Eardley sidelined for Seasiders

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway has been hit by the loss of Neal Eardley ahead of the Championship clash with Crystal Palace at Bloomfield Road.

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Eardley: Has hamstring injury

Eardley: Has hamstring injury

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Eardley sustained a hamstring injury in Tuesday's 3-0 defeat at Sheffield United and is set for an extended period on the sidelines.

His place could go to Andy Butler, although centre-half Ian Evatt may come into contention as he continues his way back to full fitness.

Left-back Stephen Crainey played the full 90 minutes at Bramall Lane, just 10 days after suffering a knee problem that looked as if it may require surgery.

Algeria international Hameur Bouazza has been dogged by a groin problem since the African Nations Cup and is set to remain sidelined.

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