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Kingston Communications Stadium (ATT 24,124) 12th December 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Foy

Hull City Hull City vs Blackburn Rovers Blackburn

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Last Updated at 4:52 pm, December 12th 2009

  1. FULL TIME. That's it, a stalemate at the KC. Robert you were right with your prediction! Thanks for your views today, stay with us for reaction.

  2. 90 (+2)

    Andrews puts the ball into the box and it eventually falls to Kalinic but Gardner tackles and Hull clear upfield.

  3. 90 (+1)

    Blackburn press and win a corner on the right after good pressure.

  4. 90

    Two minutes of time are added on.

  5. 90

    Blackburn win a free-kick midway in thewir own half. Robinson punts the ball forward but Myhill gathers.

  6. 89

    Hoilett gets around Boateng before crossing from the left byline. The ball comes out to Emerton on the edge of the box but his effort is blocked.

  7. 88

    Andrews hits the free-kick but it is straight at the wall.

  8. 87

    Roberts wins a free-kick from Zayatte 25 yards out to the left of goal.

  9. 86

    Geovanni gets past Andrews and passes to Altidore to the right of the box but Samba shepherds him out for a goal kick.

  10. 85

    Hull come again but Geovanni's cross from the right of the box is gathered by Robinson at his near post.

  11. 84

    Hunt runs into the box but Andrews tackles in the box and Rovers clear.

  12. 82

    Roberts crosses from the right towards Kalinic in the middle but Zayatte makes a great header to get the ball away.

  13. 81

    Blackburn press but Roberts' shot from 10 yards out is scuffed and Myhill gathers.

  14. 80

    Hull win a free-kick 40 yards out in front of goal. McShane hits the ball into the box but Zayatte header goes well wide.

  15. 79

    Altidore crosses from the left and V of H tries a header from 15 yards out but is goes just wide.

  16. 78

    Myhill's goal kick is flicked on by Nelsen and V of H tries a shot from inside the box but Robinson saves and the ref blows for him raising his foot near Samba.

  17. 77

    Brown makes a double substitution, bringing on V of H and Olofinjana for Fagan and Marney.

  18. Replays show Samba puts his boot up but there is no contact with Altidore, who trips over himself.

  19. 75

    Roberts is on for Di Santo.

  20. 74

    Altifdore goes down under a challenge from Samba to the right of the box but he is booked for diving.

  21. 73

    Hull take the free-kick 35 yards out to the left but Rovers clear in the box.

  22. 72

    Rovers take the free-kick but N'Zonzi is dis-possessed before Hull break forward and Samba is booked for a challenge on Altidore.

  23. 71

    Kalinic wins a free-kick 35 yards out in front of goal.

  24. 70

    N'Zonzi heads the ball onto Kalinic who loses Garnder but he shoots wide of the right post from close range. Unlucky.

  25. 69

    Hoilett's shot from the edge of the box is charged down by Boateng.

  26. 68

    The ball is flicked on to Kalinic and he tries an effort from close range on the right but Myhill saves and Hull clear.

  27. 67

    McShane takes the free-kick towards Gardner at the far post but he misses the ball and it goes out for a goal kick.

  28. 66

    Geovanni wins a free-kick just inside the Blackburn half on the right.

  29. 65

    Altidore comes on for Garcia as Brown goes for the win.

  30. 64

    Robinson hits a goal kick out, Di Santo flicks on to Kalinic just outside the box. He takes one touch and then shoots from just inside the box but his effort hits the side netting.

  31. 63

    Kalinic is booked for leaving his foot in when challenging Gardner near the half-way line.

  32. 62

    Dawson holds off N'Zonzi to the left of the box for a Hull free-kick.

  33. 60

    McShane takes the free-kick into the box. Boateng heads on to Garcia to the right of goal. He creates a yard of space for himself ten yards out but his shot lacks power and Robinson is down well to his right to gather.

  34. 59

    Kalinic comes on for McCarthy.

  35. 59

    Fagan wins a free-kick 40 yards out on the right.

  36. 58

    Geovanni crosses from the right and it hits Samba's hand outside the box but the ref waves play on, saying it is ball to hand.

  37. 57

    Hunt crosses from 30 yards out on the left but his cross is poor and goes out for a goal kick.

  38. 56

    Hunt takes the corner but Robinson punches clear in the box. Hull continue to press, with Boateng having a shot blocked and Hunt having a cross cleared as Rover stand firm.

  39. 56

    Hunt presses down the right flank and wins a corner.

  40. 55

    Boateng tries a shot from 25 yards out to the right of goal but Robinson dives down well to gather to his left.

  41. 54

    Andrews tries to run into the left side of the box but McShane wins the ball and Hull clear upfield.

  42. 53

    Blackburn win a throw in 30 yards out on the right. They take and Andrews crosses from 15 yards out but it is too deep and Hull win a throw in ten yards out on the right.

  43. 51

    Di Santo tries a shot from 25 yards out on the left but it lacks power and Myhill gathers.

  44. 50

    Garcia crosses from the right towards Fagan on the edge of the box and Samba goes down under a challenge from the striker and wins a free-kick.

  45. 49

    McCarthy takes the corner on the left but Robinson punches clear in the box.

  46. 48

    Hunt takes the corner but Rovers clear and break quickly upfield before Andrews crosses from the right towards Hoilett at the far post but his header from 12 yards is deflected out by McShane for a Rovers corner.

  47. 48

    Hull take the throw in, win another and then Fagan wins a corner on the right.

  48. 47

    Geovanni hits a low cross from the right into the box but Nelsen puts it out for a throw in 20 yards out on the right for Hull.

  49. 46

    Rovers try to feed the ball through to Di Santo on the edge of the box but Dawson clears.

  50. 46

    Hull re-start the game.

  51. The teams are back out on the pitch and there are no changes.

  52. Any more views? How do you think the second period will go? Will both sides cancel each other out or can the Tigers nick a winner? Send your views to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best.

  53. Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 11/5 for a Hull win, 13/10 the draw and 7/4 for a Blackburn victory. It is 13/5 for 0-0 which I fancy.

  54. HALF TIME. It is a stalemate here at the KC. Stay with us for the second period.

  55. 45 (+1)

    McCarthy takes the corner from the right but Myhill is off his line to gather.

  56. 45 (+1)

    McCarthy takes the corner and the ball comes back to him and he shoots from 15 yard sout on the left. If hits Gardner for a corner on the right.

  57. 45

    One minute of time is added on.

  58. 44

    Hoilett runs at Zayatte and wins a corner on the left.

  59. 44

    Hunt crosses from 30 yard sout on the left but his effort is too near Robinson who easily catches.

  60. 43

    Hoilett crosses from six yards out ont he left but it misses everyone in the middle and Dawson clears at the far post.

  61. 42

    Blackburn win a free-kick midway in their own half. Robinson launches the ball forward but McCarthy's shot from the edge of the box is off direction and Hull clear. Blackburn come again and Hoilett tries a shot from 15 yards in the box but it lacks power and Myhill easily gathers.

  62. 41

    Blackburn win a free-kick 35 yards out on the left. McCarthy sends the ball into the box but Myhill gathers past the far post as Chimbonda tries to get onto it.

  63. 40

    Andrews is on for the injured Grella.

  64. 39

    McShane goes down under a challenge from Nelsen in the box but the ref waves play on.

  65. 38

    Fagan feeds the ball out to Hunt on the left of the box but Robinson dives down well to his left to save the effort from 12 yards.

  66. 36

    McCarthy takes the free-kick and Samba heads on in the box but Hull clear at the far post. Rovers come again and feed the ball to McCarthy on the right who crosses to Hoilett in the box but his header from eight yards lacks power and Myhill easily gathers.

  67. 35

    Zayatte concedes a foul on Di Santo for a free-kick 30 yards out in front of goal.

  68. 34

    Hull take the throw in but rovers win the ball. Grella then hits a long ball forward for Di Santo to chase but Myhill is out quickly and gathers on the edge of the box.

  69. 33

    Geovanni wins a free-kick 35 yards out on the right. They take and Geovanni crosses from 25 yards out on the right but it is put out for a throw in on the right.

  70. 33

    Hull take the corner but Robinson is quickly off his line and gathers at the second attempt.

  71. 32

    Hunt passes to Garcia in the box and his pass hits Chimbonda for a Hull corner on the left.

  72. 30

    Geovanni hits the free-kick but it is straight at the wall. The rebound comes back to him and he shoots again but his effort is straight at Robinson who again gathers easily.

  73. 29

    Hunt passes to Boateng on the left flank and he draws N'Zonzi into a foul for a free-kick 20 yards out on the left. Great opportunity.

  74. 28

    Geovanni tries a shot from 25 yards out on the right but his effort lacks power and Robinson is down to gather easily.

  75. 27

    Emerton hits a ball over the top from the halfway line but McCarthy can not run onto it and Myhill easily gathers.

  76. 26

    Hull win a throw in 30 yards out on the left. They take and Fagan crosses from the left touchline but Robinson easily gathers in the box. Hull are missing Bullard!

  77. 25

    Lull - the sides are cancelling each other out in the middle of the park.

  78. 23

    Grella crosses from 35 yards out on the left but Emerton can not direct his header on target at the far post and Hull clear.

  79. Robert says: "I can't believe the team that Brown has picked. I'm going 0-0." I think you could be right Robert!

  80. 21

    McShane is back on his feet and Hull clear the goal kick upfield.

  81. 20

    Emerton plays a great ball in from 15 yards out on the right but Zayatte heads away at the far post. Hoilett then gathers the ball and tees up Grella at the edge of the box but he shoots over. McShane is down injured and needs treatment after he fell over trying to get to Emerton's cross and was run into by Zayatte.

  82. 19

    McCarthy hits the free-kick into the box but Hull clear upfield.

  83. 18

    Boateng fouls Di Santo for a Rovers' free-kick 35 yards out in front of goal.

  84. 18

    Lull - no more chances as neither side can keep possession in the middle of the park.

  85. 16

    Rovers come again but McCarthy is penalised for handball 35 yards out in front of goal.

  86. 15

    McShane hits a long ball forward from the right towards Fagan in the box but Robinson is out quickly to gather.

  87. 14

    Rovers keep good possession on the edge of the Hull box but McCarhty's pass into the box is partially cleared before McShane is fouled by Hoilett for a Hull free-kick 25 yards out.

  88. 12

    Blackburn press forward and N'Zonzi tries to take the ball around Myhill on the right but the ball runs out for a goal kick.

  89. 11

    Hunt takes the free-kick but Blackburn partially clear. Boateng then plays a superb pass from the right which cuts the Blackburn defence in half and Fagan is clean through on the keeper. He shoots from just inside the box but Robinson stands up and saves with his hand to his left and Rovers clear. Great chance.

  90. 10

    Marney is booked for trying to take the free-kick too quickly.

  91. 9

    Fagan is fouled by Grella for a free-kick 25 yards out on the left.

  92. 8

    Blackburn come again and Hoilett crosses from the left to McCarthy at the far post who slots home but is greatly given offside.

  93. 7

    Marney gives the ball away in midfield and Blackburn break upfield and Hoilett crosses from the left but Gardner clears in the box.

  94. 6

    Robinson launches the free-kick forward and Samba heads on at the edge of the box. The ball comes back to him and he tries a shot from 20 yards on the left but it is over.

  95. 5

    Blackburn win a free-kick midway in their own half.

  96. 4

    Grella hits a long ball over the Hull back line but Myhill is quickly off his line and gathers.

  97. 4

    Geovanni crosses from the right but Nelsen clears from the box.

  98. 3

    McCarthy hits the free-kick but it is well high and wide.

  99. 2

    Emerton hits a poor pass and it goes out for a Hull throw in 35 yards out on the right. They take but Rovers clear upfield and Hoilett runs at the defenders on the left and wins a free-kick 25 yards.

  100. 1

    Rovers get the game underway.

  101. FIRST VIEW - Scott says: "I think it will be a 1-1 draw with Altidore and Roberts scoring." Thanks for your view Scott - you think a draw like me. Any more predictions? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best in a break in play.

  102. Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 7/4 for a Hull win, 12/5 the draw and 6/4 for a Blackburn win. I reckon this will be a 1-1 draw, with Geovanni scoring the first goal, which pays a handsome 33/1! What are your views / predictions for today's game? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best throughout the afternoon.

  103. Teams - Blackburn: Robinson, Chimbonda, Samba, Nelsen, Givet, Hoilett, N'Zonzi, Grella, Emerton, McCarthy, Di Santo. Subs: Brown, Roberts, Pedersen, Andrews, Diouf, Kalinic, Salgado.

  104. Teams - Hull: Myhill, McShane, Gardner, Zayatte, Dawson, Garcia, Boateng, Marney, Hunt, Geovanni, Fagan. Subs: Duke, Barmby, Altidore, Mendy, Kilbane, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Olofinjana.

  105. Welcome to the KC Stadium where Hull entertain Blackburn. Can Phil Brown put one over his old boss Sam Allardyce? Send your views / predictions for today's game to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best throughout the afternoon.

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