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  • Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 24 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Harte 29"

Pearce 34"

Leigertwood 59"

3 - 1
Blackpool

Blackpool

LuaLua 40"

Reading vs Blackpool


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
24 Cummings
5 Pearce34"
17 Gorkss
23 Harte29"
14 Kebe
8 Leigertwood59"
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff
10 Hunt
51 Afobe
Substitutes
31 Andersen
7 Tabb
9 Le Fondre
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu

Blackpool

1 Gilks
15 Baptiste
6 Evatt
20 Cathcart
3 Crainey
14 Sylvestre
17 Basham
16 Ferguson
12 Taylor-Fletcher
38 LuaLua40"
9 Phillips
Substitutes
7 Dobbie
23 Phillips
31 Angel
36 Ince
33 Harris

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Blackpool

D D D L L L L D
Head to Head
Blackpool
1-0
Reading 03-Dec-2011
Blackpool
2-0
Reading 20-Feb-2010
Reading
2-1
Blackpool 21-Nov-2009
Blackpool
2-2
Reading 13-Apr-2009
Reading
1-0
Blackpool 09-Dec-2008
Reading
1-1
Blackpool 15-Mar-1930


Live Text Commentary
92:23 +2.23
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the direct free kick.

91:23 +1.23
 

The ball is crossed by Matt Phillips, save by Adam Federici.

90:07 +0.07
 

Corner taken short by Jobi McAnuff.

87:49
 

Jem Karacan produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.

86:42
 

Shot from a long way out by Stephen Dobbie goes wide of the left-hand post.

85:35
 

Centre by Alex Baptiste.

82:49
 

Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Stephen Dobbie, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Kevin Phillips from the free kick.

80:04
 

The ball is delivered by Ian Harte, Stephen Crainey manages to make a clearance.

78:44
 

The official flags Jobi McAnuff offside. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

77:59
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, clearance by Craig Cathcart.

75:03
 

Stephen Crainey is caught offside. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

71:03
 

Noel Hunt produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

68:15
Substitution
 

Simon Church replaces Benik Afobe.

67:14
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ian Harte.

63:07
Substitution
 

The referee blows for offside against Kevin Phillips. Matt Phillips replaces Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Stephen Dobbie on for Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Thomas Ince joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ludovic Sylvestre. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

62:35
 

The referee blows for offside. Craig Cathcart takes the direct free kick.

60:26
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

58:19
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Noel Hunt by Ludovic Sylvestre results in a free kick. Ian Harte delivers the ball, Mikele Leigertwood scores a headed goal from close range. Reading 3-1 Blackpool.Ian Harte provided the assist for the goal.

57:44
 

Alex Baptiste sends in a cross, Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

55:59
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ian Evatt goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

55:45
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Direct free kick taken by Ludovic Sylvestre.

54:52
 

Noel Hunt takes a long range shot clearing the bar.

52:13
 

Ludovic Sylvestre decides to take a short corner.

47:00 +2
 

The referee blows for offside against Kevin Phillips.

43:39
 

Stephen Crainey challenges Jimmy Kebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shaun Cummings takes the direct free kick.

40:45
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by Kevin Phillips, Lomana Tresor LuaLua grabs a goal from a long way out to the top left corner of the goal. Reading 2-1 Blackpool.Kevin Phillips provided the assist for the goal.

39:15
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Alex Pearce misses to the right of the target.

38:27
 

Stephen Crainey concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy Kebe. Ian Harte crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Stephen Crainey.

34:44
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Jobi McAnuff, Alex Pearce finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Reading 2-0 Blackpool.Jobi McAnuff provided the assist for the goal. Lomana Tresor LuaLua fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Ludovic Sylvestre restarts play with the free kick.

34:14
 

Mikele Leigertwood decides to take the corner short.

33:48
 

Stephen Crainey challenges Jem Karacan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Gary Taylor-Fletcher makes a clearance.

29:23
 

Jobi McAnuff has an effort at goal from outside the area that bounces off the post.

29:20
Goal
 

Ian Harte grabs a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Reading 1-0 Blackpool.Assist on the goal came from Jobi McAnuff.

28:34
 

Ian Harte takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

27:00
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Alex Baptiste. Alex Baptiste shown a yellow card. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Ian Harte from left wing, Stephen Crainey manages to make a clearance.

25:31
 

Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ludovic Sylvestre, Jobi McAnuff makes a clearance.

22:39
 

A cross is delivered by Jimmy Kebe.

17:45
 

Kevin Phillips produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

12:12
 

Chris Basham fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Cathcart takes the free kick.

10:25
 

Volleyed left-footed shot by Jimmy Kebe. Save by Matthew Gilks.

9:52
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by Chris Basham.

6:24
 

Benik Afobe is adjudged to have handled the ball. Craig Cathcart restarts play with the free kick.

4:31
 

Jimmy Kebe produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

2:35
 

Ian Harte sends in a cross, clearance by Stephen Crainey. Ian Harte takes a inswinging corner.

1:19
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Blocked by Noel Hunt.

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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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