• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Wed 09 May 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Zigic 63"

Davies 72"

2 - 2
Blackpool

Blackpool

Dobbie 44"

Phillips 47"

Birmingham City vs Blackpool


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

13 Doyle
6 Ramage
24 Davies72"
5 Ibanez
3 Murphy
7 Burke
23 Spector
12 Mutch
11 Townsend
9 King
19 Zigic63"
Substitutes
26 Butland
8 N'Daw
15 Elliott
17 Rooney
22 Redmond

Blackpool

1 Gilks
5 Eardley
15 Baptiste
6 Evatt
3 Crainey
23 Phillips47"
16 Ferguson
31 Angel
36 Ince
7 Dobbie44"
12 Taylor-Fletcher
Substitutes
21 Halstead
4 Southern
9 Phillips
20 Cathcart
32 Dicko

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

L W L W D L W W

Blackpool

L D D D L L L L


Live Text Commentary
94:19 +4.19
 

Nathan Redmond produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Guirane N'Daw goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

92:59 +2.59
 

Nikola Zigic is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

91:27 +1.27
 

Nathan Redmond concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Ferguson. Nathan Redmond is cautioned. The ball is sent over by Barry Ferguson, Header by Nouha Dicko from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

90:28 +0.28
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Guirane N'Daw. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

89:33
 

Nouha Dicko gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Colin Doyle. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

88:25
Yellow card
 

Booking for Gary Taylor-Fletcher for unsporting behaviour.

85:23
 

The official flags Nouha Dicko offside. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

84:00
Substitution
 

Marlon King is caught offside. Matt Phillips goes off and Kevin Phillips comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

82:36
 

Centre by Chris Burke, Matt Phillips gets a block in.

81:04
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Matt Phillips, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

80:03
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.

77:27
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste. Corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch, Curtis Davies has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

75:39
Substitution
 

Nouha Dicko replaces Stephen Dobbie.

74:45
 

The ball is delivered by Guirane N'Daw.

74:36
 

The ball is delivered by Peter Ramage, Neal Eardley makes a clearance.

72:02
Goal
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, Curtis Davies scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Birmingham 2 (2)-(3) 2 Blackpool.Assist by Jordon Mutch.

70:59
 

Effort from just outside the area by Marlon King goes over the bar.

69:46
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

69:27
 

Short corner taken by Peter Ramage. The ball is sent over by Jordon Mutch.

69:11
 

The ball is crossed by Peter Ramage, clearance made by Barry Ferguson.

68:13
Substitution
 

Drilled shot by Matt Phillips went over the crossbar. Keith Southern is brought on as a substitute for Thomas Ince.

66:42
 

The ball is crossed by Peter Ramage.

66:34
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Neal Eardley makes a clearance.

65:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guirane N'Daw by Thomas Ince. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

63:11
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1 (1)-(3) 2 Blackpool.Assist on the goal came from Chris Burke.

62:19
 

The ball is delivered by Barry Ferguson.

61:15
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic is ruled offside. Nathan Redmond replaces Andros Townsend. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

60:33
 

Andros Townsend fouled by Barry Ferguson, the ref awards a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

59:06
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line.

58:00
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Baptiste. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

56:35
 

Marlon King has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

56:03
 

Matt Phillips fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

52:51
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line, Effort on goal by Nikola Zigic from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

51:12
 

Marlon King produces a cross, comfortable save by Matthew Gilks.

50:27
 

The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend.

49:49
 

The referee blows for offside against Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

49:33
 

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Blocked by Curtis Davies.

47:07
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Matt Phillips from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0 (0)-(3) 2 Blackpool.Stephen Crainey provided the assist for the goal.

45:44 +0.44
 

Peter Ramage gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson. Ian Evatt takes the direct free kick.

45:23
 

The referee blows for offside against Marlon King. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

44:25
Goal
 

Goal scored by Stephen Dobbie from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 0 (0)-(2) 1 Blackpool.

43:16
Substitution
 

The ball is swung over by Matt Phillips, Peter Ramage makes a clearance. Guirane N'Daw is brought on as a substitute for Jonathan Spector. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

40:56
 

The referee blows for offside against Marlon King. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

38:51
 

The referee blows for offside against Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.

37:57
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

36:25
Yellow card
 

David Murphy fouled by Neal Eardley, the ref awards a free kick. Neal Eardley shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jordon Mutch, clearance by Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

34:38
 

Stephen Crainey has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

34:09
 

Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

33:48
 

A cross is delivered by Peter Ramage, comfortable save by Matthew Gilks.

32:06
 

The ball is sent over by Andros Townsend, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Gilks.

31:16
 

The ball is delivered by David Murphy, clearance by Barry Ferguson.

29:52
 

Effort on goal by Gary Taylor-Fletcher from 25 yards. Pablo Ibanez gets a block in. Andros Townsend fouled by Matt Phillips, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Pablo Ibanez.

29:39
 

The offside flag is raised against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

28:16
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Crainey. Nikola Zigic is cautioned. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

27:10
 

Jordon Mutch crosses the ball.

26:34
 

Jordon Mutch takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Stephen Crainey.

24:24
 

Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

23:36
 

Nikola Zigic is caught offside. Free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.

22:35
 

Centre by Thomas Ince, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

21:21
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, Matthew Gilks makes a comfortable save.

21:01
 

Centre by Peter Ramage, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.

20:36
 

Ian Evatt concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Peter Ramage takes the direct free kick.

19:50
 

David Murphy challenges Gary Taylor-Fletcher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Ince delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

18:51
 

Ian Evatt fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

18:27
 

The referee penalises Stephen Dobbie for handball. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

17:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Matthew Gilks. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

16:09
 

The ball is delivered by Gary Taylor-Fletcher, save by Colin Doyle.

15:47
 

A cross is delivered by Neal Eardley, clearance made by Peter Ramage.

12:38
 

The ball is sent over by David Murphy, Marlon King takes a shot.

10:54
 

Shot from just outside the area by Chris Burke misses to the left of the target.

10:35
 

Andros Townsend takes a short corner.

9:37
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andros Townsend from the right by-line, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

6:40
 

Thomas Ince takes a shot. Save made by Colin Doyle. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, Peter Ramage makes a clearance.

5:44
 

A cross is delivered by David Murphy, clearance by Stephen Crainey.

5:14
 

Gary Taylor-Fletcher is caught offside. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

4:29
 

Thomas Ince takes a shot. Comfortable save by Colin Doyle.

3:49
 

The ball is swung over by Marlon King, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.

3:09
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

2:47
 

Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste.

1:54
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Crainey.

:54
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Stephen Dobbie results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

:11
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 45 50 87
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

Full Sky Bet Championship Table