Seasiders claim win over Wolves
Luke Varney and Marlon Harewood piled on the pressure for Wolves by firing Blackpool to a 2-1 victory in front of Prince William on Saturday afternoon.
Varney set up a thrilling Barclays Premier League contest with a stunning volley after just three minutes at Bloomfield Road and Harewood added a second just before the interval.
Kevin Doyle set up a tense finish after Nenad Milijas hit the post for Wolves in a fine second-half response but the hosts held on.
Blackpool were buoyed by the presence of inspirational captain Charlie Adam after an injury scare but their stunning opener had nothing to do with the Scot's creativity.
Varney, wide on the left, chested a long Ian Evatt ball past Kevin Foley and watched it bounce before unleashing an inch-perfect 25-yard shot which looped over Marcus Hahnemann and dipped under the crossbar.
The visitors tried to respond but George Elokobi's shot was blocked. Harewood tested Hahnemann with a 30-yard shot but the American saved comfortably low down.
Hahnemann had a moment of uncertainty when he spilled a long-range Evatt shot but there was no danger and he recovered. The incident failed to jolt the keeper into life and another lapse of concentration allowed Blackpool to double their lead.
Hahnemann came out to claim a David Vaughan corner but missed the ball and Varney headed down. Harewood was on hand to stab towards goal and the ball found its way across the line despite the last-ditch efforts of Matt Jarvis.
Wolves started the second period in determined fashion but David Jones sliced a good chance wide. Milijas went even closer after a powerful run down the middle, striking a left-foot shot which beat Kingson to his left but rebounded to safety off the post.
Wolves continued to press and were finally rewarded five minutes from time as Doyle headed home at the far post from an Elokobi cross. Jones went down in the area as Wolves pushed for an equaliser in the dying moments but referee Mark Clattenburg was unimpressed.