TEAM NEWS: Tilt misses out through suspension for Seasiders

Will Aimson starts his second game in the space of four days
Will Aimson starts his second game in the space of four days
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Gary Bowyer has made three changes to his Blackpool side for today's League One clash against Bristol Rovers.

Will Aimson comes in for Curtis Tilt, who misses the first of two games through suspension having received his tenth booking of the season during the 1-0 defeat to Oxford United last week.

Curtis Tilt serves the first game of his two-match suspension

Curtis Tilt serves the first game of his two-match suspension

Joe Lumley makes his league debut in goal against his former side, having started against Shrewsbury Town in midweek - which means Christoffer Mafoumbi remains on the bench.

Jimmy Ryan also comes into the side in place of Viv Solomon-Otabor, who missed out through illness.

Jim McAlister, who made his long-awaited return in the midweek Checkatrade Trophy defeat to Shrewsbury Town, is named on the bench alongside youngster Rowan Roache.

Today's opponents Bristol Rovers come into today's game sat one position below Blackpool in the League One table, level on points but with one game in hand.

Former Pool keeper Sam Slocombe starts on the bench for Darrell Clarke's men, who makes four changes to his side from their last game which was on New Year's Day.

Another former Seasider Dom Telford is also named among the substitutes.

Blackpool are looking for their first win at Bloomfield Road since the 2-1 victory against Bury back in October.

Since then, Gary Bowyer's men have lost five of their last seven games on home turf.

Blackpool: Lumley, Mellor, Aimson, Robertson, Turton, Spearing, Ryan, D'Almeida, Longstaff, Daniel, Delfouneso

Subs: Mafoumbi, Anderton, McAlister, Cooke, Philliskirk, Roache, Gnanduillet

Bristol Rovers: Smith, Partington, Lockyer, Sweeney, Bola, Lines, Clarke, Sercombe, Sinclair, Gaffney, Harrison

Subs: Slocombe, Brown, Nichols, Broadbent, Telford, Moore, Mensah

Referee: Martin Coy