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Pre-Match Brief: Leeds United

20 March 2015

Latest Information Ahead of Fixture

Blackpool will look to end a six-game losing run when they face Leeds United at Bloomfield Road tomorrow.

This will be the 47th meeting between the two sides in all competitions, with the visitors just edging the head-to-head record. 

Team News

Manager Lee Clark hopes to welcome back Charles Dunne following illness, but Jamie O'Hara is expected to miss out again with an ankle problem. Tony McMahon will serve the final game of a two-match suspension after picking up his tenth booking of the season against Bournemouth. 

Neil Redfearn is set to have a fully fit squad to choose from, with nine-goal striker Mirco Antenucci expected to lead the line alongside Billy Sharp.   

Ticket News 

No tickets will be available on the day for Leeds United fans, with the away allocation completely sold out. Tickets will remain on sale to Blackpool supporters with a previous purchase history though, with pre-booked tickets available for collection from the ticket booth, located just outside the ticket office, from 11am.

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 officiate the game between the two teams, having last refereed a Blackpool game in December. He will be assisted by Anthony Backhouse and Matthew Donohue, with Seb Stockbridge on fourth official duties.


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. The road is expected to re-open on Friday 27 March.  


David Perkins and Michael Jacobs give a view from a Blackpool perspective this weekend's programme, while Sol Bamba offers a view from the opposition. 

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

Family Room

The 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 be on hand to sign autographs from 2pm. 

Betting Odds

Blackpool are priced at 11/4 with Sky Bet to beat Leeds United at Bloomfield Road, with the visitors available at evens

Gary Madine can be backed at odds of 7/1 to open the scoring, with Peter Clarke 9/1 to score at anytime in the 90 minutes. 

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