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Blackpool 2-1 Bolton Wanderers

Blackpool got their first win since Simon Grayson's sacking with a dramatic late 2-1 victory over Bolton.

Connor Ronan's missile handed the lead to the managerless Seasiders, who have reportedly had an approach for Oxford boss Karl Robinson rejected.

Kean Bryan looked to have given the Trotters a point late on, but Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall fired home at the death for the hosts.

Blackpool took the lead when Ronan's thunderbolt from outside the box flew past Wanderers stopper Remi Matthews inside 13 minutes.

Matty Virtue was inches away from adding Blackpool's second after the break when his rocket was deflected over.

Blackpool were indebted to goalkeeper Chris Maxwell as he clawed away substitute Daryl Murphy's effort before stopping Dennis Politic's shot on the hour.

Bryan snuck in at the far post from Joe Dodoo's cross to level two minutes from full time as it appeared the spoils would be shared.

But Dewsbury-Hall fired into the roof of the net from a corner to ensure Blackpool emerged victorious at Bloomfield Road.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Blackpool

  • 32Maxwell
  • 20Turton
  • 42Moore
  • 26HusbandBooked at 74mins
  • 11FeeneySubstituted forEdwardsat 90+3'minutes
  • 40RonanSubstituted forSpearingat 78'minutes
  • 17Virtue-Thick
  • 15Dewsbury-HallBooked at 90mins
  • 29MacDonald
  • 7Delfouneso
  • 30MadineSubstituted forNuttallat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Howe
  • 3Bola
  • 5Edwards
  • 8Spearing
  • 24Nuttall
  • 27Ward
  • 28Sims

Bolton

  • 20Matthews
  • 4Lowe
  • 28Nsiala
  • 5Hobbs
  • 17Bryan
  • 3BunneySubstituted forDodooat 52'minutes
  • 11CrawfordSubstituted forMellisat 82'minutes
  • 8MurphyBooked at 66mins
  • 18HamiltonBooked at 32mins
  • 22Politic
  • 10O'GradySubstituted forMurphyat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Emmanuel
  • 6Delaney
  • 9Murphy
  • 12Fleming
  • 14Mellis
  • 23Dodoo
  • 43Alexander
Referee:
Paul Marsden
Attendance:
8,116

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamBolton
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away16
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1.

Foul by Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers).

Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jacob Mellis (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Virtue-Thick (Blackpool).

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Ryan Edwards replaces Liam Feeney.

Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Liam Feeney.

Attempt blocked. Kean Bryan (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Liam Feeney with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Jason Lowe.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 1, Bolton Wanderers 1. Kean Bryan (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joseph Dodoo with a cross.

Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Ronan (Blackpool).

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Aristote Nsiala.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Aristote Nsiala.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Matthew Virtue-Thick.

Luke Murphy (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Calum MacDonald (Blackpool).

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Dennis Politic.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Joe Nuttall replaces Gary Madine.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Jacob Mellis replaces Alister Crawford.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Kean Bryan.

Attempt missed. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Gary Madine.

Attempt missed. Gary Madine (Blackpool) left footed shot from very close range is too high. Assisted by Liam Feeney with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Jay Spearing replaces Connor Ronan.

Attempt missed. Connor Ronan (Blackpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Liam Feeney.

Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Calum MacDonald.

Attempt blocked. Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alister Crawford.

Attempt saved. Daryl Murphy (Bolton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ethan Hamilton with a headed pass.

Booking

James Husband (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by James Husband (Blackpool).

Attempt missed. Luke Murphy (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Ethan Hamilton (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Virtue-Thick (Blackpool).

Attempt missed. Alister Crawford (Bolton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kean Bryan with a cross.

Attempt missed. Ethan Hamilton (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Daryl Murphy.

Dennis Politic (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Rotherham33187859342561
2Coventry321613346301661
3Wycombe3317884437759
4Sunderland331610746271958
5Portsmouth32168848321656
6Peterborough331671065392655
7Fleetwood321510748361255
8Oxford Utd33159956342254
9Ipswich331410945321352
10Gillingham33121473930950
11Doncaster321391047321548
12Burton321210104544146
13Bristol Rovers32119123545-1042
14Blackpool321011114140141
15Lincoln City34116174144-339
16Accrington33109144651-539
17Shrewsbury32911122839-1138
18MK Dons33106173545-1036
19Rochdale3296173653-1733
20Wimbledon33710163751-1431
21Tranmere3268183258-2626
22Southend3337233582-4716
23Bolton3158182564-3911
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