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Blackpool 2 - Manchester City 3

FA Premier League

Bloomfield Road

17/10/10 16h00 GMT

Attendance: 16, 116

Referee: Phil Dowd

Blackpool
2 - 3
Manchester City
Harewood 78, Taylor-Fletcher 90
 
Tevez 67 , 79, Silva 90
 
Venue: Bloomfield Road
 
Attendance: 16, 116
The Teams
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.




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Date:Sunday October 17 2010

Time: 6:54PM

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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!
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The only club daft enough to buy him is.........wait, it's us!
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Besides us!
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