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Match Preview: Coventry City

Seasiders Host Sky Blues

21 August 2018

Blackpool welcome two newly-promoted sides to Bloomfield Road this week, starting with Coventry City this evening.

The Sky Blues arrive in town having secured their first three points of the season on Saturday, while The Seasiders picked up their second consecutive point on the road. 

Team News: 

Interim manager Terry McPhillips could rotate his squad for the match, with strikers Mark Cullen and Joe Dodoo pushing for starts. The game still comes too soon for Ryan McLaughlin and Jimmy Ryan, though.

Coventry's Tom Bayliss is expected to shake off a thigh problem in time to face Blackpool, though Jodi Jones misses out after making an injury return for the under-23s yesterday. 

The Ref: 

Robert Lewis will referee his fourth fixture of the season this evening, having taken charge of two Sky Bet League Two matches and a game in the Carabao Cup so far. 

You have to go back to December 2015 for the last Blackpool fixture he officiated, which came against Peterborough United in a game Pool won 2-0. 

Ticket News: 

Tickets for the 7.45pm kick-off are priced as follows*:

- £22 for Adults
- £18 for Seniors
- £10 for Under-18s
- Free for Under-11s**

*Prices exclude block M seating. 

**Under-11s must become a member of Young Seasiders for £15. This entitles free admission to home EFL matches with a paying adult or senior.  

Season ticket holders and members are entitled to £5 off the price of a match ticket for adults and seniors, and £2 off the price of an under-18 ticket. 

Away supporters without tickets can purchase them from the away ticket booth in the North East corner from 6.30pm. 

Watch On iFollow: 

Can't make the game this evening? Then why not subscribe to iFollow by purchasing a match pass to watch a live stream. This season midweek fixtures in the UK, as well as abroad, are available to watch online for £10. For further information, please click here. 

Tonight's Other Sky Bet League One Fixtures: 

AFC Wimbledon vs Walsall
Bradford City vs Burton Albion
Bristol Rovers vs Portsmouth
Charlton Athletic vs Peterborough United
Doncaster Rovers vs Shrewsbury Town
Luton Town vs Southend United
Oxford United vs Accrington Stanley
Plymouth Argyle vs Wycombe Wanderers
Rochdale vs Barnsley 


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