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Blackpool boss Holloway not getting carried away with impressive season start

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway isn't getting carried away with their surprise start to the season.

The Tangerines have won two of their opening four matches - a sensational 4-0 victory at Wigan and last weekend's 2-0 triumph at Newcastle - and were only held to a draw in another thanks to a late equaliser at Bloomfield Road by Fulham's Dickson Etuhu.

Those results have seen Holloway's side move up to fourth place, although the manager remains open-minded about his team's prospects for the rest of the season.

"There has always been a buzz and the only fear was that it would go pop," he said. "It still could because we have only played four games, but I think the lads have adapted really well and we have bounced back after the Arsenal game.

"It could happen again (against Chelsea) and maybe this division is that far ahead of us.

"Arsenal and Chelsea scored 10 goals between them last week in the Champions League against teams that were near the top of the divisions in their respective countries, so you don't have to be a genius to see how far ahead of most of the rest of the world these clubs are with the money they have had pumped into them.

"We're in that league now and I'm finding it quite amusing, but we're going to try to do what we can do."

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