Blackpool v Preston North End RECAP: Updates from the derby at Bloomfield Road

After eight long years, West Lancashire rivals Blackpool and Preston North End finally renew acquaintances today.

By Matt Scrafton
Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 12:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 5:09 pm
Can the Seasiders grab the derby spoils?
Can the Seasiders grab the derby spoils?

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Last updated: Saturday, 23 October, 2021, 17:05

  • FT: Blackpool 2-0 PNE
  • Seasiders and Lilywhites renew acquaintance after eight long years
  • Pool looking for first home win in the derby in 24 years

Blackpool beat rivals Preston 2-0 in the first meeting between the two sides in eight years.

Was it ever in doubt?

Alan Browne is shown a second yellow card for Preston. Off he goes.

Sonny Carey is booked for stopping a free-kick.

There will be six minutes of time added on. Pool currently have a corner.

88 - Third and final change

Demetri Mitchell replaces Josh Bowler, who gets another fine ovation.

Dan Grimshaw is booked, meanwhile, for wasting time.

Sean Maguire makes a bit of space for himself before shooting wide.

Former Seasider Brad Potts is booked a little harshly. Blackpool fans enjoyed that one.

Kenny Dougall is forced off after receiving treatment. Callum Connolly takes his place.

Jerry Yates is given a huge ovation as he leaves the field. Sonny Carey is the man to replace him.

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