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Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Conway, Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Craig Conway, Barry Ferguson makes a clearance.
Andrew Taylor takes a shot. James Hurst manages to make a clearance.
Brett Ormerod produces a cross.
Effort from deep inside the area by Craig Conway misses to the right of the target.
The referee penalises Don Cowie for handball. The referee shows Don Cowie a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Joe Mason joins the action as a substitute, replacing Filip Kiss. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Conway from the left by-line to the near post, Kevin Phillips makes a clearance.
Matt Phillips takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in.
(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Rudy Gestede coming on for Kenny Miller.
The ball is sent over by Craig Conway.
Foul by Alex Baptiste on Anthony Gerrard, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Peter Whittingham from the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.
Unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher by Mark Hudson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Matt Phillips from left channel.
Craig Conway produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Peter Whittingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Evatt. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.
Mark Hudson challenges Brett Ormerod unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Phillips crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.
The offside flag is raised against Kevin Phillips. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.
Foul by James Hurst on Craig Conway, free kick awarded. James Hurst is given a yellow card. Craig Conway delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.
Don Cowie sends in a cross.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher fouled by Mark Hudson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Stephen Crainey, clearance made by Mark Hudson.
Effort on goal by Peter Whittingham from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
A cross is delivered by Matt Phillips, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Craig Conway, Filip Kiss takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Barry Ferguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson. Mark Hudson takes the indirect free kick.
Kevin Phillips grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-1 Cardiff.Gary Taylor-Fletcher provided the assist for the goal.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Outswinging corner taken by Craig Conway.
The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor, Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Blocked by Keith Southern.
Andrew Taylor crosses the ball.
Craig Conway takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.
Kenny Miller produces a cross, clearance by Keith Southern.
Craig Cathcart leaves the field to be replaced by James Hurst. Matt Phillips joins the action as a substitute, replacing Billy Clarke. (Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Stephen Crainey coming on for Matthew Hill.
Billy Clarke produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
Keith Southern concedes a free kick for a foul on Filip Kiss. Keith Southern is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Hudson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Kenny Miller on Craig Cathcart. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.
Billy Clarke crosses the ball.
Filip Kiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Southern. Free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.
The ball is swung over by Barry Ferguson, Ian Evatt takes a shot. Comfortable save by David Marshall.
Don Cowie finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Blackpool 0-1 Cardiff.Assist by Andrew Taylor.
Short corner worked by Craig Conway.
A cross is delivered by Don Cowie, Barry Ferguson gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Billy Clarke played to the near post.
Keith Southern takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.
The ball is crossed by Billy Clarke.
Craig Conway takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste.
Aron Gunnarsson delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson by Gary Taylor-Fletcher results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Hudson.
Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Kevin Phillips.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Blocked by Billy Clarke.
The ball is sent over by Kevin McNaughton, clearance made by Alex Baptiste.
Craig Conway crosses the ball, Alex Baptiste gets a block in. Craig Conway takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.
Kevin Phillips is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David Marshall.
Peter Whittingham produces a cross.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie from the right by-line.
A cross is delivered by Aron Gunnarsson, Matthew Hill gets a block in.
Andrew Taylor crosses the ball, Alex Baptiste gets a block in.
The referee penalises Kevin Phillips for handball. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Billy Clarke, Aron Gunnarsson makes a clearance.
Brett Ormerod delivers the ball, clearance made by Kevin McNaughton.
Inswinging corner taken by Craig Conway, Anthony Gerrard produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Centre by Andrew Taylor, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.
Mark Hudson takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Alex Baptiste challenges Don Cowie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.
Centre by Peter Whittingham.
Foul by Filip Kiss on Gary Taylor-Fletcher, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Billy Clarke from the free kick, comfortable save by David Marshall.
Anthony Gerrard takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner.
The ball is crossed by Don Cowie, Matthew Hill gets a block in.
Alex Baptiste sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Gary Taylor-Fletcher goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Billy Clarke takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save by David Marshall.
Centre by Billy Clarke, Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.
Filip Kiss concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Clarke. Billy Clarke takes the free kick.
Ian Evatt delivers the ball, Billy Clarke takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Baptiste on Craig Conway. Free kick crossed right-footed by Don Cowie from left wing.
Aron Gunnarsson has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
Effort from deep inside the area by Kenny Miller misses to the right of the target.
Craig Conway sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Anthony Gerrard misses to the right of the goal.
Craig Conway takes a shot. Alex Baptiste gets a block in. The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, Billy Clarke makes a clearance.
Kenny Miller is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.
Kevin McNaughton produces a cross.
Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
Craig Conway crosses the ball, clearance made by Ian Evatt.
The ball is delivered by Matthew Hill.
Ian Evatt takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.
Unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Barry Ferguson results in a free kick. Craig Conway crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Craig Cathcart. Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Gilks.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Southern on Peter Whittingham. Indirect free kick taken by Don Cowie.
The ball is sent over by Filip Kiss, save made by Matthew Gilks.
Eardley in contention for Seasiders
Blackpool boss Ian Holloway could call on defender Neal Eardley for the home clash with Cardiff.
The Wales international recently underwent surgery on a badly dislocated finger but played in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Middlesbrough in midweek.
He now looks set to come into contention to face the Bluebirds but left-back Stephen Crainey will hope to be available again after he missed last weekend's 2-0 home win over Ipswich due to illness.
Matt Hill deputised for the Scot while recent signings Daniel Bogdanovic and James Hurst may again be forced to settle for a place on the bench.
The Seasiders have collected 11 points from their opening six games and Holloway said: "I'm happy with what we've done so far."
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay will not risk playing new signing Ben Turner, despite the defender getting through a 75-minute stint for the club's development squad in midweek.
Turner, who has not played first-team football for more than 10 months, is recovering from ligament damage.
The #750,000 capture from Coventry had an operation in May and is closing in on a return to full fitness.
"I'd love to be involved in the Championship squad as soon as possible, but there's no point taking the risk of rushing back too quickly," Turner told the Western Mail.
"After such a long time out, I have to make sure I am completely ready."
Otherwise, there are no new injury problems for Mackay as Cardiff look for their third home league win of the season.
Phillips earns Blackpool a point
Kevin Phillips grabbed his fifth goal of the season as Blackpool came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at home to npower Championship rivals Cardiff.
Don Cowie headed the Bluebirds in front four minutes after the restart but 38-year-old Phillips, a free transfer arrival this summer, netted on the hour to ensure the points were shared.
Blackpool were unchanged from the side which beat Ipswich 2-0 at home last weekend after skipper Barry Ferguson was passed fit for action after shrugging off a hamstring strain.
Matt Hill continued at left-back, with Stephen Crainey being forced to make do with a place on the bench as the Seasiders sought to continue their best start to a league campaign for 20 years.
Blackpool began the day in seventh spot, immediately below Cardiff on goal difference, and both teams were bidding for a fourth win in seven league games.
The Bluebirds arrived in Lancashire undefeated in their last eight away league matches, having won four and drawn four since a 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on March 8.
Defender Anthony Gerrard was named in the starting line-up for his 250th career league appearance and his team went close inside the fourth minute.
Ferguson fouled Craig Conway, who delivered a teasing free-kick into the heart of the danger zone but Blackpool defender Craig Cathcart made a fine clearance.
However, the ball soon fell to midfielder Peter Whittingham and he unleashed a 20-yard strike which drew a smart stop from Blackpool goalkeeper Matt Gilks.
Blackpool midfielder Ian Evatt then saw an effort blocked by Mark Hudson before Cardiff`s Aron Gunnarsson hit a dipping 25-yard shot over the crossbar.
In the 12th minute Cardiff went close again as Conway cut inside before seeing a 12-yard shot well blocked by Seasiders defender Alex Baptiste.
Bluebirds striker Kenny Miller then drilled a shot wide from close range before the hosts went close in the 18th minute when Ian Evatt crossed dangerously and Billy Clarke headed straight at Cardiff goalkeeper David Marshall.
Blackpool went agonisingly close on the stroke of half-time when midfielder Keith Southern advanced forward and hit a fierce 20-yard shot which drew a superb save from Marshall, who tipped the ball around a post.
Four minutes after the restart, Cardiff led when Andrew Taylor crossed from the left flank and Cowie headed into the top right-hand corner from 12 yards.
Blackpool boss Ian Holloway then made a triple substitution in the 55th minute and six minutes later his side were level.
Phillips collected a pass from Gary Taylor-Fletcher and hit a right-footed shot into the top corner from 18 yards.
Five minutes later, Conway's inswinging corner was greeted by Filip Kiss but his effort was saved by Matt Gilks.
Marshall then denied Taylor-Fletcher but neither side could find a winner.
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