MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 1 v Blackpool 0
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And that concludes the press conference
DF: "there are players in that team that are playing for contracts"
DF: "I feel we have enough in our team to move up the table."
DF: "I never felt we were in trouble"
DF: "I wouldn't say he should score more goals, but we should take more useage of his ariel power" - on the Wheater goal
DF: "Mark Davies was complaining with cramp at half-time"
DF: "In the end we deserved the 1-0 win because of the way we approached the first 25 minutes"
DF: "I felt we were the better team, there was glimpses of how I want to play there"
DF: "I am very happy with that one"
Dougie Freedman is next up
I'm very suprised as to how soon he arrived in the press room after the final whistle, here's to hoping he doesn't develop the traditional managers trait of keeping us press waiting
Very brief press conference from Fergusson, clearly thought his team should have won the game
BF: "I hope to do something tomorrow, hopefully get one in" (regarding transfers)
BF: "We are not safe" - talking about relegation battle
BF: "I thought we dominated the game to be fair, we just couldn't put the ball in the back of the net"
Barry Fergusson enters the press room
Sanmi Odelusi was substituted after 54 minutes for MK Dons as they suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Gillingham
Youngster Josh Vela continues to help Notts County in their bid for survival, completing the full 90 minutes in a 3-1 victory away at Crewe
Tom Eaves played the full 90 minutes for Shrewsbury in their goalless draw at Carlisle
Marvin Sordell played 60 minutes as Charlton recorded a 1-0 away victory against Nottingham Forest
On the loan front, Keith Andrews played the full 90 minutes for Brighton as they were defeated 1-0 away to Sheffield Wednesday
But that is not the end of the coverage here at the Reebok, we still have plenty to come from the post-match press conference!
The referee brings the game to an end. Bolton are victorious by one goal to nil thanks to David Wheaters first-half header
Knight heads Gilks' long punt away and Moritz carries the ball downfield
Danns digs a shot out from just inside the area but it is straight at Gilks
'We are going down' chant the Blackpool supporters
Hutton heads clear a Basham cross before shielding the ball behind for a goalkick under pressure from Earnshaw
There will be a minimum of four minutes added time
Moritz's corner is floated to the edge of the penalty area where Danns was completely unmarked as he hit the ball first time on the volley and it bounced narrowly past the post
Neat one touch play from Bolton ends with Moritz firing a short off Cathcart and behind for a corner
Hutton drove at the Blackpool defence with pace and purpose before playing the ball to his right to Chungy in acres of space but his cross failed to beat the first man and the visitors clear
Chungy's pass to Beckford is put behind by Cathcart, Bolton attamept a short corner that ends up out of play for a goalkick
What a chance to kill the game for Beckford! The striker pinches the ball from McMahon down the left, aprroaches Gilks one-on-one and gets his shot all wrong shooting across goal and wide by a number of yards
The visitors are throwing men forward in the final few minutes, Bolton looking solid at the back thus far
Moritz's first touch is to take the free-kick which is met at the back-post by the head of Knight and Gilks catchesthe header comfortably
Jutkiewicz is replaced by Moritz
Basham fouls Chungy down the left channel, free-kick eight-yards in from the corner flag
Barkhuizen is the man who scored on his Blackpool debut here in the FA Cup earlier this season
Foley is replaced by Barkhuizen
Perkins lays off Halliday at the edge of the penalty area but he fails to keep his shot down
15,903 is tonights official attendance
Good chance for Earnshaw as he receives the ball 10-yards out and sidefoots the ball straight at Bogdan
Bogdan collects Foley's wayward cross
Fuller is replaced by Keogh
Fuller is down in the penalty area receiving treatment
Basham links up with Fuller in the attacking third and Chungy attends to his defensive duties clearing the ball in to touch
Jutkiewicz lofts the ball back in to the box and Beckford directs a header straight down the throat of Gilks
Spearing opts to deliver this free-kick and it is cleared by Robinson out for a throw
The free-kick is taken short and Chungy is fouled
Mackenzie receives a lecture from the referee for a foul on Beckford midway inside the visitors half
Hutton breaks up Blackpool's counter with a superb tackle on Fuller
Spearing delivers and the ball finally drops to Danns who shoots straight at Gilks
Beckford wins a corner attempting to round McMahon
Jutkiewicz rises highest to meet Huttons cross from the right but couldn't direct his header on target
Earnshaw comes on for his debut, replacing Grandin
Beckford beats the offside trap for the second time is as many minutes, this time connecting with Chungy's pass at full stretch to poke the ball past Gilks but also agonisingly past the post
And he nearly has a chance straight away as he races to get on the end of Chungy's pass but Gilks is out quickly to collect the ball at his feet
Beckford was the man who scored the winner the last time the sides met in the FA Cup back in January
Beckford replaces Mason
Grandin drags an effort across goal and wide from the edge of the penalty area
Blackpool are enjoying a lot of possession at the edge of the Bolton area but have yet to penetrate
Wheater takes a kick to the face from Fuller whilst challenging for the ball, brave header
Robinson arrives at the back-post to head Foley's cross over the crossbar
Fuller slides the free-kick in to the path of McMahon who drives his effort high and wide
Chungy replaces Davies
Hutton fouls Grandin three-yards outside the penalty area, free-kick Blackpool
Wheater gets his body in the way of Halliday's shot
Jutkiewicz looks to round McMahon but runs in to the full-back and the referee waves away his half-hearted appeals for a free-kick
Medo tackles Fuller as he broke in to the Bolton penalty area, and Knight heads Robinson's cross away
Pinball in the Bolton penalty area resulting in Basham smashing a shot wide from 15-yards
Both players re-enter the frame as play continues
Davies is back on his feet and walking off
Fuller slides in late on Davies and both players stay down - physio's required
Jutkiewicz is bundled to the floor by Mackenzie, Spearings quick free-kick to Mason is cut out by Robinson
Hutton breaks down the right but his initial effort is blocked, Medo lashes the follow up high and wide
Mason re-delivers but there are no white shirts in the penalty area and Gilks catches comfortably
Jutkiewicz's low cross from the left is cleared as far as Hutton
Knight knocks the ball in to the box from the half-way line and Gilks rushes off his line to catch
Grandin's header from the corner hits a pile of bodies inside the six-yard box and Bolton clear the danger
Fuller cuts in from the left and lays the ball off to Grandin who's effort deflects off Wheater and behind for a corner
Bolton get the second-half underway
The referee brings the first-half to an end. Wheater's goal is all that seperates the sides at the break
There will be a minimum of one minute added time
Danns overhits his lofted ball for Jutkiewicz and Blackpool have a goalkick
Mackenzie looks to get on the end of McMahon's cross but his first touch lets him down under pressure from Hutton and Bogdan retrieves the ball for a goalkick
Bogdan is off his line quickly to punch clear McMahon's corner
Hutton heads Foley's cross behind for a corner
Jutkiewicz gets a telling off from Clattenburg for a scuffle with Robinson
Knight clears Grandin's cross from the byline
Jutkiewicz is adjudged to have controlled Knight's clearance with his arm and the referee awards the visitors a free-kick
Spearing knocks a long pass forward to Mason who is in behind the Blackpool back line but the pass is just too much for the front man to bring under his control
Medo disposseses Perkins in the middle of the park and Bolton are three-on-three but the midfielder chooses the wrong option and the ball ends up in the gloves of Gilks
McMahon's free-kick is cleared by Jutkiewicz
Blackpool have a free-kick 10-yards inside the Wanderers half
Jutkiewicz heads Spearing's deep corner against Mackenzie and behind but the referee awards a goalkick
Medo beats Basham on the left channel and Perkins sweeps up to put the ball out for a corner
Bogdan catches Halliday's corner at the second attempt
Fuller wins a corner as Ream attempts to block the attackers progress in to the box
Basham's cross takes a double deflection off Davies then the former Wanderers man to run behind for a goalkick
McMahon lifts the free-kick in to the penalty area and after Ream and Wheater twice clear, Cathcart follows up and arrows an effort inches past Bogdan's upright
Davies fouls Basham in the centre-circle
Robinson's cross from the left is brought down on the penalty spot by Halliday and his mis-control allows Fuller a free shot but he drags it across goal and wide
Straight up the other end Davies carries the ball before teeing up Danns who blasts a shot over Gilks' goal
Fuller beats Wheater in the left-back position and would have put the ball on a plate for the awaiting Grandin if it wasn't for a superb sliding tackle from Knight
Bogdan is off his line to catch a Perkins cross from the left
Blackpool counter-attack finding themselves three-on-two but Halliday refused the help of his team-mates to his right and drove an effort wide of Bogdan's near post, that was a let off for Bolton!
Spearing takes and it is cleared easily
Medo wins Bolton a corner on the right-hand side
That goal is Wheater's first goal in almost two years
The Wanderers are now content playing the ball around the back four
Spearing's corner floated in from the right and headed back across goal by Wheater, evading Gilks who does his best at full-stretch but it is not enough to keep the ball out. 1-0 Bolton!
Wheater heads Bolton in front!!
From the resulting throw Hutton fires in a cross that is turned behind by Halliday
Jutkiewicz's cross is too much for the awaiting Mason but Robinson clears the ball for a Bolton throw-in
Medo bursts down the right channel skipping past challenges from Perkins and Robinson but Perkins gets back in time to play the ball against the Wanderers man and out for a goalkick
Hutton's cross is brought down by Mason on the edge of the penalty area and he lays it back for Jutkiewicz who slips as he shoots, failing to keep his effort down
Fuller goes down too easy for Clatenburg's liking under pressure from Knight and the defender clears his lines
And Bolton break with Mason who twists and turns down the right to beat McMahon and cross low towards Jutkiewicz but the man on loan from Middlesborough fails to get any contact on the ball under pressure from Cathcart
Spearing and Hutton clear a Robinson cross from the left
Even Gilks is getting a few early touches
Blackpool are keeping the ball between their back four at the moment
Jutkiewicz's header finds Mason who skips past Robinson on the right with ease but his cutback is aimed at Davies but cut out by Perkins
Knight pushes Fuller down the line and the attacker runs straight out of play
Grandin looks to find Fuller in the box but he overhits his pass and Bolton have a goalkick
The throw-in comes to nothing
Mason chases down Gilks and forces him to smash the ball out for an attacking throw-in to Bolton
Davies drifts in from the right and looks to slide in Jutkiewicz but Mackenzie intercepts
Danns pressures Basham into knocking the ball out of play for a Bolton throw-in
The ball goes behind for a Blackpool goalkick off Mason
Knight's long ball is aimed towards Jutkiewicz but Cathcart intercepts
Blackpool get the first-half underway
And out they come and begin the pre-match handshakes
A little over five minutes to kick-off as the players begin to fill the tunnels
Wanderers have received three red cards in their last seven games the official has been in the middle
In comparison, Wanderers did win seven of their first 14 games with Clattenburg in charge, including a win over Manchester United at the Reebok.
WANDERERS POOR RUN WITH CLATTENBURG IN CHARGE
Wanderers have won just once in their last 17 attempts with the Tyne and Wear official wearing the whistle.
August 2013 Burnley 1 Wanderers 1
March 2012 Man City 2 Wanderers 0
Dec 2011 Wanderers 1 Wolves 1
Oct 2011 Swansea 3 Wanderers 1
September 2011 Arsenal 3 Wanderers 0
May 2011 Spurs 2 Wanderers 1
Dec 2010 Wanderers 2 Blackburn 1
Sept 2010 Burnley 1 Wanderers 0
Feb 2010 Wanderers 0 Fulham 0
Dec 2009 Wanderers 3 Man City 3
Nov 2009 Aston Villa 5 Wanderers 1
Oct 2009 Man Utd 2 Wanderers 1
Sept 2009 Wanderers 1 Stoke 1
May 2009 Man City 1 Wanderers 0
Apr 2008 Spurs 1 Wanderers 1
Feb 2008 Blackburn 4 Wanderers 1
Jan 2008 Wanderers 0 Fulham 0
Doesn't look like many Blackpool fans have made the trip across Lancashire this evening with only half of the lower tier open
Interesting statistic between BWFC and Clattenburg - they have won only one of their last 17 games the Durham referee has been in charge
Who last officiated Bolton in their opening day 1-1 draw with Burnley
Tonight's referee is Premier League official Mark Clattenburg
They are now joined by the Whites
@MarcIles Good team that based on the teams that have been winning games recently. Thoughts Marc?— @bwfcphil1 25 March 2014
@MarcIles happy. Beckford and moritz will come on and run them ragged. Trotter hopefully won't come on. 3-0 whites #bwfc #coyw— @Chaddy10 25 March 2014
@MarcIles i'm no fan of ZK but the zat/wheater p/ship probably deserves another go-did well v leeds & bl'burn & can't q see why mess with it— @trottersforever 25 March 2014
@MarcIles really strong team welcome back wheater 2-1 to Bolton c o y w m donna and nick blackpool whites— @nicholascoop1 25 March 2014
The Blackpool players are making their way on to the pitch to begin their warm up
Three points this evening could lift the Wanderers up to 16th in the league table, 12 points from safety
BFC subs: Osbourne, Bishop, Keogh, Haroun, Goodwillie, Barkhuizen, Earnshaw
BFC starting XI: Gilks, McMahon, Cathcart, MacKenzie, Robinson, Foley, Perkins, Basham, Halliday, Grandin, Fuller
@MarcIles solid team, hopefully do what we did to Blackburn and Leeds #bwfc— @Adam_Riley97 25 March 2014
@MarcIles very strong for me!— @OwainBarrington 25 March 2014
One change for Wanderers then as Wheater comes in for the suspended Alex Baptiste. Looks like Ream will move across to the left again.
BWFC subs: Lonergan, Kellett, Hall, Chungy, Trotter, Moritz, Beckford.
BWFC to face Blackpool: Bogdan, Knight, Ream, Hutton, Wheater, Spearing, Medo, Danns, Davies, Jutkiewicz, Mason.
Wanderers finished the weekend's game at Yeovil like a train - but started like (insert your own derogatory remark here).
Never quite understood why. Every night's a good night for football.
Cold night at the Reebok and a bit of rain in the air - but a good night for football, as they say.
Welcome to Matchday live folks - as Wanderers and Blackpool contest the REAL derby.
Join us later this evening for all the pre-match build up, latest team news and gossip from the Reebok as Wanderers take on old foes Blackpool.
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HEAD TO HEAD RECORD
This will be the 90th league meeting between the two clubs, with Wanderers boasting the better of this fixture down the years.
Whites wins - 34 Draws - 27 Losses - 28
The leading goalscorer in this fixture is the great Nat Lofthouse, who has scored 10 goals against Blackpool.
Wanderers are without a win in three, which stalled progress made earlier in the month. Consecutive wins over Watford, Blackburn and Leeds were followed by draws against Derby and Yeovil and a home defeat by Brighton.
Last Five: WWDLD
Wins over Millwall and Huddersfield have lifted the pressure on Barry Ferguson's side, but they have yet to win away from Bloomfield Road under the Scot.
Last Five: LLWLW
WANDERERS TEAM NEWS
Alex Baptiste will miss out through suspension after being sent off for a professional foul against Yeovil Town.
Stuart Holden, Joe Riley (both knee) and Darren Pratley are unavailable.
BLACKPOOL TEAM NEWS
Robert Earnshaw, pictured, is set to make his Blackpool debut this evening, after signing for the remainder of the season on Friday.
However Kirk Broadfoot is expected to miss out after leaving the field injured on Saturday, and Stephen Dobbie is again a doubt
Tom Barkhuizen remains side-lined, whilst Steven Davies will miss the remainder of the season.
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