POOL missed out on a place in the Lancashire Senior Cup final after losing on penalties to Manchester United following a goalless draw at Altrincham.
Anders Lindegaard marked his return from injury with a save from Jamie Menagh to clinch the semi-final for United as the shoot-out went to sudden-death.
Blackpool had the better of the early exchanges as Gerardo Bruna went close in the first minute and Roman Bednar missed a good chance.
Pool keeper Mark Halstead twice denied Joshua King, turning one effort on to the woodwork.
United will face Accrington Stanley in the final.
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