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The Hammers stick with the same team that were victorious in their semi-final against Cardiff, while Kevin Phillips makes the starting line-up for the Seasiders

West Ham United have named an unchanged side for the Championship play-off final, while Gary Taylor-Fletcher is left out of the Blackpool squad.

Ian Holloway makes just one replacement as he looks to lead his side back to the Premier League, 38-year-old Kevin Phillips coming in for Taylor-Fletcher who has picked up and ankle injury in training.

Sam Allardyce is able to field the same XI that comfortably beat Cardiff in the semi-final second-leg, with goal-scorers Ricardo Vaz Te and Kevin Nolan starting and Nicky Maynard on the bench.

Jack Collison has also managed to stay fit enough to feature, after dislocating his shoulder in the victory over the Welsh side, as the Irons also bid to make an immediate return to the top-flight.

Blackpool starting XI:
Gilks; Eardley, Baptiste, Evatt, Crainey; Ince, Ferguson, Angel, Dobbie, M Phillips; K Phillips
Subs: Cathcart, Sylvestre, Southern, Dicko, Bednar

West Ham starting XI: Green; Demel, Taylor, Reid, Tomkins; Noble, Nolan, O'Neil, Collison; Vaz Te, Cole
Subs: Henderson, Faubert, McCartney, Lansbury, Maynard

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