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  • Date:21 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:20:00
  • Venue:Bloomfield Road
  • Attendance:13,043
  • Phillips (45)
  • Tomkins (27) Maynard (31)
    O'Neil (73)
    Vaz Te (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

96mins

The ball is sent over by Ian Evatt, Winston Reid makes a clearance.

95mins

Jack Collison has an effort at goal. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

92mins

Matt Phillips takes a shot. Henri Lansbury makes a comfortable save.

90mins

Ricardo Vaz Te finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-4 West Ham.

89mins

Inswinging corner taken by Matt Phillips.

89mins

Carlton Cole is caught offside. Gary O'Neil goes into the referee's book for time wasting. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

88mins

John Fleck takes a shot. James Tomkins gets a block in.

87mins

The referee blows for offside. Henri Lansbury takes the indirect free kick.

86mins

The ball is sent over by Alex Baptiste, clearance made by George McCartney.

83mins

Centre by Barry Ferguson.

81mins

Kevin Phillips produces a lobbed right-footed shot from outside the area and hits the bar. The offside flag is raised against Roman Bednar. Carlton Cole is brought on as a substitute for Nicky Maynard. Henri Lansbury takes the indirect free kick.

81mins

Effort from the edge of the box by Nicky Maynard goes wide of the left-hand upright.

80mins

Ian Evatt sends in a cross, Ricardo Vaz Te makes a clearance.

79mins

Shot by John Fleck from a long way out goes over the net.

78mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Baptiste, Winston Reid manages to make a clearance.

76mins

Kevin Phillips has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

76mins

Alex Baptiste delivers the ball, save by Henri Lansbury.

73mins

Ricardo Vaz Te crosses the ball, blocked by Alex Baptiste. Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Noble, James Tomkins takes a shot. Clearance made by Stephen Crainey. Gary O'Neil gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-3 West Ham.

73mins

John Fleck challenges Mark Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. John Fleck receives a caution. Winston Reid restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

The ball is delivered by Stephen Crainey.

72mins

Kevin Phillips delivers the ball, save by Henri Lansbury.

70mins

Ricardo Vaz Te produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

68mins

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Winston Reid.

67mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ian Evatt. Free kick taken by Henri Lansbury.

65mins

Alex Baptiste fouled by Ricardo Vaz Te, the ref awards a free kick. Gary O'Neil is brought on as a substitute for Abdoulaye Faye. Matthew Gilks takes the direct free kick.

64mins

John Fleck takes a shot. Blocked by James Tomkins. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Matt Phillips from the left by-line, James Tomkins manages to make a clearance.

63mins

The ball is swung over by Kevin Phillips, clearance by Joey O'Brien.

62mins

The ball is delivered by Nicky Maynard, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Noble, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

60mins

Matt Phillips has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

59mins

Matt Phillips takes a shot. James Tomkins gets a block in.

58mins

The referee penalises Winston Reid for handball. The referee shows Winston Reid a yellow card. Stephen Crainey has an effort direct from the free kick, George McCartney gets a block in.

53mins

Unfair challenge on Roman Bednar by Robert Green results in a free kick. Robert Green sent off. (West Ham) makes a substitution, with Henri Lansbury coming on for Julien Faubert. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Kevin Phillips.

52mins

The ball is swung over by George McCartney, Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.

51mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Kevin Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

47mins

Ricardo Vaz Te is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.

47mins

Roman Bednar produces a cross, John Fleck produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

46mins

The ball is crossed by Alex Baptiste, Kevin Phillips finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Blackpool 1-2 West Ham.Assist by Alex Baptiste.

46mins

(Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Nouha Dicko coming on for Ludovic Sylvestre.

46mins

Roman Bednar replaces Lomana Tresor LuaLua.

45mins

Julien Faubert crosses the ball, clearance by Ian Evatt.

44mins

Jack Collison has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left.

42mins

A cross is delivered by Julien Faubert.

38mins

Mark Noble delivers the ball.

34mins

Kevin Phillips on for Chris Basham.

33mins

Ian Evatt sends in a cross, Joey O'Brien manages to make a clearance. Ludovic Sylvestre takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Joey O'Brien.

32mins

Jack Collison sends in a cross, Nicky Maynard fires in a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Blackpool 0-2 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Jack Collison.

27mins

Ian Evatt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard. The ball is crossed by Mark Noble, James Tomkins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Blackpool 0-1 West Ham.Assist by Mark Noble.

26mins

A cross is delivered by George McCartney.

25mins

George McCartney delivers the ball, Julien Faubert produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

23mins

The referee blows for offside against Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Robert Green restarts play with the free kick.

20mins

Lomana Tresor LuaLua produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

17mins

Jack Collison is ruled offside. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

James Tomkins produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

11mins

Joey O'Brien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lomana Tresor LuaLua. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Stephen Crainey from left wing, Winston Reid manages to make a clearance.

8mins

Chris Basham is caught offside. Free kick taken by Robert Green.

6mins

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Cathcart. Mark Noble takes the inswinging corner, Header from close range by Abdoulaye Faye clears the bar.

6mins

Julien Faubert is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

4mins

Unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Ian Evatt results in a free kick. Ricardo Vaz Te shoots direct from the free kick, save by Matthew Gilks.

2mins

Winston Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Lomana Tresor LuaLua. Lomana Tresor LuaLua takes the free kick. Matt Phillips takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

1mins

The ball is sent over by Julien Faubert, Ricardo Vaz Te has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

Match Preview

Taylor-Fletcher absent for Seasiders Blackpool will be without Gary Taylor-Fletcher for the visit of West Ham after the forward suffered a knee injury during Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Everton. The 30-year-old was stretched off after colliding with Toffees goalkeeper Tim Howard and left Goodison Park on crutches while wearing a protective support on his leg. Seasiders boss Ian Holloway, who is also set to be without Alex Baptiste after the full-back needed stitches in a leg wound picked up at the weekend, is awaiting the results of a scan on Taylor-Fletcher with trepidation. "You always fear the worse when one of your lads get injured," he told the Blackpool Gazette. "Fletch's kneecap and thigh were going one way and the lower part of his leg was knocked back the other way - that normally means some ligament damage. "Fletch's knee is badly swollen and very sore. He has a cast on it and when it settles down we will see how he is. I have never seen anything like it in my life." Holloway hopes to have Matt Phillips back in contention following the winger's two-match absence with a hamstring problem. West Ham will aim to go top of the npower Championship table but they must do so without suspended duo Matt Taylor and Kevin Nolan. Skipper Nolan serves the second game of a three-match ban following his dismissal in the derby against Millwall at the start of the month. Left-winger Taylor begins a three-game suspension of his own after he was sent off in the 1-1 draw with Southampton. Victory would move the Hammers above the Saints and manager Sam Allardyce believes his squad is capable of coping without Nolan and Taylor. Recent signing Ravel Morrison captained the development squad to a 2-1 victory over QPR on Friday but Allardyce admits the former Manchester United prodigy will have to wait for his first-team bow. Defender Guy Demel (thigh) could be included but midfielder Papa Bouba Diop (hamstring) is definitely out.

Formation:433Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

Formation: 442Manager: Sam Allardyce

West Ham

  • Matthew Gilks
  • Alex Baptiste
  • Craig Cathcart
  • Ian Evatt
  • Stephen Crainey
  • Ludovic Sylvestre
  • Barry Ferguson
  • Chris Basham
  • Matt Phillips
  • John Fleck
  • Lomana Tresor LuaLua
  • SUBS
  • Neal Eardley
  • Kevin Phillips
  • Nouha Dicko
  • Roman Bednar
  • Danny Wilson

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Match Report

Lansbury keeps Seasiders at bay Emergency goalkeeper Henri Lansbury kept out Blackpool as 10-man West Ham returned to the top of the npower Championship with a superb 4-1 victory. In the absence of a specialist replacement, on-loan Arsenal midfielder Lansbury was summoned from the bench to reprise a role he briefly filled for England Under-21s last season after Robert Green was sent off for a professional foul on Blackpool substitute Roman Bednar in the 53rd minute. At that stage United were 2-1 to the good following a dominant first-half display. James Tomkins and Nicky Maynard scored two goals in four minutes, but Kevin Phillips brought the Seasiders back into the contest on the stroke of half-time. But Ian Holloway's men rarely resembled a side on a seven-match unbeaten run and, with the exception of some routine handling that drew huge cheers from the away support, Lansbury was largely untroubled as Gary O'Neill and Ricardo Vaz Te completed a handsome victory. West Ham are now one point ahead of Southampton at the summit with a game in hand, while Middlesbrough's victory at Millwall means Blackpool drop out of the top six. Winger Matt Phillips returned form a hamstring problem to celebrate his Scotland call-up with a place in a Blackpool starting line-up that displayed five changes from the 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Everton on Saturday. West Ham made two alterations to the side that drew with Southampton last week as George McCartney replaced the suspended Matt Taylor and Carlton Cole dropped to the bench for Maynard to make his full debut alongside fellow January recruit Vaz Te. A clever Julien Faubert pass from the right flank gave Maynard a yard on the Blackpool backline, and the former Bristol City striker's low effort across goal was touched wide by goalkeeper Matt Gilks' outstretched boot. Blackpool were struggling to establish any rhythm and when Ian Evatt fouled Maynard on the right in the 28th minute, the visiting supporters' chant of "We're gonna score in a minute" proved prophetic. Mark Noble delivered the set-piece beautifully for Tomkins to plant a header past Gilks. Moments later it was 2-0 as Jack Collison and Joey O'Brien combined down the right channel. Collison collected the scraps on the byline when O'Brien's cross was blocked, and cut the ball back to make Maynard's first West Ham goal a formality. Holloway took action soon afterwards, introducing Kevin Phillips in place of Chris Basham, and the veteran striker gave Blackpool a lifeline they scarcely deserved in first-half stoppage time when he nodded home Alex Baptiste's speculative cross. Seemingly buoyed by this success, Holloway sent on two further attacking options from his bench, with Nouha Dicko and Bednar replacing Ludovic Sylvestre and the frustratingly wayward Lomana LuaLua. The contest was thrown wide open when Kevin Phillips' through-ball pierced the Hammers defence and Green charged rashly from his line to bring down Bednar. Referee Colin Webster was well placed and ignored the efforts of West Ham defenders chasing back, to brandish a red card. Hammers boss Sam Allardyce turned to Lansbury and sacrificed Faubert. Lansbury was impressively protected by the West Ham defence and with 16 minutes remaining substitute O'Neill lashed a crisp 20-yard drive into the bottom corner after Winston Reid's effort from Vaz Te's corner was blocked by Stephen Crainey. Kevin Phillips then rattled the inside of the post with a lofted volley as Lansbury's positioning finally failed him, before Vaz Te raced clear of a largely absent Seasiders defence to open his Hammers account in the final minute.

Form Guide

    DWWWDW
  • Blackpool
  • VS
  • West Ham
  • WWWLWD

Last Meetings

  • West Ham
  • 4 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 15/10/2011
  • West Ham
  • 3 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 02/01/1937
  • Blackpool
  • 1 - 0
  • West Ham
  • 05/09/1936
  • West Ham
  • 2 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 18/01/1936
  • Blackpool
  • 4 - 1
  • West Ham
  • 14/09/1935
  • West Ham
  • 2 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 22/04/1935

Top Scorers

Blackpool

  • K Phillips 10
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 7
  • M Phillips 5
  • L LuaLua 3
  • S Crainey 2
  • C Basham 2
  • T Ince 2
  • B Ferguson 1
  • B Ormerod 1
  • K Southern 1
  • A Baptiste 1
  • N Eardley 1
  • L Sylvestre 1
  • N Dicko 1

West Ham

  • C Cole 9
  • K Nolan 7
  • S Baldock 5
  • J Collison 3
  • JA Carew 2
  • F Piquionne 2
  • W Reid 2
  • M Taylor 1
  • P Diop 1
  • J Faubert 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • J Tomkins 1
  • H Lansbury 1
  • F Nouble 1

Goals

Blackpool

    • Total goals 90
    • Goals per game 52
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 15 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Ham

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 47
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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