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2017/18 Fixtures: The Long Trips

Top Six Distances Covered For Games

21 June 2017

Blackpool will spend less time on the road travelling to and from away matches in 2017/18, however six fixtures exceed the 500-mile point for round trips.

Just like last season, Plymouth will be the furthest trip for Blackpool, with the fixture once again taking place on a Tuesday night (12 September).

The game against Portsmouth at Fratton Park will be on a Saturday this time around though, with Gary Bowyer's side heading there on 24 February.

Blackpool's visit to Gillingham will also be on a Saturday (21 April), as will trips to Southend (30 September), Charlton (23 December) and AFC Wimbledon (20 January).

Most miles to be covered (round trip):

Plymouth - 642 miles (Tuesday 12 September)
Portsmouth - 565 miles (Saturday 24 February)
Gillingham - 559 miles (Saturday 21 April)
Southend - 543 miles (Saturday 30 September)
- 522 miles (Saturday 23 December)
AFC Wimbledon - 519 miles (Saturday 20 January) 

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