Football - Seasiders start on the road

Blackpool will travel to League One champions Doncaster in their opening match of the new Championship season on August 3.

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The first home game of the campaign is also against South Yorkshire opposition in Barnsley, before the season continues with a trip to Middlesbrough and a home clash with relegated Reading.

There are three home Lancashire derbies in October as Bolton, Wigan and Blackburn all head to Bloomfield Road, while Leeds are the visitors on Boxing Day.

Blackpool head to Hillsborough to meet Sheffield Wednesday on New Year's Day while the final away game of the campaign is at Wigan on April 26.

The season ends with a home game against Charlton on May 3.

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