Evatt was a firm fans' favourite during his time at Bloomfield Road

A look back at Ian Evatt's memorable Blackpool spell in pictures ahead of retirement match

It is fitting that ex-Blackpool favourite Ian Evatt will hang up his boots for the final time when he makes a short cameo against the Seasiders on Saturday.

The 37-year-old, now in charge at Barrow, made 251 appearances for the Seasiders between 2006 and 2013.

Evatt promotes The Gazette's Tango Talk alongside Shaun Barker
Evatt promotes The Gazette's Tango Talk alongside Shaun Barker
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Evatt celebrates after scoring against Norwich City in the FA Cup
Evatt celebrates after scoring against Norwich City in the FA Cup
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Evatt celebrates after finding the back of the net against Crystal Palace
Evatt celebrates after finding the back of the net against Crystal Palace
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The defender celebrates after scoring against Cardiff City
The defender celebrates after scoring against Cardiff City
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