Steven Pressley’s Fleetwood preserve hope while Blackpool all but lose theirs

24 April 2016 09:00
Goalless draw serves Fleetwood better in first Fylde Coast league derby at Highbury, with Blackpool closer to second relegation in as many seasonsSt George’s Day may have marked the penultimate throes of Karl Oyston’s Blackpool in League One. If they had beaten Fleetwood in the first-ever Fylde Coast league derby at Highbury Stadium they would have climbed above them and had their fate in their own hands with two games to go. As it is, after a goalless draw they stay below the dotted line, with Fleetwood just above it and only Shrewsbury and Chesterfield catchable.Moreover Shrewsbury can get out of range on Tuesday, when they play a game in hand at Walsall, where Fleetwood go a week Monday. Blackpool are at home on Saturday to Wigan, who are as good as up and will be looking to be champions. Fylde seems certain to lose one of its teams to League Two and maybe both. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian