Special programme commissioned for Blackpool's play-off final

The front and back pages of the play-off final programme
The front and back pages of the play-off final programme
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A special one-off match day programme has been designed for this weekend's League Two play-off final between Blackpool and Exeter City.

Sky Bet, the EFL's title sponsor, have commissioned Brighton-based illustrator Alexander Wells to design the programme covers for the remaining two finals, which take place over this Bank Holiday weekend.

The artist, who worked alongside Championship club Wolves throughout the 2016/17 season to design their programmes, was asked to produce three covers for each of the finals, using a similar graphic style to bring each of the participating clubs’ adopted mascots to life.

The League Two cover pits Blackpool’s ‘Seasider’ against Exeter’s Grecian warrior.

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The designs use the colourways of each of the three EFL divisions, silver for Sky Bet League One, red for League Two and gold for the Sky Bet Championship.

Alexander said: “It was great fun working across the Wolves programmes this year researching the stories behind the nicknames and histories of the clubs to represent them properly on the covers.

“The travelling fans to Wolves seemed to really take well to the illustrations of their club and it’s been good to work on the League One and League Two finalists too.

“I hope the fans enjoy my work and we have some good games of football across the three finals.”