Blackpool take on Sheffield United tonight off the back of picking up a good point against Walsall on Saturday.
McDonald’s side have certainly improved in the last two fixtures and will hope to continue this into this home fixture.
Nigel Adkins’ Sheffield United, who currently sit just outside the play offs, will be no easy task for the Seasiders however and is quickly followed by another tricky home game against Gillingham on Saturday.
Richie Kyle spoke to the official site: ‘We’ve played at Wigan and got a result and at Coventry, and we also beat Peterborough United here at Bloomfield Road, so we know we can compete in this league and compete against the teams near the top.’
Nigel Adkins spoke to the Sheffield United official site: ‘Blackpool is the next challenge and it will be a tough one, they are a much better side than the one we faced in August and full credit to their manager, It has taken time, but gradually he has evolved his squad, brought in a good mix of youth and experience and has got them playing some good football.’
Blackpool Team News:
Clark Robertson could return to the side after his injury, though Will Aimson could retain his place after his arrival on a permanent deal. McDonald will likely name the same side from the previous two.
Player to watch: Danny Philliskirk
The striker has made a flying start to life by the Seaside and has scored two in his last two games, including a late equaliser against Walsall.
Sheffield United Team News:
Chris Basham will return to his face his former club, though another former Seasider Bob Harris misses out through injury.
Player to watch: Billy Sharp
The striker has a brilliant record of scoring against Blackpool and has also been in fine form recently with 7 goals in 7 games.
Match Facts & Stats
Blackpool lost the last fixture between the two sides 2-0 earlier this season.
1-1, Billy Sharp and Danny Philliskirk with the goals.