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  • Date:30 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:22,366
Sheffield United are relegated
  • Lowton (38)
    Williamson (58)
  • Haynes (14) Haynes (83)
Goal!

Live Commentary

96:42 +6.42

Richard Cresswell fouled by Nathan Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Williamson crosses the ball, Header from close range by Harry Maguire misses to the right of the goal.

94:33 +4.33

Outswinging corner taken by Lee Williamson, David McAllister takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

94:15 +4.15

David McAllister takes a shot. Blocked by Kieran Trippier.

89:09

The referee shows Andy Gray a yellow card. Shane Lowry goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Mattock by Andy Gray. Richard Cresswell on for Joe Mattock. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

87:55

Booking for Kieran Trippier.

86:38

The ball is crossed by Kieran Trippier, Danny Haynes takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

85:01

Stephen Quinn fouled by Kieran Trippier, the ref awards a free kick.

84:26

Matthew Hill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Williamson. Direct free kick taken by Lee Williamson.

83:27

Danny Haynes scores a headed goal from close in. Sheff Utd 2-2 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Matthew Hill.

81:45

Shane Lowry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield. Kieran Trippier fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Steve Simonsen makes a save.

80:53

Unfair challenge on Jason Shackell by Darius Henderson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

79:24

Stephen Quinn fouled by Jordan Clark, the ref awards a free kick. The referee books Jordan Clark for unsporting behaviour. Matthew Lowton takes the free kick.

78:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darius Henderson by Stephen Foster. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

78:12

Reuben Noble-Lazarus delivers the ball.

78:04

Ched Evans is ruled offside. Kieran Trippier takes the free kick.

77:06

Matthew Hill fouled by Nick Montgomery, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Nick Montgomery a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jordan Clark replaces Bobby Hassell. Kieran Trippier takes the free kick.

76:44

Shot by Danny Haynes. Blocked by Joe Mattock.

76:09

Short corner taken by Nick Montgomery from the right by-line.

75:46

Nick Montgomery takes a short corner.

75:34

Nick Montgomery takes a shot. Nathan Doyle gets a block in.

74:49

Corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield, Headed effort from inside the area by Bobby Hassell misses to the right of the goal.

74:33

Jacob Butterfield delivers the ball, blocked by Matthew Lowton.

69:05

Foul by Nick Montgomery on Andy Gray, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Hill.

68:04

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

67:09

The ball is delivered by Matthew Lowton, save by Luke Steele.

64:35

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jacob Butterfield, clearance by Darius Henderson.

60:36

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Doyle by Nick Montgomery. Bobby Hassell restarts play with the free kick.

59:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Gray on Joe Mattock. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

58:15

Lee Williamson gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Sheff Utd 2-1 Barnsley.

57:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darius Henderson on Stephen Foster. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

55:39

Kieran Trippier gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn. Direct free kick taken by Bjorn Helge Riise.

54:50

Corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson from the left by-line, Kieran Trippier makes a clearance.

54:23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Montgomery by Andy Gray. Free kick taken by Shane Lowry.

53:23

Corner from the right by-line taken by Stephen Quinn, Darius Henderson produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

52:18

Reuben Noble-Lazarus on for Jacob Mellis.

52:01

Matthew Lowton delivers the ball, Header from close in by Darius Henderson misses to the left of the goal.

51:08

Joe Mattock takes a shot. Bobby Hassell gets a block in.

50:49

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Shackell.

49:06

The ball is crossed by Bjorn Helge Riise, Jason Shackell gets a block in.

47:16

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Mattock. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.

46:48 +1.48

Shot by Lee Williamson. Blocked by Jason Shackell.

46:46

Shot from just outside the box by Jacob Mellis misses to the right of the goal.

45:53 +0.53

Darius Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Shackell. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

45:19

Unfair challenge on Danny Haynes by Harry Maguire results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Hill.

45:07 +0.07

Jacob Butterfield challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jacob Butterfield goes into the referee's book. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

44:23

Shot from deep inside the area by Matthew Lowton goes over the bar.

42:19

Shot from 12 yards from Jordan Slew. Blocked by Jason Shackell.

42:05

Matthew Hill challenges Jordan Slew unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordan Slew takes the free kick.

41:37

Bjorn Helge Riise takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Shackell.

41:12

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andy Gray. Shane Lowry takes the indirect free kick.

40:22

Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Williamson, comfortable save by Luke Steele.

40:04

Lee Williamson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Matthew Hill.

39:55

Centre by Stephen Quinn, blocked by Bobby Hassell.

38:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Williamson on Jacob Mellis. Jacob Butterfield crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Nick Montgomery makes a clearance.

37:06

Bobby Hassell challenges Jordan Slew unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bobby Hassell is cautioned. The ball is delivered by Lee Williamson, Matthew Lowton finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Sheff Utd 1-1 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Lee Williamson.

36:12

Lee Williamson decides to take the corner short.

35:43

Danny Haynes is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

35:19

Stephen Quinn sends in a cross, Luke Steele makes a comfortable save.

33:30

The official flags Jordan Slew offside. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

32:08

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier.

30:40

Unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton by Andy Gray results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Lowton.

25:31

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jacob Butterfield, clearance by Nick Montgomery.

24:44

Matthew Hill produces a cross, Andy Gray takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

23:43

The ball is swung over by Joe Mattock, Stephen Foster manages to make a clearance.

22:45

Foul by Bobby Hassell on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Stephen Quinn takes the direct free kick.

19:52

Stephen Quinn takes a shot. Blocked by Bobby Hassell.

18:22

Matthew Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Slew. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Lowton.

17:45

Corner from right by-line taken by Kieran Trippier.

16:08

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jacob Butterfield, clearance by Matthew Lowton.

14:18

Goal scored by Danny Haynes from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-1 Barnsley.Nathan Doyle provided the assist for the goal.

11:30

Matthew Hill fouled by Jordan Slew, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Hill.

10:15

Stephen Quinn takes the outswinging corner, Jason Shackell makes a clearance.

6:53

Matthew Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on Bjorn Helge Riise. Free kick taken by Harry Maguire.

6:02

The assistant referee signals for offside against Danny Haynes. Steve Simonsen takes the indirect free kick.

5:22

Close range effort by Jacob Mellis goes over the bar.

4:01

Effort on goal by Stephen Quinn from just inside the area clears the bar.

3:24

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson, clearance by Bobby Hassell.

2:34

Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the right by-line, clearance by Joe Mattock.

1:53

Inswinging corner taken by Jacob Butterfield, Shane Lowry manages to make a clearance.

1:46

Kieran Trippier sends in a cross, Matthew Lowton manages to make a clearance.

0:51

Lee Williamson takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a comfortable save.

Match Preview

Duo back for Blades Sheffield United strikers Ched Evans and Richard Cresswell are expected to return to the squad for the South Yorkshire derby clash with Barnsley. Cresswell has missed the last four matches due to groin and Achilles injuries, while Evans has been sidelined for three games with a knee problem. Irish midfielder David McAllister, who scored on his full debut in last Saturday's 3-2 home win over Bristol City, is also hoping to return to Micky Adams' starting line-up after missing Monday's victory at Reading due to a calf strain. Teenage centre-half Harry Maguire will return to contention following a one-game ban and Adams must decide whether to put him straight back into his side. Forward Daniel Bogdanovic is unlikely to feature as he is struggling with illness as well as an ankle knock. The Blades require a third successive win in the hope that Doncaster lose at home to Leicester in order to keep their faint survival hopes alive. Barnsley striker Marlon Harewood is a major doubt. Harewood, on loan from Blackpool, sustained a hamstring injury in last Saturday's defeat at Watford and missed Monday's home draw with Doncaster. Tykes manager Mark Robins said: "We're just going to monitor that over the next 24 hours. He's gone back to Blackpool for assessment and if he's not fit [on Friday] we can count him out." Teenager Reuben Noble-Lazarus stepped in for Harewood on Monday, while fellow teenagers Jordan Clark and Danny Rose will be hoping to build on their late substitute appearances. Robins, whose side require three more points to beat last season's tally of 54, has no other new injury or suspension problems, but defender Luke Potter remains sidelined with a knee problem that has kept him out since November.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Mark Robins

Barnsley

  • Steve Simonsen
  • Matthew Lowton
  • Harry Maguire
  • Shane Lowry
  • Joe Mattock
  • Bjorn Helge Riise
  • Nick Montgomery
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Lee Williamson
  • Jordan Slew
  • Darius Henderson
  • SUBS
  • Mihkel Aksalu
  • Michael Doyle
  • Ched Evans
  • Richard Cresswell
  • Rob Kozluk
  • Neill Collins
  • David McAllister

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Match Report

United down after draw Sheffield United were relegated from the npower Championship after a 2-2 draw with Barnsley at Bramall Lane. The Blades began the day six points adrift of safety with two games to play, but they looked as if they would take their fate to the final day as they led for much of the second half and other results were going their way. But Danny Haynes' late goal, his second of the game, condemned United to the drop and next season they will be playing third tier football for the first time since 1989. Haynes' cool finish had put the Tykes ahead in the 15th minute but United rallied and goals from Matt Lowton and Lee Williamson raised hopes of pulling off the great escape. The late goal by Haynes did not matter anyway as Doncaster and Crystal Palace both hit back to pick up points, which meant United would have been down even if they won. For the Barnsley fans, who have had to endure a flat end to the campaign, sending their bitter South Yorkshire rivals down was a moment to savour, but their side have won just one of their past nine games and will be looking forward to the close season. Despite winning their previous two games there was an air of inevitability around Bramall Lane, with United knowing that even another victory may not be enough to keep them up. It was a pulsating start to the game and the hosts twice could have taken the lead in the opening five minutes, with Williamson's low drive saved by Luke Steele and Stephen Quinn firing an effort inches wide of the angle. Barnsley hit back, though, and wasted a golden chance when Jacob Mellis blazed over after ghosting through the Blades defence. But the Tykes made amends and went ahead with 15 minutes on the clock when Haynes raced clear following Harry Maguire's slip and coolly slotted past Steve Simonsen for his fifth league of the season. Neither defence were covering themselves in much glory with several errors leading to scrambles and last-ditch tackles in both penalty areas. So it was no surprise when the Blades drew level six minutes before the break when Lowton powered in a header from Williamson's wicked free-kick. United were building up a head of steam and Williamson had a goalbound effort blocked by Nathan Doyle before Lowton spurned a superb chance to double his tally after shooting well over after a mazy run as Micky Adams' men could not find a breakthrough before the break. The home side continued in the ascendancy after the restart and they took the lead thanks to a calamitous error by Barnsley goalkeeper Steele. A loose ball fell to Williamson on the hour and he drilled a low effort that Steele inexplicably let through his hands and into the net. United could not capitalise though and after Simonsen had pulled off a sublime save to deny Kieran Trippier, Barnsley drew level with six minutes remaining. Haynes stole in to head home Matt Hill's cross and ensure the curtain came down on Championship football at Bramall Lane in disappointing fashion for the hosts.

Form Guide

    LLLLWW
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • LWLDLD

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 11/12/2010
  • Sheff Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 03/04/2010
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 2
  • Sheff Utd
  • 09/11/2009
  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 07/04/2009
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 2
  • Sheff Utd
  • 08/11/2008
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 22/03/2008

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

  • C Evans 8
  • M Yeates 5
  • R Cresswell 4
  • M Lowton 3
  • L Williamson 2
  • D Henderson 2
  • D Bogdanovic 2
  • J Slew 2
  • R Kozluk 1
  • B Riise 1
  • S Quinn 1
  • D McAllister 1

Barnsley

  • G O'Connor 4
  • A Gray 4
  • M Harewood 4
  • D Haynes 4
  • J Shackell 3
  • M Hill 2
  • G Lovre 2
  • N Doyle 2
  • J Mellis 2
  • J Butterfield 2
  • K Trippier 2
  • S Foster 1
  • B Hassell 1
  • J McEveley 1
  • P McShane 1
  • HR Colace 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • DH Arismendi 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 115
    • Goals per game 42
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 11 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Barnsley

    • Total goals 125
    • Goals per game 52
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 11 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 17 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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