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  • Date:13 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:16:07
  • Venue:Wembley Stadium
  • Attendance:71,820
  • Sagbo (41)
    Fryatt (48)
    Huddlestone (53) Quinn (66)
    Meyler (90)
  • Baxter (18) Scougall (43) Murphy (89)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

92:07 +2.07

David Meyler scores with a right foot finish. Hull 5-3 Sheff Utd.Assist on the goal came from Ahmed Elmohamady.

91:31 +1.31

Ahmed Elmohamady manages to make a clearance.

91:31 +1.31

John Brayford has an effort at goal. Tom Huddlestone gets a block in.

91:27 +1.27

The ball is swung over by Ryan Flynn.

89:16

Chance falls to Robert Harris who heads at goal. Blocked by Stephen Quinn.

88:29

Sone Aluko has an effort at goal. Mark Howard safely holds on.

88:09

Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

87:46

Sone Aluko is ruled offside.

87:35

The ball is swung over by Ben Davies.

85:04

Foul by Michael Doyle on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded.

82:40

Ben Davies comes on in place of Jose Baxter.

82:27

Chris Porter on for Stefan Scougall.

81:55

Centre by John Brayford.

79:49

Sone Aluko fouled by Harry Maguire, the ref awards a free kick.

78:27

Shot by Sone Aluko went wide of the left-hand upright.

77:59

Harry Maguire manages to make a clearance.

76:23

Sone Aluko concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Coady.

74:19

Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

71:34

Steve Harper takes the free kick.

71:05

Ryan Flynn is ruled offside.

70:36

Harry Maguire manages to make a clearance.

69:57

Shot by Jamie Murphy cleared the net.

69:52

Corner taken by Jose Baxter.

69:24

Centre by Jamie Murphy.

66:20

Stephen Quinn heads the ball into the goal. Hull 4-2 Sheff Utd.Jake Livermore provided the assist for the goal.

65:28

Header at goal by David Meyler goes over the frame of the goal.

65:26

Corner taken by Tom Huddlestone from the left by-line.

64:16

Clearance made by Neill Collins.

63:49

Stephen Quinn is brought on as a substitute for Yannick Sagbo.

62:37

Tom Huddlestone takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Mark Howard parries the ball but the danger is not over.

60:47

A cross is delivered by Ryan Flynn.

58:54

Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

58:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Fryatt on Harry Maguire.

56:35

Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

56:11

The referee blows for offside.

55:15

Foul by Neill Collins on Matt Fryatt, free kick awarded.

55:07

Jamie Murphy delivers the ball.

53:40

Tom Huddlestone grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Hull 3-2 Sheff Utd.Assist by David Meyler.

52:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Michael Doyle.

52:35

Clearance by John Brayford.

50:27

The offside flag is raised against Matt Fryatt.

48:26

Matt Fryatt scores with their left foot. Hull 2-2 Sheff Utd.

48:25

James Chester takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Neill Collins.

48:21

Harry Maguire makes a clearance.

47:54

John Brayford makes a clearance.

47:29

Robert Harris makes a clearance.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

46:46 +1.46

Clearance by Steve Harper.

45:48

Shot by David Meyler went wide of the left-hand upright.

45:36 +0.36

The assistant referee signals for offside against Yannick Sagbo.

45:23 +0.23

Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.

45:06

John Brayford makes a clearance.

45:01

(Hull) makes a substitution, with Sone Aluko coming on for Maynor Figueroa.

45:01

George Boyd leaves the field to be replaced by Matt Fryatt.

43:44

Stefan Scougall scores a left footed goal. Hull 1-2 Sheff Utd.

41:41

Yannick Sagbo grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Hull 1-1 Sheff Utd.Assist on the goal came from Jake Livermore.

41:09

Tom Huddlestone takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Conor Coady.

39:19

A cross is delivered by Liam Rosenior.

37:23

Free kick taken by Mark Howard.

36:33

Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

36:06

Robert Harris crosses the ball in from the free kick.

35:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Huddlestone on Michael Doyle.

35:16

James Chester manages to make a clearance.

34:27

Clearance made by Robert Harris.

32:17

George Boyd fouled by Michael Doyle, the ref awards a free kick.

31:34

The referee blows for offside against Yannick Sagbo.

31:12

Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.

30:35

Corner taken by George Boyd from the right by-line.

29:06

Unfair challenge on Ahmed Elmohamady by Jamie Murphy results in a free kick.

28:24

George Boyd challenges Ryan Flynn unfairly and gives away a free kick.

27:27

Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.

26:32

Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

25:47

James Chester challenges Mark Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick.

25:42

Corner taken by Tom Huddlestone from the left by-line.

25:12

Centre by Ahmed Elmohamady.

23:58

Shot by Stefan Scougall cleared the target.

22:16

David Meyler fouled by Stefan Scougall, the ref awards a free kick.

20:54

Clearance by Michael Doyle.

20:32

A cross is delivered by John Brayford.

18:50

Jose Baxter grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Hull 0-1 Sheff Utd.The assist for the goal came from John Brayford.

15:36

Clearance made by Neill Collins.

14:01

Clearance made by Curtis Davies.

13:11

Unfair challenge on Stefan Scougall by David Meyler results in a free kick.

12:09

Clearance made by Curtis Davies.

11:51

Tom Huddlestone concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Doyle.

11:34

Shot comes in from Tom Huddlestone from the free kick that goes wide of the right-hand upright.

11:32

Unfair challenge on Jake Livermore by Michael Doyle results in a free kick.

11:03

Robert Harris has an effort at goal. Maynor Figueroa gets a block in.

10:56

Free kick taken by John Brayford.

10:33

Foul by Maynor Figueroa on Jose Baxter, free kick awarded.

10:29

Clearance by John Brayford.

9:15

Clearance by Liam Rosenior.

5:13

The ball is swung over by Ahmed Elmohamady.

2:51

Clearance by Curtis Davies.

2:39

Free kick taken by Robert Harris.

2:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Harris by Ahmed Elmohamady.

1:02

Clearance made by Ahmed Elmohamady.

0:33

Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Davies aims to emulate Bruce Curtis Davies will hope to emulate one of his childhood heroes by winning at Wembley on Sunday, with the curious twist that the same idol is now his manager. The Hull defender is likely to lead City out for their FA Cup semi-final with Sheffield United on Sunday - their first last-four appearance in 84 years - with a place in a maiden showpiece on the line. If Hull do win against their lower-league opponents, they will be able to stand alongside boss Steve Bruce as players to have won at the national stadium, with Bruce a regular visitor there during his time with Manchester United. Davies was a United fan in that glittering era and looked up to Bruce as a child - not that he is willing to let his manager's head get too big and will not admit to ever having had posters of him on his bedroom wall. "It's all success with him!" he said. "The gaffer was obviously joking around once and said 'I've never lost a semi-final and I don't think I've lost a final'. "Then we had to remind him about the Everton final (which United lost) in 1995. He wasn't too happy about that but we had to remind him! We obviously had a bit of banter but we admire what the gaffer has done as a man and as a player. We want to emulate the success he had as a player as a manager for him. That would be massive for us." Bruce won the trophy in 1990, 1994 and 1996 and Davies added: "I grew up as a Man United fan so I remember all those finals, especially the Everton one because they lost and the gaffer was on the line trying to stop the goal - I always remember that! "As a youngster I was a striker. Like a lot of players you start as a striker then you get pushed down the field. But obviously I admired the gaffer and Gary Pallister back then. The partnership was quality, they complimented each other very well. But I'm a big fan of the gaffer. I've always gone on record to say he was the best centre-half not to play for England. That was always a shame at the time. "I'm not sure they did posters of the gaffer! Maybe to keep kids away from the fire! I didn't have any posters of him. My posters were always of Andy Cole, Eric Cantona, of all the strikers. I had the Kanchelskis shirt when I was younger too. I think it cost my dad a bomb to get it put on the back." Bruce is without ineligible strike duo Nikica Jelavic and Shane Long so must now decide who to start in attack, with Sone Aluko, Matty Fryatt and Yannick Sagbo all vying for a place. Tom Huddlestone is set to be fine to play after missing last weekend's win over Swansea with a back problem. Steve Harper will start in goal. Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough is hoping to choose from a full-strength squad for Sunday's FA Cup semi-final clash with Hull at Wembley. Defenders Bob Harris (thigh) and Matt Hill (hamstring), striker Jose Baxter (hip) and midfielder Stefan Scougall (thigh) have all shaken off their respective injuries in the last week and will be available for selection. Clough will use stories of Hull fans taking victory in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley for granted to fire up his players ahead of kick-off. Both clubs were allocated 32,000 tickets and while Sheffield United quickly sold out, 5,000 Hull tickets remained unsold, amid suggestions Tigers fans are saving their money for the final itself on May 17. "We've heard a few stories that the Hull supporters are saving themselves for the final," said Clough. "Whether that's true or not, we're not sure, but our fans certainly aren't and if we do get there we'll sell out as quickly as we did for the semi-final. "The supporters are desperate for a bit of success and to see their team on the pitch at Wembley. "I don't think that will be the thoughts of Steve (Bruce) and those in the dressing room, but I'm sure outside of that there will be one or two supporters thinking that. "The cost of the whole day and getting down there, it's going to be B#100 for the day I would have thought with the ticket and the travel, so you can probably understand it. "But it might be a risk. Any little thing we can use like that, we'll use because we need everything on our side we can get come Sunday."

Formation:451Manager: Steve Bruce

Hull

Formation: 4231Manager: Nigel Clough

Sheff Utd

  • Steve Harper
  • Liam Rosenior
  • James Chester
  • Curtis Davies
  • Maynor Figueroa
  • Ahmed Elmohamady
  • Tom Huddlestone
  • Jake Livermore
  • David Meyler
  • George Boyd
  • Yannick Sagbo
  • SUBS
  • Alex Bruce
  • Robert Koren
  • Matt Fryatt
  • Eldin Jakupovic
  • Abdoulaye Faye
  • Sone Aluko
  • Stephen Quinn

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