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Blackpool
2 - 3
Manchester City

FA Premier League

Bloomfield Road

17/10/10 16h00 GMT

Attendance: 16, 116

Referee: Phil Dowd

BlackpoolManchester City
Harewood 78, Taylor-Fletcher 90 Tevez 67 , 79, Silva 90
Gilks     Hart    
Eardley     76 Boateng     76
Evatt     Kompany    
Cathcart     Lescott    
Crainey     Bridge    
Grandin     66 Johnson     85
Vaughan     De Jong    
Adam     Barry    
Taylor-Fletcher     Milner    
Campbell     Tevez    
Varney     Adebayor     65
Substitutes
Kingson (GK)     Given (GK)    
Southern     Richards     76
Harewood     66 Zabaleta    
Sylvestre     Wright-Phillips    
Phillips     76 Santa Cruz    
Carney     Silva     65
Keinan     Vieira     85
Game Statistics
16
Goal Attempts
13
5
On Target
8
3
Corners
9
4
Offside
8
9
Fouls
9
56
%
44
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: A classic English football encounter took place at the seaside today. Blackpool gave it a right go yet again against established top flight opposition and clearly deserve their respectable league position on merit...However, that edge of class and what looked to be superior fitness levels told in the last 30 minutes to see second placed City again take the points whilst misfiring across the park...But time and again we've seen the likes of the erstwhile 'Big Four' grind out wins when going through an erratic phase and it's a winning mentality that Mancio is evidently forging into his squad... We need to bear in mind that todays goals were shipped by a City defence still finding it's feet as a unit and teh few goals conceded up to date point to a capacity to ensure they tighten up again...The hacks who have been queuing up to ruin David Silva in England will be crestfallen tonight by his stunning entrance from the bench to bolster an exploding Carlos Tevez who had previously carried an abject Emmanuel Adebayor. Both Tevez and Silva's contributions were outstanding...City's battling skipper has now scored an amazing 36 goals in 46 league and cup starts...Above all else, the anti-City brigade take heed. The Citizens have yet to get into their stride and when they do they will be dishing out some batterings.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Sunday October 17 2010
Time: 6:54PM

Comments

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I said it a few weeks ago and i'll say it again now, Emanuel Adabayor can no longer control a football, footballs have turned their backs on him and severed friendships. I don't care if he hits a purple patch now or even a light pink patch, we need to find a club daft enough to buy him in January. Please no loans!
RobsonGreensleeves
17/10/2010 19:14:00
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The only club daft enough to buy him is.........wait, it's us!
kennyclementstache
17/10/2010 21:20:00
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Besides us!
RobsonGreensleeves
17/10/2010 23:18:00
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