Wednesday Match preview – Premier League

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January 11, 2011

Kenny Dalglish returns to Premier League management as Liverpool take on Blackpool in a re-arranged match at Bloomfield Road.

This Barclays Premier League fixture was postponed in December because of a frozen pitch.

Now it will be Dalglish’s first league match in charge of Liverpool since taking over from Roy Hodgson.

Liverpool Vs Blackpool

Blackpool are aiming to complete a memorable double over Liverpool having already won 2-1 at Anfield in October.

Charlie Adam fired the visitors in front from the penalty spot on 29 minutes with Luke Varney doubling the advantage on the stroke of half-time.

Although Sotirios Kyrgiakos pulled one back six minutes after the break, the newly-promoted side held on for a famous victory.

The Merseysiders have not beaten Blackpool in four meetings since September 1966 when they won 2-1 at Bloomfield Road in the elderly First Division. The Seasiders have won six and drawn six.

Both sides will be looking to bounce back from FA Cup defeats. The second-string Seasiders went down 2-0 at League One Southampton while Liverpool lost 1-0 at Manchester United.

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