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Corner from left by-line crossed in by Jonjo Shelvey.
Centre by Jonjo Shelvey, Tamika Mkandawire manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Cathcart on Darius Henderson. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Josh McQuoid from left wing, clearance by Alex Baptiste.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum McManaman on Jack Smith. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.
Darius Henderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson. Free kick taken by Neal Eardley.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey, clearance made by Alan Dunne.
Tamika Mkandawire gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Paul Robinson from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
James Henry takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.
Jonjo Shelvey produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.
A cross is delivered by Neal Eardley, Effort from inside the area by Kevin Phillips bounces off the post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh McQuoid on Barry Ferguson. Free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.
The offside flag is raised against Kevin Phillips. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.
Liam Trotter produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.
The ball is crossed by Liam Feeney.
Martinez Angel joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Chris Basham is brought on as a substitute for Ludovic Sylvestre.
Liam Feeney takes a corner.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips by Paul Robinson results in a free kick. The referee cautions Paul Robinson for unsporting behaviour. Josh McQuoid on for Jay Simpson. Tamika Mkandawire replaces Nadjim Abdou. Jonjo Shelvey takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Lomana Tresor LuaLua by Darren Ward results in a free kick. Ludovic Sylvestre takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Jonjo Shelvey, clearance made by Paul Robinson.
Callum McManaman is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Liam Trotter.
Jay Simpson decides to take a short corner.
The ball is swung over by Liam Trotter, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.
Liam Trotter is caught offside. Brian Howard leaves the field to be replaced by James Henry. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Stephen Crainey on Jay Simpson, free kick awarded. Brian Howard delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Alex Baptiste.
A goal is scored by Kevin Phillips from outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-0 Millwall.The assist for the goal came from Jonjo Shelvey.
Kevin Phillips joins the action as a substitute, replacing Keith Southern.
Alex Baptiste has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Liam Feeney, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Brian Howard. Barry Ferguson takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is swung over by Liam Feeney, Barry Ferguson makes a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Alex Baptiste. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.
Short corner taken by Callum McManaman from the left by-line, Centre by Lomana Tresor LuaLua, Liam Feeney makes a clearance.
Jonjo Shelvey crosses the ball, clearance by Alan Dunne.
Neal Eardley crosses the ball, Jack Smith makes a clearance.
Jonjo Shelvey has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Simpson. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.
Darius Henderson takes a shot.
Liam Feeney crosses the ball, blocked by Neal Eardley.
Keith Southern is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.
Effort from outside the box by Brian Howard goes wide right of the target.
Liam Feeney crosses the ball.
The ball is delivered by Jonjo Shelvey, clearance made by Jack Smith.
Jay Simpson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alex Baptiste takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre from the right by-line, Header on goal by Alex Baptiste from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Jonjo Shelvey crosses the ball, Callum McManaman takes a shot. Paul Robinson gets a block in.
Liam Feeney produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Alan Dunne produces a cross.
The official flags Callum McManaman offside. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.
Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot. Save by David Forde.
Corner taken by Brian Howard, Paul Robinson challenges Matthew Gilks unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.
Inswinging corner taken by Liam Feeney from the left by-line, Darius Henderson takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Baptiste.
Ludovic Sylvestre challenges Brian Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Brian Howard, clearance made by Alex Baptiste.
Shot from outside the box by Barry Ferguson misses to the left of the goal.
Ludovic Sylvestre decides to take the corner short.
Lomana Tresor LuaLua takes a shot. Save by David Forde.
Darius Henderson sends in a cross, clearance made by Ludovic Sylvestre.
Callum McManaman delivers the ball, save by David Forde.
Keith Southern takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
The ball is swung over by Neal Eardley.
The ball is sent over by Callum McManaman.
The offside flag is raised against Darius Henderson. Alex Baptiste takes the indirect free kick.
Lomana Tresor LuaLua produces a cross, David Forde makes a comfortable save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Crainey by Liam Feeney. Free kick taken by Lomana Tresor LuaLua.
Liam Feeney sends in a cross, save by Matthew Gilks.
Corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre, Keith Southern takes a shot. Blocked by Jack Smith.
Keith Southern takes a shot. Save made by David Forde.
The ball is delivered by Lomana Tresor LuaLua, blocked by Liam Trotter.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Simpson. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Darius Henderson. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.
Same again for Holloway
Blackpool manager Ian Holloway is expected to name an unchanged side for the visit of Millwall.
Lomana LuaLua, Callum McManaman and Ludovic Sylvestre were drafted into the starting line-up as the Seasiders ran riot with a 5-0 win over Leeds at Elland Road on Wednesday.
LuaLua - who scored a brace on his full debut - and McManaman were part of an impressive front three alongside hat-trick hero Jonjo Shelvey, meaning top-scorer Kevin Phillips is set for a place on the bench once more.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher remains on the sidelines with a pelvis problem, while Elliot Grandin continues his rehabilitation from a foot injury.
Billy Clarke and Matt Phillips return from their loans at Sheffield United next week and will add yet more competition to Holloway's forward line after the international break.
Millwall boss Kenny Jackett has no new injury worries ahead of the trip.
Defender Jordan Stewart and strikers John Marquis and Shaun Batt remain the in-form Lions' only injury absentees.
Full-back Stewart has been out for three weeks with a groin problem, Marquis is still recovering from a hernia operation and Batt is building up his fitness after a cruciate injury.
Jackett has named the same starting line-up for the past three matches and seen his side pick up three wins, scoring 10 goals and conceding just once.
However, winger James Henry is pushing for a start after his introduction from the bench following a goalless first half helped spark Tuesday's 3-0 victory over Coventry.
Super-sub Phillips steadies Seasiders
Kevin Phillips made an instant impact from the bench to give Blackpool a 1-0 win against in-form Millwall.
Among the substitutes for the second time in a week, Phillips had only been on the pitch for two minutes when he emphatically found the top corner from the edge of the area with an hour gone.
Millwall had found the net 10 times in a run of three straight wins but only threatened sporadically against a miserly Seasiders backline in which Alex Baptiste excelled.
A late onslaught from the visitors failed to materialise and Ian Holloway's side held out for back-to-back victories for the first time since the opening games of the season to move into the play-off places.
Blackpool made one enforced change form Wednesday's 5-0 thrashing of Leeds as Neal Eardley came into the defence in place of Ian Evatt, who collected his fifth booking of the season at Elland Road.
Kenny Jackett named the same Millwall side that recorded consecutive victories over Leicester, Ipswich and Coventry.
Following some quiet opening exchanges Blackpool midfielder Keith Southern brought the game to life in the eighth minute.
First Lions goalkeeper David Forde tipped his well struck 25-yard drive around the post, and from the resulting corner Southern found space for a free header that was cleared off the line by Jack Smith
With 20 minutes on the clock Smith proved considerably less reliable when his untimely slip allowed Neal Eardley to advance down the right flank and cut back to Southern who skied his effort from the edge of the area.
Lomana LuaLua, fresh from a midweek brace on his full Blackpool debut, charged at the visiting defence in the 25th minute and skilfully shifted the ball onto his left foot to bring a splendid save out of Forde as his shot arched towards the corner.
Millwall finally made an impression in their opponents penalty area when top scorer Darius Henderson peeled off to the far post and steered Liam Feeney's corner goalwards, only for Baptiste to intervene.
Baptiste caused some set piece problems of his own at the other end but headed over when he connected with Ludovic Sylvestre's delivery.
The deadlock remained in place as the hour approached and Holloway withdrew Southern to introduce Phillips.
Within minutes the veteran striker made the breakthrough with a sublime curling effort on the turn from the edge of the area.
Blackpool failed to effectively press home the advantage and Baptiste was forced to scramble clear after Liam Trotter wrought havoc in the home side's box.
Phillips almost doubled his tally with five minutes remaining when he scuffed Eardley's cross against the post.
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