Vital Football

Latest Luton Town News

Luton v Blackpool - Pre-Match Fascinating Facts

Luton v Blackpool - Pre-Match Fascinating Facts

Ahead of the semi-final second leg, with Luton hoping to turnaround the play-off tie after losing at Bloomfield Road, 3-2, we`ve dug up some fascinating facts relative to the game.

• When it comes to home games against Blackpool, Luton have the upper hand. In the last 10 games in all competitions, Luton have won 9 and lost just 1.

• The only time Blackpool have won at Kenilworth Road in their last 14 visits, came back in February 2003, when the Tangerines won 3-1 with John Murphy grabbing a hat-trick.

• Blackpool have scored 42 goals in play-off football, no other side can match that.

• If the Hatters do win tonight, it will be there first win in a playoff fixture, their current record stands at, drawn 1, lost 2.

• Blackpool have won 4 of their last 5 away legs in the play-offs, not a good omen for Luton.

• Luton will be looking for Danny Hylton to get on the score-sheet, the striker approaches the game having scored 8 goals in his last 10 appearances for Luton, in all competitions.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mad Hatter
Date:Thursday May 18 2017
Time: 1:37PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Fancies Spence Job

Recent Luton Town Articles

Hatters Commence Squad Re-Shaping

With the Hatters hopes of promotion ended, after an injury time goal at Kenilworth Road, we can only ponder over what might have been.

Medical & Science Shortlists Announced 2016/17

The Football Medical Association have now announced the shortlists for the Medical and Science Team of the Year for the season of 2016/17.

Stats: Luton Townn v Blackpool

All the stats from Luton Townn (3) vs (3) Blackpool, Kenilworth Road, 18/05/17 19:45 Att: 10,032

Luton v Blackpool - Team-Sheets

Kenilworth Road will be rocking tonight as the Hatters look to overturn a 3-2 deficit from the first leg of the League Two play-off semi-final, against Blackpool.

Archived Vital Luton Articles

Vital Luton articles from

Site Journalists

Mad Hatter
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Blackpool (Play-Off 2nd Leg)?
Suggested By: Mad Hatter
Moore26%
Justin23%
Cuthbert7%
Sheehan0%
Rea7%
Potts30%
Npanzu0%
Lee0%
D'Ath0%
Hylton7%
Vassell0%
Cook0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Luton Town Results (view all)

Luton Town Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League