League One
BlackpoolBlackpool5ScunthorpeScunthorpe United0

Blackpool 5-0 Scunthorpe United

Brad Potts
Brad Potts (left) has five goals for the Tangerines this season

Blackpool moved out of the League One relegation zone with an emphatic win over Scunthorpe United.

The Seasiders went into the game as the division's lowest scorers, but Tom Aldred's header and Brad Potts' finish put them 2-0 up within 12 minutes.

Potts added his second when played through by David Norris who then pounced after a goalmouth scramble.

Danny Philliskirk's first goal for Blackpool capped the rout as the hosts climbed to 19th.

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins talking to BBC Radio Humberside's Mike White:

"That can never happen again, that was really poor today....it's left me feeling angry and that some players just can't handle the situation.

"You can look at some of the stats and try to get some comfort out of it, doesn't make any difference really, you come back to the scoreline. The five goals in reverse has been massively, massively disappointing.

"I take 100% responsibility for all results, that's the nature of the business, I'm not shirking away from anything."

Line-ups

Blackpool

  • 1Doyle
  • 2White
  • 25Aimson
  • 15Aldred
  • 3Ferguson
  • 4McAlister
  • 19NorrisSubstituted forRiversat 75'minutes
  • 8Potts
  • 28YeatesSubstituted forOsayi-Samuelat 70'minutes
  • 10Redshaw
  • 17Philliskirk

Substitutes

  • 7Rivers
  • 12Oliver
  • 14Herron
  • 16Boyce
  • 18Dunne
  • 21Osayi-Samuel
  • 23Letheren

Scunthorpe

  • 1Daniels
  • 33ClarkeSubstituted forWisemanat 66'minutes
  • 5Mirfin
  • 23Wallace
  • 3Laird
  • 26Ness
  • 9Madden
  • 15Dawson
  • 12Bishop
  • 10van VeenBooked at 58minsSubstituted forWoottonat 66'minutes
  • 7WilliamsBooked at 19mins

Substitutes

  • 2Wiseman
  • 6Canavan
  • 13Anyon
  • 16Adelakun
  • 17Townsend
  • 18King
  • 29Wootton
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
6,004

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home12
Away17
Shots on Target
Home9
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home6
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 5, Scunthorpe United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 5, Scunthorpe United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Blackpool 5, Scunthorpe United 0. Danny Philliskirk (Blackpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Brad Potts.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Colin Doyle.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Hayden White (Blackpool).

  8. Post update

    Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Murray Wallace (Scunthorpe United) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Will Aimson.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Bright Samuel.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Danny Philliskirk (Blackpool).

  13. Post update

    Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Jarrett Rivers replaces David Norris.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jamie Ness (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jamie Ness (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Bright Samuel replaces Mark Yeates.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kyle Wootton replaces Kevin van Veen.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Scott Wiseman replaces Jordan Clarke.