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Sharp goal is no surprise to Holloway
10:58am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in Sport
SAINTS striker Billy Sharp scored again for Nottingham Forest last night – and Blackpool boss Ian Holloway wasn’t at all surprised.
Sharp, on loan to Forest, netted his second goal in four days to give the visitors the lead at Bloomfield Road last night.
Blackpool hit back to lead 2-1 before another forward with Saints connections, Dexter Blackstock, plundered a last minute leveller.
Holloway took heart from how his side responded to the first-half setback.
"When that soft goal went in I thought 'here we go'. Things haven't been going our way lately. We said let's be brave and positive and we'll do well," he said.
"I said in the team meeting if Billy Sharp scores against us - he always does - then we shouldn't be bothered. The team laughed but then he went and scored.”