Date:Sunday December 14 2008
The City Ground
13th December 2008 - 15:00
Paul Rachubka was in stunning form for Blackpool as they managed to come away from the City Ground with a 0-0 draw after having their backs to the wall for large parts of the game.
The American stopper, who has upped his game since the loan arrival of Graham Stack, was certainly the busier of the two goalkeepers, as he saved a Wes Morgan six yard bullet brilliantly to keep a point intact.
Liam Dickinson had the Seasiders' best chance but he headed over after good approach play by Adam Hammill - a surprising miss given the 23 year old's recent form.
But it was the hosts who kept pressing, and Rachubka who kept thwarting their attempts. Paul Anderson and Joe Garner were foiled by Rabs whilst Morgan saw another effort hit the crossbar.
Despite the heavy pressure, Blackpool did create decent opportunites to test Lee Camp. However, most of these positions came from either corners or freekicks and 'Pool's delivery was questionable all afternoon. Eight corners were sent into the Forest box, with none threatening, and the first man on the near post feasting on some poor crossing. Ian Harte must've been sitting in the stands thinking he can certainly do a job for us whilst we are in complete set piece disarray.
But the point has again moved us into a healthier position than we started from at the beginning of the weekend - now ten points clear of the relegation zone - and if the Seasiders can beat Swansea City at home on Saturday, Christmas cheer will certainly be upon the seaside.
Nottm Forest: Camp, Moloney, Wilson, Morgan, Lynch (Bennett 26), Anderson (Davies 79), Cohen, Thornhill, Perch, Tyson, Garner (Earnshaw 71).
Subs Not Used: Chambers, McCleary.
Blackpool: Rachubka, Barker, Baptiste, Edwards (Coid 18), Martin, Reid, Southern, Fox, Hammill (Taylor-Fletcher 79), Dickinson, Burgess (Gow 79).
Subs Not Used: Kabba, Jorgensen.
Booked: Baptiste, Barker, Fox, Reid.
Ref: Pat Miller (Bedfordshire).
Date:Sunday December 14 2008
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