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Report: Longridge Town 2 Blackpool 4

Seasiders Record Pre-Season Victory At Mike Riding Ground

28 July 2019

A Blackpool side record a 4-2 pre-season friendly victory away at Longridge Town this afternoon.

The team, featuring players requiring minutes, started the contest well, with Yusifu Ceesay and Harry Pritchard having opportunities to open the scoring, only for Longridge keeper Lee Dovey to thwart them on both occasions.

The first goal came prior to the 30-minute mark though, courtesy of Nathan Shaw, who was teed up by Callum Guy.  

Five minutes later, it was 2-0 thanks to Yusifu Ceesay, adding to his brace at Squires Gate in midweek.

The goals kept coming for the Seasiders, with Harry Pritchard putting Blackpool three ahead, prior to the aptly named Tom Ince pulling one back for

After a second-half period without any further goals, Longridge Town had the opportunity to reduce arrears again, this time from the penalty spot. Tom Ince stepped up after Paul Turner was fouled in the box and scored his and the team’s second of the afternoon, leaving the game to finish 4-2 to Blackpool.  

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