Football - Ince without experienced duo

Paul Ince must do without Barry Ferguson and Matt Derbyshire when Blackpool look to make it successive npower Championship wins against Nottingham Forest.

PA Sport

Veteran midfielder Ferguson received a pair of first-half bookings against Crystal Palace on Easter Monday but his team-mates responded creditably against Ian Holloway's promotion chasers, Matt Phillips notching a dramatic late winner.

On-loan striker Derbyshire was dropped to the bench in favour of Nathan Delfouneso last time out but is ineligible to press his claims against his parent club.

Ince has been pleased to see what he believes to be a much-needed resilience becoming part of his side's make-up in recent outings.

"To be a good team you've got to have every facet to the game," he said.

"It's okay playing a Barcelona style of football, the five-a-side football as I call it to a certain extent, but you've got to have everything.

"I remember my days with Manchester United and we had everything, going to Wimbledon and mixing it against the likes of Vinny Jones and John Fashanu but also playing the nice football against the Tottenhams and the Arsenals."

Forward Gary Taylor-Fletcher (hamstring) is a long-term absentee alongside experienced defender Ian Evatt.

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