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Daniel Bogdanovic finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 5-0 Bristol City.Assist by Thomas Ince.
Jordan Spence crosses the ball, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.
Short corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey, Brett Ormerod finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackpool 4-0 Bristol City.Assist by Craig Cathcart.
Thomas Ince produces a cross, clearance by James Wilson.
The ball is sent over by Alex Baptiste, Brett Ormerod has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
The official flags Daniel Bogdanovic offside. Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Neil Kilkenny, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.
Brett Ormerod sends in a cross, Daniel Bogdanovic fires in a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 3-0 Bristol City.The assist for the goal came from Brett Ormerod.
Thomas Ince decides to take the corner short.
The referee penalises Jordan Spence for handball. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.
Martyn Woolford crosses the ball.
Brett Pitman delivers the ball, Keith Southern makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.
Short corner taken by Brett Pitman from the left by-line.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Spence by Brett Ormerod. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from right wing, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Brett Ormerod. Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.
Brett Pitman takes the inswinging corner, Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.
Albert Adomah takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Cathcart.
Nicky Maynard leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Taylor.
Foul by James Wilson on Gary Taylor-Fletcher, free kick awarded. James Wilson receives a yellow card. Daniel Bogdanovic comes on in place of Gary Taylor-Fletcher. (Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Brett Ormerod coming on for Kevin Phillips. Craig Sutherland leaves the field to be replaced by Thomas Ince. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.
The ball is delivered by Gary Taylor-Fletcher, save by Dean Gerken.
The ball is swung over by Martyn Woolford.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Elliott on Alex Baptiste. Jonjo Shelvey finds the net from the free kick from 35 yards. Blackpool 2-0 Bristol City.Alex Baptiste provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is sent over by Alex Baptiste, Dean Gerken makes a save.
Stephen Crainey crosses the ball.
Brett Pitman concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Gilks. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Kevin Phillips. Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Martyn Woolford on Craig Sutherland. Caution for Martyn Woolford. Stephen Crainey crosses the ball in from the free kick, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.
Martyn Woolford is penalised for a handball. Craig Cathcart takes the free kick.
Keith Southern crosses the ball.
Foul by Marvin Elliott on Stephen Crainey, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.
Neil Kilkenny takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
The ball is sent over by Jordan Spence, save by Matthew Gilks.
Craig Sutherland takes a shot. Save made by Dean Gerken.
The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.
Ian Evatt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brett Pitman. Neil Kilkenny takes the direct free kick.
Effort from deep inside the area by Kevin Phillips misses to the right of the target.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Nicky Maynard misses to the left of the target.
Marvin Elliott sends in a cross.
Effort on goal by Craig Sutherland from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Centre by Alex Baptiste, clearance by James Wilson.
Kevin Phillips takes a shot. James Wilson makes a clearance.
Martyn Woolford replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
Jordan Spence on for Ryan McGivern.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Phillips. Dean Gerken restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Barry Ferguson from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny, Headed effort from inside the area by Marvin Elliott misses to the left of the target.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Neil Kilkenny, Brett Pitman takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Keith Southern has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
Centre by Alex Baptiste, clearance made by Louis Carey.
The referee blows for offside against Albert Adomah. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.
Centre by Alex Baptiste, save made by Dean Gerken.
The ball is delivered by Albert Adomah.
Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot. Dean Gerken makes a save. Gary Taylor-Fletcher fires in a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 1-0 Bristol City.Assist on the goal came from Jonjo Shelvey.
Neil Kilkenny takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Evatt. The ball is crossed by Neil Kilkenny, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Brett Pitman, clearance made by Craig Cathcart.
Unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott by Keith Southern results in a free kick. Dean Gerken takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by James Wilson.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher delivers the ball.
Alex Baptiste has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The ball is delivered by Stephen Crainey.
The ball is delivered by Kevin Phillips, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.
Louis Carey sends in a cross.
Centre by Ryan McGivern.
Neil Kilkenny takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, clearance made by Ian Evatt.
Craig Cathcart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Craig Cathcart is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny.
Albert Adomah takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Louis Carey is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matthew Gilks takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Brett Pitman.
Foul by Ryan McGivern on Keith Southern, free kick awarded. Alex Baptiste restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Sutherland by Louis Carey. Stephen Crainey restarts play with the free kick.
Brett Pitman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Baptiste. Barry Ferguson restarts play with the free kick.
Brett Pitman crosses the ball.
Albert Adomah is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.
Foul by Keith Southern on Marvin Elliott, free kick awarded. Lewin Nyatanga takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Stephen Crainey.
Foul by Lewin Nyatanga on Gary Taylor-Fletcher, free kick awarded. Jonjo Shelvey restarts play with the free kick.
Evatt missing for Tangerines
Blackpool could be without veteran defender Ian Evatt against Bristol City.
Evatt hobbled off the pitch with an ankle injury during the Seasiders' 2-2 draw with Coventry on Tuesday and the centre-back is likely to be replaced by Neal Eardley who came on against the Sky Blues.
Eardley has been nursing a dislocated finger and a foot injury, but will be the most obvious replacement should Evatt not make it.
Manager Ian Holloway tried to replace Evatt with Matt Phillips before Coventry's second goal and his protests resulted in a touchline ban, which he will serve when the Robins visit Bloomfield Road.
Midfielder Elliot Grandin (foot) was the only absentee against the Sky Blues and he looks set to miss out once more.
Goalkeeper Dean Gerken could make a return between the sticks for Bristol City.
Gerken has played second fiddle to David James in the City goal for much of the season, but after a jittery performance from James in midweek against Reading - the former England stopper was partially at fault for two of the Royals' three goals - he could be given a chance by boss Keith Millen.
Cole Skuse is unlikely to travel to Bloomfield Road with the Robins. The defender was taken ill before the 3-2 defeat to Reading and has not trained since.
Jamie McAllister still has a number of weeks on the sidelines as he recuperates from an ankle injury.
Liam Fontaine (ankle) will not feature until after the international break although the defender has begun running work in training this week.
Shelvey shines for Seasiders
A late brace from Daniel Bogdanovic sealed a comprehensive 5-0 triumph for a Jonjo Shelvey-inspired Blackpool.
Shelvey joined Ian Holloway's side on loan from Liverpool on Friday and was involved in the game's opening goal as City goalkeeper Dean Gerken - recalled after an error-strewn display from David James in Tuesday's loss to Reading - spilt his long-range shot to leave Gary Taylor-Fletcher with a simple finish.
However there was nothing Gerken could do about Shelvey's strike 20 minutes after half-time when the former Charlton midfielder powered home a 35-yard free-kick.
The Robins provided enough as an attacking force to make Blackpool work for the points and Seasiders keeper Matt Gilks produced a splendid pair of saves from Brett Pitman and Neil Kilkenny either side of half-time.
However the wheels came off in spectacular fashion for Keith Millen's side as Bogdanovic and fellow substitute Brett Ormerod took advantage of their flagging opponents in the closing minutes.
Shelvey was prominent in the opening exchanges and drilled a second minute free-kick into the wall before fizzing a drive from distance wide.
Albert Adomah provided a lively counter-attacking outlet for City and he cut in from the right to shoot over in the 20th minute.
Neither goalkeeper had a save to make in the first half hour, but when Gerken was called into action eight minutes before the interval it was not a moment he will look back on with any great fondness.
Shelvey unleashed another effort from range which Gerken failed to gather, leaving Taylor-Fletcher to chalk up his fourth of the season.
The visitors looked to hit back immediately and Adomah had the ball in the net only to be ruled offside.
Gilks then saved superbly after Pitman steered Kilkenny's towards the top corner.
Barry Ferguson should have doubled his side's advantage in the penultimate minute of the half but blazed over from 12 yards after more good work from Shelvey.
City boss Keith Millen shook things up at the break, with Martyn Woolford and Jordan Spence replacing Jamal Campbell-Ryce and Ryan McGivern.
Kevin Phillips found himself through on goal for Blackpool shortly after the restart, but dragged his shot wide, something he was almost made to regret as Gilks plunged to push away a Kilkenny effort.
But when Marvin Elliot fouled Alex Baptiste, Shelvey had the opportunity to cap his performance with the flourish it deserved.
Baptiste touched the dead ball towards him and a fierce low piledriver left Gerken helpless.
Woolford might have reduced the arrears but slashed horribly wide, and City's seventh game without a win was about to get considerably worse.
First Ormerod crossed for Bogdanovic to slot home in the 83rd minute, and the veteran frontman was on target himself when Craig Cathcart knocked down Ferguson's cross from Shelvey's short corner.
That goal came in the second minute of stoppage time, but there was still time for Bogdanovic to add further misery for Millen's men.
Thomas Ince, the third member an inspired triple change from Holloway, provided the cross to leave Bogdanovic with another regulation finish.
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