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Sheffield United held to draw in Steel City derby

Posted Saturday, November 10, 2018 by PA25 hits

Sheffield United were denied the chance to go top of the Sky Bet Championship by rivals Sheffield Wednesday as the Steel City derby finished goalless at a rain-soaked Bramall Lane.True to form, the home side dominated for lengthy periods in front of a crowd in excess of 30,000, but – David McGoldrick’s first-half penalty miss aside – they were unable to turn the lion’s sh...Full Story »

Sheffield Utd vs Sheffield Wed - Blades will hope Chris can help Bash derby opponents Wednesday

Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018 by PA32 hits

Sheffield United have Chris Basham back from suspension for the Steel City derby against Sheffield Wednesday. The defender, who signed a new three-year deal this week, missed the 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest. Winger Mark Duffy also missed the game with a hip problem but could be available on Friday. Ahead of Saturday’s matches, the third-placed Blades will go top if they beat ...Full Story »

In-form Norwich sink sorry Wednesday

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA3 hits

Norwich continued their winning run as a second-half flurry of goals inflicted a 4-0 defeat upon Sheffield Wednesday.Teemu Pukki scored twice, while Emi Buendia and substitute Dennis Srbeny also got in on the act, as Daniel Farke’s team claimed a fourth consecutive triumph in the Sky Bet Championship.Wednesday, by contrast, have now lost four on the spin, with most home supporters left esp...Full Story »

Grabban continues scoring streak as Forest topple Sheffield United

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA4 hits

Lewis Grabban scored his 10th goal in 11 league appearances to help Nottingham Forest knock Sheffield United off the top of the Championship table with a 1-0 win at the City Ground.The striker’s flicked header in the 69th minute was enough to decide a closely contested affair between two sides with promotion aspirations.Aitor Karanka’s side had to hang on in injury time as the Blades...Full Story »

Sheffield Wed vs Norwich City - Forestieri closing in on Sheffield Wednesday return

Posted Friday, November 02, 2018 by PA34 hits

Sheffield Wednesday have been boosted by the news that Fernando Forestieri has resumed training ahead of the Championship game against Norwich.Forestieri, recently fit again after a hamstring injury, suffered a knock in the Owls’ 2-1 win at Bristol City and has missed the last three matches.Saturday’s game may come too soon for the 28-year-old so either Lucas Joao or Atdhe Nuhiu will...Full Story »

Nottingham Forest midfielder Jack Colback banned for Sheffield United clash

Posted Thursday, November 01, 2018 by PA29 hits

Nottingham Forest’s Jack Colback serves a one-match suspension for the visit of Sky Bet Championship leaders Sheffield United.The on-loan Newcastle midfielder incurred his fifth booking of the season at Leeds last weekend and, instead of missing the midweek Carabao Cup defeat at Burton, will sit out Saturday’s league fixture.Claudio Yacob, an unused substitute against Burton, looks s...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo Instagram: Juventus superstar overtakes Selena Gomez to become most followed person on social media site

Posted Thursday, November 01, 2018 by hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO has made another piece of history - by becoming the most followed person on Instagram. The Juventus superstar has amassed an astonishing 144.4million followers on the photo-sharing site, where he regularly posts pictures of his family, four children and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. He overtook US pop star Selena Gomez to top spot after surpassing her 144.3m followers. Th...Full Story »

Monk admits Birmingham rode their luck before finishing off Wednesday

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA20 hits

Garry Monk saluted his Birmingham players after they chalked up a fourth successive win in defeating Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 at St. Andrew’s.It was a victory Monk admits Birmingham were lucky to achieve after they were subjected to a great deal of attacking pressure in a hectic opening 30 minutes.Wednesday dominated the first half and Birmingham could not have complained if they had gone i...Full Story »

Billy Sharp hat-trick sets up Sheffield United win over Wigan

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA14 hits

Billy Sharp scored a hat-trick as Sheffield United beat Wigan 4-2 to move two points clear at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.An own goal from Chey Dunkley opened the scoring for United before the Latics equalised through Kai Naismith.Sharp put the Blades back in front just before the break and got his second of the game shortly after the restart, before completing his hat-trick after the ho...Full Story »

Injury worries for Sheffield United

Posted Friday, October 26, 2018 by PA29 hits

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has fitness doubts and a selection dilemma ahead of the game against Wigan.Wilder declined to reveal the names of the players he needs to assess before Saturday’s match at Bramall Lane.And he was also not about to venture an opinion on whether Leon Clarke would continue up front in place of Billy Sharp.Clarke scored his first goal of the season in...Full Story »

Sheffield United held at home as Joe Allen strikes late

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by PA26 hits

Sheffield United missed out on the chance to move top of the Sky Bet Championship as Joe Allen’s 87th-minute free-kick earned Stoke a point in a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane.Leon Clarke’s first goal of the season had put the Blades in front but they could not hold on.The hosts started on the front foot and within minutes some sloppy defending allowed John Fleck to strike from just outsid...Full Story »

George Baldock set for Sheffield United return

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2018 by PA25 hits

Sheffield United will welcome back George Baldock for the visit of Stoke.Baldock missed Saturday’s defeat at Derby with illness, but is now fit and healthy and will challenge for a place in the squad.Kean Bryan, who has a minor injury, is the only absentee as Chris Wilder boasts a full squad.Ben Woodburn, on loan from Liverpool, played for the Reds Under-23s on Sunday but is still part of ...Full Story »

Middlesbrough take top spot after win at Wednesday

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by PA28 hits

Middlesbrough went top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.Two goals at the start of the second half from Mo Besic and Britt Assombalonga were enough to secure all three points despite a late fightback from the hosts.Adam Reach scored the Owls’ only goal against his old club, firing in a volley from the edge of the box to halve the deficit.Bo...Full Story »

Duo in fitness boost for Wednesday ahead of Middlesbrough clash

Posted Friday, October 19, 2018 by PA34 hits

Sheffield Wednesday have been boosted ahead of their Championship clash with Middlesbrough by Barry Bannan and Steven Fletcher declaring themselves fit.The Scottish pair came off during the win over Bristol City, with Bannan complaining of a groin injury and Fletcher a back problem.Ash Baker, Michael Hector, Josh Onomah and Atdhe Nuhiu have all returned from international duty in good health.Str...Full Story »

Derby County vs Sheffield United - Curtis Davies and Evans in contention to face play

Posted Friday, October 19, 2018 by PA65 hits

Curtis Davies and George Evans are in contention to start for Derby as they welcome Sky Bet Championship table-toppers Sheffield United to Pride Park.Defender Davies has not featured since the opening day of the season because of a hamstring injury but was an unused substitute as the Rams drew 1-1 at QPR before the international break.Evans has not been seen since injuring his knee on his league...Full Story »

Joao double takes Sheffield Wednesday into play-off positions

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA43 hits

Lucas Joao scored twice in the space of three second-half minutes as Sheffield Wednesday moved into the Sky Championship top six with a 2-1 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate.Introduced as a 17th-minute substitute for the injured Steven Fletcher, the Portuguese striker broke the deadlock in the 64th minute when, with City appealing for offside, he latched onto a long clearance from goalkeeper ...Full Story »

Chris Wilder hails a best win of the season as Sheffield United beat Hull

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA18 hits

Manager Chris Wilder happily reflected upon his side’s “best win of the season” as Sheffield United went to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 victory at home to Hull.David McGoldrick’s 70th-minute penalty, allied to favourable results elsewhere, gave his side a key triumph which also consigned their opponents to the bottom of the league.Wilder said: “We...Full Story »

Sheffield United go top as Hull sink to rock bottom

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA39 hits

Sheffield United moved to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 victory at home to Hull.David McGoldrick’s penalty, awarded after 70 minutes when referee Peter Bankes felt Jack O’Connell had been unfairly manhandled from a cross, settled a game which had repercussions at both ends of the table.Hull showed improvement from their tame surrender at home to Leeds on Tuesday, but...Full Story »

Johnson hopeful Bristol City’s injury problems ease before clash with Wednesday

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018 by PA67 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson hopes his injury problems are about to ease ahead of Sunday’s Championship clash with Sheffield Wednesday.Johnson reported “one or two niggles” following his side’s frustrating midweek draw against Rotherham.But defender Bailey Wright could come into contention after returning from injury while goalkeeper Frank Fielding is also back in the re...Full Story »

Sheffield United boss Wilder to keep faith with winning side

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018 by PA38 hits

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder could name an unchanged starting line-up again for the home game against Hull.Wilder has no new injury or suspension problems following the midweek win at Blackburn and must decide whether to tinker with a winning formula.On-loan Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn is hoping to return to the squad after being left out altogether for the Blades’ last two matche...Full Story »

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