It’s another massive match for the Pool this weekend, North-West rivals Oldham Athletic are the visitors to Bloomfield Road
Blackpool Team News:
It looks like manager Simon Grayson will have the luxury of being able to keep the same eleven which started the game on Tuesday night. Once again Adrian Forbes (groin), John Murphy (back), Matt Blinkhorn (groin), Phil Doughty (leg) and Simon Wiles (knee) will all be missing.
Player to watch: Ben Burgess
He`s still looking for his first goal for the club and came close against Chesterfield, could the first one come against Oldham on Saturday
Oldham Team News:
Oldham will be with out former Pool winger Paul Edwards who suffered a knee injury in the 2-0 win over Nottingham Forrest on Tuesday night. The will a fight for a starting place up front with Chris Porter with Lewis Grabban and Paul Warne the contenders. Chris Taylor and Craig Rocastle will be vying for a place on the subs bench.
Player to watch: Richie Wellens
The former Pool man will be trying his best to put one over his former employees, look out for great passing, neat trick but also that temper.
Match Facts & Stats
Last season the sides managed to grab home wins. In the encounter at Bloomfield Road a cracking thirty-yard strike from loanee Lewis Gobern was enough to split the two sides. In the reverse fixture Athletic ran out 3-1 winners. Pool had taken the lead with a goal from Keith Southern, but a hattrick from Luke Becket now of Huddersfield secured the points for the home side
M J Jones – Chester – Games: 6 Yellow Cards: 15 Red Cards: 3
Ca Brumwell and M Oliver
Fourth Official K J Mattocks
Pool 2 – 2 Oldham
Football League One Doncaster A 23-09-2006