Birmingham City’s Lyle Taylor speaks out after Blackpool hammering

The striker sent a message to Blues fans in a post on his Instagram page

Birmingham City forward Lyle Taylor has apologised to fans after his side’s 6-1 defeat at Blackpool.

Blues suffered an Easter Monday mauling at Bloomfield Road as Jake Beesley’s double helped fire the Tangerines to their first win in six Sky Bet Championship matches.

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A furious stand of 3,500 travelling fans let rip at their players throughout the one-sided contest as mathematically-safe City slumped to their third defeat on the spin, including 10 goals conceded in the last two matches alone.

Lyle Taylor

Taylor apologised to supporters in a post on his Instagram page.

He wrote: “Being beaten is part of football, but being embarrassed in front of your own fans is unacceptable.

“You spend your money, and more importantly, your time through thick, thin and indifferent.

“Yesterday was embarrassing for us all. I’m sorry. We’re sorry. Nothing any of us can say will make it better, we can only show you next time we put the shirt on.

“Sorry Bluenoses and I hope you all got home safe.”

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