Blackpool v Manchester City FA Cup 4th Round 1987/88

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FA Cup 4th Round

30th January 1988

attendance 10,835

Blackpool ???

Ref M Reed

City Nixon, Gidman, Hinchcliffe, Clements, Lake, Redmond, White, Stewart, Moulden, McNab, Simpson – used sub I Brightwell – unused sub Scott

Just five days after eventually dismissing Huddersfield the Blues were back in Cup action at Bloomfield Road.
For Paul Stewart it was a sentimental return home to the club which had launched him on his career.
Blackpool came very close to causing an upset as they snatched a 2nd half lead, but that gritty resilience City had revealed in previous cup ties once more came to the surface when in a desperate late goalmouth flurry, Paul lake forced the ball in for the equaliser.

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