Deadly Dobbie hails team effort

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MODEST Stephen Dobbie says he doesn’t want too many headlines about his latest goals – claiming his team-mates deserve all the credit, writes STEVE CANAVAN.

Dobbie fired another brace to make it four goals in two starts since his return on loan.

The striker said: “I came to Blackpool because I know the manager and the players, but I am only here to help them.

“They have worked extremely hard all season, so I am just a small part of it.

“They deserve all the credit for where we now are in the table.

“But if I can continue to play the way I am, hopefully it will help these boys get to the biggest league in the world.”

Just like he did against Southampton six days earlier, the 29-year-old hit the target from the penalty spot.

But his opening goal was something altogether special. Picking up the ball ten yards outside the penalty area, he embarked on a mazy run and beat three defenders before slotting home.

Dobbie smiled: “It is definitely in my top ten goals list.

“I saw a few players coming towards me. I flicked it through a couple of legs and luckily the toe-poke I hit managed to sneak underneath the keeper’s hands. It was a great feeling.

“The way I play I try to look for the little holes in between the midfield and the defence, and that’s what I did on that occasion – I just saw a little bit of space, went for it and got lucky.

“But the most important thing is that we have another three points leading into Monday’s game against Barnsley.”