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  • Date:08 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Reebok Stadium
  • Attendance:13,120
  • Davies (82) Elmander (88)
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91:55 +1.55

Corner taken by Danny Racchi, save by Adam Bogdan.

91:07 +1.07

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Michael Ingham makes a save.

90:33 +0.33

Shot from just outside the box by Danny Racchi goes over the crossbar.

88:25

Johan Elmander scores a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bolton 2-0 York.Assist by Matthew Taylor.

87:25

Matthew Taylor challenges Jamie Reed unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Parslow restarts play with the free kick.

84:48

Jamie Reed on for Neil Barrett. Handball by Adam Bogdan. Danny Racchi produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

83:15

(York) makes a substitution, with Danny Racchi coming on for James Meredith.

82:28

Kevin Davies grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Bolton 1-0 York.

81:15

Neil Barrett takes a shot. Adam Bogdan makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Till from the right by-line, clearance made by Matthew Taylor.

80:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Taylor by Neil Barrett. Adam Bogdan restarts play with the free kick.

79:40

Peter Till delivers the ball.

78:06

Rodrigo Moreno takes a shot. David McGurk gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line, Martin Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by Daniel Parslow. Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor, save made by Michael Ingham.

77:48

Matthew Taylor delivers the ball, clearance made by Peter Till.

72:19

Matthew Taylor delivers the ball, Michael Ingham makes a save.

71:16

Johan Elmander comes on in place of Robbie Blake.

69:08

Kevin Davies challenges Robbie Weir unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Smith.

68:37

Effort from long distance by Robbie Weir goes wide right of the target.

68:00

Martin Petrov concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Rankine. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Daniel Parslow, clearance by Kevin Davies.

66:53

Foul by Gary Cahill on David McGurk, free kick awarded. Michael Ingham takes the direct free kick.

66:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Alonso by Michael Rankine. Martin Petrov crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by James Meredith.

65:21

Peter Till on for Ashley Chambers.

64:16

Samuel Ricketts takes a shot. David McGurk gets a block in.

63:50

The ball is delivered by Martin Petrov.

63:15

Centre by Kevin Davies.

59:42

Foul by Gary Cahill on Michael Rankine, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Robbie Weir.

58:47

Matthew Taylor on for Tamir Cohen.

58:21

Daniel Parslow produces a cross.

58:21

Jonathan Smith goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

56:16

The ball is delivered by Rodrigo Moreno.

55:24

Mark Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Carruthers. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ashley Chambers, clearance by Tamir Cohen.

53:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Smith on Tamir Cohen. Direct free kick taken by Gary Cahill.

50:51

Mark Davies produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

50:25

Michael Rankine concedes a free kick for a foul on Samuel Ricketts. Direct free kick taken by Samuel Ricketts.

48:42

A cross is delivered by Chris Carruthers.

46:04

Marcos Alonso produces a cross, Tamir Cohen takes a shot. Save made by Michael Ingham.

45:38 +0.38

Neil Barrett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Blake. Adam Bogdan takes the direct free kick.

45:22

Martin Petrov takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Daniel Parslow makes a clearance.

45:09

Kevin Davies takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Carruthers.

45:01

Kevin Davies comes on in place of Ivan Klasnic.

44:23

Martin Petrov fouled by Chris Carruthers, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Martin Petrov.

43:22

Foul by Chris Carruthers on Mark Davies, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

42:11

Ivan Klasnic concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Smith. Direct free kick taken by Michael Ingham.

41:29

Chris Carruthers takes a shot. Tamir Cohen gets a block in.

40:35

Unfair challenge on Neil Barrett by Tamir Cohen results in a free kick. Chris Smith restarts play with the free kick.

40:17

Rodrigo Moreno takes a shot. Chris Smith gets a block in.

38:11

Unfair challenge on Rodrigo Moreno by Robbie Weir results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robbie Blake.

36:27

Unfair challenge on Rodrigo Moreno by David McGurk results in a free kick. Robbie Blake takes the direct free kick.

35:35

Gary Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Rankine. Free kick taken by Robbie Weir.

33:10

Rodrigo Moreno takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Carruthers.

31:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robbie Weir by Robbie Blake. Chris Carruthers restarts play with the free kick.

28:24

Marcos Alonso challenges Neil Barrett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Parslow takes the direct free kick.

27:52

The ball is crossed by Martin Petrov, David McGurk gets a block in.

27:25

The ball is swung over by Martin Petrov.

25:59

Free kick awarded for a foul by Samuel Ricketts on James Meredith. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Robbie Weir.

23:57

Michael Rankine fouled by Gary Cahill, the ref awards a free kick. A cross is delivered by Ashley Chambers, Neil Barrett takes a shot.

22:45

Mark Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Barrett. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Daniel Parslow from left channel.

21:19

Ashley Chambers takes a shot. Gary Cahill gets a block in.

18:10

Rodrigo Moreno takes a shot. Comfortable save by Michael Ingham.

17:13

David McGurk concedes a free kick for a foul on Rodrigo Moreno. Tamir Cohen takes the direct free kick.

15:54

James Meredith concedes a free kick for a foul on Tamir Cohen. Free kick crossed by Robbie Blake, clearance made by David McGurk.

13:20

Unfair challenge on Robbie Weir by Rodrigo Moreno results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David McGurk.

12:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Barrett on Marcos Alonso. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Blake.

10:14

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

8:51

Foul by Mark Davies on Chris Carruthers, free kick awarded. Chris Smith restarts play with the free kick.

6:31

Effort from deep inside the area by Neil Barrett misses to the right of the target.

5:38

Michael Rankine gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies. Zat Knight takes the free kick.

The match has kicked off.

The referee gets the second half started.

It is the end of the first-half.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Cohen in line for Bolton return Bolton boss Owen Coyle could recall midfielder Tamir Cohen for the FA Cup third-round clash with York at the Reebok Stadium. The Israeli has been on compassionate leave following the death of his father but is expected to train today and is one of a few changes Coyle could make to his threadbare side. Martin Petrov, Robbie Blake and goalkeeper Adam Bogdan will all definitely start but Lee Chung-yong remains on international duty with South Korea while Stuart Holden and Gretar Steinsson are unlikely to be risked. York manager Gary Mills will have new signing Jamie Reed available. Reed has joined the Minstermen from Welsh side Bangor for an undisclosed fee and will be at Mills' disposal at the Reebok Stadium. Chris Smith, who has turned his loan from Mansfield into a permanent transfer this week, will keep his place after impressing since his arrival at Bootham Crescent. Midfielder Andre Boucaud also turned his loan spell from Kettering into a permanent transfer but is cup-tied after already playing in the competition for the Poppies. Striker Ashley Chambers has extended his loan from Leicester until the end of the season and will retain his place in the side, while Peter Till is likely to be fit after recovering from an ankle injury.

Formation:442Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

Formation: 433Manager: Gary Mills

York

  • Adam Bogdan
  • Samuel Ricketts
  • Gary Cahill
  • Zat Knight
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Rodrigo Moreno
  • Mark Davies
  • Tamir Cohen
  • Martin Petrov
  • Robbie Blake
  • Ivan Klasnic
  • SUBS
  • Jussi Jaaskelainen
  • Paul Robinson
  • Fabrice Muamba
  • Matthew Taylor
  • Johan Elmander
  • Kevin Davies
  • Michael O'Halloran

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Match Report

Super-subs spare Bolton blushes Kevin Davies and Johan Elmander stepped off the bench to fire Bolton through to the FA Cup fourth round and deny non-league York the replay they would have deserved, courtesy of a 2-0 win. England striker Davies smashed the ball home from close range in the 83rd minute, after York, of the Blue Square Premier, had almost taken a shock lead at the other end. The teams had looked to be heading for a Bootham Crescent replay before Davies, who boss Owen Coyle brought off the bench for the second half, intervened, and Elmander finished off York in the 89th minute with a sweet strike from 25 yards. Gary Mills' York side gave an inspired performance as Bolton struggled to live up to their Premier League status, before the extra quality of the top-flight side brought them their victory. York were followed across the Pennines by 4,900 supporters, and many would have had fond memories of the club's past cup exploits, notably their 3-0 League Cup win over Manchester United at Old Trafford in 1995. A small number would have witnessed the club's run to the FA Cup semi-finals in 1955, when among their victims were a Blackpool side featuring Stanley Matthews and Stan Mortensen, and Tottenham. That York team lost a semi-final replay to Newcastle at Roker Park, and were dubbed `The Happy Wanderers'. Tamir Cohen returned to Bolton's team for the first time since the death of his father Avi, the former Liverpool player. His inclusion was one of six changes to the team that drew against Wigan in the Barclays Premier League on Wednesday. Adam Bogdan, Ivan Klasnic, Martin Petrov, Robbie Blake, Cohen and Marcos Alonso came in, while Jussi Jaaskelainen, Paul Robinson, Matt Taylor, Davies, Fabrice Muamba and Johan Elmander dropped to the bench. The visitors had a clear opening in the fifth minute when Ashley Chambers breached the Bolton defence, but rather than shoot, which seemed the obvious option, he looked to square the ball to striker Michael Rankine and the pass went astray. Chambers had the next chance too, in the seventh minute, when he darted in from the right flank before shooting wide of the right post from 12 yards. Rankine drilled another effort the wrong side of the same post as York's bright start continued. Cohen had Bolton's first attempt on Michael Ingham's goal but fired a shot high and well wide from 25 yards. The hosts were probing and pushing passes around York but the non-league side were not apparently overawed by their task. Rankine had a half-chance with his back to goal, but the striker's overhead kick did not trouble Bogdan. Chris Carruthers did well to block a shot from Rodrigo inside the penalty area, before Ingham had to beat away a 30-yard drive from Gary Cahill, yet the home supporters were growing restless. Cahill sent a header wide in the 39th minute as he got forward to meet Blake's free-kick, but Bolton could not find a way ahead in the first half. That meant York, who beat Kidderminster in the final qualifying round before knocking out Rotherham and Darlington, had still to concede a goal in this season's competition. Davies replaced the almost-anonymous Klasnic for the second 45 minutes, and almost scored immediately as Bolton swept forward from the kick-off, only for his shot to be charged down by Carruthers. From the corner which followed, Petrov swung the ball across and the ball hit Davies before being cleared off the line by Parslow. York then had the chance minnows dream of when Neil Barrett was left unmarked six yards out but failed to find the target, planting a header wide from Carruthers' left-wing cross. Cohen was replaced by Taylor with half an hour remaining, and York made their first substitution five minutes later as Peter Till replaced Chambers. Eager to win the tie at the first attempt, Coyle took off Blake and introduced Elmander. Barrett should then have buried a chance when Till's sweet cross picked him out and the midfielder shot towards the bottom-right corner, only for Bogdan to make a superb diving stop to push the ball behind. Barely a minute later and the cost of that miss was laid bare, as Petrov crossed from the left and Davies smashed the ball into the top-left corner. Elmander found the same corner from 25 yards, with a fine strike in the 89th minute, to kill off any hopes York had of a late leveller.

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