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  • Date:23 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:18,151
  • Williamson (39)
    McAllister (42) Slew (85)
  • Steve Simonsen - og (9) Pitman - pen (59)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Jamie McAllister produces a cross, Marvin Elliott produces a header from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

93mins

A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, clearance made by Nick Montgomery.

91mins

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bjorn Helge Riise. Daniel Philliskirk on for Jordan Slew. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

90mins

Jordan Spence delivers the ball.

88mins

Jonathan Stead gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.

87mins

Foul by Jamie McAllister on Bjorn Helge Riise, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Bjorn Helge Riise, David James makes a save.

86mins

A goal is scored by Jordan Slew from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 3-2 Bristol City.Assist by Darius Henderson.

85mins

Cole Skuse concedes a free kick for a foul on David McAllister. Direct free kick taken by Shane Lowry.

82mins

The referee gives a free kick against Shane Lowry for handball. Jamie McAllister produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Steve Simonsen.

82mins

The ball is crossed by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, clearance by Matthew Lowton.

81mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewin Nyatanga by Darius Henderson. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

81mins

Shot from just outside the box by Brett Pitman goes over the bar.

80mins

The ball is sent over by Bjorn Helge Riise, Jamie McAllister gets a block in.

80mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewin Nyatanga by Jordan Slew. David James restarts play with the free kick.

79mins

Foul by Marvin Elliott on Shane Lowry, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

79mins

Centre by Brett Pitman.

78mins

Effort on goal by Brett Pitman from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

77mins

Cole Skuse takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

76mins

Foul by Stephen Quinn on Cole Skuse, free kick awarded. Bjorn Helge Riise comes on in place of Stephen Quinn. David James takes the free kick.

76mins

Shane Lowry fouled by Jonathan Stead, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

75mins

The ball is crossed by Joe Mattock, Close range header by Rob Kozluk goes wide of the left-hand post.

75mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Slew by Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Direct free kick taken by Rob Kozluk.

74mins

Jonathan Stead takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen. Corner taken by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line, save by Steve Simonsen.

74mins

Matthew Lowton fouled by Cole Skuse, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Lowton.

73mins

Darius Henderson has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

72mins

Matthew Lowton sends in a cross, Close range header by Darius Henderson goes wide of the left-hand post.

71mins

Cole Skuse concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Quinn. Cole Skuse is cautioned. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

71mins

The ball is sent over by Rob Kozluk, Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.

70mins

The ball is delivered by Joe Mattock.

69mins

The ball is swung over by Cole Skuse, Marvin Elliott has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

69mins

Marvin Elliott crosses the ball.

68mins

Jamie McAllister fouled by Darius Henderson, the ref awards a free kick. David James takes the direct free kick.

67mins

Rob Kozluk produces a cross.

67mins

Jonathan Stead produces a cross, clearance by Rob Kozluk.

66mins

The official flags Darius Henderson offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

65mins

Darius Henderson sends in a cross.

64mins

Effort on goal by Brett Pitman from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

63mins

Corner from right by-line taken by Stephen Quinn.

63mins

Joe Mattock takes a shot. Save made by David James.

62mins

Steve Simonsen fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. (Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Rob Kozluk coming on for Lee Williamson. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

61mins

Corner taken by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line, save by Steve Simonsen.

61mins

Brett Pitman sends in a cross, Joe Mattock gets a block in.

59mins

Penalty awarded for a foul by Harry Maguire on Jonathan Stead. Harry Maguire is sent off by the referee. Placed penalty scored by Brett Pitman. Sheff Utd 2-2 Bristol City.

58mins

Nick Montgomery takes a shot. Cole Skuse gets a block in.

58mins

David McAllister sends in a cross, clearance made by Jamie McAllister.

57mins

Centre by Lee Williamson.

57mins

The ball is swung over by Lee Williamson, clearance made by Damion Stewart.

56mins

Matthew Lowton is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

54mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Stephen Quinn goes wide of the right-hand post.

54mins

The ball is swung over by Nick Montgomery, blocked by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

52mins

Short corner taken by Lee Williamson from the left by-line.

52mins

Short corner taken by Stephen Quinn.

51mins

Unfair challenge on Cole Skuse by David McAllister results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Brett Pitman.

50mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David James by Darius Henderson. David James restarts play with the free kick.

49mins

David McAllister takes a shot. Save by David James.

49mins

Corner taken short by Stephen Quinn.

49mins

Lee Williamson produces a cross, blocked by Jamie McAllister.

49mins

Lee Williamson sends in a cross, Darius Henderson takes a shot. Save by David James.

48mins

Inswinging corner taken by Lee Williamson from the left by-line, Close range header by Shane Lowry goes over the crossbar.

47mins

David McAllister takes a shot. Kalifa Cisse gets a block in.

47mins

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

47mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David McAllister on Kalifa Cisse. David James takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Unfair challenge on David McAllister by Jamal Campbell-Ryce results in a free kick. Nick Montgomery takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Corner taken by Lee Williamson from the left by-line played to the near post, Jamie McAllister makes a clearance.

46mins

The ball is swung over by Darius Henderson, Damion Stewart gets a block in.

45mins

Nick Montgomery crosses the ball, save by David James.

44mins

David McAllister takes a shot. Save made by David James. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stephen Quinn, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

43mins

David McAllister fires in a goal from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 2-1 Bristol City.

42mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Maynard on Matthew Lowton. The referee sends off Nicky Maynard for serious foul play. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

40mins

Lee Williamson grabs a headed goal from inside the box. Sheff Utd 1-1 Bristol City.

39mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Pitman on Matthew Lowton. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

39mins

The ball is swung over by Marvin Elliott, Shane Lowry manages to make a clearance.

37mins

A cross is delivered by Lee Williamson, clearance made by Marvin Elliott.

37mins

The ball is swung over by Matthew Lowton, clearance made by Jamie McAllister.

36mins

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Save made by David James.

30mins

Foul by Joe Mattock on Albert Adomah, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jordan Spence. Joe Mattock goes into the referee's book.

24mins

Brett Pitman challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nick Montgomery.

24mins

Jordan Slew delivers the ball, blocked by Kalifa Cisse.

23mins

Harry Maguire takes a shot.

22mins

Matthew Lowton produces a cross, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.

21mins

Albert Adomah challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

21mins

Short corner taken by Lee Williamson.

21mins

Lee Williamson crosses the ball, blocked by Jordan Spence.

19mins

Foul by Marvin Elliott on Nick Montgomery, free kick awarded. Nick Montgomery takes the free kick.

19mins

The ball is sent over by Joe Mattock, Darius Henderson takes a shot. Blocked by Damion Stewart.

17mins

Albert Adomah delivers the ball, save by Steve Simonsen.

17mins

Lee Williamson takes the inswinging corner, save by David James.

16mins

A cross is delivered by Darius Henderson, clearance by Damion Stewart.

16mins

Stephen Quinn sends in a cross, clearance by Kalifa Cisse.

14mins

Matthew Lowton fouled by Jordan Spence, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Williamson restarts play with the free kick.

13mins

Matthew Lowton crosses the ball, clearance made by Lewin Nyatanga.

12mins

Jordan Slew takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Comfortable save by David James.

12mins

The ball is crossed by Matthew Lowton, save by David James.

11mins

Joe Mattock delivers the ball, Darius Henderson takes a shot. Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

11mins

The ball is swung over by Jordan Spence, save made by Steve Simonsen.

11mins

Jordan Slew is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

10mins

Steve Simonsen scores an own goal from 6 yards. Sheff Utd 0-1 Bristol City.

9mins

Brett Pitman takes a inswinging corner.

8mins

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

7mins

Darius Henderson produces a cross, Stephen Quinn takes a shot. Blocked by Lewin Nyatanga.

6mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson from the right by-line, Matthew Lowton produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

6mins

The ball is crossed by Joe Mattock, clearance by Jamie McAllister.

1mins

Long range shot by Jordan Slew goes wide right of the target.

1mins

The ball is crossed by Stephen Quinn, save by David James.

Match Preview

Young guns keep Blades places Sheffield United manager Micky Adams is expected to keep faith with his youngsters for the home clash with Bristol City. Teenagers Harry Maguire and Jonathan Slew made their full debuts in last week's defeat at Preston, while Danny Philiskirk, son of former Blades striker Tony, made his first appearance as a second-half substitute. The Blades could be relegated this weekend if they lose and Crystal Palace beat Doncaster and as Adams already has one eye on next season, all three could retain their place in the side. Defender Joe Mattock, on loan from West Brom, is available again after missing out last week with a groin strain, but strikers Richard Cresswell (groin/Achilles) and Ched Evans (knee) remain sidelined after missing the last four and three games respectively. Adams has no other new injury or suspension problems as his side look to stave off the drop. Louis Carey could be included in the Bristol City squad. The Robins captain has been sidelined since suffering a fractured skull against Scunthorpe at the end of February. The 34-year-old defender made his long-awaited comeback in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Yeovil this week. He came through 90 minutes unscathed and, having proved his fitness, could come into contention at Bramall Lane. The Bank Holiday Monday fixture against Nottingham Forest at Ashton Gate is also an option for manager Keith Millen. Although the friendly game was arranged primarily for Carey's benefit, Millen also took the opportunity to give fit-again striker Jon Stead and midfielder Cole Skuse much-needed run outs. Both played for an hour before being substituted and will be in contention to start in south Yorkshire.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

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

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Match Report

Slew keeps Blades alive Sheffield United's teenage striker Jordan Slew slammed home a superb late winner to keep alive his side's faint hopes of clinging on to their npower Championship status as they beat Bristol City 3-2. Slew, 18, fired his first senior goal on his debut at Preston last week and followed up with a fine winner at Bramall Lane to lift the rock-bottom Blades to within six points of safety with three games remaining. City striker Brett Pitman scored direct from a corner in the ninth minute thanks to Blades goalkeeper Steve Simonsen's clanger before Lee Williamson and David McAllister - with a fine strike on his full debut - gave the home side a half-time lead. Pitman struck an equaliser from the penalty spot in the 60th minute, but Slew struck to help extend the Blades' battle for safety. Both sides ended the game with 10 men as first City striker Nicky Maynard and then teenage Blades defender Harry Maguire were shown straight red cards. The Blades began full of purpose but were undone by Simonsen's howler in the ninth minute. The Blades goalkeeper had turned away Maynard's fierce shot for a corner and when Pitman delivered a right-footed in-swinger to the far post, Simonsen flapped at the ball and contrived to deflect it over the goalline. Conditions became increasingly difficult as the first half progressed due to a prolonged torrential downpour, but still the Blades, somewhat laboriously, pressed. Wiiliamson's low shot fizzed past City goalkeeper David James' right-hand post and then the game turned on its head in the space of three minutes just before the break. United deservedly equalised in the 40th minute in bizarre fashion. The ball pinball around the City penalty area and visiting defender Jamie McAllister's attempted clearance rebounded off Williamson and into the net. Two minutes later the visitors were reduced to 10 men, Maynard's scything, two-footed tackle prompting a straight red card from referee Andy D'Urso. And a minute later David McAllister rifled home a brilliant first-time shot from the edge of the penalty area into the top corner following Lewin Nyatanga's miskick. David McAllister then curled another fine effort towards the same corner, only this time James turned the ball away at full stretch. City's 10 men were almost back on level terms in the 52nd minute when Pitman's 25-yard free-kick came back off the post. The Blades were reduced to 10 men themselves in the 59th minute. Home midfielder Nick Montgomery's short back pass was pounced on by City substitute and former Blade Jon Stead. Stead was brought down inside the penalty area by Maguire and after D'Urso showed the youngster a straight red card, Pitman placed the subsequent spot kick into Simonsen's bottom left-hand corner. Blades manager Micky Adams was roundly booed for immediately sending on defender Rob Kozluk for Williamson, arguably the game's stand-out player, while Pitman and City skipper Marvin Elliott spurned golden chances to put the visitors ahead. Stead was superbly denied by Simonsen with 15 minutes left and Adams replaced Stephen Quinn with Bjorn Helge Riise soon after to chants of 'You don't know what you're doing'. But with four minutes left Henderson's knockdown from Matthew Lowton's cross was rifled home from 12 yards by Slew to hand Adams his third win in 20 league games as Blades boss.

Form Guide

    LWLLLL
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • LWWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Bristol City
  • 3 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 27/11/2010
  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 13/02/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 3
  • Sheff Utd
  • 28/11/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 28/10/2008
  • Sheff Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 04/10/2008
  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 26/04/2008

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

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

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 8
  • M Elliott 7
  • J Stead 6
  • D Clarkson 5
  • N Maynard 5
  • A Adomah 5
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • A Keogh 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • L Nyatanga 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 105
    • Goals per game 36
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 11 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 122
    • Goals per game 53
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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