Blackpool Seagulls fly again for charity

Blackpool Seagulls ice hockey team
Blackpool Seagulls ice hockey team
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BLACKPOOL Seagulls ice hockey team come out of cold storage on Saturday.

They make a return after a break of 20 years when they take on the United Kingdom Firefighters in a charity match.

The team has been reformed by a group of former Seagulls players from the 1980s following the opening of the new Sub-Zero ice rink on Cleveleys Promenade.

Bolstered by an enthusiastic group of younger players, they will play regular challenge matches against other recreational teams.

The revival of the Seagulls follows the launch of Fylde Flyers, who feature in the English National League and also play at the Cleveleys venue. Saturday’s game will raise money for two charities: “Children With Cancer” and “Help For Heroes”

Barclays Bank have offered to match pound for pound all funds raised on the day.

Admission is £4 for adults, £2 for children. Doors open at 4.30pm and face-off is 5pm.