Paul Ince insists securing npower Championship survival will be his primary target after being confirmed as Blackpool's new manager.
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Blackpool are trailing 1-0 after the first half at Wembley. Carlton Cole scored 10 minutes before the whistle to put them ahead.
West Ham score in the 35" min, Carlton Cole the scorer.
First real threat from West Ham as Vaz Te hits the post, high charged first 20 minutes in the Championship play-off final.
A second shot for Matt Phillips falls short
Matt Phillip's wastes a chance for Blackpool, after getting past two defenders his weak shot made it very easy for Green.
Jack Collison recovered from a dislocated shoulder to enable West Ham manager Sam Allardyce to name an unchanged side for the npower Championship play-off final. Collison scored twice in the semi-final first leg in Cardiff before suffering the injury in the return game at Upton Park.
The Wales international had been a major doubt for the final but he starts the Wembley showpiece.Kevin Phillips was recalled by Blackpool boss Ian Holloway in the only change made by the Seasiders. The veteran striker replaced Gary Taylor-Fletcher up front.
Green, Reid, Nolan, Tomkins, Cole, Collinson, Vaz Te, Taylor, Noble, Demel, O'Neil
Gilks, Crainey, Eardley, Evatt, Dobbie, K Phillips, Baptiste, Ferguson, M Phillips, Martinez, Ince
I think West Ham are going to have a hard time this afternoon against Blackpool. Sorry Chelsea but we at Spurs need you to loseFrom @Lord_Sugar on Twitter: