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

blackpool away fa cup 1987 to 88 prog


FA Cup 4th Round

30th January 1988

attendance 10,835

Blackpool ???

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

blackpool away fa cup 1987 to 88 action

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.

blackpool away fa cup 1987 to 88 lake goal

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