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  • Date:06 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bloomfield Road
  • Eardley (9) Vaughan (47)
  • Cahill (12)
    Coleman (49)
Goal!

Live Commentary

90:22 +0.22

The referee shows Phil Jagielka a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Phil Jagielka on Dudley Campbell. Charlie Adam has an effort direct from the free kick. Corner from the left by-line taken by Neal Eardley, clearance by Sylvain Distin. Matt Phillips takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Adam.

89:32

Marlon Harewood concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jagielka. Tim Howard takes the direct free kick.

88:35

Matt Phillips produces a cross, clearance by Phil Jagielka.

87:31

Charlie Adam takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard. David Vaughan takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Elliot Grandin has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

87:16

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leighton Baines on Matt Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Neal Eardley.

86:47

Dudley Campbell crosses the ball, save by Tim Howard.

84:59

Charlie Adam takes a shot. Blocked by Sylvain Distin.

82:00

Centre by Tim Cahill, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.

80:31

Marlon Harewood takes a shot. Tim Howard makes a save.

79:53

Neal Eardley crosses the ball, save made by Tim Howard.

79:30

The offside flag is raised against Jermaine Beckford. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

78:23

Jermaine Beckford takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Evatt. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Leighton Baines, clearance by Ian Evatt. Leighton Baines crosses the ball.

77:43

The ball is swung over by Elliot Grandin.

76:53

(Everton) makes a substitution, with Jermaine Beckford coming on for Johnny Heitinga. Header from deep inside the area by Louis Saha goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

76:12

The referee blows for offside against Marlon Harewood. Tim Howard takes the indirect free kick.

75:59

Charlie Adam crosses the ball.

74:51

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov replaces Steven Pienaar.

73:30

Gary Taylor-Fletcher goes off and Elliot Grandin comes on. Marlon Harewood comes on in place of Luke Varney. Mikel Arteta takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Charlie Adam makes a clearance.

71:57

Luke Varney has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

71:11

Effort on goal by Louis Saha from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

70:14

Leighton Baines crosses the ball, clearance made by Craig Cathcart.

69:48

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.

68:49

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines, Neal Eardley gets a block in. Leighton Baines takes a outswinging corner.

68:00

Louis Saha challenges Ian Evatt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Evatt takes the free kick.

66:49

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

66:11

Seamus Coleman produces a cross, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

65:34

Johnny Heitinga takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

64:35

Phil Neville produces a cross, clearance by Craig Cathcart.

63:39

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, David Vaughan manages to make a clearance.

63:16

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Blocked by Neal Eardley.

62:13

Matt Phillips takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jagielka. Charlie Adam produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

60:03

Louis Saha comes on in place of Ayegbeni Yakubu. Keith Southern goes off and Matt Phillips comes on. Charlie Adam concedes a free kick for a foul on Seamus Coleman. Free kick crossed left-footed by Mikel Arteta, Gary Taylor-Fletcher makes a clearance.

59:21

Tim Cahill delivers the ball, clearance by Stephen Crainey.

57:50

The ball is swung over by Leighton Baines, clearance made by Ian Evatt.

57:27

Keith Southern takes a shot. Phil Jagielka gets a block in.

56:52

Tim Cahill handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Ian Evatt restarts play with the free kick.

54:50

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Keith Southern gets a block in.

54:04

Centre by Stephen Crainey.

52:24

Leighton Baines sends in a cross, Tim Cahill has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

50:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Charlie Adam. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

49:46

Seamus Coleman fires in a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 2-2 Everton.

48:47

A cross is delivered by Seamus Coleman, clearance by Ian Evatt.

48:06

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in.

47:04

David Vaughan finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 2-1 Everton.

46:09

Phil Jagielka gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Varney. Free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.

44:37

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Gilks.

41:33

Johnny Heitinga challenges Charlie Adam unfairly and gives away a free kick. Charlie Adam restarts play with the free kick.

41:19

Mikel Arteta takes a shot. David Vaughan gets a block in.

40:53

The referee penalises Steven Pienaar for handball. David Vaughan takes the free kick.

39:59

Seamus Coleman has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

36:55

Booking for Stephen Crainey for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Stephen Crainey on Seamus Coleman, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Charlie Adam manages to make a clearance. Shot by Leighton Baines. Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

35:37

Phil Neville delivers the ball, Seamus Coleman takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

34:33

The assistant referee signals for offside against Luke Varney. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.

34:00

Phil Neville fouled by Luke Varney, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Neville takes the free kick.

33:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Adam by Steven Pienaar. Free kick taken by David Vaughan.

32:37

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines.

31:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Keith Southern. Sylvain Distin takes the direct free kick.

30:10

Leighton Baines is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Neal Eardley takes the free kick.

28:41

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Neal Eardley gets a block in. Leighton Baines takes the outswinging corner, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Sylvain Distin misses to the right of the target.

28:04

Foul by Charlie Adam on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Phil Neville.

25:43

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mikel Arteta, Matthew Gilks makes a save.

25:36

A cross is delivered by Leighton Baines, Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

25:08

Mikel Arteta fouled by Gary Taylor-Fletcher, the ref awards a free kick. Ayegbeni Yakubu takes the free kick.

24:48

Johnny Heitinga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Adam. Charlie Adam restarts play with the free kick.

24:07

The referee blows for offside against Seamus Coleman. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

23:46

Dudley Campbell challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

22:41

Tim Cahill takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

21:44

The referee cautions Neal Eardley for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Tim Cahill by Neal Eardley results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Leighton Baines.

19:37

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

19:01

Corner from right by-line taken by Mikel Arteta.

18:49

Centre by Steven Pienaar, clearance by Stephen Crainey.

18:31

Seamus Coleman sends in a cross, clearance by Charlie Adam.

15:57

The ball is delivered by Ayegbeni Yakubu.

14:17

Foul by Dudley Campbell on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Sylvain Distin takes the free kick.

12:46

Tim Cahill scores a headed goal from close range. Blackpool 1-1 Everton.Ayegbeni Yakubu crosses the ball. Ayegbeni Yakubu provided the assist for the goal.

12:22

Unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Dudley Campbell results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the free kick.

12:00

Unfair challenge on Phil Neville by Luke Varney results in a free kick. Phil Neville takes the free kick.

11:21

Seamus Coleman delivers the ball, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

10:58

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by David Vaughan results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Johnny Heitinga.

9:03

Neal Eardley scores a goal from outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-0 Everton.Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikel Arteta on Charlie Adam.

7:32

Ayegbeni Yakubu challenges Ian Evatt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

6:32

The ball is swung over by David Vaughan, clearance by Sylvain Distin.

3:42

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Adam. Neal Eardley takes the free kick.

2:36

Tim Cahill has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

1:31

Johnny Heitinga concedes a free kick for a foul on Dudley Campbell. Neal Eardley takes the free kick.

1:14

Unfair challenge on Ian Evatt by Ayegbeni Yakubu results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

The half-time whistle blows.

The game restarts for the second half.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Holloway's Champions League dream `is not crazy' Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has a long-term vision - winning the Champions League with Charlie Adam pulling the strings. Adam is involved in a bonus dispute with the club which the Premier League is in the process of making a ruling. The influential Scotland midfielder looks set to retain his place in the side to face Everton tomorrow even though he may need another pain-killing injection in his troublesome ankle. Holloway hopes Adam puts down roots at Bloomfield Road as he has high hopes for the newly-promoted team. He said: "I realise I might lose my best players because they will go and be paid a damn sight more elsewhere. "I would love Charlie Adam to stay for a long time and get us in the top four, maybe Champions League places, maybe winning the Champions League. "You might think I am crazy but I am not. I have watched games over the last few days and I have watched my team play. "You know what? I am very proud. I am very proud of how we are playing football. We are playing it the right way with our passing. "We need to be a bit more clever in and around goal, and show a bit more belief. You see Tottenham's passing, Real Madrid's passing, we can do that. "I want to create an atmosphere where the players know I believe in them and that is what I have been doing. This is a fantastic journey and I do not want it to stop." Northern Ireland defender Craig Cathcart is doubtful after he suffered a recurrence of a back injury in the win over West Brom. Holloway has already addressed the problem by withdrawing Dekel Keinan and Rob Edwards from a reserve game in midweek. Meanwhile, Everton manager David Moyes has urged winger Seamus Coleman to take a leaf out of Tottenham star Gareth Bale's book. Bale has emerged as one of the hottest properties in Britain after a series of outstanding performances for Spurs, not least against European champions Inter Milan this week. Yet Bale was not even a Spurs regular a year ago and Moyes can see similarities with Irish youngster Coleman, who ended last season on loan at Blackpool. Moyes said: "Seamus has done great. He is getting games for us now, albeit probably not in his right position. "We have played him wide on the right when he is a right-back. "But the experience he is getting - there is a similarity to Gareth Bale. "Bale is playing wide left but is really a left-back. "It is getting him the games, there is a lot of competition at right-back here. "I think it has been good for his development and in time when he does step back, hopefully he will have learned from it." Coleman showed glimpses of his talent for the Toffees last season before joining Blackpool in March and playing a key role in their promotion to the Barclays Premier League. Moyes believes Coleman is a better player for his spell away and the 22-year-old will get chance to remind Seasiders boss Ian Holloway of his talent when Everton travel to Bloomfield Road. "Blackpool played a big part in his development because he went there and played in a team which was successful," Moyes said. "He went right through to the (play-off) final. "He has done fine but he has just had a little dip in the last week or two and we will need to assess exactly where we think he is." Jack Rodwell is unlikely to return to action against the Seasiders. The 19-year-old has made a quicker than expected recovery from an ankle injury and was an unused substitute against Stoke last week but is still not fully fit despite a reserve-team run out. He could again be given a place on the bench but Moyes all but ruled out a start. Leon Osman faces a further six weeks out after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle while Marouane Fellaini (hamstring) and Ross Barkley (broken leg) are still out. Striker Victor Anichebe (knee) is stepping up his comeback and returned to full training on Friday after playing 20 minutes in the reserves in midweek.

Formation:433Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

Formation: 4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

  • Matthew Gilks
  • Neal Eardley
  • Craig Cathcart
  • Ian Evatt
  • Stephen Crainey
  • David Vaughan
  • Keith Southern
  • Charlie Adam
  • Gary Taylor-Fletcher
  • Dudley Campbell
  • Luke Varney
  • SUBS
  • Richard Kingson
  • Marlon Harewood
  • Elliot Grandin
  • Ludovic Sylvestre
  • Matt Phillips
  • David Carney
  • Dekel Keinan

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Match Report

Seasiders denied by plucky Toffees Blackpool's Marlon Harewood was denied a late winner as the Barclays Premier League newcomers fought out a thrilling 2-2 draw with Everton. The Seasiders substitute put the ball in the net in the closing minutes at Bloomfield Road but was frustrated by a controversial offside flag. Blackpool twice led an end-to-end encounter after goals from Wales pair Neal Eardley and David Vaughan but Everton hit back through Tim Cahill and former Blackpool loanee Seamus Coleman. Everton created the better chances throughout but Blackpool may feel they could have prevented either of their goals and will bemoan the late offside decision. The tone for an entertaining contest, the first meeting between the sides in the league since 1971, was set in the opening minutes. Everton, confidence restored after five games unbeaten, made the initial running. Ayegbeni Yakubu threatened to play in Mikel Arteta but the Spaniard failed to control and Cahill found space only to shoot well over. Blackpool showed their attacking intentions for the first time when Vaughan whipped in a dangerous cross which Sylvain Distin headed clear. The Seasiders went in front with 10 minutes gone after Charlie Adam was crudely brought down by Arteta 25 yards out. Eardley stepped up and bent a superb free-kick around the Everton wall and past Tim Howard. It was the perfect way to celebrate his 22nd birthday today but Everton produced the perfect response and equalised just three minutes later. Distin led the charge, playing a one-two with Steven Pienaar and playing in Yakubu. The Nigerian, buoyed after last week's winner against Stoke, turned and picked out Cahill on the six-yard box with a delicate cross. Matt Gilks got a hand to the Australian's powerful header but could not keep out his 50th Premier League goal. Everton began to assert some control and Yakubu teed up Arteta, but Gilks this time gathered after the Spaniard shot from the edge of the area. Pienaar then set Yakubu free but Eardley got back to make the tackle. The danger was not yet over for the home side but Distin headed over from the resulting Leighton Baines corner. Blackpool remained on the back foot and Ian Evatt slid in to block when another chance opened up in the box for Cahill. Baines went down in the box under an Adam tackle on another attack but referee Andre Marriner deemed the challenge legal. Everton skipper Phil Neville then worried the Tangerines with a run to the byline and his deflected cross fell nicely for Coleman but Gilks saved his well-struck volley. Coleman, who impressed in a short spell at Bloomfield Road last season, then looked certain to score after weaving his way through the home defence but his shot curved just wide of the far post. Blackpool made Everton pay for that profligacy by reclaiming the lead after a goalmouth scramble three minutes into the second half. Everton appealed for handball against DJ Campbell as the striker shielded the ball from Distin. Nothing was given and the ball was worked out for Vaughan to shoot from the edge of the area. The midfielder slammed his first effort into the body of a defender but reacted quickly - while some of his team-mates claimed handball - to fire home at the second attempt. But again, Blackpool could not hold their lead for long. Coleman pounced on a poor header by Stephen Crainey barely two minutes later and raced into the area to unleash a fierce shot which squeezed under the body of Gilks. Both sides continued to attack with Adam shooting wide after a menacing run by Campbell and Pienaar having a shot blocked by Eardley. John Heitinga then picked out Gilks with a volley from the edge of the box and the goalkeeper did even better to deny Pienaar at point-blank range after a neat interchange with Cahill. Substitute Louis Saha had a great chance midway through the second half after racing onto a fine ball from Pienaar. The France striker took a touch on the edge of the area and admirably chose not to go down as Evatt grabbed his arm but he screwed his shot wide. Everton threw on another striker in Jermaine Beckford and the former Leeds man twice had close-range efforts blocked within moments of leaving the bench. Blackpool then finished the stronger with Adam forcing a fine save from Howard with a powerful drive. Harewood then thought he had snatched victory in the last minute but the flag was raised.

Form Guide

    LLWLLW
  • Blackpool
  • VS
  • Everton
  • LDWWDW

Last Meetings

  • Everton
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 24/04/1971
  • Blackpool
  • 0 - 2
  • Everton
  • 19/09/1970
  • Blackpool
  • 0 - 1
  • Everton
  • 22/04/1967
  • Everton
  • 0 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 26/11/1966
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 0
  • Everton
  • 15/01/1966
  • Everton
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 23/10/1965

Top Scorers

Blackpool

  • M Harewood 3
  • L Varney 3
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 2
  • A Baptiste 1
  • D Campbell 1
  • M Phillips 1

Everton

  • T Cahill 4
  • M Arteta 2
  • A Yakubu 1
  • S Pienaar 1
  • L Baines 1

Goals

Blackpool

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 15
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Everton

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

possession


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