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Joao double takes Sheffield Wednesday into play-off positions

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA44 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 PA68 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 »

Billy Sharp did what he does best – Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder

Posted Thursday, October 04, 2018 by PA44 hits

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder said Billy Sharp did “what he does best” after his brace secured a deserved 2-0 win at Blackburn.The Blades showed their class with a performance of poise and patience, which was rewarded with two second-half strikes from Sharp – a tap-in and header – to put Wilder’s men on the same points as the league leaders.It gave the Blade...Full Story »

Late West Brom rally earns a point at Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Thursday, October 04, 2018 by PA23 hits

West Brom scored twice in the last five minutes to earn a 2-2 draw in the Sky Bet Championship at Sheffield Wednesday.Adam Reach and Fernando Forestieri had scored the first half goals to put Wednesday in control at Hillsborough before Joey Pelupessy put the ball in his own net to give the Baggies hope and Harvey Barnes levelled.Reach fired in a spectacular 25-yard shot and Forestieri applied a ...Full Story »

Parkinson furious at officials after disallowed goal

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA32 hits

Bolton boss Phil Parkinson was left livid at referee Jeremy Simpson after his side slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Stoke.Wanderers had a goal disallowed when Josh Magennis headed in on 66 minutes, only for Simpson to chalk it off for an apparent foul on Potters defender Ashley Williams.With Bolton trailing 1-0 to Bruno Martins Indi’s early header at the time, Parkinson believes it would have ch...Full Story »

Sheffield Wed vs West Brom - Suspended Bannan to miss out for Wednesday

Posted Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by PA89 hits

Sheffield Wednesday will be without the suspended Barry Bannan for their Championship clash with leaders West Brom. The midfielder has already collected five yellow cards this season and must serve a one-match ban. Marco Matias (hamstring) will be sidelined for a couple of weeks while defender Daniel Pudil has a broken nose but could play. Ash Baker picked up a leg injury during the second h...Full Story »

Blackburn Rovers vs Sheffield United - Nyambe missing for Blackburn

Posted Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by PA59 hits

Blackburn will be without defender Ryan Nyambe for Wednesday’s Championship clash with Sheffield United. The 20-year-old suffered a hamstring problem during the second half of the weekend’s draw with Nottingham Forest and is set to be assessed later this week. Captain Charlie Mulgrew, who has missed the last four matches through injury and illness, could return, while Derrick Wil...Full Story »

Adam Reach wonder-strike not enough for Wednesday as Leeds hit back for a point

Posted Saturday, September 29, 2018 by PA31 hits

Superb goals from Adam Reach and Mateusz Klich meant Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds shared the spoils at Hillsborough.The 1-1 result allowed Leeds to edge a point ahead of Middlesbrough at the top of the Sky Bet Championship table while Wednesday remain unbeaten at home in the league this season.Reach struck spectacularly for the home side with a left-footed long-range strike that went in off the...Full Story »

Millwall vs Sheffield United - Fernando Forestieri and Jordan Thorniley back for Wednesday

Posted Friday, September 28, 2018 by PA74 hits

Sheffield Wednesday have Fernando Forestieri and Jordan Thorniley available for Friday’s Yorkshire derby against Sky Bet Championship leaders Leeds at Hillsborough.Forward Forestieri completed his three-match suspension as he sat out the 2-1 win at Aston Villa last Saturday.Defender Thorniley is in contention after missing the game at Villa Park due to a calf injury.Midfielder Kieran Lee (...Full Story »

Bruce feels disappointment after Villa’s home loss to Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA8 hits

Steve Bruce described Aston Villa’s shock 2-1 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet Championship as “a huge disappointment.”Villa’s lack of cutting edge was exposed by a Wednesday side which gained in confidence with their ability to contain the hosts at Villa Park.The visitors took a smart lead through Marco da Silva’s 49th minute goal. Althou...Full Story »

Chris Wilder hails Sheffield United character after digging deep to beat Preston

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA12 hits

Chris Wilder praised the character of his players after Sheffield United scored a late winner to earn a 3-2 victory over Preston at Bramall Lane.The Blades move up to fourth in the Sky Bet Championship, while Preston dropped to the foot of the table after a five-goal thriller.David McGoldrick grabbed a late winner for United in a standout performance which also saw him claim an assist for the ga...Full Story »

We showed our intent from the off, says Reading assistant Gibbs

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA12 hits

Assistant manager Nigel Gibbs praised the Reading players for their intensity after they picked up their first home points in the Championship this season with a 3-0 win over Hull. Reading went ahead in the fourth minute when Sam Baldock pounced from close range after a Leandro Bacuna corner. Hull offered little going forward and conceded twice more in the last 20 minutes.Jon Dadi Bodvarsson tuc...Full Story »

Sheffield Wednesday stun Aston Villa as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA33 hits

Steve Bruce came under increasing pressure after Aston Villa slumped to a shock 2-1 Championship home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.It was Bruce’s 100th game in charge of Villa and only the fifth time they have lost at home under his control.Villa were sadly out of touch against an eager Wednesday side who were always prepared to pressurise.Following an indifferent first half,  Wednes...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Sheffield Wed - No worries for Steve Bruce as he racks up milestone

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA50 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has no new problems as he prepares to take charge of his 100th game for the club against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.Villa emerged unscathed from a relatively routine 2-0 home win against Rotherham in midweek, when new boys Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie were both on the scoresheet.Midfielder Mile Jedinak and defender Axel Tuanzebe are vying for recalls to the...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Preston - Wilder set to ring the changes for Sheffield United

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA49 hits

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is set to make changes for the visit of Preston in the Sky Bet Championship. Wilder rotated his squad for Wednesday’s goalless draw with Birmingham, so the likes of Enda Stevens, Kieron Freeman, John Lundstram, Billy Sharp and David McGoldrick are in contention to return. Midfielder Paul Coutts, out since breaking his leg last November, is nearing a r...Full Story »

Grabban and Carvalho ensure Forest end poor run against Wednesday

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA40 hits

Nottingham Forest ended their dismal record against Sheffield Wednesday with a 2-1 win at the City Ground.The Owls had beaten Forest in their last seven league meetings, including four wins here, but Jos Luhukay’s side were beaten following goals either side of half-time from Lewis Grabban and Joao Carvalho.Aitor Karanka’s Reds were in need of a win, following a flurry of five draws ...Full Story »

Bogle misses best chance as Birmingham draw again at Sheffield United

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA34 hits

Omar Bogle wasted a glorious late chance as Birmingham’s winless start to the Sky Bet Championship season continued with a 0-0 draw at Sheffield United.The Blues picked up a sixth draw from eight matches at Bramall Lane, but will feel they should have left South Yorkshire with more than that after spurning a string of late openings.The hosts showed more intent for much of the contest, but ...Full Story »

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