Fans were left fuming after the Tangerines went down 3-0 to Charlton at home
Blackpool edged another defeat closer to mathematical relegation, going down 3-0 to Charlton Athletic at Bloomfield Road. Goals from former Blackpool man Chris Eagles, Simon Church and Johann Berg Gudmundsson condemned the Tangerines to their 24th defeat of the season.
Eagles opened the scoring in the first half on 31 minutes after Gudmundsson had seen his shot saved by Lewis, and the Icelandic winger was involved again as it became two just after the hour mark, teeing up Simon Church to smash his shot into the roof of the net.
The 24-year-old rounded off a good night's work with the third, curling home a free kick into the top right corner leaving Blackpool 18 points adrift with just 24 to play for.
Lee Clark had brought Joe Lewis, Peter Clarke, Miles Addison and Dom Telford into the team as he reshuffled his pack again hours after telling the local press that some of his players were not just playing for their Blackpool futures but a future within the game.
He wasn't aided by Charles Dunne coming down with illness in the warm-up, forcing Clark to bring in David Ferguson and move Connor Oliver onto the bench.
The Bloomfield Road faithful seemed a lot more sparse than the official 9,168 attendance with pre-match protest slogans against Karl Oyston projected onto the side of one of the stands showing the strength of feeling from within.
After the match, fans took to social media to vent their feelings.
Comparison time! Stockport's record low in 01/02 was 26 points and -60 GD. Blackpool now 22 points and -48 GD with eight games left to play.— Chris (@onedavebamber) March 17, 2015
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