Date: 9th March 2014 at 7:02pm
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Blackpool made it 18 games without a win yesterday as they crashed to yet another defeat against mid table Bournemouth.

Lewis Grabban scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot on 48 minutes after keeper Matt Gilks brought the striker down. The loss means Blackpool now only sit six points above the relegation zone.

Millwall, Doncaster, Barnsley and Yeovil all picked up wins yesterday which further plunged the Tangerines into a relegation scrap. What`s more worrying is that Yeovil, Barnsley and Charlton (the bottom three sides) all have games in hand on the Seasiders.

It`s getting to the stage in the season where, if you are down the bottom, you have to start playing to the best of your ability if you really want to survive. Evidently Pool are not doing this, yet other sides in a similar position are picking up vital wins.

It`s impossible to see where the next win is coming from. Theoretically, Pool have had many ‘winnable` games recently but have failed to get the result needed.
Fans are understandably frustrated, in particular with the owner Karl Oyston. His lack of spending on permanent signings and in other key areas of the club has to be a massive reason as to why the side are struggling

It`s unfair to blame Barry Ferguson; he`s an inexperienced manager with an impossible task who is clearly doing his very best to try and turn things around. There`s only so much you can do when managing a team with so little confidence. The team simply aren`t performing for him.

Up next for Blackpool is Millwall at home on Tuesday. It`s obvious what needs to happen, they have to start winning. The game also sees former manager Ian Holloway return to Bloomfield Road which will perhaps offer a reminder as to how good Blackpool once were.

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