Gary Bowyer Hints at Return of Two Forwards against Wycombe

  • Posted on: 7 September 2016
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Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer is hoping to have some of his injured strikers back in contention for the game against Wycombe this weekend.


Blackpool are having an injury crisis up front with as many as four strikers being unable to play due to various injuries.

Danny Philliskirk,Kyle Vassell, Jack Redshaw, and Jamille Matt are the current injury concerns plaguing the club. The treatment table also welcomed midfielder Colin Daniel after his injury in the 1-1 draw with Barnet a few days ago. However, managerBowyer says that the club has good news on this regard since the injury is not as big as initially feared.
Mark Cullen is the only fit forward at the disposal ofBowyer. He scored the goal in the game against Barnet but Blackpool were unable to come away with all three points due to a late equaliser fromJohn Akinde. After having managed an opening day victory against Exeter City, Blackpool have been unable to capitalise on the good form shown in pre-season. They suffered a 2-1 loss against Morecambe in the previous game before this draw. The club need to return to winning ways soon and the home match against Wycombe Wanderers could just help them in this regard.

Wycombe also have just one victory this season.“We were so near yet so far but it is important that we recover well and get ready to go again. We have recovered well and we might get one maybe two back for the weekend. Obviously we will know more throughout the course of the day (about Colin Daniel’s knee) but it was not as bad as first feared so that is a bit of a relief.We are hopeful that we are going to get some bodies back soon. “It just highlights the need to bring in some more bodies,” said Bowyer.