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Doyle: Need To Show Fight

27 September 2015

Goalkeeper Grateful For Quick Turnaround

Goalkeeper Colin Doyle is relieved Blackpool have a quick opportunity to make amends for Saturday’s defeat to Shrewsbury Town this week.

The Seasiders conceded twice in four second-half minutes to remain bottom of League One, but are back in action on Tuesday evening.

Welcoming Chesterfield to Bloomfield Road, Doyle believes the fixture comes at an ideal time for Pool.

“We’ve gone on to lose, we’re bottom of the table, so the best thing we can do on Tuesday is show a bit of fight,” said Doyle.

"It’s still early on, but we do need to start picking up a few victories. We’ve got a good chance on Tuesday night if we believe that we can win.

“We can’t afford to start losing any more because we’ll start finding ourselves behind teams and having to claw it back.”

There’d been little between Blackpool and Shrewsbury until Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro opened the scoring and then sealed the victory with his second soon after.

“The most disappointing thing is we’ve lost the game. There wasn’t much in it in the first-half, but the way we played compared to the second-half against Barnsley was poor. 

“If the first goal goes anywhere else I’d probably save it, he’s drilled it between my legs, which for a goalkeeper is always disappointing – they’re the hardest ones to read.

“We seem to play well for 45 minutes or 60 minutes, but we need to put that into 90 minutes to get the result we need,” he added.

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