Player ratings: Our marks out of 10 after Blackpool's goalless draw at Walsall

Ben Heneghan delivered his best display so far for Blackpool
Ben Heneghan delivered his best display so far for Blackpool

Blackpool extended their unbeaten run to six games with a 0-0 draw away to in-form Walsall.

MATCH REPORT: Walsall 0-0 Blackpool

Here's how Pool's players rated:

Mark Howard - 6

Barely faced a shot all day but dealt well with what he had to. Helped relieve pressure by claiming high balls into the box.

Michael Nottingham - 7

Delivered an improved defensive performance from Tuesday night and, as always, looks a threat at the other end of the pitch.

Ben Heneghan - 8

His best display in a Blackpool shirt. Won everything in the air and made a number of key tackles and blocks to keep Andy Cook quiet.

Curtis Tilt - 8

Another superb display. Pool already looked solid defensively without him but he still brings so much to the team when he plays.

Marc Bola - 7

Barely put a foot wrong all day defensively and also posed a big threat in attack. Went close to scoring in the first half.

Ollie Turton - 7

Delivered another composed display in the middle of the park. Looks like he’s never played anywhere else other than midfield.

Jay Spearing - 7

Patrolled the midfield once again. Also came close to scoring with a shot from distance in the first half.

Jordan Thompson - 6

Continues to give Blackpool a strong threat from set pieces with his fine deliveries. His corners led to Pool’s clearest chances.

Nathan Delfouneso - 6

Off the pace a little bit in the first half but improved and netted in the final minute, only for his smart finish to be ruled out for offside.

Joe Dodoo - 5

Saw plenty of the ball down the left wing but didn’t do enough with it. Lacked conviction and an end product.

Mark Cullen - 6

Impressed with his hold-up play but left to feed off scraps up front. Had one chance which he sent wide of goal.

Subs used

Liam Feeney - 6

For Dodoo, 46

Provided a more direct threat but failed to capitalise on a couple of tricky opportunities in front of goal.

Harry Pritchard - 6

For Thompson, 72

Had a half-chance come his way five minutes from the end when his effort was deflected into the goalkeeper’s arms.

Armand Gnanduillet - 5

For Cullen, 76

Continues to frustrate. Struggled to hold the ball up and failed to use his height and strength to his advantage.

Subs not used: Mafoumbi, O’Connor, Taylor, Sinclair-Smith

Walsall: Roberts, Leahy, Dobson, Guthrie, Devlin, Morris, Ismail (Wilson), Fitzwater, Osbourne, Ferrier, Cook (Gordon)

Subs not used: Dunn, Kinsella, Kouhyar, Cockerill-Mollett, Parker

Referee: Lee Swabey

Attendance: 4,762 (364 Blackpool)

Next match: Macclesfield Town (away, Tuesday, September 4, 7.45pm, SkyBet League One)