Quotes: Blackpool v Ipswich Town

IPSWICH Town boss Roy Keane was happy with the result, but not the overall performance, after his side's 2-1 win at nine-man Blackpool in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon.

Carl Marston

IPSWICH Town boss Roy Keane was happy with the result, but not the overall performance, after his side's 2-1 win at nine-man Blackpool in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon.

Jack Colback gave Town the perfect start with a third minute opener, only for Brett Ormerod to head home an equaliser early in the second half.

However, home defenders Ian Evatt and Rob Edwards were then both sent off for professional fouls, and Owen Garvan's well-struck free-kick in the 77th minute ensured a passage into the fourth round for Town.

"We're getting there, but there's still room for improvement," said Keane.

"I thought we should have killed them off, in terms of the chances we had in the last 15 minutes.

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"But we're through to the next round, which is what I'd have settled for at the start of the day.

"Ian Holloway (Blackpool boss) is entitled to be emotional, following the sendings-off, so long as he doesn't cross the line, and I didn't hear any abuse," added Keane.

Holloway was sent from the dug-out by referee Eddie Ilderton, after complaining about his team's second sending off.

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