Liam Feeney was delighted to get off the mark and claim his first Blackpool goal in the 3-1 win over Fleetwood Town.
The winger has been top of the assists chart in League One for the majority of this season, but before Saturday hadn’t found the back of the net in the 18 months he’s been at Bloomfield Road.
Yet, just 11 minutes into the contest with Fylde coast neighbours, Fleetwood Town, Feeney scored with a good low strike – something which he claims a few people said would happen in the match.
“A few people said to me before the game that they had a feeling I was going to score,” Feeney said.
“The manager and the assistant were talking about it to me before the match, and how important it was that I got amongst the goals, so it must’ve been written in the stars.
“It was a great feeling to finally score and break the deadlock, especially in a game like that.”
The victory over Fleetwood Town marks the start of busy period for the Seasiders, with trips to Sunderland, Tranmere Rovers and Rotherham United coming up, as well as a home match with Shrewsbury Town and an FA Cup tie at Championship side, Reading.
With this in mind, Feeney feels it’s been the perfect start to a busy up and coming Christmas schedule.
“We’ve got a busy period coming up which will be a real test for us,” he said.
“The Christmas period has a chance to take it’s toll on the squad, but I think we’ve been playing really well recently and all of the lads are fit and feeling strong.
“It’ll be a huge test with the matches coming up, but we’re going into them in great form by winning six of the last seven at home. We start with Sunderland away next week, where we’ll be targeting another three points in an effort to hit our aims for the end of the season.”