Rotherham United’s Academy tasted EFL Youth Alliance Cup defeat on home soil as Blackpool recorded a 4-1 triumph over the youngsters in South Yorkshire.
A bright start saw the Millers register on the scoresheet through Hamish Douglas after just four minutes, but when the Tangerines got moving there was no stopping them.
After the Seasiders drew level, Richard Hairyes’ men were unable to reply again as the visitors went on to notch three further goals and record a comfortable victory in the cup.
Academy | Ford; Booth, Carroll, Day (Watson 45), Exton; Greenhouse, Durose, Warne (Roddis 72), Jenkinson; Douglas; Clark.
Unused | Burnett, Shepherd, Grove.