Seasiders Face The Red Devils
Fixture | Blackpool vs Crawley Town
Date | 7 February 2017
Venue | Bloomfield Road
Blackpool will look to utilise their game in hand by reigniting their play-off charge with victory over Crawley Town at Bloomfield Road.
Victory would see Gary Bowyer’s men rise to 11th, five points off the play-offs, with two trips to play-off challengers on the horizon in the next 10 days.
The Seasiders have drawn their previous three matches, with Colchester United becoming the latest team to hold them at the weekend.
Crawley have conceded late winners in their previous two games so travel north a wounded animal looking to give themselves a chance of promotion.
Jamille Matt was on target but Pool were held to a 1-1 draw with Colchester at the weekend. Draws with Cambridge United and Yeovil Town had come before.
Crawley conceded at the death to lose 2-1 to Stevenage at the weekend. A week before they suffered the same feat at Notts County, going down buy the same scoreline.
Jim McAlister will be out of action for a prolonged period of time after fracturing his tibia. Kyle Vassell is back available for The Seasiders, but Brad Potts will need to be assessed. Kelvin Mellor returns from his one-match ban.
Crawley will be without the suspended Lewis Young, while Matt Harrold remains sidelined with an Achilles injury.
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