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Arsenal versus Blackpool possibly delayed because a fan won’t get off Arsenal’s coach

Not your everyday delay

There are a few reasons why kick-offs are delayed this time of year.

Arsenal’s game against Blackpool may have to be delayed, but it isn’t the usual cold weather or train cancellations halting this one.

It is a Blackpool fan refusing to get off the top of the Gunner’s coach. Yep, really.


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The setting for the game

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The setting for the game

The ‘fan’ is sitting on top of the team bus in protest against the ownership of Blackpool.

Police have been on the scene and it has been reported the Arsenal team are on their way in a different coach.

This will be Unai Emery’s first FA Cup game

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This will be Unai Emery’s first FA Cup game

The game at Bloomfield Road was die to start at 5.30pm and yet start on time.

It is only in the FA Cup that you get to see situations like this.

Alexandre Lacazette saw the bloke on a bus and got a snap for his Instagram story – offering a real insight.

Lacazette on Instagram

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Lacazette on Instagram

The last time a team bus was so relevant on these isles was ahead of man City and Liverpool’s Champions League quater-final last season.

While that game was mildly affected, today proves you don’t need bottles and flairs – just a stubborn middle aged man and a can-do attitude.


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