Making his eighth consecutive start against Oxford on Saturday, Ballard put in another fine display as he doubled Blackpool's advantage before the half-time break with a towering header.
Blackpool have conceded just three goals in those eight games with Ballard in the starting line-up.
The 21-year-old will miss Blackpool's next few games as he links up with the Northern Ireland national team.
Signing off in style.
@dg_ballard scores his second goal for Blackpool - prior to reporting for international duty with @NorthernIreland
— Blackpool FC (@BlackpoolFC) March 21, 2021
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