• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 23 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Ridgewell 35"

Zigic 55"

2 - 0

Birmingham City vs Blackpool


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
15 Dann
6 Ridgewell35"
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
22 Hleb
18 Fahey
11 O'Connor
19 Zigic55"
Substitutes
1 Taylor
3 Murphy
4 Bowyer
9 Phillips
14 Derbyshire
17 Michel
28 Jiranek

Blackpool

21 Gilks
5 Eardley
6 Evatt
20 Cathcart
3 Crainey
12 Taylor-Fletcher
11 Vaughan
26 Adam
39 Campbell
9 Harewood
16 Varney
Substitutes
28 Kingson
4 Southern
10 Ormerod
14 Grandin
23 Phillips
29 Carney
31 Keinan

Possession Stats

54%
46%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Blackpool

L L L D D D W L
Head to Head
Blackpool
3-1
Birmingham 06-Mar-1965
Birmingham
3-0
Blackpool 24-Oct-1964
Blackpool
3-0
Birmingham 20-Mar-1964
Birmingham
3-2
Blackpool 09-Nov-1963
Birmingham
3-6
Blackpool 20-Apr-1963
Blackpool
1-1
Birmingham 01-Dec-1962


Live Text Commentary
92:53 +2.53
 

David Vaughan takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster. Corner taken by David Vaughan from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by David Murphy.

92:53 +2.53
 

David Vaughan takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster. Corner taken by David Vaughan from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by David Murphy.

92:07 +2.07
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Crainey, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

92:07 +2.07
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Crainey, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

91:31 +1.31
 

The ball is swung over by David Murphy.

91:31 +1.31
 

The ball is swung over by David Murphy.

90:13 +0.13
 

Outswinging corner taken by David Vaughan. Effort on goal by Keith Southern from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

87:38
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Vaughan.

87:19
 

David Vaughan takes the outswinging corner, The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, clearance by Stephen Carr.

87:10
 

The ball is crossed by David Vaughan, blocked by Stephen Carr.

87:10
 

The ball is crossed by David Vaughan, blocked by Stephen Carr.

86:27
 

Corner taken right-footed by Neal Eardley from the right by-line, Craig Cathcart sends in a cross, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

86:21
 

The ball is sent over by Brett Ormerod, clearance made by Scott Dann.

86:07
 

Centre by Matt Phillips.

85:58
 

Neal Eardley sends in a cross, Stephen Carr makes a clearance.

85:33
 

Inswinging corner taken by Neal Eardley from the right by-line, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

82:49
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Vaughan, Keith Southern takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

82:21
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Matt Derbyshire coming on for Garry O'Connor. Unfair challenge on Matt Phillips by Liam Ridgewell results in a free kick. Neal Eardley takes the free kick.

81:19
 

Neal Eardley takes a shot. Roger Johnson gets a block in.

81:03
 

Corner taken by Stephen Crainey.

80:56
 

Matt Phillips crosses the ball, clearance by Stephen Carr.

78:42
 

Barry Ferguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

77:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Ormerod on Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

76:31
 

David Murphy crosses the ball, Effort from deep inside the area by Lee Bowyer misses to the left of the goal.

76:07
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line.

75:17
 

Outswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line, clearance by Craig Cathcart.

74:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brett Ormerod by Roger Johnson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neal Eardley from right wing.

72:56
Substitution
 

Luke Varney goes off and Brett Ormerod comes on. David Murphy comes on in place of Alexander Hleb. Effort from outside the penalty area by Keith Southern goes wide left of the goal.

72:02
 

The ball is swung over by Neal Eardley, clearance by Scott Dann.

70:45
 

Matt Phillips challenges Liam Ridgewell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

67:54
 

Luke Varney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Foster. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

65:23
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Lee Bowyer coming on for Keith Fahey. Matt Phillips joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marlon Harewood. Keith Southern comes on in place of Charlie Adam.

65:10
 

The ball is sent over by Stephen Carr.

64:30
 

Centre by Stephen Crainey. Charlie Adam takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

64:17
 

The ball is crossed by Neal Eardley, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

63:00
 

Unfair challenge on Charlie Adam by Garry O'Connor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

62:24
 

Gary Taylor-Fletcher concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Ridgewell. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

59:48
 

Alexander Hleb takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in. Sebastian Larsson takes a outswinging corner.

58:49
Yellow card
 

Nikola Zigic booked. Foul by Alexander Hleb on Charlie Adam, free kick awarded. Charlie Adam fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

57:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Carr on Luke Varney. David Vaughan restarts play with the free kick.

55:59
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Blackpool.Keith Fahey takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Evatt. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sebastian Larsson,

55:06
 

Alexander Hleb takes a shot. Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

53:55
 

The official flags Garry O'Connor offside. Direct free kick taken by Neal Eardley.

52:14
 

Ian Evatt challenges Garry O'Connor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

51:14
 

Effort by David Vaughan from a long way out goes over the target.

50:47
 

Stephen Carr delivers the ball, Matthew Gilks makes a save.

49:22
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Luke Varney goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

48:51
 

A cross is delivered by Stephen Crainey, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance. Luke Varney takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

47:28
 

Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Blocked by Barry Ferguson.

46:26
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, Header on goal by Roger Johnson from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

45:12 +0.12
 

The ball is delivered by Charlie Adam.

44:08
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Carr, Close range shot by Nikola Zigic goes wide of the left-hand post.

43:49
 

Unfair challenge on Garry O'Connor by Ian Evatt results in a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the direct free kick.

42:53
 

Foul by Luke Varney on Barry Ferguson, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

41:06
 

The ball is swung over by Neal Eardley.

40:53
 

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

39:16
 

The ball is crossed by Liam Ridgewell.

37:48
 

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

35:58
Goal
 

Liam Ridgewell grabs a headed goal from close range. Birmingham 1-0 Blackpool.Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson. Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Assist by Nikola Zigic.

35:21
 

Liam Ridgewell delivers the ball, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.

31:51
 

Stephen Carr sends in a cross.

31:24
 

Luke Varney takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

31:01
 

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

30:34
 

The ball is delivered by Liam Ridgewell, save by Matthew Gilks.

29:26
 

The ball is swung over by Liam Ridgewell.

28:55
 

Unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Dudley Campbell results in a free kick. Roger Johnson takes the free kick.

28:13
 

David Vaughan takes the outswinging corner, Ben Foster makes a save.

28:06
 

The ball is crossed by Neal Eardley, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

27:01
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Crainey.

26:33
 

The ball is sent over by Gary Taylor-Fletcher, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

25:02
 

Centre by Stephen Carr, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Garry O'Connor goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

24:52
 

Stephen Carr delivers the ball, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

24:22
 

Marlon Harewood challenges Scott Dann unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Roger Johnson.

23:34
 

Unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Luke Varney results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

22:00
 

Garry O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Varney. Charlie Adam restarts play with the free kick.

21:42
 

Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

20:21
 

Effort on goal by Keith Fahey from a long way out goes over the bar.

20:16
 

Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

19:45
 

Volleyed right-footed shot by Garry O'Connor. Blocked by Ian Evatt.

19:45
 

Shot from 30 yards by Garry O'Connor. Blocked by Ian Evatt.

19:18
 

Dudley Campbell takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

18:56
 

The ball is crossed by Luke Varney, clearance made by Liam Ridgewell.

18:34
 

Luke Varney produces a cross, clearance by Roger Johnson.

18:04
 

Luke Varney sends in a cross.

15:26
 

Sebastian Larsson fouled by Charlie Adam, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

13:52
 

Foul by Marlon Harewood on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

13:23
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Keith Fahey goes wide left of the target.

13:00
 

Marlon Harewood challenges Stephen Carr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

11:45
 

The ball is crossed by Keith Fahey.

11:21
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Marlon Harewood.

10:29
 

The official flags Nikola Zigic offside. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

10:21
 

The ball is sent over by Stephen Carr, clearance by David Vaughan.

9:25
 

Liam Ridgewell sends in a cross.

8:31
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, clearance made by Ian Evatt.

7:55
 

Foul by Luke Varney on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

7:39
 

Corner taken by David Vaughan.

6:40
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a shot. Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

5:58
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Marlon Harewood goes wide of the right-hand upright.

5:24
 

Foul by Sebastian Larsson on David Vaughan, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

4:39
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a outswinging corner.

3:02
Yellow card
 

Neal Eardley is booked. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Neal Eardley. Strike on goal comes in from Sebastian Larsson from the free kick, save by Matthew Gilks.

2:21
 

The referee blows for offside against Nikola Zigic. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

2:21
 

The referee blows for offside against Nikola Zigic. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

1:50
 

Stephen Carr fouled by Luke Varney, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

1:03
 

The ball is delivered by Neal Eardley, Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the match started.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

Full time
 

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

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1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

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