Championship - Play-off final: Player ratings

Eurosport - Sat, 22 May 17:32:00 2010

How the players performed in the big game at Wembley.

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BLACKPOOL:

21. Matthew Gilks 6 - a couple of nervy moments

31. Seamus Coleman 7 - some probing bursts from the Everton loanee

15. Alex Baptiste 7 - uncomplicated but solid

6. Ian Evatt 7 - a rock at the back and a threat going forward

3. Stephen Crainey 7 - out of position for opener but covered well thereafter

11. David Vaughan 7 - energetic performance from the Welshman

4. Keith Southern 8 - a rock for Ian Holloway in his 4-3-3 formation

26. Charlie Adam 8 - stunning goal from the captain

19. Dudley Campbell 7 - created the third goal with his perseverance

12. Gary Taylor-Fletcher 7 - brave header for the second goal before picking up an injury

10. Brett Ormerod 7 - a cool finish for the winner from the veteran who lasted an hour

Subs:

9. Ben Burgess 6 - could have sealed the issue late on

29. Barry Bannan N/A

33. Stephen Dobbie 6 - the on-loan Swansea forward will enjoy the moment

CARDIFF:

1. David Marshall 6 - could not be blamed for any of the goals

2. Kevin McNaughton 6 - picked up an injury and was forced off

23. Darcy Blake 7 - the youngster was solid at the back

5. Mark Hudson 5 - nervy performance from the former Palace man

3. Mark Kennedy 6 - dependable showing from the 34-year-old

11. Chris Burke 5 - largely innocuous

7. Peter Whittingham 7 - created both the goals

10. Stephen McPhail 6 - hampered in the last 30 minutes by an injury

16. Joe Ledley 7 - cool finish but failed to dominate

8. Michael Chopra 8 - constant menace and could have had a hat-trick

9. Jay Bothroyd 5 - his early injury was a big blow for the Bluebirds

Subs:

15. Anthony Gerrard N/A

17. Kelvin Etuhu 4 - peripheral figure in his 75 minutes

44. Ross McCormack 5 - failed to hit the target with his efforts on goal

Lee Walker / Eurosport

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