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  • Date:27 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Reebok Stadium
  • Petrov (75) Davies (88)
  • Evatt (27) Varney (56)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

93:41 +3.41

The ball is delivered by Samuel Ricketts, clearance made by Charlie Adam.

90:57 +0.57

The referee cautions David Vaughan for unsporting behaviour. Mark Davies fouled by David Vaughan, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Martin Petrov from the free kick.

88:41

A goal is scored by Mark Davies from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bolton 2-2 Blackpool.Ivan Klasnic provided the assist for the goal.

87:18

Elliot Grandin leaves the field to be replaced by David Carney.

86:53

Martin Petrov has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

86:44

Johan Elmander delivers the ball, clearance made by Ian Evatt.

86:37

Rodrigo Moreno crosses the ball, David Vaughan makes a clearance.

85:48

The ball is crossed by Johan Elmander.

85:06

Luke Varney leaves the field to be replaced by Keith Southern.

84:30

Shot from just outside the box by Martin Petrov misses to the right of the goal.

83:10

Gary Taylor-Fletcher leaves the field to be replaced by Brett Ormerod.

81:23

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dudley Campbell on Mark Davies. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

80:40

Shot by Martin Petrov from 12 yards. Stephen Crainey gets a block in.

79:43

The ball is crossed by Samuel Ricketts, Mark Davies takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson. Close range effort by Kevin Davies goes wide of the left-hand post.

79:43

Samuel Ricketts delivers the ball, Mark Davies takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson.

79:34

Ivan Klasnic takes a shot. Charlie Adam gets a block in.

78:09

Charlie Adam takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Davies.

77:12

Gary Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Adam. Richard Kingson takes the free kick.

76:27

Charlie Adam takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

75:29

A goal is scored by Martin Petrov from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Bolton 1-2 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Mark Davies.

73:24

The ball is sent over by Luke Varney, clearance made by Zat Knight.

73:09

Charlie Adam takes a shot. Zat Knight gets a block in.

72:09

Effort from the edge of the area by Rodrigo Moreno goes wide of the left-hand post.

71:40

Charlie Adam produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

71:40

Shot from outside the area by Charlie Adam misses to the left of the goal.

70:49

A cross is delivered by Stephen Crainey.

70:14

Charlie Adam is given a yellow card. Foul by Charlie Adam on Mark Davies, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

69:17

Ivan Klasnic comes on in place of Fabrice Muamba.

68:56

Dudley Campbell produces a lobbed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

68:10

Gary Cahill takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson.

67:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Evatt on Gary Cahill. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

67:02

Fabrice Muamba is shown a yellow card. Corner from left by-line taken by Elliot Grandin.

66:44

Dudley Campbell takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

66:10

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson.

63:48

Martin Petrov produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

63:30

Shot from 12 yards from Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

62:41

The ball is sent over by Samuel Ricketts.

62:09

Gary Taylor-Fletcher delivers the ball, Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

61:14

The ball is sent over by Charlie Adam, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

60:37

Paul Robinson goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Elliot Grandin. Free kick taken by Charlie Adam.

60:03

Charlie Adam gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabrice Muamba. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

59:18

Martin Petrov on for Matthew Taylor. Chung-Yong Lee goes off and Rodrigo Moreno comes on.

59:05

Header by Luke Varney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

56:52

Luke Varney finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Bolton 0-2 Blackpool.Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliot Grandin, the assist for the goal came from Elliot Grandin.

55:10

Samuel Ricketts delivers the ball, Kevin Davies challenges Craig Cathcart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Richard Kingson.

53:19

Matthew Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Free kick taken by David Vaughan.

52:25

Neal Eardley produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

51:39

The ball is crossed by Matthew Taylor, clearance by David Vaughan.

50:00

Chung-Yong Lee takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson.

49:42

Dudley Campbell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the indirect free kick.

49:07

Dudley Campbell sends in a cross.

47:27

Craig Cathcart concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Davies. Johan Elmander restarts play with the free kick, Matthew Taylor has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

43:00

Ian Evatt concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Cahill. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Matthew Taylor.

41:32

The referee penalises Dudley Campbell for handball. Direct free kick taken by Samuel Ricketts.

40:28

Shot by Charlie Adam from a long way out goes over the target.

39:38

Shot from 25 yards by Dudley Campbell. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

38:37

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, clearance by Zat Knight.

37:27

Matthew Taylor has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

37:15

Foul by Luke Varney on Samuel Ricketts, free kick awarded. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the direct free kick.

36:40

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Save by Richard Kingson.

36:21

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Blocked by Charlie Adam.

36:12

Johan Elmander crosses the ball, clearance by Stephen Crainey.

34:09

Mark Davies takes a shot. Ian Evatt gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor to the near post, clearance made by Luke Varney. Matthew Taylor crosses the ball, save by Richard Kingson.

31:27

The ball is sent over by Charlie Adam, Shot on goal by Gary Taylor-Fletcher from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

30:22

Foul by Mark Davies on Charlie Adam, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Charlie Adam.

27:52

Ian Evatt scores a headed goal from inside the box. Bolton 0-1 Blackpool.Inswinging corner taken by Elliot Grandin from the left by-line played to the near post, Elliot Grandin provided the assist for the goal.

27:52

Ian Evatt finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Bolton 0-1 Blackpool.Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, assist by Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

26:21

Dudley Campbell takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Evatt.

26:21

Dudley Campbell takes a shot. Zat Knight gets a block in.

25:12

The referee blows for offside against Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the indirect free kick.

24:57

The ball is delivered by Charlie Adam, clearance by Gary Cahill.

24:37

Johan Elmander delivers the ball, Richard Kingson makes a save.

24:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Samuel Ricketts by Luke Varney. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

21:40

David Vaughan takes a shot. Zat Knight gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Vaughan, Zat Knight makes a clearance. Luke Varney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zat Knight. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

20:23

Unfair challenge on Samuel Ricketts by Elliot Grandin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

17:39

The ball is swung over by Chung-Yong Lee.

17:02

The ball is delivered by Samuel Ricketts. The ball is delivered by Matthew Taylor, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

15:40

Charlie Adam produces a cross, save made by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

15:21

Chung-Yong Lee takes a shot. David Vaughan gets a block in.

15:01

A cross is delivered by Kevin Davies, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

14:24

Gary Cahill challenges Dudley Campbell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Crainey takes the direct free kick.

12:50

Charlie Adam challenges Chung-Yong Lee unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

12:41

The ball is sent over by Stephen Crainey, Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

11:36

Matthew Taylor has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

11:02

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line to the near post.

10:56

Matthew Taylor crosses the ball, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

8:57

Matthew Taylor produces a cross, David Vaughan gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line, Charlie Adam makes a clearance.

8:21

Kevin Davies takes a shot. Save made by Richard Kingson. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line.

7:17

David Vaughan fouled by Mark Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Neal Eardley restarts play with the free kick.

5:45

Gary Taylor-Fletcher is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

3:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Elliot Grandin by Fabrice Muamba. Direct free kick taken by Ian Evatt.

2:53

Luke Varney delivers the ball.

2:17

Centre by Johan Elmander, blocked by Ian Evatt.

1:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Samuel Ricketts by Luke Varney. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

0:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on Fabrice Muamba. Matthew Taylor produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Richard Kingson.

The game kicks-off.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The second half has started.

Match Preview

JOB IN FOOTBALL IS A PRIVILEGE - COYLE By Ken Gaunt, Press Association Sport Owen Coyle insists he will remain grounded as Bolton scale the heights of the Barclays Premier League. The Glasgow-born manager believes it is a privilege to be earning a handsome living in the game. "If I hadn't had a career in football I would still have been paying a fiver to play five-a-side," the 44-year-old said as his fifth-placed team prepared to face Blackpool tomorrow. "I know a real job is getting up at five, six in the morning and going out to work. A lot of people do. "It might not be a job they are totally enamoured with but they have a family to look after and bills to pay. "So it is a bad day if you can't come to your work with a smile on your face knowing your job is in football. We are very fortunate. "Nobody gets more down than me when we lose games. I can be unbearable in those type of moments. "But what I do recognise is that when we return to the training ground we are bubbly and ready to go again when something goes against you. I have always done it and always will." Among the crowd at the Reebok Stadium will be his mum Frances and other close family members. Coyle will blow a kiss in their direction before kick-off, proud of the way he was raised in that corner of Scotland. He said: "I had a very good upbringing thanks to my parents. My dad is dead now, god rest him, but my mum is 80 and still travels to the home games from Glasgow. "There were nine of us, five brothers, three sisters and there is a very good support system in place. "Growing up in the area we did you have to earn every bit along the way and I have tried to bring that work ethic wherever I have been as a player and a manager. And equally try and treat people the way to expect to be treated yourself." Meanwhile, Blackpool manager Ian Holloway admits he is in the dark about what the future holds for David Vaughan. The club are hoping to re-sign the Wales midfielder, who is out of contract in the summer, and an offer has been made. However Holloway knows that given Vaughan's good form there could be bids for him in the January transfer window. Vaughan, 27, has started in 13 of Blackpool's 14 league games after arriving from Spanish club Real Sociedad in August 2008. Holloway said: "I have spoken to David and I need to talk to my chairman and see where we are. I don't know where that is going to go. "What he might get somewhere else and what we might pay him might be a difficult scenario. "He is an incredible player and a wonderful person. I am very fortunate to have him here. I would like that to be a long time. "David is a joy to work with. Every day is exactly the same. There is quality, left foot, right foot. He hardly ever does anything that is sub-standard. "He is playing so well - I wish him well whatever happens, whatever way it goes." Holloway will make one enforced change as striker Marlon Harewood is sidelined with a torn hamstring. Harewood suffered the setback in training this week after scoring his fifth goal of the season against Wolves. Ludovic Sylvestre is doubtful with a hamstring strain as is Chris Basham with a knee problem. Ghana goalkeeper Richard Kingson will retain his place between the posts as Matt Gilks remains sidelined with a fractured knee-cap. Holloway is delighted at the way Kingson has embraced his promotion and added: "Watching Richard play so far he has done a great job. "It looks as though he's had the shirt all his life. I am delighted for him."

Formation:442Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

Formation: 433Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

  • Jussi Jaaskelainen
  • Samuel Ricketts
  • Gary Cahill
  • Zat Knight
  • Paul Robinson
  • Chung-Yong Lee
  • Mark Davies
  • Fabrice Muamba
  • Matthew Taylor
  • Kevin Davies
  • Johan Elmander
  • SUBS
  • Adam Bogdan
  • Gretar Rafn Steinsson
  • Martin Petrov
  • Ivan Klasnic
  • Rodrigo Moreno
  • Robbie Blake
  • Tamir Cohen

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Match Report

Trotters battle back Bolton's famous battling qualities were on full show in the 2-2 home draw against Blackpool as they dug deep to come from 2-0 down late on to salvage a point. The hero was Mark Davies, who would not have been in the side had it not been for Stuart Holden's thigh injury, who fired home in the 89th minute to round off a glorious team move and snatch what seemed an unlikely result with 15 minutes remaining. Substitute Martin Petrov had pulled one back for Wanderers in the 76th minute. Blackpool looked set for a fourth victory in nine away matches after headers from Ian Evatt and Luke Varney as the Seasiders but the team with the worst defensive record in the Barclays Premier League could not hang on under intense late pressure. Bolton, who remain in fifth place as a result, extended their unbeaten run to five matches but made hard work of it at times as they had plenty of chances to score both before and after the visitors went ahead. Matt Taylor tried to mark his 29th birthday and 350th league appearance with an early goal but his second-minute free-kick was comfortably saved by Richard Kingson. It sparked a spell of sustained Wanderers pressure which should have brought the opening goal but failed to. Surprisingly captain Kevin Davies made the wrong choice in opting to shoot near-post instead of across Kingson after being put through the inside-right channel by Johan Elmander and earned only a corner. Taylor's dipping volley from Gary Cahill's knockdown landed on the roof of the net while Lee Chung-yong had his 10-yard shot blocked by a combination of Stephen Crainey and Evatt. But having dominated the opening 27 minutes Bolton succumbed to a familiar failing. Owen Coyle's side have not kept a clean sheet since the opening day of the season and they were unable to end that run on this occasion. The Seasiders had been restricted to the odd counter-attack but, unlike their opponents, they took full advantage when a chance presented itself just before the half-hour. DJ Campbell's shot took a double deflection off Cahill and Zat Knight only to bounce wide with Jussi Jaaskelainen wrong-footed. However, the goalkeeper should possibly have done better from Evatt's flick-on from the resulting corner but the Finland international could only finger-tip the ball inside the far post. Taylor-Fletcher could have made it 2-0 almost immediately but he ballooned over a cut-back from Charlie Adam who, in an example of how Blackpool's confidence had risen, attempted an ambitious 50-yard effort from just inside Wanderers' half which only just cleared the crossbar. The second half began with Lee shooting weakly at Kingson when well placed and Kevin Davies being crowded out by Neal Eardley as he tried to reach Taylor's far-post cross. But as had happened before the break Blackpool were the ones who took their chance when it came in the 58th minute, and again it came from a left-wing corner. Grandin's inswinger was met by the head of Varney and Taylor-Fletcher cleverly ducked out of the way to allow the ball to continue its path to goal despite the best efforts of Lee on the line to keep it out. Coyle made an immediate double substitution, sending on Petrov and Rodrigo Moreno for Taylor and Lee. The visitors were fortunate Kingson's half-stop from Elmander's narrow-angle shot bounced the wrong side of Kevin Davies in the six-yard area but they were soon on the attack again, with Jaaskelainen sticking out a leg to deflect Campbell's effort wide. Campbell's pace was proving a real danger on the break and the striker poked the ball just wide of the far post having found space on the right of the penalty area. But Petrov gave his side hope 14 minutes from time with a smart individual effort, flicking up Mark Davies' pass with his right foot and smashing home from the edge of the area with his left. They should have had an equaliser when Kingson palmed Mark Davies' header out to namesake Kevin but he could only stab wide from five yards. In a grandstand finish Petrov had a close-range volley cleared off the line by Crainey before an intricate move carved out a second a minute from time. Started and finished by Mark Davies, it involved a neat string of passes between Kevin Davies, Elmander and substitute Ivan Klasnic before the midfielder ran in to smash home from close range.

Form Guide

    DLWDWW
  • Bolton
  • VS
  • Blackpool
  • LWDLDW

Last Meetings

  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 0
  • Bolton
  • 07/03/1964
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 26/10/1963
  • Bolton
  • 3 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 06/04/1963
  • Blackpool
  • 3 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 17/11/1962
  • Bolton
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 03/03/1962
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 14/10/1961

Top Scorers

Bolton

  • J Elmander 8
  • KC Davies 2
  • M Petrov 2
  • I Klasnic 2
  • C Lee 2
  • R Blake 1
  • Z Knight 1
  • G Steinsson 1
  • S Holden 1

Blackpool

  • M Harewood 5
  • L Varney 4
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 2
  • D Campbell 2
  • DO Vaughan 1
  • A Baptiste 1
  • N Eardley 1
  • M Phillips 1

Goals

Bolton

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 26
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Blackpool

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

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