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15 Feb 2018

LG PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK: BLACKPOOL DEFEAT LEAGUE LEADERS WITH DESERVED WIN

The League Managers Association’s five-man panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Joe Royle, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry, has determined that the LG Performance of the Week Award should go to Blackpool for their 2-0 victory against Wigan Athletic on Tuesday 13th February 2018.

The experienced and highly distinguished panel has managed a combined total of over 6,000 competitive matches in professional football.

Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer will receive a celebratory bottle of champagne, courtesy of Tanners Wines, and an LG Performance of the Week trophy in a presentation to commemorate the result.

Match Report

First-half goals from Armand Gnanduillet and Kelvin Mellor saw Blackpool pull off a fantastic result at league leaders Wigan Athletic.

The pair got on the score-sheet inside the first 40 minutes and then formed part of a resolute side that put their bodies on the line to secure all three points at the DW Stadium.

Read more here: https://www.blackpoolfc.co.uk/news/2018/february/report-wigan-athletic-0-blackpool-2/