• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Bramall Lane
1 - 2
Norwich City

Norwich City

Crofts 60"

Crofts 79"

Sheffield United vs Norwich City


Team Lineups

Sheffield United

1 Simonsen
33 Parrino
23 Bartley
21 Lowry
20 Mattock
17 Cresswell
4 Montgomery
28 Quinn
18 Ward
37 Bent
9 Evans68"
Substitutes
25 Long
6 Ertl
10 Bogdanovic
11 Yeates
14 Williamson
22 Kozluk
34 Lowton

Norwich City

1 Ruddy
2 Martin
20 Barnett
6 Whitbread
3 Drury
7 Crofts60"79"
15 Fox
16 Martin
14 Hoolahan
9 Holt
10 Jackson
Substitutes
31 Steer
5 Nelson
18 Smith
19 Lappin
21 Wilbraham
24 McNamee
32 Tierney

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Sheffield United

L L L W W D L D

Norwich City

W W L D W D W W
Head to Head
Norwich
4-2
Sheff Utd 28-Dec-2010
Sheff Utd
1-0
Norwich 10-Jan-2009
Norwich
1-0
Sheff Utd 20-Sep-2008
Sheff Utd
2-0
Norwich 15-Mar-2008
Norwich
1-0
Sheff Utd 08-Dec-2007
Norwich
2-1
Sheff Utd 18-Mar-2006


Live Text Commentary
94:19 +4.19
 

A cross is delivered by Ched Evans, clearance by Leon Barnett.

93:51 +3.51
 

Joe Mattock produces a cross, clearance by Andrew Crofts.

92:48 +2.48
 

David Fox takes a short corner.

90:30 +0.3
 

Ched Evans delivers the ball, John Ruddy makes a save.

88:01
Substitution
 

Richard Cresswell leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Bogdanovic.

87:50
 

Mark Yeates produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

87:01
 

Foul by Aaron Wilbraham on Joe Mattock, free kick awarded. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.

85:37
Substitution
 

Michael Nelson comes on in place of Zak Whitbread.

85:37
Substitution
 

(Norwich) makes a substitution, with Michael Nelson coming on for Zak Whitbread.

82:31
Substitution
 

David Fox goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Rob Kozluk replaces Stephen Quinn. Ched Evans fouled by David Fox, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Mattock.

82:31
Substitution
 

David Fox goes into the book. (Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Rob Kozluk coming on for Stephen Quinn. David Fox concedes a free kick for a foul on Ched Evans. Direct free kick taken by Joe Mattock.

81:36
 

Joe Mattock delivers the ball.

80:45
 

Caution for Stephen Quinn.

79:38
Goal
 

Andrew Crofts finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the top left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-2 Norwich.The ball is sent over by Simon Lappin, clearance made by Shane Lowry. David Fox takes the inswinging corner,

77:48
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Adam Drury a yellow card. Foul by Adam Drury on Jamie Ward, free kick awarded. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.

76:39
 

The referee penalises Andrew Crofts for handball. Jamie Ward takes the free kick.

75:31
 

Ched Evans has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide of the right-hand upright.

74:32
Substitution
 

Simeon Jackson leaves the field to be replaced by Aaron Wilbraham. Handball decision goes against Simeon Jackson. Free kick taken by Shane Lowry.

73:37
 

Grant Holt crosses the ball, save by Steve Simonsen.

72:11
 

Effort on goal by Chris Martin from 20 yards. Steve Simonsen makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Fox, Close range headed effort by Grant Holt misses to the right of the goal.

68:42
Substitution
 

Simon Lappin replaces Wesley Hoolahan.

68:01
Goal
 

Ched Evans fires in a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-1 Norwich.

67:39
 

Simeon Jackson is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

67:24
 

The ball is delivered by Jamie Ward, Adam Drury gets a block in.

66:44
 

The referee blows for offside against Leon Barnett. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

63:57
Substitution
 

Mark Yeates joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marcus Bent.

63:23
 

A cross is delivered by Stephen Quinn, clearance by Russell Martin. Inswinging corner taken by Jamie Ward, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Richard Cresswell goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

63:14
 

Stephen Quinn produces a cross, clearance by Russell Martin.

62:07
 

Corner from right by-line taken by David Fox.

60:10
 

The referee cautions Steve Simonsen for dissent.

60:04
Goal
 

Andrew Crofts finds the back of the net with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-1 Norwich.Simeon Jackson takes a shot. Adam Drury gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by David Fox, the assist for the goal came from David Fox.

58:32
 

The ball is crossed by Jamie Ward, save made by John Ruddy.

57:14
 

The ball is sent over by Jamie Ward, Elian Parrino takes a shot. Comfortable save by John Ruddy.

57:00
 

Elian Parrino crosses the ball, clearance made by Chris Martin.

55:47
 

Simeon Jackson delivers the ball, Shane Lowry makes a clearance.

52:16
 

Grant Holt sends in a cross.

51:30
 

Simeon Jackson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Mattock. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

50:48
 

Corner taken by Jamie Ward, Marcus Bent takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.

49:33
 

The offside flag is raised against Simeon Jackson. Free kick taken by Shane Lowry.

49:04
 

Chris Martin produces a cross, Shot from 12 yards by Simeon Jackson. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

48:41
 

Adam Drury crosses the ball.

48:02
 

Stephen Quinn sends in a cross, Leon Barnett manages to make a clearance.

47:55
 

Centre by Stephen Quinn, Leon Barnett manages to make a clearance.

47:18
 

Effort on goal by Grant Holt from 12 yards. Save by Steve Simonsen.

46:46
 

Effort on goal by Richard Cresswell from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

45:08
 

Unfair challenge on Nick Montgomery by Chris Martin results in a free kick. Jamie Ward produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

44:07
 

Shane Lowry receives a caution. Shane Lowry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Martin. Chris Martin fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick,

43:22
 

Jamie Ward delivers the ball, clearance by David Fox.

42:08
 

Foul by Nick Montgomery on Wesley Hoolahan, free kick awarded. David Fox takes the direct free kick.

41:35
 

The ball is crossed by Wesley Hoolahan, clearance by Elian Parrino.

40:34
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Quinn, Marcus Bent produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

39:49
 

Grant Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Quinn. Free kick taken by Jamie Ward.

39:11
 

David Fox challenges Marcus Bent unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nick Montgomery crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Adam Drury.

38:09
 

Centre by Simeon Jackson, blocked by Shane Lowry. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Fox, clearance made by Shane Lowry.

37:21
 

Stephen Quinn crosses the ball, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.

36:00
 

Corner taken by Jamie Ward from the right by-line, Richard Cresswell produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

32:38
 

Leon Barnett concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Quinn. Strike comes in from Ched Evans from the free kick.

32:28
 

Jamie Ward sends in a cross, clearance made by Leon Barnett.

28:58
 

The referee penalises Jamie Ward for handball. Direct free kick taken by David Fox.

27:21
 

The ball is crossed by Joe Mattock.

26:42
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Simeon Jackson. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

24:50
 

The ball is swung over by Ched Evans, clearance by Zak Whitbread. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Ward from the right by-line, Andrew Crofts makes a clearance.

24:13
 

David Fox crosses the ball, clearance made by Elian Parrino.

23:30
 

Simeon Jackson sends in a cross, save by Steve Simonsen. Corner from the right by-line taken by David Fox, Nick Montgomery manages to make a clearance.

22:55
 

Stephen Quinn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Martin. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Hoolahan.

22:33
 

Ched Evans takes a brilliant shot. Leon Barnett gets a block in.

21:57
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jamie Ward, save by John Ruddy.

20:49
 

Wesley Hoolahan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Montgomery. A cross is delivered by Jamie Ward, Ched Evans takes a shot. Save made by John Ruddy. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jamie Ward, clearance by Adam Drury.

20:32
 

The ball is swung over by Ched Evans, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.

19:47
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Ward, clearance by Grant Holt.

17:22
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Simeon Jackson. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

16:10
 

Ched Evans takes a shot. Save by John Ruddy.

14:37
 

Effort on goal by Jamie Ward from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

13:34
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Andrew Crofts a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Andrew Crofts. Free kick taken by Joe Mattock.

12:15
 

The referee penalises Zak Whitbread for handball. Direct free kick taken by Nick Montgomery.

11:33
 

The ball is sent over by Wesley Hoolahan, clearance by Shane Lowry.

10:44
 

Effort from just outside the box by Ched Evans goes over the bar.

9:51
 

Jamie Ward takes the inswinging corner, Effort on goal by Ched Evans from 6 yards. Clearance by Zak Whitbread.

8:18
 

The ball is crossed by David Fox, Header from deep inside the area by Grant Holt goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

7:41
 

Centre by Wesley Hoolahan, Shane Lowry makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Fox, clearance by Marcus Bent.

7:30
 

The ball is swung over by Russell Martin.

6:13
 

David Fox challenges Ched Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Quinn takes the direct free kick.

5:42
 

Centre by Joe Mattock, Ched Evans takes a shot. Save made by John Ruddy.

2:03
 

Wesley Hoolahan concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Mattock. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

:51
 

Cross/shot by Ched Evans.

:10
 

Ched Evans challenges Simeon Jackson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Zak Whitbread.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

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