Barrow manager and former Seasider Ian Evatt is being lined up for a return to the pitch when his side take on Blackpool in a pre-season friendly.

The National League side host Blackpool at Holker Street on Saturday, July 20.

Barrow’s Twitter account announced on Friday that, should their tweet receive 1,000 retweets, then Evatt will play the final five minutes of the friendly clash.

That target was reached the following morning, causing Evatt to tweet: “How have I been dragged into this?”

Read more: https://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/sport/football/blackpool-fc/barrow-boss-ian-evatt-to-line-up-against-blackpool-in-pre-season-friendly-1-9765253

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