SLIDESHOW: Blackpool 0 Newcastle 1

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Blackpool handed debuts to their two new signings as they finished their pre-season with a defeat against Newcastle.

Shola Ameobi’s fifth minute strike was the difference between the sides on the day Michael Chopra and Steven Davies appeared for the first time in Tangerine.

Davies had the ball in the net mid-way through the second half, only for his header to be ruled offside.

Despite the triallist experiment being over, Ince handed game time to three more on Sunday.

Neal Bishop was joined by South African international Daylon Claasen and French midfielder Massire Kante.

Blackpool’s season begins on Saturday with a trip to Doncaster

Pool: Gilks, MacKenzie, Broadfoot (Basham 70), Cathcart (Caprice 82), Harris, Ince (Barkhuizen 80), Grant (Claasen 60), Angel (Osbourne 75), Ferguson (Kante 70), Chopra (Bishop 72), Davies (Eccleston 70).

Subs: Halstead, Banvo.

Newcastle: Elliot, Santon, Cabaye, Williamson, Sissoko, Gouffran, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Ameobi, Debuchy, Taylor.

Subs: Yangambiwa, Ameobi, Vuckic, Dummett, Alnwick, Campbell.

Att: 6863 (2384 away)