Blackpool fans to travel miles this season - 5900 of them

Three young fans enjoy Tuesday's draw against Millwall

Three young fans enjoy Tuesday's draw against Millwall

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League One football clubs and their supporters will travel a total of 129,000 miles on the road this season, with Blackpool FC fans covering 5,900 miles overall - an average of 256 miles per away match.

Gillingham top the distance table with a total of 8,584 miles on the road this season, with Sheffield United having the fewest miles to travel at 3,996 over the course of the campaign.

Blackpool supporters will spend 106 hours driving to and from away matches - an average round trip of over four and a half hours.

The Seasiders have already completed their longest journey this season - September’s visit to Gillingham, a 562-mile round trip by car, taking over nine hours in total.

Fans will not only cover thousands of miles to support the Tangerines, but are set to spend thousands of pounds in the process.

Supporters who drive to every game will fork out an average of £826 on fuel and £216 on parking.

The research was conducted by JustPark, the parking app, which lets football fans book cut-price parking spaces on local people’s driveways.