Arsenal have already encountered problems ahead of their FA Cup third round tie against Blackpool, as a home fan sat on the club’s team bus to prevent it from leaving their hotel.
Blackpool fans are believed to have scheduled a number of demonstrations in response to their controversial owner Owen Oysten, both ahead and during the game at Bloomfield Road, although one fan has started proceedings much earlier.
As reported by The Telegraph, a Blackpool fan perched himself on top of the Premier League
side’s team bus outside their hotel, with Lancashire Police and a replacement bus called to the scene. The Gunners were eventually able to leave, but behind schedule.
In what is a televised game against Arsenal, which set to kick off at 17:30 GMT, between 20-30 police officers are set to be stationed inside the ground to prevent any planned protests spilling onto the field.
Supporters of Blackpool have already made a statement against the club’s owners, after the club