Wary of Old Trafford showdown - Evatt
Updated Tuesday, 3rd May 2011
Evatt admits the Seasiders have to secure their Barclays Premier League future before the final day of the season.
Blackpool defender Ian Evatt admits the Seasiders have to secure their Barclays Premier League future before the final day of the season.
A point at home to Stoke kept Ian Holloway's side out of the bottom three courtesy of their goal difference, which is just one better than Wigan's
Evatt believes one more win, which would lift them to 38 points, will be enough to secure a second season in the top flight but that it has to come in their next two matches as they head to Old Trafford on the final day - where Manchester United have dropped just two points all season.
"Nobody knows how many points we will need but I believe three more will be enough," he said.
"We will be going for them on Saturday at Tottenham. If we don't get them there, we will be looking at a massive match against Bolton at home.
"We have to win that one really because we don't want to be going to Old Trafford needing a win."
Holloway- Well see Blackpool rock.
Ian Holloway believes Blackpool's run-in is preferable to those of their rivals in the Barclays Premier League relegation battle.
The Seasiders could have given their survival bid a major boost with victory over Stoke at Bloomfield Road but were held to a 0-0 draw, ensuring they remain firmly in the scrap with three matches left to play.
Holloway's team take on Bolton in their final home game between trips to Tottenham and Manchester United, and the manager said: "I think the run-in is vital, in terms of who we have got compared to who other people have got.
"If we had teams like Wolves or West Ham at home or away - I'd much rather take these ones.
"It might sound crazy, but our fans will be right up for Tottenham away and Manchester United away, and we have got Bolton here.
"When you look at those games - who knows? There are a lot of games you wouldn't have given us a chance in this year, but we've managed to produce things."
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