Pool issue play-off final apology

Blackpool v West Ham United - Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley.   Some of the empty seats unsold.
Blackpool v West Ham United - Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley. Some of the empty seats unsold.
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BLACKPOOL FC has banned two fans and admitted they made errors of judgement over ticket sales for the play-off final.

The club has apologised to supporters “who will remember their 2012 Wembley trip for all the wrong reasons” after a large number of Blackpool tickets were sold second hand to West Ham United fans.

Many families paid hundreds of pounds to visit London for the game, which Blackpool lost 2-1, only to sit amongst rival supporters, be spat on and have fluid thrown at them.

Club officials are now taking action to review and update their sales policies.

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