• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Thu 26 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers vs Sheffield Wednesday


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

13 Eastwood
27 Henley
16 Dann
5 Hanley
3 Spurr
12 Marshall
6 Lowe
45 Cairney
39 Gestede
19 Taylor
11 Rhodes
Substitutes
2 Kane
4 Kilgallon
7 King
10 Campbell
17 Williamson
23 Rochina
34 Kean

Sheffield Wednesday

1 Kirkland
22 Palmer
8 Johnson
36 Loovens
3 Johnson
20 Lee
27 McPhail
6 Semedo
17 Helan
10 Maghoma
34 Nuhui
Substitutes
11 Johnson
16 McCabe
18 Maguire
19 Mattock
26 Martinez
32 Llera
35 Olofinjana

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Blackburn Rovers

L W D D D W D W

Sheffield Wednesday

W D L D W D L D
Head to Head
Sheff Wed
3-2
Blackburn 06-Apr-2013
Blackburn
1-0
Sheff Wed 24-Oct-2012
Blackburn
2-0
Sheff Wed 13-Jan-2001
Sheff Wed
1-1
Blackburn 28-Aug-2000
Sheff Wed
3-1
Blackburn 10-Apr-1991
Blackburn
1-0
Sheff Wed 10-Nov-1990


Live Text Commentary
93:08 +3.08
 

Joe Mattock takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Lowe.

91:50 +1.5
 

Chris Kirkland restarts play with the free kick.

91:10 +1.1
 

Ben Marshall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jeremy Helan.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

90:39 +0.39
 

Clearance by Roger Johnson.

87:44
 

Adam Henley manages to make a clearance.

87:11
 

Chris Kirkland takes the free kick.

86:34
 

Unfair challenge on Jermaine Johnson by Tommy Spurr results in a free kick.

85:31
 

Clearance by Scott Dann.

83:20
Substitution
 

(Sheff Wed) makes a substitution, with Joe Mattock coming on for Atdhe Nuhui.

82:58
 

Shot by Jason Lowe cleared the target.

82:17
 

Foul by Reda Johnson on Ben Marshall, free kick awarded.

80:59
Substitution
 

Ruben Rochina replaces Tom Cairney.

80:40
 

Rhys McCabe concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Lowe.

80:36
 

Tommy Spurr makes a clearance.

79:47
 

Free kick crossed by Ben Marshall.

79:23
 

Liam Palmer concedes a free kick for a foul on Joshua King.

79:12
 

Clearance made by Roger Johnson.

77:25
Substitution
 

Rhys McCabe replaces Stephen McPhail.

76:42
 

Clearance by Tommy Spurr.

75:41
 

The referee penalises Atdhe Nuhui for handball.

74:41
Substitution
 

Jermaine Johnson is brought on as a substitute for Jacques Maghoma.

73:52
 

Clearance made by Adam Henley.

72:46
 

Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.

72:38
 

Free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.

72:04
 

The ball is delivered by Jacques Maghoma.

70:33
 

Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

67:41
 

Lee Williamson takes a shot. Kieran Lee gets a block in.

66:17
 

Chris Kirkland takes the free kick.

65:36
 

Unfair challenge on Jacques Maghoma by Scott Dann results in a free kick.

65:26
 

Corner taken by Ben Marshall from the left by-line.

64:23
 

Clearance made by Liam Palmer.

62:20
 

Clearance made by Grant Hanley.

60:32
Substitution
 

Lee Williamson comes on in place of Rudy Gestede.

59:54
 

Tom Cairney has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.

59:10
 

Rudy Gestede fouled by Glenn Loovens, the ref awards a free kick.

57:39
 

Adam Henley makes a clearance.

56:36
 

Reda Johnson challenges Joshua King unfairly and gives away a free kick.

56:20
 

Ben Marshall makes a clearance.

50:49 +5.49
 

Clearance by Grant Hanley.

55:10
 

Shot comes in from Stephen McPhail from the free kick. Jordan Rhodes gets a block in.

49:47 +4.47
 

Handball by Reda Johnson.

49:35 +4.35
 

Free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

53:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kieran Lee by Rudy Gestede.

53:45
 

A cross is delivered by Jeremy Helan.

49:13 +4.13
Substitution
 

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Joshua King coming on for Chris Taylor.

52:53
 

Adam Henley concedes a free kick for a foul on Jeremy Helan.

52:40
 

Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Chris Kirkland parries the ball but the danger is not over.

52:03
 

Tommy Spurr makes a clearance.

51:24
 

The ball is delivered by Ben Marshall.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

49:45
 

Tommy Spurr manages to make a clearance.

49:20
 

Centre by Ben Marshall.

47:47
 

Ben Marshall has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.

47:03
 

Jose Semedo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Marshall.

46:13
 

Clearance by Liam Palmer.

45:58
 

Clearance made by Glenn Loovens.

43:19
 

Foul by Chris Taylor on Glenn Loovens, free kick awarded.

42:38
 

Atdhe Nuhui gets a header at goal. A parry by Simon Eastwood prevents the goal.

42:32
 

Stephen McPhail crosses the ball in from the free kick.

42:12
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jeremy Helan by Rudy Gestede.

42:06
 

Clearance made by Jason Lowe.

41:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Dann on Atdhe Nuhui.

39:58
 

Foul by Adam Henley on Reda Johnson, free kick awarded.

39:16
 

Liam Palmer makes a clearance.

39:00
 

Free kick taken by Scott Dann.

36:19
 

Liam Palmer manages to make a clearance.

34:08
 

Shot by Ben Marshall. Kieran Lee gets a block in.

33:51
 

Reda Johnson manages to make a clearance.

33:15
 

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot. Parried by Chris Kirkland back into danger.

32:48
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

31:31
 

Ben Marshall takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Chris Kirkland makes a block.

28:05
 

Simon Eastwood restarts play with the free kick.

26:40
 

Ben Marshall sends in a cross.

24:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeremy Helan on Ben Marshall.

23:42
 

Corner taken by Stephen McPhail from the right by-line.

22:28
 

Reda Johnson produces a cross.

17:50
 

Glenn Loovens restarts play with the free kick.

17:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Taylor on Stephen McPhail.

16:48
 

Foul by Kieran Lee on Grant Hanley, free kick awarded.

15:59
 

Jordan Rhodes is ruled offside.

12:54
 

Chris Kirkland restarts play with the free kick.

12:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Scott Dann.

12:22
 

Corner taken by Tom Cairney from the left by-line.

11:45
 

Scott Dann takes the free kick.

11:16
 

Rudy Gestede fouled by Roger Johnson, the ref awards a free kick.

9:38
 

Free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.

8:00
 

Jacques Maghoma delivers the ball.

6:40
 

Free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

5:50
 

Simon Eastwood restarts play with the free kick.

5:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Atdhe Nuhui on Scott Dann.

5:01
 

Rudy Gestede challenges Stephen McPhail unfairly and gives away a free kick.

4:34
 

Scott Dann restarts play with the free kick.

4:01
 

Reda Johnson sends in a cross.

3:59
 

Clearance made by Adam Henley.

2:35
 

Free kick crossed by Stephen McPhail.

2:02
 

Jacques Maghoma fouled by Grant Hanley, the ref awards a free kick.

1:49
 

Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table