Blackpool 2-1 Lincoln City: Neil Critchley’s side win promotion back to the Championship after six years out thanks to brace from Kenny Dougall
- Blackpool’s Ollie Turton scored an own goal in the opening minute of the game
- However, Kenny Dougall equalised for Neil Critchley’s side just before half-time
- Dougall went on to score a second goal to secure Blackpool victory on Sunday
Blackpool have won promotion back to the Championship after beating Lincoln City 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.
It was Kenny Dougall who provided the brace to see Blackpool secure a place in the Championship after six years out.
The result comes as a disappointment to Lincoln City – who have lost both of their previous Football League play-off finals, losing 5-2 against Bournemouth in 2003 and 2-0 against Southend United in 2005.
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Neil Critchley’s side went 1-0 down in the opening minute of the game due to an own goal
However, Kenny Dougall equalised for Neil Critchley’s side just before the half-time mark
Dougall’s goal was a left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner
Fans were present at the stadium to watch the exciting play-off final on Sunday
Blackpool: Maxwell, Turton, Ballard, Husband, Garbutt, Stewart, Dougall, Mitchell, Embleton, Anderson, Yates
Subs: Lawrence-Gabriel, Thorniley, Madine, Ward, Ekpiteta, Hamilton, Moore
Lincoln City: Palmer, Poole, Eyoma, Walsh, Edun, Bridcutt, McGrandles, Grant, Johnson, Hopper, Rogers
Subs: Montsma, Sanders, Scully, Bramall, Morton, Anderson, Long.
Referee: Tony Harrington (Cleveland)
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