Blackpool 1 Reading 0 - minute-by-minute

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A SECOND half strike from Callum McManaman handed Blackpool the win against Reading.

The Wigan loan man met a Matt Phillips pass to calmly finish from to hand the Seasiders the win.

Follow our minute-by-minute report below.

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FULL TIME: BLACKPOOL 1 READING 0

90 mins: THREE minutes added time.

87 mins: Ludo Sylvestre is replaced by Angel.

86 mins: Ian Harte fires a 25-yard free-kick for the away side.

82 mins: Basham heads over a Sylvestre corner from eight yards.

81 mins: Chris Basham comes on in place of Callum McManaman.

73 mins: Lua Lua is replaced by Kevin Phillips.

68 mins: Callum McManaman controls and fires over from 25 yards.

57 mins: Lua Lua forces a good save from the keeper after a decent through ball by Barry Ferguson.

LATEST: BLACKPOOL 1 READING 0

55 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!!

Callum McManaman racing onto a flick from Phillips before calmly slotting past Federici, great finish.

53 mins: Ludo Sylvestre plays a one-two with Matty Phillips at the edge of the box, Adam Federici in Reading’s goal does well to block the effort.

45 mins: Reading kick-off the second half, here’s hoping for a much improved 45 minutes.

HALF TIME: BLACKPOOL 0 READING 0

45 mins: TWO minutes time added on.

44 mins: Says it all that the most exciting thing that’s happened this half is the referee limping off injured!

42 mins: The referee Mark Brown limps off injured, much to the entertainment of the home fans.

40 mins: Fourty minutes in and I have to say it’s been a poor game of football so far. Blackpool struggling to get to grips with the conditions.

34 mins: Scare for Pool as Reading have a goal ruled out for offside. Simon Church in an offside position as he heads home.

32 mins: Lua Lua turns and tries his luck from 30 yards. Well over.

24 mins: Ian Evatt is booked for a strong tackle on the lively Kebe.

18 mins: Brilliant defending by Craig Cathcart. Jimmy Kebe burst through Blackpool’s back four and was just about to shoot towards goal when Cathart recovered with a superb sliding tackle.

13 mins: HUGE call by the referee. Callum McManaman raced away from the Reading defence before being fouled by Shaun Cummings at the edge of the box, the referee somehow waved Pool’s claims away. Would have been a free-kick and a red card for the defender.

7 mins: Good move involving Lomana Lualua ends with Gary Taylor-Fletcher almost getting a shot in on goal. Well defended in the end.

5 mins: Even start to the game here, the wind is driving accross Bloomfield Road this afternoon.

3pm: Pool kick-off. Come on you Pool!

2:59pm: Minute of applause for Blackpool FC’s ground safety office Bill Dickie who recently past away.

2:55pm: Here come the teams, on a cold, windy and wet day at Bloomfield Road.

Pre-match: Pool make two changes. Callum McManaman and Craig Cathcart replace Alex Baptiste and Jonjo Shelvey.

POOL: Gilks, Eardley, Cathcart, Evatt, Crainey, Ferguson, Sylvestre, Taylor-Fletcher, M Phillips, McManaman, Lua Lua

Subs: Howard, Basham, Martinez, Ince, K Phillips