Ian Evatt: Blackpool defender expected to miss rest of season

Blackpool defender Ian Evatt

Blackpool defender Ian Evatt is likely to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on a knee injury.

The 31-year-old centre-back, who is in his seventh season at Bloomfield Road, has not played since a 1-1 draw against Bristol City on 17 November.

"He's been to London to see one of the main specialists," caretaker boss Steve Thompson told the club website.external-link "He'll now be out for the foreseeable future."

Evatt has featured in 203 games for Blackpool since joining in 2006.

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