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Match Preview: Rochdale (H)

All The Latest Information Ahead of Tonight's Fixture

26 September 2017

Fixture | Blackpool vs Rochdale – Date | 26 September 2017 – Venue | Bloomfield Road

Blackpool return to action at Bloomfield Road this evening by hosting Rochdale for the first time in two years, kick-off 7.45pm.

The Seasiders remain unbeaten on home soil so far this season, having won four league games from four. 

Last Time Out: 

A 3-1 defeat at Bristol Rovers brought Blackpool's seven-match unbeaten run to an end on Saturday. The result was a disappointing one for the side, with manager Gary Bowyer quickly challenging his players to react in the right manner.

Rochdale, meanwhile, won their second league game of the season with a 3-0 victory against Gillingham. Dale are yet to win on the road in the league, though have done so in the Carabao Cup and Checkatrade Trophy.

Team News:

Gary Bowyer has already hinted at freshening things up for tonight's match, given the quick turnaround. The likes of Sessi D'Almeida and Nathan Delfouneso could come into contention for a start, however Mark Cullen (hamstring), Armand Gnanduillet (thigh) and Jim McAlister (fractured tibia) remain out.

Keith Hill may also shuffle his pack for the match, with Matt Done a candidate to return to the starting line-up. Keith Keane requires surgery on an injury problem and won't be available for a while.

Match Betting Odds:

Blackpool Win 13/10
Draw 5/2
Rochdale Win 19/10

Elsewhere in Sky Bet League One:

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


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