Blackpool 2 – Notts Forest 3 : REACTION

It’s Thursday 18th January 2024. In the evenings show we reflect upon yesterday’s classic FA Cup third round replay against Nottingham Forest at Bloomfield Road as the ‘Pool agonisingly just fell short after with the Premier League side edging the tie in extra time.

#blackpoolfc #nottsforest #facup

Talking points

  • Big up the ground staff for getting the game on. Chunks of ice around the pitch pre-match!
  • Holloway pre match walking around the pitch, dressed like Pat Butcher! Subdued response to his waves.
  • Starting line up and formation. 343?
  • First Half
  • Tepid start
  • 16 Omobamidele GOAL. Sloppy goal from a set piece, sloppy defending
  • 33 – Murillo booked for launching launching ball into crawd
  • Second half
  • 46 Danillo GOAL. Sloppy goal from Morgan backpass
  • 61 Morgan GOAL. Repents for earlier error with a screamer
  • 71 Triple subs. Too late?
  • 78 Joseph GOL. Joseph equaliser after sublime Lyons cross
  • Ten mins injury time
  • Dembele agonisingly misses on 99 mins
  • Extra time
  • Did anyone think we’d win it?
  • 110 Wood GOAL. Suspicions of offside and why did oDonnoll punch the cross in the build up to goal?
  • VAR ‘integrity of the competition’ comments from Critchley, thinking Yates was offside when he delivered the cross to Wood
  • Player rating
  • MOM
  • Manager rating
  • Bristol Rovers preview


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