Date: 16th May 2015 at 12:25pm
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A decision has been made with the FA deciding that Blackpool’s final Championship game with Huddersfield should end as the scoreline stood at the time the game was abandoned, so nil-nil is how our season ended at Bloomfield Road, with an FA statement confirming this.

‘At its meeting in London today, the Board of Directors of The Football League considered matters relating to the abandoned Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Huddersfield Town on May 2.

‘The Board took the view that the 0-0 scoreline that stood at the time of the game’s abandonment (in the 48th minute) should be officially recorded as the final result of the match, as it believes that league points should always be earned on the field of play.’

This isn’t the end of the matter though as the FA has charged us for our failure to complete this fixture and that might also result in compensation being paid to Huddersfield and/or their fans.

‘In addition, the Board agreed to charge Blackpool with failing to fulfil a fixture and the matter will be heard by a Football Disciplinary Commission in due course.

‘In making its judgment the FDC will be asked to consider any matters relating to compensation to Huddersfield Town and ticket refunds to supporters.’

And there’s more….

It’s not likely to be that easy with it feared we could start our League 1 season with a points penalty placed upon us so not only will we play in the third tier of English Football we could do this having been docked points and handed a heavy fine.

By all accounts though this points penalty could be suspended according to the Blackpool Gazette, which we’ll be hoping does prove to be the case as I think as fans we’ve suffered enough haven’t we….

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