• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Fri 04 May 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Bloomfield Road

Blackpool vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Blackpool

1 Gilks
5 Eardley
15 Baptiste
6 Evatt
3 Crainey
16 Ferguson
31 Angel
7 Dobbie
23 Phillips
12 Taylor-Fletcher
36 Ince
Substitutes
21 Halstead
4 Southern
9 Phillips
32 Dicko
33 Harris

Birmingham City

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

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Blackpool

D D D L L L L D

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W


Live Text Commentary
90:19 +0.19
 

Marlon King produces a left-footed shot from inside the six-yard box and hits the post.

88:18
 

Marlon King is caught offside. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

81:28
 

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.

79:42
 

Kevin Phillips is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

78:15
 

Thomas Ince is ruled offside. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

77:06
 

Curtis Davies fouled by Kevin Phillips, the ref awards a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

76:24
 

The official flags Kevin Phillips offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

75:36
 

Chris Burke is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ian Evatt restarts play with the free kick.

74:27
Substitution
 

Foul by Thomas Ince on Jordon Mutch, free kick awarded. Gary Taylor-Fletcher leaves the field to be replaced by Nouha Dicko. Stephen Dobbie goes off and Kevin Phillips comes on. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

73:49
 

Alex Baptiste takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

73:19
 

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

73:04
Substitution
 

Jonathan Spector on for Nathan Redmond.

72:22
 

Thomas Ince takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.

71:18
 

The ball is sent over by Neal Eardley, Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

68:44
 

Thomas Ince fouled by Guirane N'Daw, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Crainey has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

68:03
 

A cross is delivered by Neal Eardley, Pablo Ibanez makes a clearance.

67:45
 

Nathan Redmond challenges Alex Baptiste unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

64:34
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance. Shot from just outside the box by Chris Burke goes over the target.

64:20
 

David Murphy sends in a cross, Wade Elliott takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste.

63:42
 

The ball is delivered by Wade Elliott.

62:14
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Stephen Dobbie clears the crossbar.

61:10
 

The official flags Marlon King offside. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

59:21
 

Volleyed right-footed shot by Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Colin Doyle makes a save.

58:46
 

The ball is delivered by Matt Phillips, Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Ramage.

58:28
 

The ball is sent over by Barry Ferguson, clearance by David Murphy.

57:17
 

Unfair challenge on Martinez Angel by Guirane N'Daw results in a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

54:03
 

Effort by Matt Phillips from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

51:19
 

The ball is delivered by Matt Phillips, clearance by Curtis Davies.

46:06 +1.06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martinez Angel on Wade Elliott. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

46:15
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, save made by Matthew Gilks.

45:35 +0.35
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

45:43
 

Barry Ferguson challenges Jordon Mutch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Ramage.

45:12 +0.12
 

Inswinging corner taken by Wade Elliott from the left by-line, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

44:26
Goal
 

Curtis Davies puts the ball into his own net. Blackpool 1-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Thomas Ince.

43:41
 

Thomas Ince takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.

39:28
 

Shot on goal by Marlon King from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

38:57
 

Centre by Matt Phillips, Pablo Ibanez makes a clearance.

37:53
 

Barry Ferguson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

37:25
 

The ball is crossed by Matt Phillips, Pablo Ibanez manages to make a clearance.

33:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Ferguson on Chris Burke. Peter Ramage takes the direct free kick.

31:52
 

Inswinging corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line.

31:41
 

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Save made by Colin Doyle.

28:44
 

Foul by Marlon King on Alex Baptiste, free kick awarded. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

24:32
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Martinez Angel clears the crossbar.

24:14
 

Corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

24:09
 

The ball is delivered by Neal Eardley, David Murphy gets a block in.

23:05
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Matt Phillips, Peter Ramage makes a clearance.

22:37
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

21:52
 

Marlon King is caught offside. Ian Evatt takes the indirect free kick.

19:29
 

Shot from outside the box by Matt Phillips misses to the left of the target.

19:06
 

Alex Baptiste delivers the ball, Pablo Ibanez makes a clearance.

18:13
 

Guirane N'Daw has an effort at goal from long distance that misses to the right of the target.

17:22
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Gilks.

16:59
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Dobbie, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Ian Evatt misses to the right of the target.

16:29
 

Matt Phillips decides to take a short corner.

16:22
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Dobbie, Curtis Davies gets a block in.

14:55
 

Centre by Chris Burke, Shot on goal by Nathan Redmond from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

13:49
 

Marlon King produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

13:40
 

The ball is sent over by David Murphy, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

13:03
 

Matt Phillips takes a shot. Colin Doyle makes a save.

12:31
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

9:23
 

Neal Eardley produces a cross, Ian Evatt takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

8:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Phillips by Jordon Mutch. Shot on goal comes in from Stephen Dobbie from the free kick.

7:39
 

Centre by Neal Eardley, clearance made by Pablo Ibanez.

6:27
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke.

5:45
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott, Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Stephen Crainey gets a block in.

5:29
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, Stephen Crainey gets a block in.

4:22
 

Thomas Ince is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

3:52
 

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Blocked by Curtis Davies.

1:45
 

Guirane N'Daw concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Ferguson. Free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.

:14
 

Stephen Dobbie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

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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