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Preview: Blyth Spartans vs Blackpool

14 July 2015

Pool Head To The North East

Fixture: Blyth Spartans vs Blackpool
Date: Tuesday 14 July, 7:30pm
Venue: Croft Park

A trip to the north east is next on the agenda for Blackpool, as Neil McDonald’s side prepare to face Blyth Spartans in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday evening.

The fixture was agreed as part of the transfer with saw former Spartan Jarrett Rivers join The Seasiders, and is Pool’s second game in four days.

They’ll be looking to build on Saturday’s 3-1 victory at Lancaster City, which provided a positive start to pre-season under the new manager.

New signing Jack Redshaw is expected to feature in tangerine for the first time, while the game will provide further opportunity for the newly assembled squad to gel.

Their opposition Blyth hit the headlines for their FA Cup run last season, which saw them defeat League Two Hartlepool United, before bowing out to Birmingham City in the third round. 

Tow Wade’s side finished just outside of the play-offs in Northern Premier League Premier Division last season, meaning they’ll compete in the seventh tier again this campaign.

In their current side Michael Richardson and Stephen Turnbull both have Football League experience and they were only beaten by a single goal in a friendly with Carlisle United last week.

Ticket Prices
Supporters can pay of the gate at Croft Park, prices are as follows: 

- £5 for Adults 
- £2 for Concessions 

The Stadium
Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, NE24 3JE.

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