Former Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips is hoping to fire Blackpool back into the Premier League on Saturday.
Wembley stadium played host to two North East Football teams today.
York City fans went to Wembley and beat Newport 2-1. It was the first of two visits to the national stadium in the next eight days.
It's been a wonderful Wembley weekend for our region. Yesterday, York City beat Newport County in the final of the FA Vase. The Minstermen enjoyed the Wembley experience so much, they're going back next week.
Two Northern League football teams, Dunston UTS and West Auckland, contest the FA Carlsberg Vase final at Wembley today. It's the first time since 1954 that two North-East sides will have met at Wembley.
It's also only the third time in FA Vase history that two teams from the same league have played one another in the final and the eighth time in the past 16 years that the Northern League will have provided at least one of the Vase finalists.
Football fans wanting to support West Auckland Town in this season's FA Vase final have until tonight to purchase tickets.
The County Durham club face Gateshead-based Dunston UTS in Sunday's final showdown at Wembley.
Both team's have been allocated 6,000 tickets for supporters. But West Auckland fans wanting to buy them in advance have until 8:30pm tonight.
Any tickets not sold will be sent back to the FA after that time.
Dunston UTS fans will have an extra 24-hours to buy their tickets, with sales ending at 8:30pm tomorrow. The club has currently sold more than 2,000 of its allocation.
Supporters who miss the deadlines can still pay at the gate at Wembley on Sunday.
Dunston UTS and West Auckland will play each other in the FA Carlsberg Vase final at Wembley on the 13th May. It's the first time since 1954 that two North East sides will have met at Wembley.
To mark the occasion the League has commissioned a specially brewed beer - League of Our Own