• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 26 November 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Bloomfield Road
Blackpool

Blackpool

Crainey 30"

Eardley 56"

2 - 2
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

King 28"

Zigic 86"

Blackpool vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Blackpool

1 Gilks
5 Eardley56"
6 Evatt
15 Baptiste
3 Crainey30"
14 Sylvestre
16 Ferguson
37 Shelvey
12 Taylor-Fletcher
38 LuaLua
23 Phillips
Substitutes
29 Howard
17 Basham
31 Angel
36 Ince
39 McManaman

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
2 Carr
24 Davies
4 Caldwell
3 Murphy
7 Burke
23 Spector
18 Fahey
11 Beausejour
15 Elliott
9 King28"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
8 N'Daw
19 Zigic86"
39 Wood

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Blackpool

D D D L L L L D

Birmingham City

L W W W W D D D
Head to Head
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
Blackpool
2-0
Birmingham 23-Aug-1969


Live Text Commentary
94:29 +4.29
 

Jonjo Shelvey delivers the ball.

94:21 +4.21
 

Neal Eardley crosses the ball, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

93:14 +3.14
 

Foul by Jonathan Spector on Barry Ferguson, free kick awarded. The referee books Jonathan Spector for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Crainey takes the free kick.

92:22 +2.22
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke to the near post, Stephen Crainey manages to make a clearance.

90:18 +0.18
 

The referee blows for offside against Callum McManaman. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

90:02 +0.02
 

Neal Eardley takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in.

89:50
 

Callum McManaman produces a cross.

88:44
Substitution
 

Chris Wood on for Wade Elliott.

87:19
 

A cross is delivered by Jonjo Shelvey, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

86:05
Goal
 

Jonathan Spector crosses the ball, Nikola Zigic gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackpool 2-2 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Spector.

85:18
 

The ball is swung over by Keith Fahey, Close range header by Nikola Zigic misses to the right of the goal.

84:58
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott from the right by-line.

83:33
 

The ball is crossed by Jonjo Shelvey, clearance by Jonathan Spector.

82:52
 

The official flags Martinez Angel offside. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

81:52
 

A cross is delivered by Steven Caldwell, Foul by Nikola Zigic on Ian Evatt, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

80:06
Substitution
 

Callum McManaman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Matt Phillips goes off and Thomas Ince comes on.

79:20
 

The ball is sent over by Curtis Davies, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

78:26
 

Ian Evatt challenges Keith Fahey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

77:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martinez Angel by Wade Elliott. Ludovic Sylvestre takes the direct free kick.

75:49
Substitution
 

The referee blows for offside. Martinez Angel comes on in place of Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

75:26
 

The ball is crossed by Wade Elliott, save by Matthew Gilks.

74:17
 

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

70:02
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic comes on in place of Jean Beausejour.

65:06
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Jonjo Shelvey misses to the left of the target.

63:08
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott from the right by-line to the near post, David Murphy has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

62:50
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

60:46
 

Neal Eardley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Wade Elliott, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.

59:11
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Matt Phillips misses to the left of the goal.

58:46
 

Ludovic Sylvestre takes the outswinging corner, Keith Fahey makes a clearance.

56:36
Goal
 

Neal Eardley gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Blackpool 2-1 Birmingham.

56:23
 

Matt Phillips takes a shot. Stephen Carr gets a block in.

54:30
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

53:01
 

Effort on goal by Chris Burke from just inside the area clears the bar.

51:36
 

A cross is delivered by David Murphy, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

49:56
 

Foul by Jonathan Spector on Lomana Tresor LuaLua, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

46:42
 

Shot by Matt Phillips from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

45:59
 

Shot from just outside the box by Keith Fahey misses to the right of the goal.

45:14 +0.14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher by David Murphy. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

41:07
 

Corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott from the right by-line, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.

40:59
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, clearance by Ian Evatt.

39:35
 

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

38:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Barry Ferguson. Direct free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

36:50
 

A cross is delivered by Matt Phillips.

35:46
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Barry Ferguson misses to the right of the goal.

34:27
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ludovic Sylvestre.

32:07
 

The ball is sent over by Wade Elliott, Close range headed effort by Marlon King misses to the right of the target.

30:43
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Stephen Crainey from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-1 Birmingham.Assist by Lomana Tresor LuaLua.

29:29
 

Lomana Tresor LuaLua has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

28:05
Goal
 

Marlon King finds the net with a goal from just inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 0-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Wade Elliott.

27:00
 

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

22:53
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke.

22:16
 

Jean Beausejour is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

20:36
 

The ball is swung over by Neal Eardley.

18:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

18:03
 

David Murphy is caught offside. Neal Eardley takes the indirect free kick.

17:22
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wade Elliott, clearance by Jonjo Shelvey.

16:59
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke, Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

16:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Jonjo Shelvey. Jonathan Spector takes the free kick.

11:48
 

Matt Phillips concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Caldwell. Direct free kick taken by David Murphy.

11:08
 

Stephen Carr is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

9:26
 

Close range shot by Matt Phillips goes wide of the left-hand post.

9:03
 

Neal Eardley crosses the ball, clearance by Stephen Carr.

7:57
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre from the left by-line, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

7:47
 

A cross is delivered by Matt Phillips, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

6:36
 

Barry Ferguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey. David Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

6:12
 

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

5:53
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste.

4:30
 

Unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson by Keith Fahey results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neal Eardley from left wing.

3:53
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, clearance made by Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

2:46
 

Jonjo Shelvey has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

1:12
 

Lomana Tresor LuaLua is ruled offside. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Ipswich 4 4 10
2 Brighton 4 3 10
3 Charlton 4 3 8
4 Milton Keynes Dons 4 3 7
5 Hull 4 2 7
6 QPR 4 1 7
7 Cardiff 4 2 6
8 Middlesbrough 4 2 5
9 Birmingham 3 1 5
10 Sheff Wed 4 1 5

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