Blackpool boss has twin ambition

Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer celebrates victory at Yeovil Town
Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer celebrates victory at Yeovil Town
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Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer is keen to end two runs at Cheltenham Town today.

It has been nearly two months since the Seasiders won on the road and also kept a clean sheet.

The last time both occurred was in their 3-0 victory at Yeovil Town on September 3.

Bowyer says their lack of clean sheets has been a frustration but says it is not due to lack of effort.

Now he hopes the trip to Cheltenham will give his men a clean slate to build on and boost his defence.

He said: “We’ve spoken about that, (the lack of clean sheets).

“We’ve suffered obviously with some decisions going against us and then some wonder goals.

“We are working hard to try and get a clean sheet that will help us massively at the back.”

Brad Potts netted twice in Blackpool’s 4-2 win over high-flying Doncaster Rovers last weekend to take his tally to six so far for the campaign

While Bowyer believes the club’s top scorer has been in fine attacking form, he maintained there is still room for the ex-Carlisle United man to improve.

As an example, Bowyer pointed out Potts’ display in the last-gasp 2-1 defeat at Accrington Stanley earlier this month.

He said: “His two goals have been terrific and he has been in great goalscoring form for us.

“I think he’d be the first to tell us that he owed us it after the Accrington game but I just think there is a lot more to come from Pottsy and we are working really hard to try and bring that out.

“We forget he is still only 22 and he has got over 150 league games which is incredible for someone of his age and he has still got areas of his game that he needs to work on and improve and that is great for us.”