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  • Date:08 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:11,378
  • Teale (48) Mellor (54)
    Mellor (54) Morrison (64)
Goal!

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94mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Nicky Weaver makes a save.

90mins

The referee blows for offside. David James restarts play with the free kick.

90mins

James O'Connor fouled by David Clarkson, the ref awards a free kick. Gary Teale takes the free kick.

88mins

Daniel Jones delivers the ball, Header from deep inside the area by Reda Johnson goes over the bar.

88mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Gary Teale.

86mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Reda Johnson on Jonathan Stead. Cole Skuse takes the free kick.

85mins

Chris Sedgwick has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

82mins

David Clarkson takes a shot. Jonathan Stead gets a block in.

81mins

Lewin Nyatanga challenges Neil Mellor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darren Purse takes the free kick.

80mins

Michael Morrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Jamal Campbell-Ryce crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Darren Purse makes a clearance.

79mins

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Save by Nicky Weaver.

79mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Neil Mellor goes wide of the left-hand upright.

75mins

Inswinging corner taken by Brett Pitman.

75mins

Jonathan Stead takes a shot. Save by Nicky Weaver.

73mins

David Clarkson is brought on as a substitute for Christian Ribeiro. Foul by Neil Mellor on Kalifa Cisse, free kick awarded. David James restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

Corner taken right-footed by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Reda Johnson makes a clearance.

69mins

The ball is swung over by Christian Ribeiro, clearance made by Darren Purse.

68mins

Corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line.

67mins

Reda Johnson challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cole Skuse takes the direct free kick.

65mins

A goal is scored by Clinton Morrison from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Bristol City 0-3 Sheff Wed.Assist by Neil Mellor.

63mins

Lee Johnson leaves the field to be replaced by Christian Ribeiro.

62mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Neil Mellor. Cole Skuse restarts play with the free kick.

60mins

Foul by Lee Johnson on James O'Connor, free kick awarded. Darren Purse restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

Jonathan Stead fouled by Reda Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Brett Pitman.

58mins

Close range effort by Chris Sedgwick goes over the bar.

56mins

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Comfortable save by Nicky Weaver.

55mins

Neil Mellor finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Bristol City 0-2 Sheff Wed.Assist by Daniel Jones.

55mins

Neil Mellor scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Bristol City 0-2 Sheff Wed.The assist for the goal came from Michael Morrison.

53mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommy Miller on Marvin Elliott. Free kick taken by Cole Skuse.

52mins

Neil Mellor takes a shot. Save by David James.

49mins

Gary Teale grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Bristol City 0-1 Sheff Wed.Chris Sedgwick provided the assist for the goal.

47mins

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Sedgwick from the left by-line, Header on goal by Reda Johnson from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

46mins

Tommy Miller takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.

45mins

The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Stead. Nicky Weaver takes the indirect free kick.

44mins

Michael Morrison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Brett Pitman crosses the ball in from the free kick, Chris Sedgwick makes a clearance.

42mins

Albert Adomah has a shot on goal from long range that goes wide left.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Chris Sedgwick.

39mins

Gary Teale takes a shot. Blocked by Albert Adomah.

35mins

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Save by Nicky Weaver.

32mins

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Nicky Weaver makes a save.

26mins

Cole Skuse is adjudged to have handled the ball. Reda Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

24mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Mellor by Marvin Elliott. Michael Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

23mins

Centre by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Chris Sedgwick makes a clearance.

23mins

Foul by Darren Purse on Jonathan Stead, free kick awarded. Lee Johnson takes the free kick.

21mins

Booking for James O'Connor for unsporting behaviour. James O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewin Nyatanga. Direct free kick taken by Cole Skuse.

20mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes the outswinging corner, Close range header by Marvin Elliott goes over the crossbar.

19mins

Clinton Morrison produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

18mins

Inswinging corner taken by Gary Teale.

16mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Headed effort from close range by Marvin Elliott goes wide left of the target.

16mins

The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Liam Fontaine takes a shot. Blocked by James O'Connor.

15mins

Centre by Albert Adomah, Daniel Jones manages to make a clearance.

13mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Johnson on Tommy Miller. Gary Teale restarts play with the free kick.

13mins

Brett Pitman has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

9mins

Liam Fontaine replaces Steven Caulker. The assistant referee flags for offside against Neil Mellor. Kalifa Cisse restarts play with the free kick.

7mins

Unfair challenge on Michael Morrison by Jamal Campbell-Ryce results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

4mins

Corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line, save made by David James.

3mins

Albert Adomah produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

2mins

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Save made by Nicky Weaver.

The game kicks-off.

The first half comes to an end.

The game restarts for the second half.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

Match Preview

Millen waits for walking wounded Bristol City are monitoring the fitness of several players ahead of the FA Cup visit of Sheffield Wednesday. Manager Keith Millen stopped short of naming those players nursing minor knocks, but hopes that a couple of days rest following the hectic Christmas and New Year schedule will help them to recover in time. "I gave the players two days off because they needed it on the back of their recent exerts," said Millen. "A few have been feeling knocks and strains but hopefully the time off will see those ease." Defenders Louis Carey (illness and calf), Liam Fontaine (ankle) and Jamie McAllister (calf) have missed matches recently and it remains to be seen if the third round tie comes too soon for them to be involved. Damion Stewart, Christian Ribeiro, Danny Haynes and David Clarkson are available for recalls should Millen wish to make changes. On the tie, the City boss added: "It`s a massive game for us, I think it`s our biggest game of the season. We want a cup run because for the finances of the club it can be a massive boost, but the supporters deserve an exciting cup run too." Sheffield Wednesday's new signings Reda Johnson and Michael Morrison could make their debuts. Johnson, 22, signed from Plymouth for an undisclosed fee, is eligible for the third-round tie, as is Morrison, also 22, who completed his signing from Leicester in time. Fellow defender Jon Otsemobor is sidelined with a calf injury and although Lewis Buxton, who can play anywhere along the back line, is making good progress following a hamstring strain, he is unlikely to feature. The other absentee, midfielder Giles Coke (knee), is also close to a return but will not be considered. Manager Alan Irvine, who has no other new injury or suspension worries, must decide whether to recall defender Daniel Jones, midfielder Chris Sedgwick and striker Paul Heffernan as his side look to bounce back from successive league defeats.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Alan Irvine

Sheff Wed

  • David James
  • Cole Skuse
  • Steven Caulker
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Albert Adomah
  • Lee Johnson
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman
  • Jonathan Stead
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Damion Stewart
  • David Clarkson
  • Danny Haynes
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Christian Ribeiro

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Match Report

Owls cruise past lowly Robins Sheffield Wednesday swept aside npower Championship strugglers Bristol City 3-0 with an impressive second-half display to secure a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup. City, 17th in the table but unbeaten in their last three league matches, dominated the first half and appeared set for a comfortable passage, but goals from Wednesday trio Gary Teale, Neil Mellor and Clinton Morrison after the break turned the game on its head. The Owls' promotion push in npower League One had suffered a setback following successive defeats, but once winger Teale gave the visitors a shock lead early in the second half, Keith Millen's Robins fell apart. Owls striker Mellor headed a second in the 55th minute and when Morrison despatched the third goal nine minutes later, the game was over as a contest. City, unchanged from the side that started in Monday's 2-2 draw at QPR, were dealt an early blow when defender Steven Caulker, on loan from Tottenham, was forced off through injury and replaced by Liam Fontaine. But the Robins dominated the first period, with Albert Adomah and Brett Pitman shooting wide before Marvin Elliott's header from Jamal Campbell-Ryce's corner was just off target. Wednesday's travelling fans had to wait until the 19th minute before their side's first effort on goal, Morrison pulling his 25-yard shot wide. Owls manager Alan Irvine included new signings Reda Johnson and Michael Morrison in a new-look back four - Daniel Jones was also recalled - but Elliott caused problems again from another Campbell-Ryce corner, this time heading inches over the crossbar. Pittman, Jonathan Stead and Elliott all threatened to break the deadlock in City's favour before half-time. But Wednesday snatched a shock lead four minutes after the restart when Chris Sedgwick crossed from the right for Teale to head home from six yards. City were stunned, while the visitors visibly grew in stature after such a turnaround. Wednesday pressed forward again and went two up six minutes later when Jones crossed from the left and Mellor pounced to head home into the bottom corner. Sedgwick blazed over the crossbar from close range soon after and with City looking increasingly jittery every time Wednesday countered, Morrison added a game-clinching third goal. Mellor was this time the provider, sweeping the ball across the six-yard box at the end of a flowing move in the 65th minute for Morrison to sidefoot beyond City goalkeeper David James. Fontaine headed over the crossbar for City and both Stead and Pitman forced fumbling saves from Owls goalkeeper Nicky Weaver, but it was too little too late for Millen's side.

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