Date: 17th April 2016 at 6:29pm
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Blackpool’s League 1 season continued with a defeat against Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday.

A three-nil defeat at Rochdale, who are still chasing a play-off place, means Blackpool remain in the bottom four.

Shrewsbury, Fleetwood and Oldham are those closest to us at the moment.

Rochdale went ahead in the 45th-minute when Ashley Eastham headed in a Donal McDermott with the lead doubled five-minutes into the second half when Joe Bunney scored.

Defeat was confirmed on the hour when Nathaniel Mendez-Laing scored leaving Pools two-points from safety remaining in 21st.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other games played at the weekend….

These were the other results.

Saturday 16th April 2016
Chesterfield 0-3 Sheff Utd
Burton 0-0 Barnsley
Colchester 1-4 Peterborough
Coventry 2-1 Millwall
Crewe 2-3 Scunthorpe
Doncaster 3-1 Wigan
Fleetwood 1-1 Oldham
Gillingham 0-2 Port Vale
Rochdale 3-0 Blackpool
Shrewsbury 1-1 Bradford
Swindon 0-1 Bury
Walsall 1-0 Southend

Burton (nil-nil) missed the chance to close in on the leaders when held by Barnsley, who are still seeking a play-off place, but the Brewers retain second place behind Wigan (three-one) who were surprisingly beaten by relegation threatened Doncaster, who gave their slim chances of staying up a boost.

The Gillingham (two-one) defeat to Port Vale leaves the Gills holding onto the final play-off spot.

Colchester (four-one) are strong favourites to join Crewe in going down with the fading chances of a miraculous escape dented by the loss at the Weston Homes Community Stadium against Peterborough.

Crewe are gone, Colchester and Doncaster likely to join them with it the final relegation spot that’s very open at the moment.

With it currently Blackpool (three-nil) holding this after the defeat at Rochdale leaving them two-points off Shrewsbury (one-one), who drew with Bradford, and Fleetwood (one-one), who drew with Oldham, with the Latics a further point on from Pools.

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