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The Big Preview: Rotherham United (H)

Seasiders Back In Action At Bloomfield Road

11 October 2019

Blackpool make a welcome return to Saturday action with a home game against Rotherham United tomorrow, kick-off 3pm.

The Seasiders, unbeaten in four matches, will aim to make it consecutive victories on home turf, having beaten Lincoln City when last at Bloomfield Road. 

Rotherham, meanwhile, ended Coventry City's unbeaten start to the season last weekend, winning 4-0 against the Sky Blues. 

Team News: 

The injured trio of Nathan Delfouneso, Sullay Kaikai and Joe Nuttall continue to be assessed ahead of the fixture. Jordan Thompson and Rocky Bushiri miss out due to international commitments. 

Former Pool striker Kyle Vassell hasn't featured for Rotherham since August and though back training, isn't expected to make the trip to the seaside. The Millers also have a slight concern over the availability of summer signing Freddie Ladapo, who was forced off in a Leasing.com Trophy tie in midweek with a hamstring issue. 

The Manager's View: 

The Referee: 

Christopher Pollard will referee the encounter at Bloomfield Road, having officiated seven matches so far this season, five of which have been in Sky Bet League Two. 

Promoted to the EFL list this summer, he is yet to oversee a game involving either of tomorrow's two teams. 

Match Sponsors: 

Blackpool's Family Stand Sponsor Merlin Entertainments will be Match Sponsor for the game. Merlin operate some amazing attractions in the town, including the Tower, Tower Circus, Madame Tussauds and Sea Life. For further information and to purchase an attractions pass, please click here

Match Ball Sponsor is the Blackpool Gazette. 

Tickets:

Tickets remain on sale for the match right up until kick-off, priced at: 

  • £20 for Adults
  • £18 for Seniors (65+) and 17-21-Year-Olds
  • £10 for 16 and Under
  • £5 for 5-11-Year-Olds
  • FREE for Under-5s*

*Must be purchased with an adult or senior ticket. 

Prices above relate to standard areas of seating, so tickets purchased in the North Stand, South Stand and certain Blocks in the West Stand. Excludes Blocks L, N & M.

Should you wish to avoid queuing at the ticket office on arrival, purchase your tickets online and print them at home by clicking here


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