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Blackpool 1-3 Grimsby Town

Sam Jones scored twice to secure Grimsby a first win in five matches and dent Blackpool's League Two play-off hopes with a 3-1 victory.

Danny Collins' header was cancelled out by Andrew Boyce's own goal as half-time approached, but the Mariners had enough time to retake the lead before the interval through Jones, whose 70th-minute strike settled matters in the visitors' favour.

The first chance of the game fell to Blackpool after 13 minutes as Bright Osayi-Samuel broke down the left and his low shot from 12 yards was deflected inches wide of the far post.

But it was Grimsby who took the lead four minutes later, when Danny Andrew delivered a superb ball to the far post where ex-Sunderland defender Collins nodded home in front of the travelling fans.

The Seasiders were level after 42 minutes, in slightly fortuitous circumstances, as defender Boyce headed Andy Taylor's cross past his own goalkeeper James McKeown.

Parity did not last long however, as Blackpool failed to deal with a corner in first-half stoppage time and Jones stabbed Grimsby back in front from close range.

Jones grabbed his second after 70 minutes, when he pounced on a defensive lapse from Tom Aldred and raced clear before calmly slotting past Dean Lyness to seal the points for Grimsby.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackpool

  • 27Lyness
  • 2Mellor
  • 15AldredBooked at 90mins
  • 5Robertson
  • 3TaylorSubstituted forMattat 69'minutes
  • 23Daniel
  • 28Payne
  • 12FloresSubstituted forBlackat 69'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 8PottsBooked at 86mins
  • 7VassellSubstituted forCullenat 79'minutes
  • 21Osayi-Samuel

Substitutes

  • 1Slocombe
  • 6Aimson
  • 9Cullen
  • 19Matt
  • 30Delfouneso
  • 35Danns
  • 37Black

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 12Mills
  • 20Boyce
  • 22CollinsSubstituted forPearsonat 90+4'minutes
  • 3Andrew
  • 23JonesSubstituted forVoseat 78'minutes
  • 28GunningBooked at 86minsSubstituted forDisleyat 90'minutes
  • 32Osborne
  • 35Jones
  • 31Clements
  • 29Dyson

Substitutes

  • 4McAllister
  • 5Pearson
  • 8Disley
  • 10Vose
  • 16Berrett
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 27Yussuf
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
4,668

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Blackpool 1, Grimsby Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Blackpool 1, Grimsby Town 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Shaun Pearson replaces Danny Collins.

Attempt missed. Dominic Vose (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Tom Aldred (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Aldred (Blackpool).

Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Bright Samuel (Blackpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Craig Disley replaces Gavin Gunning.

Booking

Ian Black (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ian Black (Blackpool).

Jamey Osborne (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Colin Daniel (Blackpool) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Brad Potts (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Gavin Gunning (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark Cullen (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Gunning (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Mark Cullen replaces Kyle Vassell.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Dominic Vose replaces Dan Jones.

Chris Clements (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool).

Attempt saved. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dan Jones (Grimsby Town).

Attempt missed. Callum Dyson (Grimsby Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 1, Grimsby Town 3. Sam Jones (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Zak Mills.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Jamille Matt replaces Andy Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Ian Black replaces Jordan Flores.

Foul by Brad Potts (Blackpool).

Jamey Osborne (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Taylor (Blackpool).

Jamey Osborne (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Gavin Gunning (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by James McKeown.

Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zak Mills (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Andy Taylor.

Bright Samuel (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

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