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Brett Ormerod happy with Blackpool landmark goal

Brett Ormerod
Brett Ormerod began his career as a trainee with Blackburn

Blackpool's Brett Ormerod expects to be the subject of a quiz question after becoming the first player to score in the top four divisions for the club.

The 34-year-old, who played for the club between 1997 and 2001 before returning in 2009, scored the historic goal in the 3-1 victory over Tottenham.

He told BBC Radio Lancashire: "It will probably make a good quiz question.

"It's always nice to have a record like that and that people will stop asking me when I'm going to score this goal."

He added: "I haven't been losing any sleep over it thinking if I don't get it it's the end of the world. I've scored plenty of goals for Southampton in the Premier League so I know I can do it.

"It's done now so hopefully I can kick on from there."

Ormerod scored his first goal for Blackpool at Carlisle on Boxing Day 1997 in the old Division Two and went on to score 62 goals for the club before sealing a £1.75m move to Southampton in December 2001.

He returned to Bloomfield Road in January 2009 following his release by Preston and scored the winning goal in the 2010 Championship play-off final victory over Cardiff at Wembley to secure promotion to the Premier League.

Ormerod said: "I'm confident in my ability that if I get a few chances I'll stick one away.

"I just remember Matty Phillips getting the ball and I just took a gamble on the defender not knowing I was there and trying to turn out and he did.

"I just put my head down and hit it. It's always a nice feeling to score but I think the three points are more important than that."



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