Bexhill College student Dan Blackmore will be involved in the FA Cup 1st round this weekend as part of the Eastbourne Borough squad who are facing League One Blackpool live on National TV
Dan, who is in his third year at the College and currently studying Personal Training after completing his sport BTEC, also captained Sussex under 18s last season. He is expected to be part of the squad who take on the Tangerines who were in the Premier League a few short seasons ago
Growing up an Eastbourne Borough fan, Dan’s versatility has seen him play at right back, central midfield and up front this season and he is relishing the prospect of turning out for his boyhood favourites in the cup this weekend
“I’m so excited, it’s 15 years since Boro were last in the first round of the FA Cup so to be involved this time around is a dream come true. I just hope I get to play some part in the game on Sunday. My Dad was the first ever season ticket holder at Eastbourne, so this is going to be a big day for all the family”
Bexhill College and Eastbourne Borough enjoy a close partnership with the College being the club’s main sponsor as well as the Borough Academy being run from the College’s campus
The game kicks off live on BT Sport 1 on Sunday 8th November at 2.30pm
Everyone at Bexhill College wishes Dan and Eastbourne Borough the very best of luck on Sunday
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