What does Blackpool's assist king Liam Feeney have in common with Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne?

The only player in England's top four divisions to have produced as many assists as Blackpool's Liam Feeney this season is Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne.

Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 3:06 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 4:14 pm

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The 33-year-old has bagged 17 assists this season in all competitions, the same number as the Belgian wizard.

Fourteen of Feeney's assists have come in League One, his latest coming at the weekend as the wing-back provided the cross for Joe Nuttall's stoppage-time winner in the 2-1 victory against Ipswich Town.

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Two further assists have come in the EFL Trophy, with one more in the Carabao Cup.

Nicky Adams (Northampton) and Charlie Kirk (Crewe) have 14, while Niclas Eliasson (Bristol City), Matheus Pereira (West Brom), Scott Fraser (Burton) and Randell Williams (Exeter) all have 13.

Feeney, in his second season with the Seasiders, bagged his first goal for the club in the 3-1 win against Fylde coast rivals Fleetwood Town back in December.

It remains his only goal for Blackpool to date in 82 appearances.

Liam Feeney has bagged 17 assists in all competitions this season

The winger's contract runs out at the end of the season but the club hold the option to extend by a further 12 months.

Liam Feeney has bagged 17 assists in all competitions this season