Blackpool v Chelsea, 18 September 1996

Score4-1 to Chelsea
CompetitionLeague Cup 2nd round 1st leg
VenueBloomfield Road
Attendance9,666
Mark Nicholls made his debut after joining as a trainee.

Goals:

James Quinn 1 G

Goals:

Jody Morris 16 G
Dan Petrescu 46 G
Mark Hughes 64 G
John Spencer 85 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Steve Banks
Defender/Right back Marvin Bryan
Defender Ben Dixon
Defender/Centre back Tony Butler
Defender/Centre back David Linighan
Midfielder Mark Bonner
Midfielder Gary Brabin
Midfielder Micky Mellon
Midfielder/Forward James Quinn
Forward Tony Ellis
Forward Andy Preece

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kevin Hitchcock
Defender Steve Clarke
Defender David Lee
Defender/Centre back Michael Duberry
Defender/Midfielder Dan Petrescu
Midfielder Craig Burley
Midfielder Roberto Di Matteo
Midfielder Jody Morris
Midfielder Dennis Wise
Forward Mark Hughes
Forward John Spencer

Substitutions:

Andy Barlow for Ben Dixon 0
Jason Lydiate for Jason Lydiate 0

Substitutions:

Mark Nicholls for Steve Clarke

On the bench:

Defender Andy Barlow
Defender Jason Lydiate

On the bench:

Forward Mark Nicholls

Comments:

James Quinn's opening goal was timed at 43 seconds.