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Pre-Match Brief: Birmingham City

5 December 2014

Latest Information Ahead of Fixture

Blackpool will look to extend their unbeaten run to three games when they host Birmingham City at Bloomfield Road tomorrow, kick-off 3pm.

Team News


Tony McMahon is available again for Blackpool following suspension, however Jacob Mellis (hamstring), José Miguel Cubero (ankle) and Gary MacKenzie (Achilles) remain on the sidelines. 

Birmingham midfielder Guy Moussi faces a late fitness check ahead of the game, while former Blackpool loan striker Wes Thomas serves the final game of a three-match ban. Nikola Zigic is ineligible. 

Ticket News 

Tickets remain on sale to Blackpool fans with a previous purchase history for the game tomorrow, while pre-booked tickets can be collected from the ticket booth, located just outside the ticket office, from 11am.

All tickets in the away end have been sold out, with 2,200 Birmingham fans set to make the trip to Bloomfield Road. 

Matchday tickets are priced as follows:

£25 for Adults
£20 for Seniors
£17 for 16-U19
£15 for Under-16s

Please note: a £5 discount applies to the price of a members ticket and tickets in the East Stand are £1 cheaper than advertised.

Travel

Supporters travelling to the game from outside of Blackpool will be required to follow diversions from the end of the M55 to the ground due to the continued closure of Yeadon Way. 

Match Officials

David Coote will officiate the game between the two teams. His last match in charge of The Seasiders came against Leeds United at Elland Road back in April. He will be assisted by Karl Evans and Jason Whiteley at Bloomfield Road, with Mark Brown on fourth official duties.

Family Room

The brand new family room, located within The Seasiders' Bar, will once again be open from 12pm tomorrow until kick-off. Admission is free for families with match tickets, however under-16s must be accompanied by an adult. Two squad players will also be on hand to sign autographs from 2pm. 

Programme

The latest match programme features interviews with Steven Davies, Nyron Nosworthy, Noel Blake and Alan Wright. 

Copies, which are priced at £3, are available to purchase from the club shop or various sellers around the ground prior to kick-off.

Betting Odds

Blackpool can be backed at odds of 19/10 with Sky Bet to pick up all three points against Birmingham, with the visitors available at 7/5.

You can get odds of 8/1 on Jacob Murphy scoring first, while Steven Davies can be backed at 2/1 to score at anytime for The Seasiders.



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