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Pre-Match Brief: Watford

16 September 2014

Latest Ahead Of Tonight's Fixture

Blackpool will look to build on their first point of the season when they host Watford at Bloomfield Road this evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

Team News

The Seasiders have no fresh injury worries going into the match, leaving just Jacob Mellis, Gary MacKenzie, Steven Davies and Bobby Grant on the sidelines. José Miguel Cubero is en route back from international duty.

Watford will be without manager Oscar Garcia after he checked into hospital with minor chest pains so assistant coaches Ruben Martinez and Javier Pereira will take charge.

Midfielder Keith Andrews misses out due to injury for the visitors, while Fernando Forestieri remains doubtful.

Ticket News 

Tickets are still available to purchase for the game this evening, while pre-booked tickets can be collected from the ticket booth, located just outside the ticket office, from 5pm.

Watford supporters still intending to travel can purchase East Stand tickets from the away ticket booth from 6.15pm.

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.  

Match Officials

Scott Duncan will take charge of a game at Bloomfield Road for the first time in 12 months, having last officiated Blackpool's 2-2 draw with Leicester City in September 2013. He will be assisted by Steven Copeland and James Wilson, while Kevin Wright takes on fourth official duties.


The fourth edition of this season's programme will be on sale around the ground and from the club shop prior to kick-off, priced at £3.

Francois Zoko, Nile Ranger, Gary Brabin and Troy Deeney all feature.

Betting Odds

Blackpool are priced at 100/30 with Sky Bet to beat Watford this evening, with The Hornets available at odds of 17/20 for the three points.

Nile Ranger is 8/1 to open the scoring, while Nathan Delfouneso is 7/2 to score at anytime in the 90 minutes. 

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