Date: 28th March 2008 at 2:25pm
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After grabbing a point at top of the league Stoke Pool still need to pull in more points to secure Championship status and move above Preston in the table.





Crystal Palace Team News:

Neil Warnock brought in three players this week on loan. Scott Sinclair, Kyel Ried and Nathan Aston, all could feature in the match with Sinclair from Chelsea being the pick of the bunch with his terrific pace from the wing.

Paul Ifill is a doubt with an ankle injury and former Blackpool loanee Neil Danns has a groin injury.

Player to watch: Clinton Morrison

The forward has been at the club since 1997, resigning after three years at Birmingham Morrison has knocked 14 goals in this season his last one a winner against Preston.

Blackpool Team News:

Simon Grayson brought two players in yesterday, Scott Flinders who has come form Palace on loan can`t play but Lee Martin a left back signed from Tottenham is allowed to play.

Paul Dickov is also set to return after missing three matches. He may replace Ben Burgess who despite scoring last week has been frustrating up front.

Player to watch: Ian Evatt

Another good performance at the weekend, he didn`t have to content with Fuller but he carried on his good form form the Preston match. He`ll be up against the physical presence of Morrison and James Scowcroft.

Match Facts & Stats

The two sides shared the points at Bloomfield Road. Tom Soares gave the away side the lead in the second half, Soares was sent off late in the game after David Fox`s goal shared the points.

Our last visit to Selhurst Park to face Palace was back in 1978 and our last win was back in 1973, a 2-1 win.

Ref Watch:

A Taylor – Games: 32 Yellow Cards: 94 Red Cards: 9
S P Beck and J P Magill
Fourth Official D S Margetts

Match Prediction:

Crystal Palace 0 – 0 Blackpool

Next Fixtures:

Football League Championship Cardiff A 12-04-2008

 

2 Replies to “Crystal Palace V Pool”

  • Eds I see the next fixture STILL is wrong. Could this be changed please? We play WBA on 8/3 at home…thats the next game.

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