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27 October 2017

Fixture | Northampton Town vs Blackpool – Date | 28 October 2017 – Venue | Sixfields Stadium

Blackpool round off the month of October with an away trip to Northampton tomorrow. 

The match kicks-off at the earlier time of 2pm to avoid a direct clash with a rugby union fixture in the town.  

Last Time Out: 

The Seasiders will look to bounce back from a 3-1 home defeat to Wigan Athletic last weekend, which ended the club's unbeaten start to the campaign at Bloomfield Road. 

Northampton picked up their third league victory of the season with a 2-1 win at Gillingham. Danny Powell and Matt Grimes were on target for The Cobblers. 

Team News: 

Skipper Jimmy Ryan hopes to deliver a fitness boost by returning to action for the fixture, though Clark Robertson (foot), Mark Cullen (hamstring) and Kyle Vassell (hamstring) are definitely out. 

Opportunity knocks for a number of other Blackpool players, who will look to step up and have an immediate impact on the side. 

Alex Revell is back in contention for Northampton, having now completed a three-game suspension. Lewis McGugan is fit to play and Brendan Maloney could also come into contention following his recovery for a knee injury. 

Match Betting Odds: 

Northampton Town Win - 19/10 
Draw - 12/5
Blackpool Win - 7/5

Elsewhere in Sky Bet League One: 

Bristol Rovers vs MK Dons
Bury vs Doncaster Rovers
Charlton Athletic vs AFC Wimbledon
Fleetwood Town vs Oxford United
Oldham Athletic vs Scunthorpe United
Peterborough United vs Shrewsbury Town
Plymouth Argyle vs Rochdale
Portsmouth vs Bradford City
Rotherham United vs Gillingham
Walsall vs Southend United
Wigan Athletic vs Blackburn Rovers


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