is adamant he can cope with the threat of Cardiff City striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

After a brief spell on the bench, Jimmy roared back to life with an excellent second half display against Colchester, capped by a memorable goal.


Jackson has come up against Jimmy before and reckons he's the guy to stop JFH, and Cardiff City as The Tangerines look to continue their ascent up the table.


Jackson told The Blackpool Gazette:


'He was a big powerful fella and if you give him half a yard or one chance he is likely to take it, I wouldn't say it adds any pressure onto me facing a player of his calibre - I'm really looking forward to it.'

'You know you need to be at the top of your game and switched on otherwise you are likely to get punished.'

'There are so many quality players that you can't afford to make any mistakes in and around your own penalty area.'




Jackson also mentioned the improved form of his side, and the importance of defending right - and the impact that has on the team, something Cardiff City fans understand all about.


'It gives the whole team confidence if they know we are capable of keeping clean sheets.'

'It means they can play with more freedom - it gives them a license to go and play in a particular way.'




However, it was our other powerful striker Steve Thompson, also on the scoresheet, that caught the eye on Saturday with a typical aggressive and effective performance. The two strikers have plenty of power between them, and with Parry and Whittingham on the flanks will be looking to come onto the ball and make an impression.






Join Vital Bluebirds - Share Your Opinion!!!

It's easy to register for Vital Bluebirds, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved, share your feelings or just have a rant!



The easiest way is by adding a comment to the foot of the article, this gets your point across and allows others to agree, disagree or laugh! You also earn points for every message you post...




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: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 11 2007

Time: 3:00PM

Your Comments

might be able to keep jimmy out but u wont keep thommo out
jamie_r
told u ;)
jamie_r
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Report: Rotherham 1 Cardiff 3 (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Stats: Rotherham v Cardiff (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Vital Preview: Rotherham v Cardiff (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Things Are Looking Up - Marshall (Monday March 2 2015)

Slade - Unlucky Wolves Loss (Sunday March 1 2015)

Vital Report: Cardiff 0 Wolves 1 (Sunday March 1 2015)

Cardiff Announce 12m Loss (Sunday March 1 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. westonal 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 1 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 1 Wolves
Wigan 0 - 1 Cardiff
Huddersfield 0 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 1 - 1 Blackburn
Cardiff 0 - 0 Brighton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Sheff Wed 35 11 13 11 -3 46
12. Charlton 35 10 15 10 -5 45
13. Birmingham 35 11 12 12 -10 45
14. Cardiff 35 11 11 13 -4 44
15. Leeds Utd 35 12 8 15 -8 44
16. Huddersfield 35 11 9 15 -15 42
17. Bolton 35 11 8 16 -11 41

Breaking League News

Audio - Clark Had One Eye On Next Season
Blackpool : 05/03/2015 11:27:01
New Owner, New Ambition, New Wednesday?
Sheff Wed : 05/03/2015 11:08:00
Alex Neil: It's About How We React
Norwich : 05/03/2015 11:00:01
Don't expect Boukari return
Wolves : 05/03/2015 11:00:00
Gray: Owls gave away cheap goals
Sheff Wed : 05/03/2015 10:30:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 0%
Peltier 0%
Morrison 0%
Ecuele Manga 0%
Connolly 0%
Kennedy 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Ralls 0%
Macheda 0%
Revell 0%
McAleny 0%
Sub - Moore 0%
Sub - Doyle 0%
Sub - Jones 0%