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  • Date:01 Feb 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:17,511
  • Kitson (71)
  • Clarke (13) Clarke (86)
Goal!

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92:18 +2.18

Steven Jennings takes a shot. George Long makes a save.

91:18 +1.18

Shot by Michael Doyle from outside the box goes high over the target.

86:04

Franck Moussa takes a shot. George Long makes a save. Leon Clarke finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-2 Coventry.The assist for the goal came from Franck Moussa. Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Robson, clearance by Franck Moussa. Conor Thomas takes a shot. Save made by George Long.

85:11

Kevin McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Thomas. The referee shows Kevin McDonald a yellow card. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

83:48

Barry Robson is ruled offside. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

82:49

Effort on goal by Jonathan Forte from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

82:08

Foul by Franck Moussa on Harry Maguire, free kick awarded. Harry Maguire restarts play with the free kick.

80:29

Ryan Flynn fouled by Franck Moussa, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

77:43

Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Blocked by Cyrus Christie.

76:54

Effort from inside the area by Dave Kitson misses to the right of the target.

75:13

Barry Robson crosses the ball, clearance made by Franck Moussa. The referee blows for offside against Barry Robson. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Wood.

74:31

Jonathan Forte takes a shot. Blocked by Carl Baker. Barry Robson takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, William Edjenguele makes a clearance.

73:53

Leon Clarke takes a shot. Save by George Long.

72:47

The referee gives a free kick against Carl Baker for handball. John Fleck joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gary McSheffrey. Neill Collins restarts play with the free kick.

70:14

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte by Cyrus Christie results in a free kick. Jamie Murphy goes off and Barry Robson comes on. Free kick crossed by Ryan Flynn, save by Joe Murphy. Barry Robson takes the inswinging corner, Dave Kitson finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Sheff Utd 1-1 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Barry Robson.

68:03

The referee blows for offside against Kevin McDonald. Conor Thomas on for Stephen Elliott. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

66:05

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Jamie Murphy gets a block in.

64:15

Cyrus Christie challenges Ryan Flynn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Caution for Cyrus Christie. Free kick taken by Ryan Flynn. Neill Collins takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy.

63:16

The ball is delivered by Tony McMahon, Header by Jamie Murphy from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

62:05

Dave Kitson takes a shot. Blocked by William Edjenguele. The ball is crossed by Kevin McDonald, Header from deep inside the area by Jonathan Forte goes over the bar.

60:35

Carl Baker takes a shot. Save by George Long.

59:42

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, Steven Jennings manages to make a clearance.

58:41

Ryan Flynn fouled by Carl Baker, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Doyle takes the free kick.

58:06

Jonathan Forte takes a shot. Save by Cyrus Christie.

57:03

Steven Jennings gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin McDonald. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

56:24

Danny Higginbotham produces a cross.

54:53

Stephen Elliott is caught offside. George Long takes the free kick.

54:42

The ball is crossed by Jamie Murphy, clearance by William Edjenguele.

52:55

The referee blows for offside against Danny Higginbotham. (Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Jonathan Forte coming on for Chris Porter. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

52:10

Tony McMahon fouled by Stephen Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Tony McMahon takes the direct free kick.

50:33

Corner taken right-footed by Steven Jennings, William Edjenguele takes a shot. Save by George Long. Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Ryan Flynn.

50:21

The ball is swung over by Blair Adams, clearance made by Danny Higginbotham.

49:28

Unfair challenge on Danny Higginbotham by Carl Baker results in a free kick. George Long takes the direct free kick.

49:00

The ball is crossed by Jamie Murphy.

47:38

Tony McMahon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey. Direct free kick taken by William Edjenguele.

46:48

Leon Clarke concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Maguire. Direct free kick taken by George Long.

46:10

William Edjenguele fouled by Chris Porter, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

45:29

Ryan Flynn fouled by Steven Jennings, the ref awards a free kick. George Long takes the free kick.

42:55

Franck Moussa concedes a free kick for a foul on Dave Kitson. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

40:55

Chris Porter concedes a free kick for a foul on William Edjenguele. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

39:35

Leon Clarke takes a shot. Neill Collins gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary McSheffrey, clearance by Neill Collins.

38:38

The assistant referee signals for offside against Tony McMahon. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

36:42

Unfair challenge on Tony McMahon by Gary McSheffrey results in a free kick. Gary McSheffrey is shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by George Long.

35:45

Dave Kitson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carl Baker. Dave Kitson is cautioned. Cyrus Christie takes the free kick.

34:10

Leon Clarke concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Maguire. George Long takes the direct free kick.

33:36

Foul by Danny Higginbotham on Carl Baker, free kick awarded. Cyrus Christie restarts play with the free kick.

32:26

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary McSheffrey. Free kick taken by George Long.

32:05

The ball is sent over by Cyrus Christie.

29:35

Carl Baker takes a shot. Blocked by Dave Kitson.

28:12

Tony McMahon challenges Gary McSheffrey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tony McMahon goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from left wing, clearance made by Danny Higginbotham.

27:55

Jamie Murphy produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

26:51

Carl Baker fouled by Ryan Flynn, the ref awards a free kick. Cyrus Christie restarts play with the free kick.

25:31

Dave Kitson takes a shot. Blocked by William Edjenguele.

23:16

Dave Kitson has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the goal.

22:19

Effort from long range by Gary McSheffrey goes wide right of the target. William Edjenguele handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

20:35

Cyrus Christie sends in a cross, clearance by Harry Maguire. A cross is delivered by Carl Baker, George Long makes a save.

17:22

Centre by Dave Kitson, Richard Wood makes a clearance. Free kick awarded for a foul by Dave Kitson on Richard Wood. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

13:11

Leon Clarke scores a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-1 Coventry.Carl Baker provided the assist for the goal.

12:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony McMahon on Stephen Elliott. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from left wing.

11:31

Corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey, Kevin McDonald manages to make a clearance.

10:21

Gary McSheffrey takes a short corner. The ball is sent over by Stephen Elliott, Neill Collins manages to make a clearance.

9:28

Unfair challenge on Neill Collins by Leon Clarke results in a free kick. George Long takes the free kick.

8:31

Strike from close range by Carl Baker clears the bar.

6:24

Corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the left by-line, Neill Collins manages to make a clearance.

6:03

Outswinging corner taken by Carl Baker from the right by-line.

4:09

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ryan Flynn. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

3:07

A cross is delivered by Cyrus Christie.

2:39

Unfair challenge on Steven Jennings by Chris Porter results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carl Baker.

2:05

Chris Porter is caught offside. William Edjenguele restarts play with the free kick.

0:21

The ball is delivered by Carl Baker, clearance made by Neill Collins. Carl Baker challenges Danny Higginbotham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by George Long.

Match Preview

Collins in line for Blades start Sheffield United defender Neill Collins could return to the starting line-up against Coventry on Friday night. The centre-half made his first appearance since suffering a triple fracture of his cheekbone in the Boxing Day win over Scunthorpe when he stepped off the bench in last week's FA Cup defeat at Reading. Collins, wearing a protective mask, suffered a bang in the face during training this week, but suffered no further damage and will feature. Fellow defender Marcus Williams is hoping to return to full fitness having been ruled out of the last two games through illness, but the Blades will be without striker Nick Blackman, who was sold to Reading on Wednesday for a reported #1.2million. Richard Cresswell and Ryan Flynn will be vying to start in place of Blackman, while young striker Joe Ironside is still waiting for his first start after making nine substitute appearances this season. Manager Danny Wilson has no new injury or suspension problems. Coventry have a clean bill of health as they travel north. Boss Mark Robins confirmed that there were no new problems picked up from the 2-2 draw with Preston at the weekend which stretched the Sky Blues' unbeaten run to three matches. Coventry go into the game four points behind the sixth-placed Blades and could take a giant stride towards a play-off place with a victory. Robins has David Bell and Callum Ball available should he feel the need to make any changes. Midfielder Bell has yet to make an appearance this season after suffering a broken metatarsal in training following his comeback from a hip problem, but netted twice for the club's Under-21s side in midweek. On-loan striker Ball has also recovered from a foot injury and both are in contention at Bramall Lane.

Formation:442Manager: Danny Wilson

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Mark Robins

Coventry

  • George Long
  • Tony McMahon
  • Harry Maguire
  • Neill Collins
  • Danny Higginbotham
  • Ryan Flynn
  • Kevin McDonald
  • Michael Doyle
  • Jamie Murphy
  • Dave Kitson
  • Chris Porter
  • SUBS
  • Danny Coyne
  • Darryl Westlake
  • Jonathan Forte
  • Richard Cresswell
  • Barry Robson
  • Joe Ironside
  • Diago De Girolamo

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWLDLD
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • WLLWWD

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 21/08/2012

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

  • D Kitson 5
  • S Miller 4
  • N Collins 3
  • R Flynn 3
  • H Maguire 3
  • T McMahon 2
  • C Porter 2
  • R Cresswell 1
  • M Doyle 1

Coventry

  • C Baker 7
  • S Elliott 4
  • F Moussa 4
  • R Wood 3
  • A Barton 3
  • L Clarke 2
  • J Bailey 2
  • G McSheffrey 1
  • J Fleck 1
  • W Edjenguele 1
  • C Christie 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 65
    • Goals per game 39
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 75
    • Goals per game 49
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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