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In focus: Blackpool

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

17 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is Blackpool, who finished the 2019/20 campaign in the middle of the Sky Bet League One table.

CLUB
Founded: 1887

Nickname: The Tangerines

Stadium: Bloomfield Road (16,616 capacity)

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire

Home colours: Tangerine shirts, white socks, tangerine socks

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Neil Critchley

Captain: Unknown

Top appearance maker (2019/20): Liam Feeney (42)

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Top goalscorer (2019/20): Armand Gnanduillet (18)

Player of the Year (2019/20): Liam Feeney

Longest-serving player: Ollie Turton (3 years 1 month)

Other notable players: Sullay Kaikai, Gary Madine, Jerry Yates

LAST SEASON
League position: 13th, Sky Bet League One (W11, D12, L12, P45, GF 44, GA 43)

FA Cup: Round 3

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Second Round

TRANSFERS
In: Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town), Marvin Ekpiteta (Leyton Orient), Oliver Sarkic (Burton Albion), Ethan Robson (Sunderland), Jerry Yates (Blackpool), CJ Hamilton (Mansfield Town)

Out: Myles Boney (South Shields), Nathan Delfouneso (Bolton Wanderers), Ryan Edwards (Dundee United), Jay Spearing (Tranmere Rovers), Armand Gnanduillet (Altay SK), Ryan Hardie (Plymouth Argyle, loan), Sean Scannell (End of contract), Mark Howard (End of contract), Christoffer Mafoumbi (End of contract)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 4
Last Dons win: 3-0, 14 Sep 2019 (Bloomfield Road)
Biggest Dons win: 3-0, 14 Sep 2019 (Bloomfield Road); 3-0, 11 Feb 2006 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 1
Last draw: 0-0, 24 Mar 2018 (Stadium MK)

Blackpool wins: 4
Last Blackpool win: 1-0, 12 Aug 2017 (Bloomfield Road)
Biggest Blackpool win: 2-0, 2 Dec 2006 (Stadium MK)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Lewis Gobern, Miguel Angel Llera, Gary MacKenzie, Sanmi Odelusi, Stuart O’Keefe, Jason Puncheon, Paul Rachubka, Wade Small, Scott Taylor

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2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season have not been announced.


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