FA CUP LIVE: Wanderers 2 v Blackpool 1
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It's all over here at the Reebok. Bolton triumph by two goals to one. Ngog and Beckford the goalscorers.
Basham lifts a shot over the crossbar
Ngog raced through on goal but a great recovery tackle from Mackenzie denied him his second of the game
The referee has indicated their will be a minimum of four minutes added time
Blackpool are throwing everything at Bolton with the Whites parked at the edge the box
Baptiste's shot goes out for a throw-in parallel to the 18-yard box
BWFC sub: Eagles is replaced by Vela
Ngog closes down Gilks and wins Bolton a corner which should relieve some pressure
Robinson unleashed a thunderbolt from outside the box but Lonergan saw it all the way and held on
What a save from Lonergan! Bishop crossed for Basham and Lonergan saved from point blank range!
Chopra got his feed in a muddle as he was slid through by Ince and Baptiste managed to clear
Eagles strikes a shot against the body of Cathcart
BFC: Martinez is replaced by Chopra
BWFC sub: Pratley is on for Moritz
Danns fires high from distance
And now Chungy has hit the bar! Mills flicked Eagles' corner onto Chungy and he hit a shot on the turn which rattled the woodwork!
What a miss from Basham! Lonergan can only push Fuller's shot back into the danger zone and the ex-Wanderers midfielder throws his body down to head it goalwards but his the outside of the post from two-yards!
Ince's corner is headed into the hands of Lonergan
Ream is forced to put the ball behind for another corner as he tackles the advancing Fuller
The low corner ran all the way through to Cathcart but he failed to keep his shot down from 12-yards
Great save by Lonergan as Ince skipped past Ream and curled one aiming for the far corner but the goalkeeper turned it behind
The corner is dealt with as the referee a spots a foul and awards Bolton a free-kick
BWFC sub; Lee replaces Beckford
Baptiste's sliced clearance is picked up my Martinez but the right-back gets back in time to block the ball behind for a corner
Beckford saves Bolton as the dangerous corner is headed goalwards but the attackers acrobatic clearence two-yards out prevents a goal
Mills heads Eccleston's cross behind for a corner
Ngog heads clear Ince's deep corner
Eagles is looking very much up for this, cutting in from the right and getting a shot away that is held by Gilks
BFc sub; Barkhuizen replaced by Eccleston
Eagles finds a pocket of space to recieve the ball from Ream, he swiftly turns and blasts an effort inches past Gilks upright
He opts to cross instead of shoot and fails to beat the first man allowing Beckford to clear
Ream slices his clearence and is then forced to pull down Fuller 20-yards out - Ince stands over the free-kick
Medo tirelessly pressures Ince from one side of the pitch to the other, and then back again
Ince is offside as a the defence misjudge a bouncing ball
11,180 is todays official attendance
And he hits the wall - tame effort
Ince is standing over it.....
Danns is cautioned for bringing down Ince 25-yards out
Baptiste's left-footed cross is too much for everyone and the Tangerines clear
Medo advances down the right channel but he is caught up by Robinson and the visitors have a goalkick
What a crazy minute- firstly Ince cuts the ball back for Martinez to tap into an empty net but Danns makes a last-ditch block to keep it out.
Bolton then launch the counter-attack and Ngog beats the offside trap and gets to they byline and squares it across goal for Beckford to tap in from two-yards
Beckford puts Bolton back ahead!
Moritz and Ngog link up down the right and the Brazilian cuts inside onto his favoured left foot but fires wide
Knight heads Barkhuizen's cross away and Bolton have an attack themselves but Eagles is caught offside
Lonergan holds Robinsons cross-come-shot
Blackpool get the second-half underway
The teams are out for the second-half
The rumour in the press room is that the flag was raised as the assistant deemed Fuller to be in an offside position and obstructing the veiw of Lonergan when the shot was taken, however, after consultation with the referee they came to the conclusion he was not active - probably the correct decision
No suprise as Mr Hooper is boooed off, all square here at the break
And the referee blows for half-time as Danns brings the ball down in the opposition box, infuriating the Bolton fans even more!
What a superb goal it was from the winger, cutting in from the right and blasting across Lonergan i to the top corner
It looks like the goal has now been given after consultation between the referee and his assistant
Barkhuizen has the ball in the net for Blackpool but the linesman has his flag up....
Basham slide's in the overlapping Bishop but his cross is all wrong and flies over Lonergan's goal
Baptiste heads away Bishop's cross
Bolton are building slowly up the left-hand side with the ball falling to Eagles but his lobbed cross is cleared
Danns dispossesses Matrinez as he approached the penalty area
Knight again with a defensive header, he has dealt with everything that has been thrown at him so far
Referee says there is no wrong doing and play continues - Eagles is back to his feet holding his arm
Eagles is subject to a heavy but clean tackle from Cathcart down the left channel
Medo does well down the right to win a corner
Ince skips inside past Danns and stirkes a shot over the crossbar
Medo pokes the ball from Ince just as he was about to pull the trigger and Lonergan picks up the pieces
Mortiz tries to launch a counter-attack but his pass is just too much for Eagles and Blackpool have a goalkick
Baptiste heads Basham's cross from the right clear
Mortiz tests the goalkeeper again but Gilks is down low early and holds
Ngog wih a moment of class as he brings down the ball with one touch and dinks it over a defender with another, winning a free-kick in the process
Moritz is fouled by Mackenzie 30-yards out but picks himself up to take the reulting free-kick in which he fires narrowly wide
Another wayward pass from the visitors gift Bolton back the possession
Bolton launch the counter and Moritz fires down the throat of Gilks and Eagles' first to the rebound but his shot is blocked by Cathcart
Fuller got in behind Baptiste in the right-back position but Knight and then Mills deal with it and clear
The game has gone quiet in the last few minutes as Blackpool begin to have their share of the possession
Knight is applauded as he drills a 40-yard cross field pass which lands straight at the feet of Eagles
The resulting throw-in goes straight behind for a goalkick
Knight clears Bishop's cross from the right
Beckford strings the palms of Gilks with an effort from the edge of the 18
Beckford arcrobatically coverts Knight's chipped cross goalwards but he doesn't get enough on the ball to trouble the 'keeper
The defence parted as Ngog drove towards them with the ball and he unleashed magnificant left-footed effort into the top-corner from the edge of the area! 1-0 Bolton!
Baptiste cuts inside onto his left and shoots straight at Gilk's - Moritz's follows up and tries to dink the ball home but Mackenzie clears
Bolton win a corner and Moritz's inswinger is cleared
Baptise dug out a cross from the right and it landed at the feet of Eagles unmarked 10-yards out but he couldn't sort his feet out in time to get a shot away
tidy one-touch passing down the left from Bolton get them out of a tight situation
Bright start from the attackers thus far, Beckford, Ngog and Beckford looking very sharp
Magic from Moritz as he juggles the ball past two Blackpool defenders and gets his shot away but is adjudged to have committed a foul in the build-up
Baptiste with an exquiste touch to pluck the ball out of the air and win a goalkick
Beckford peeled off his marker and latched onto Knight's ball over the top ball but didn't connect properly with his volley and the ball goes out for a goalkick, great play from Bolton!
First shot of the game goals to Angel Martinez as he fires one from distance past Lonergan's upright
It looks like we have a new ball, bright orange with a hint of pint
Bolton kick-off the first half
Zat Knight is the captain today for the first time since the defeat at Tranmere
The teams are now leaving the tunnel and going through their pre-match procedures
Half of the away tier is closed also
Looks like a poor attendance today with the North and East upper tier both shut
Six of those came when he won the FA Cup Golden Boot during the season 2011/12 with Leeds United
So Jermaine Beckford starts his 20th FA Cup game today, a competition he has an outstanding 16 goals in!
It has just been announced over the tannoy that Mark Davies is ill today
Only the two enforced changes for Blackpool: Gosling and Blackett have returned to their parent clubs following a loan spell, so in come ex-Wanderer Chris Basham and youth team graduate Tom Barkhuizen
Five changes in total for Bolton: Lee, Spearing, Mason, Pratley, Davies dropped with Medo, Danns, Moritz, Beckford and Ngog coming in
BFC subs: Warner, Harris, Thurston, Caton, Chopra, Davies, Eccleston
BFC: Gilks, Basham, Cathcart, MacKenzie, Robinson, Ferguson, Bishop, Angel, Barkhuizen, Ince, Fuller
BWFC subs: subs: Lee-Barrett, White, Bolger, Lee, Hall, Vela, Pratley
So that's two up top for Bolton - Beckford and Ngog. That has happened twice this season, against Bournemouth and Ipswich.
BWFC: Lonergan, Baptiste, Knight, Mills, Ream, Medo, Danns, Moritz, Eagles, Beckford, Ngog
"I hold my hands up, there was some bad defending from myself in the process for one of their goals."
"We limited Middlesbrough to only three shots on target and two of those were through mistakes of our own, which they consequently scored from."
In his skipper's column, Knight says:
"We conceded two very sloppy goals early on and I believe at the beginning of the season if we had done that, we wouldn't have come back to get anything out of the game."
Bit of an own goal by the club in my view, but hey ho.
Big feature on Zat Knight in the programme, and his own skipper's column but only a brief mention of the errors at Boro, or the sense of personal responsibility. Knowing him, I'm sure he would have spoken about the errors and the reaction from the crowd.
Freedman got into the semi-finals (I think as a Leeds player) of the compeition and Wanderers beat Premier League Sunderland under his tutilage last season.
He's carried that on in his programme notes today.
"Fans will always reminisce about Nat Lofthouse's exploits in 1958, helpinng Bolton win the cup against Manchester United. It's important we treat this competition with respect."
Dougie Freedman wasn't hearing a bar about the FA Cup being "unimportant" to football clubs, even his own, who seem to have bigger fish to fry in the Championship.
It's cold but dry at the Reebok. The pitch looks in good nick, and I'm hearing there will be a few changes to Dougie Freedman's line up this afternoon.
OK, we're up and running in the press box. Welcome to an FA Cup third round edition of Matchday Live!
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DID YOU KNOW?
Wanderers' biggest win against Blackpool was 4-0 in October 1958. Freddie Hill scored twice at Burnden Park with Dougie Holden and Dennis Stevens adding the others.
Their biggest loss came later that season by the same scoreline at Bloomfield Road.
DID YOU KNOW?
Five of the last six meetings between Wanderers and Blackpool have ended in a draw.
Nat Lofthouse scored 10 of his 285 goals for Wanderers against Blackpool, and remains the club's top scorer in this fixture.
HEAD TO HEAD
There have been exactly 100 competitive meetings between Wanderers and Blackpool, with Wanderers holdin the edge - winning 40 to Blackpool's 32.
In cup competition there have been seven meetings (one with Blackpool as South Shore), with Wanderers winning four to Blackpool's three.
At home, Wanderers have won two and lost one against their Lancashire rivals.
Wanderers - Dougie Freedman has drafted five youngsters into his squad of 20 but has pledged to name a strong side in an effort to reach the fourth round.
Neil Danns was signed from Leicester City in time to feature this afternoon but there will be no Joe Mason, who returned to Cardiff City after being denied permission to play in the cup.
Blackpool - Paul Ince lost five loan players at the start of the week and will also be without defender Kirk Broadfoot, who is serving a four-game suspension.
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