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  • Date:21 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bloomfield Road
  • Attendance:12,053
  • Grandin (84)
    Basham (89)
  • Garvan - pen (26)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Short corner taken by Elliot Grandin. The referee penalises Kieron Cadogan for handball. Thomas Ince restarts play with the free kick.

92mins

Matt Phillips produces a cross, save made by Lewis Price.

90mins

Matt Phillips produces a cross, Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Chris Basham fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackpool 2-1 Crystal Palace.

89mins

The ball is delivered by Barry Ferguson, Matthew Parsons makes a clearance.

88mins

The ball is sent over by Barry Ferguson.

87mins

(Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Steffen Iversen coming on for Calvin Andrew.

85mins

Elliot Grandin grabs a goal from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 1-1 Crystal Palace.Gary Taylor-Fletcher provided the assist for the goal.

83mins

Elliot Grandin fouled by Alex Marrow, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Marrow is cautioned. Matt Phillips takes the free kick. Shot by Chris Basham from 12 yards. Lewis Price makes a save.

82mins

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey.

82mins

Elliot Grandin crosses the ball.

81mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher fouled by Mustapha Dumbuya, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Marrow on for Owen Garvan. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Matt Phillips from left wing, John Egan makes a clearance.

80mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Baptiste, clearance made by Mustapha Dumbuya.

79mins

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

77mins

Ibra Sekajja gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Thomas Ince. (Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Kyle De Silva coming on for Ibra Sekajja. Thomas Ince has an effort direct from the free kick.

76mins

Matt Phillips delivers the ball.

75mins

Corner taken by Elliot Grandin.

74mins

Corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, clearance made by Kieron Cadogan.

74mins

Unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher by Owen Garvan results in a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kieron Cadogan by Chris Basham. Lewis Price takes the direct free kick.

70mins

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Lewis Price makes a save.

68mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher delivers the ball, save by Lewis Price.

64mins

The ball is swung over by Kieron Cadogan, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Calvin Andrew misses to the left of the goal.

61mins

Craig Cathcart leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Basham. Kevin Phillips is brought on as a substitute for Ludovic Sylvestre. John Fleck leaves the field to be replaced by Elliot Grandin.

61mins

The ball is swung over by Ludovic Sylvestre.

61mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Baptiste.

60mins

Alex Baptiste produces a cross, Mustapha Dumbuya makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Ludovic Sylvestre from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Mustapha Dumbuya.

59mins

John Fleck delivers the ball, Mustapha Dumbuya manages to make a clearance.

59mins

The ball is crossed by Stephen Crainey, clearance by Paul McShane.

56mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Wright on Matt Phillips. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Barry Ferguson from left channel.

56mins

The ball is sent over by Kieron Cadogan, Effort on goal by Ibra Sekajja from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

55mins

The ball is sent over by Thomas Ince.

54mins

Centre by Kieron Cadogan, save by Matthew Gilks.

53mins

Kieron Cadogan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

51mins

Owen Garvan produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

50mins

Barry Ferguson takes a shot. Save made by Lewis Price.

49mins

The ball is sent over by Matt Phillips.

48mins

Foul by Gary Taylor-Fletcher on Paul McShane, free kick awarded. Lewis Price takes the direct free kick.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Alex Baptiste.

46mins

Foul by Ibra Sekajja on Ludovic Sylvestre, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

45mins

Shot by Matt Phillips from outside the box goes high over the target.

45mins

Alex Baptiste crosses the ball.

43mins

The ball is crossed by John Fleck.

43mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Calvin Andrew. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Matt Phillips, Matthew Parsons gets a block in. Corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line played to the near post, Calvin Andrew makes a clearance.

38mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher sends in a cross, John Egan makes a clearance.

37mins

Ludovic Sylvestre takes a shot. Save by Lewis Price. Corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre from the left by-line, Paul McShane makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Thomas Ince, save by Lewis Price.

35mins

Alex Baptiste delivers the ball, blocked by Matthew Parsons. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince.

35mins

Stephen Crainey crosses the ball, clearance by Paul McShane.

31mins

Stuart O'Keefe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Stephen Crainey produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

31mins

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, clearance made by John Egan.

31mins

Matthew Parsons crosses the ball.

29mins

Foul by Ian Evatt on Calvin Andrew, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lewis Price.

28mins

The ball is sent over by Alex Baptiste, Matthew Parsons gets a block in. Corner taken short by Thomas Ince, Matt Phillips sends in a cross, clearance by John Egan.

28mins

A cross is delivered by Matt Phillips, clearance by Mustapha Dumbuya.

26mins

The ball is sent over by Kieron Cadogan. Barry Ferguson handles the ball and concedes a . Penalty taken left-footed by Owen Garvan and scored. Blackpool 0-1 Crystal Palace.

23mins

The ball is sent over by Mustapha Dumbuya, Matt Phillips gets a block in. Owen Garvan delivers a inswinging corner to short, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

22mins

Shot by Craig Cathcart from 12 yards. Save made by Lewis Price.

20mins

Effort on goal by Matt Phillips from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

20mins

Matt Phillips produces a cross.

19mins

A cross is delivered by Kieron Cadogan.

18mins

A cross is delivered by Matt Phillips.

16mins

David Wright gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Cathcart. Matthew Gilks takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Ibra Sekajja fouled by Alex Baptiste, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Parsons.

13mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Evatt on Kieron Cadogan. Owen Garvan produces a cross, Calvin Andrew takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

10mins

John Fleck has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

9mins

Alex Baptiste takes a shot. Blocked by Ibra Sekajja. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ludovic Sylvestre, clearance made by Calvin Andrew.

8mins

Calvin Andrew is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

6mins

Calvin Andrew is ruled offside. Ludovic Sylvestre takes the free kick.

5mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Baptiste, clearance by John Egan.

4mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Calvin Andrew goes wide left of the target.

2mins

Thomas Ince sends in a cross.

Match Preview

Gilks boost for Blackpool Matt Gilks is set to return for Blackpool against Crystal Palace having sat out the past five games with a groin injury. The goalkeeper returned to full training this week and is expected to replace Mark Howard, who has deputised impressively. However, Howard may have played his last game for the Seasiders having failed to reach an agreement on an extension to his short-term contract that expires after the weekend. Boss Ian Holloway will be without the services of Lomana Lua Lua in attack after the former Newcastle forward suffered a hamstring strain in the 2-2 draw with Ipswich. The 31-year-old is targeting a return in next weekend's FA Cup fourth-round clash with Sheffield Wednesday, for which he is currently rated as 50/50. Captain Barry Ferguson is eligible to return to the Blackpool midfield having served the final game of his three-match suspension at Portman Road. Crystal Palace will be without Sean Scannell. The winger serves a one-match ban after he was sent off for two yellow cards during last weekend's 1-1 draw with Leeds. Wilfried Zaha, a substitute against the Whites, would be an obvious replacement although boss Dougie Freedman may have one eye on Tuesday's Carling Cup semi-final second-leg against Cardiff. Paul McShane could be in line for his full debut following his loan switch from Hull while fellow defender Peter Ramage has gone back to QPR at the end of his loan spell. Left-back Dean Moxey is still missing with a knee injury and joins long-termers Jonathan Williams (broken leg), Alex Marrow (ankle) and Lee Hills (knee) on the sidelines.

Formation:433Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

Formation: 4132Manager: Dougie Freedman

Crystal Palace

  • Matthew Gilks
  • Alex Baptiste
  • Craig Cathcart
  • Ian Evatt
  • Stephen Crainey
  • Ludovic Sylvestre
  • Barry Ferguson
  • John Fleck
  • Matt Phillips
  • Gary Taylor-Fletcher
  • Thomas Ince
  • SUBS
  • Mark Howard
  • Elliot Grandin
  • Kevin Phillips
  • Chris Basham
  • Danny Wilson

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Match Report

Basham wins it for Seasiders Substitute Chris Basham was the last-gasp hero for Blackpool as they fought back from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace and extend their unbeaten home run to six npower Championship matches. Owen Garvan capitalised on a controversial penalty decision to hand Palace the first-half advantage but the Seasiders served up some late drama, with Elliot Grandin levelling the scores five minutes from time before Basham's last-minute winner. Palace boss Dougie Freedman made nine changes from the side that drew 1-1 with Leeds, a precautionary measure ahead of the Eagles' Carling Cup semi-final second leg against Cardiff, where they hold a one-goal advantage. Ian Holloway was less drastic in reshuffling his squad, making five changes as the hosts went in search of their eighth home win of the campaign. Calvin Andrew tried his luck early on for Palace but saw his 25-yard effort fly just wide. The hosts responded with a marauding run forward from Alex Baptiste and the defender's fierce drive took a deflection, forcing a corner which was smuggled to safety. Rangers loanee John Fleck was next to set his sights on goal, but he too failed to force a save from Lewis Price as his shot flashed just over the bar. Kieron Cadogan created the best chance of the opening 20 minutes when he whipped in a teasing cross which Andrew was just inches away from making contact with. Cadogan's next attempt at a cross produced the biggest talking point of the game as referee Nigel Miller pointed to the spot, indicating Barry Ferguson had handled the ball. Palace, who cared little that it appeared more a case of ball to hand, took advantage of their good fortune as Garvan rattled home the penalty with 27 minutes gone. The away side had Price to thank for preserving their lead when he tipped over Ludovic Sylvestre's long-range strike nine minutes before the break. Ferguson sought to compensate for the apparent injustice which had befallen him with the penalty incident when he unleashed a fierce 20-yard shot early in the second half but Price was equal to the challenge. Holloway made a bold move around the hour mark, making his full allocation of substitutions, including Basham, to try to bring about a reversal in fortunes. Veteran striker Kevin Phillips, with eight goals to his name this season, was among those introduced and he announced his presence with a fizzing strike from just outside the box which was parried to safety. With Freedman's side boasting one of the best defensive records in the division, he called on them to dig deep for the final 15 minutes but they were undone with just five minutes to spare. Gary Taylor-Fletcher delivered for Grandin and he provided a clinical finish from 12 yards, and there was time for one more decisive piece of action as Phillips' header against the bar fell for Basham to force in from close range.

Form Guide

    DDWLWD
  • Blackpool
  • VS
  • Crystal Palace
  • WWLWLD

Last Meetings

  • Crystal Palace
  • 1 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 27/08/2011
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 2
  • Crystal Palace
  • 20/03/2010
  • Crystal Palace
  • 4 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 03/10/2009
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 31/01/2009
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 2
  • Crystal Palace
  • 25/10/2008
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 29/03/2008

Top Scorers

Blackpool

  • K Phillips 8
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 4
  • L LuaLua 3
  • M Phillips 3
  • T Ince 2
  • B Ferguson 1
  • S Crainey 1
  • K Southern 1
  • A Baptiste 1
  • E Grandin 1
  • N Eardley 1
  • C Basham 1
  • L Sylvestre 1

Crystal Palace

  • J Easter 4
  • G Murray 4
  • S Scannell 3
  • D Ambrose 2
  • P McCarthy 2
  • C Martin 2
  • J Parr 2
  • W Zaha 2
  • KE Dikgacoi 1

Goals

Blackpool

    • Total goals 74
    • Goals per game 41
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 58
    • Goals per game 25
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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