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Today`s first game saw Rochdale take on Darlington in the League Two Play-Offs Semi-Final. This game turned out to be the last time to see David Stockdale before he officially joins Fulham.

The 22-year old didn't have the best of games, looking very dodgy at times. However he was doped up on pain killers to get through a foot injury he picked up in the last game of the season.

Rochdale won the game 2-1 to force it into extra-time where it went all the way to penalties. Rochdale scored all their penalties to advance to Wembley with Stockdale not looking like saving a single one. More due to the quality of the penalty kicks than the youngster`s own efforts.

The other game to bring up some interest is Rangers Vs Motherwell where Cousin played the full ninety minutes. The Gers star almost completed a switch to the Cottage in January only for FIFA to put their foot in (Diarra anyone??!?!). This was the first time I have really seen the 30-year old and I have realised he is more than just a quick striker. He is actually very good in the air! With Roy reported to still be chasing Cousin it seems to me he could actually be a good signing!

Oh and a quick word out for Sean Davis who finds himself left out of the FA Cup Final sixteen! Diop is on the bench.

Have a good weekend all!

Writer:orange_emu
Date:Saturday May 17 2008
Time: 3:14PM

Comments

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Cardiff have played well in the first half and probably don't deserve to be behind!
merlin
17/05/2008 16:06:00
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It has been a good match so far!
Fan of Blues
17/05/2008 16:19:00
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i think Stockdale will remain a 'Work in Progress'!
Putney
17/05/2008 17:38:00
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THAT ROCHDALE V DARLINGTON GAME COCKED UP SKYS FA CUP COVERAGE BIG TIME :-)
merlin
17/05/2008 18:44:00
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i'm still wondering what would have happened if the penalty shoot out had of gone on and on!
merlin
17/05/2008 21:32:00
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I know, I was watching the game as well and I have this impression in my mind of the Sky Sports Chief Executive blowing his top in frustration at the biggest cup game of the season going down the pan!!
Putney
17/05/2008 21:55:00
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