Date: 17th August 2006 at 11:15pm
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Its attempt 4 at 3 points for the Seasiders this Saturday at Ashton Gate.

Bristol City Team News:

Keeper Adriano Basso is a doubt with a injury knock but should be able to play, as should Scott Murphy who was able to appear for the reserves midweek.

Player to watch: Phil Jevons

The forward made the short move from Yeovil to Bristol this summer and opened his account for the Robbins in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield.

Blackpool Team News:

Once again Murphy (back), Matty Blinkhorn (groin) and Simon Wiles (knee) are out, add to that list Lee Jones but take off Marcus Bean who played mid-week against Oldham for the second string after a knee problem. Due to Jones’ injury young keeper Lewis Edge has been recalled from his loan at Rochdale.

Player to watch: Andy Morrell

Morrell is set to make his debut this weekend after his move from Coventry this week. The forward has succeeded at this level, in his last season with Wrexham the 31-year-old scored 35 times.

Match Facts & Stats

The sided drew both games last season 1-1, at Ashton Gate a late header from Matthew Blinkhorn cancelled out a late David Cotterill goal.

At Bloomfield Road John Murphy gave the home side a lead after 5 minutes, but Steve Brooker made sure that the points were shared scoring from a neat free-kick routine.

Ref Watch:

M P Russell Hertfordshire
A P Bennett and J L Cox
Fourth Official : S P Snartt

Match Prediction:

Bristol 2 – 2 Blackpool

Next Fixtures:

English League Cup H Barnsley 22-08-2006

 

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