Blackburn v Brighton off

  • Last Updated: December 22 2012, 13:18 GMT

Blackburn's Championship match against Brighton on Saturday has been called off following the wet weather.

Ewood Park: Game called off due to waterlogged pitch

The heavy rainfall, which has affected numerous fixtures, forced the cancellation due to a waterlogged pitch.

A post on Blackburn's official Twitter feed read: "Today's match against Brighton has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch. A new date will be arranged in due course."

A further statement on the Blackburn website said: "Referee Robert Madley made a pitch inspection at 12.15pm and with player safety paramount, deemed the pitch unplayable due to the heavy rain experienced in Lancashire over the last few days."