Ryan Edwards came close to scoring for the Seasiders

Matt Scrafton's player ratings: Jack Sims enjoys strong debut despite Blackpool slumping to Boxing Day defeat to Accrington

Blackpool slumped to a second straight defeat as they came off second best in today's all-Lancashire Boxing Day clash with Accrington Stanley.

Here's how Pool's players rated:

Made a routine stop before being forced to withdraw during the first half with an untimely injury.

1. Jak Alnwick - 6/10

Made a routine stop before being forced to withdraw during the first half with an untimely injury.
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Steady enough defensively and did little wrong, but needs to offer more going forwards to stay in the team.

2. Ollie Turton - 5/10

Steady enough defensively and did little wrong, but needs to offer more going forwards to stay in the team.
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Did little wrong defensively and won his headers all day long. Also saw a header well saved by the keeper.

3. Ryan Edwards - 6/10

Did little wrong defensively and won his headers all day long. Also saw a header well saved by the keeper.
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Came close with a powerful header but almost gifted Accrington a goal before the break with a weak backpass.

4. Ben Heneghan - 5/10

Came close with a powerful header but almost gifted Accrington a goal before the break with a weak backpass.
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