Premier League Saturday: Blackpool versus Manchester United game called off

Following ongoing discussions between the Premier League, Match Officials and Manchester United it was agreed match referee Peter Walton would inspect the Bloomfield Road playing surface on Friday afternoon.

After consulting with the groundsman and club officials the Northants based official travelled to the Fylde Coast and inspected the playing area at the stadium.

Mr Walton expressed concern that the severely affected areas of the playing surface would not thaw sufficiently for the game to be completed.

The Premier League and officials at Manchester United were kept fully updated with the ongoing situation at Bloomfield Road.

United supporters who purchased a ticket for the Blackpool match are advised that their ticket will be valid for the rearranged date.

**The picture above shows the original schedule. As mentioned above, the game will not take place on Saturday, 4th December, as previously scheduled**

Via ManUtd