• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Davies 45"

King 51"

Redmond 88"

3 - 0

Birmingham City vs Blackpool


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
23 Spector
24 Davies45"
4 Caldwell
3 Murphy
7 Burke
18 Fahey
8 N'Daw
11 Beausejour
19 Zigic
9 King51"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
6 Ridgewell
12 Mutch
22 Redmond88"
39 Wood

Blackpool

29 Howard
15 Baptiste
6 Evatt
20 Cathcart
3 Crainey
23 Phillips
14 Sylvestre
16 Ferguson
39 McManaman
8 Grandin
12 Taylor-Fletcher
Substitutes
5 Eardley
7 Clarke
9 Phillips
17 Basham
36 Ince

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W

Blackpool

D D D L L L L D
Head to Head
Blackpool
2-2
Birmingham 26-Nov-2011
Blackpool
2-0
Birmingham 24-Jan-2009
Birmingham
0-1
Blackpool 20-Sep-2008
Birmingham
2-1
Blackpool 04-Apr-1972
Blackpool
1-1
Birmingham 25-Sep-1971
Birmingham
2-3
Blackpool 26-Dec-1969


Live Text Commentary
93:25 +3.25
 

Jordon Mutch challenges Chris Basham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ludovic Sylvestre restarts play with the free kick.

92:59 +2.59
 

Chris Wood is ruled offside. Ian Evatt restarts play with the free kick.

88:48
Goal
 

Nathan Redmond finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 3-0 Blackpool.Assist on the goal came from Chris Wood.

87:04
 

Effort from a long way out by Keith Fahey goes wide right of the goal.

83:49
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Baptiste, Chris Basham challenges Boaz Myhill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

82:48
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Save made by Mark Howard.

81:59
Substitution
 

Chris Wood is brought on as a substitute for Marlon King.

81:11
 

Corner taken right-footed by Nathan Redmond, clearance by Ian Evatt.

80:23
 

The ball is swung over by Nathan Redmond. The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour.

79:30
 

Jordon Mutch takes a long range shot clearing the bar.

79:18
 

A cross is delivered by Nathan Redmond, Mark Howard makes a save.

79:10
 

The ball is sent over by Jordon Mutch, clearance by Ian Evatt.

78:22
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ludovic Sylvestre on Guirane N'Daw. Direct free kick taken by Steven Caldwell. Jordon Mutch joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nikola Zigic.

77:32
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Mark Howard makes a save.

76:01
Substitution
 

Chris Burke goes off and Nathan Redmond comes on.

75:08
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ludovic Sylvestre, Guirane N'Daw makes a clearance.

73:32
 

Marlon King produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

73:21
 

A cross is delivered by Jean Beausejour, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

72:42
 

Ian Evatt takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

71:35
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save by Mark Howard.

70:46
Substitution
 

Kevin Phillips comes on in place of Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

69:44
 

Matt Phillips gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

69:04
 

Stephen Crainey sends in a cross, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

67:05
 

David Murphy concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Ince. Alex Baptiste restarts play with the free kick.

65:44
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke.

64:56
 

The referee penalises Stephen Crainey for handball. David Murphy delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

64:37
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, Mark Howard makes a clearance.

63:26
 

The offside flag is raised against Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

62:51
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.

60:02
Substitution
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Burke, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance. Chris Basham joins the action as a substitute, replacing Elliot Grandin. (Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Thomas Ince coming on for Callum McManaman.

57:35
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Chris Burke takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Close range headed effort by David Murphy goes wide of the left-hand post. Save made by Mark Howard.

54:35
Red card
 

Barry Ferguson is sent off. Unfair challenge on Guirane N'Daw by Barry Ferguson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

51:56
Goal
 

Marlon King gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

49:47
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke, clearance by Ian Evatt.

49:00
 

Callum McManaman concedes a free kick for a foul on David Murphy. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

47:55
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line.

46:07
 

Matt Phillips takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

44:03
Goal
 

Effort on goal by Elliot Grandin from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar. A cross is delivered by Jonathan Spector, Chris Burke takes a shot. Mark Howard makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line, Curtis Davies scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Birmingham 1-0 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

43:06
 

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Mark Howard.

42:17
 

The referee blows for offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

41:33
 

Steven Caldwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Stephen Crainey restarts play with the free kick.

40:28
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Chris Burke.

37:49
Yellow card
 

Foul by Marlon King on Ian Evatt, free kick awarded. Booking for Marlon King for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Mark Howard.

36:52
 

Chris Burke takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Matt Phillips.

36:30
 

The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour, Barry Ferguson makes a clearance.

35:54
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in.

35:41
 

Jean Beausejour crosses the ball, Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.

33:01
 

Ian Evatt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

31:11
 

Marlon King has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

29:41
 

The ball is crossed by David Murphy, Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.

27:06
 

Chris Burke fouled by Stephen Crainey, the ref awards a free kick. David Murphy takes the direct free kick, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Mark Howard makes a save.

26:26
 

Centre by Jean Beausejour, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

24:20
 

Barry Ferguson takes a shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

21:55
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke from the right by-line to the near post, Matt Phillips makes a clearance.

18:55
 

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

17:09
 

Guirane N'Daw takes a shot. Save by Mark Howard.

14:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Fahey on Matt Phillips. Elliot Grandin delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by David Murphy.

13:34
 

Ludovic Sylvestre crosses the ball.

12:19
 

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, clearance made by David Murphy.

11:23
 

Jean Beausejour sends in a cross, Marlon King produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

6:50
 

Ian Evatt challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Murphy takes the free kick.

3:42
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke. The ball is delivered by Chris Burke, Barry Ferguson makes a clearance.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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