Ferguson: We are all hurting

Andy Keogh
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Barry Ferguson said everyone was hurting after Saturday’s defeat against Yeovil.

James Hayter scored a first-half penalty and Tom Lawrence, on loan from Manchester United, grabbed his first Yeovil goal to ensure Elliot Grandin’s superb 78th-minute strike was nothing but a consolation for Blackpool.

Defeat leaves Blackpool just six points above the relegation zone in 18th and caretaker manager Barry Ferguson was less than happy.

“They were the better team on the day, which is disappointing for me because the way I want to play is not the way that I know the boys in that dressing room played and that’s what disappoints me,” Ferguson said.

“I’ll put it down to a bad day at the office. But it’s hurting because I know those boys inside out and that’s not the way they want to play.

“I knew myself what position we were in and we’ve been in that position since I took over. The last three weeks is the way that I wanted the boys to go about their business.

“We’ve had a couple of defeats in those five games but the way they showed me that they wanted to play for the shirt, for Blackpool.”