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  • Date:08 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:20,547
  • Vokes (73)
    Lowton (79)
  • Adebola (41)
Goal!

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95:06 +5.06

Wes Morgan challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

93:42 +3.42

Garath McCleary produces a cross, Kris Boyd takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Simonsen.

90:52 +0.52

The official flags Mark Yeates offside. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

89:23

Lee Williamson is brought on as a substitute for Daniel Bogdanovic. Corner taken by Chris Cohen. The ball is delivered by Garath McCleary, save made by Steve Simonsen.

88:52

Centre by Chris Cohen, clearance made by Neill Collins.

88:18

Stephen Quinn sends in a cross, Luke Chambers gets a block in.

87:28

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

87:16

The ball is swung over by Garath McCleary, clearance by Neill Collins.

86:40

Nick Montgomery gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul McKenna. Direct free kick taken by Paul McKenna.

85:00

Paul Anderson crosses the ball, clearance by Joe Mattock.

82:24

The offside flag is raised against Daniel Bogdanovic. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

82:00

Paul Anderson crosses the ball, Kris Boyd takes a shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen.

81:46

Garath McCleary crosses the ball, clearance made by Neill Collins.

79:45

Matthew Lowton scores a headed goal from close range. Sheff Utd 2-1 Nottm Forest.Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Stephen Quinn, assist on the goal came from Stephen Quinn.

79:14

The ball is sent over by Stephen Quinn, Luke Chambers makes a clearance.

78:48

Corner taken left-footed by Stephen Quinn to the near post, Chris Cohen makes a clearance.

78:40

The ball is crossed by Stephen Quinn, blocked by Wes Morgan.

77:18

Marcus Tudgay goes off and Robert Earnshaw comes on. Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Daniel Bogdanovic results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

76:52

The ball is crossed by Stephen Quinn, clearance by Kris Boyd.

76:42

Stephen Quinn takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Chris Cohen.

75:14

Garath McCleary sends in a cross, clearance by Nick Montgomery. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Cohen, save by Steve Simonsen. Centre by Chris Cohen, Kris Boyd concedes a free kick for a foul on Neill Collins. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

74:40

A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, Shane Lowry makes a clearance.

74:20

Garath McCleary joins the action as a substitute, replacing David McGoldrick.

73:04

Sam Vokes finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-1 Nottm Forest.Assist by Matthew Lowton.

71:15

Dele Adebola goes off and Kris Boyd comes on.

66:08

Chris Gunter challenges Daniel Bogdanovic unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Placed penalty taken by Daniel Bogdanovic saved by Lee Camp. Sheff Utd 0-1 Nottm Forest.David McGoldrick takes a shot. Blocked by Neill Collins.

64:12

The referee penalises Michael Doyle for handball. Luke Chambers restarts play with the free kick.

62:06

Corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the right by-line, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

58:55

Joe Mattock is booked. Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Joe Mattock results in a free kick. Chris Cohen crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Steve Simonsen.

56:32

Joe Mattock produces a cross, save by Lee Camp.

55:09

Mark Yeates on for Richard Cresswell. Joe Mattock comes on in place of Nyron Nosworthy.

52:00

Chris Cohen sends in a cross, clearance made by Neill Collins. Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Cohen, Luke Chambers takes a shot. Nick Montgomery gets a block in. Chris Cohen takes the inswinging corner, David McGoldrick produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

49:54

The ball is sent over by Nick Montgomery.

49:32

A cross is delivered by Matthew Lowton, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

49:02

Handball by Paul Konchesky. Free kick taken by Neill Collins.

48:28

Sam Vokes has a volleyed shot. Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

47:26

The ball is delivered by Paul McKenna, Shane Lowry makes a clearance.

44:49

Wes Morgan is booked. Stephen Quinn fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

43:52

Michael Doyle challenges Paul McKenna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

41:24

Dele Adebola scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-1 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Paul Anderson.

40:32

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

40:28

Nyron Nosworthy delivers the ball.

39:30

Caution for Marcus Tudgay. Foul by Marcus Tudgay on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

37:32

The ball is sent over by Dele Adebola, Steve Simonsen makes a comfortable save.

36:02

The ball is sent over by Richard Cresswell, Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

33:46

Foul by Dele Adebola on Nick Montgomery, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

31:52

Richard Cresswell fouled by Luke Chambers, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Doyle takes the direct free kick.

31:06

The assistant referee signals for offside against Daniel Bogdanovic. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

29:28

A cross is delivered by Chris Gunter, clearance by Neill Collins. Centre by Paul Konchesky, clearance by Neill Collins.

29:06

Sam Vokes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen. Chris Cohen takes the free kick.

28:18

Marcus Tudgay has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

27:20

Sam Vokes takes a shot. Luke Chambers gets a block in.

24:24

Sam Vokes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen. Luke Chambers takes the direct free kick.

23:12

Luke Chambers fouled by Nick Montgomery, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

20:14

Stephen Quinn fouled by Chris Cohen, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.

19:40

The ball is sent over by Paul Konchesky, Steve Simonsen makes a comfortable save.

18:48

Daniel Bogdanovic challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

17:40

Dele Adebola challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

16:22

Sam Vokes takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.

14:44

The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter, save made by Steve Simonsen.

13:08

The ball is delivered by Richard Cresswell, Shot from close range by Stephen Quinn misses to the left of the goal.

6:32

Effort from the edge of the box by David McGoldrick goes wide of the right-hand upright.

5:02

Daniel Bogdanovic has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Blocked by Luke Chambers.

4:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dele Adebola on Neill Collins. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

1:38

David McGoldrick has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

0:38

Nick Montgomery concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Cohen. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Lowry back in the reckoning Sheffield United defender Shane Lowry could return to the starting line-up following suspension as manager Micky Adams ponders changes at Nottingham Forest. Lowry, on loan from Aston Villa, has missed the last two games and although Adams has no new injury or suspension worries, he could be tempted to tinker with his line-up as he chases his first win in charge at Bramall Lane in 14 games. Midfielder Nick Montgomery (knee), striker Sam Vokes (hamstring), on loan from Wolves, and another loanee, West Brom defender Joe Mattock (ankle/knee), all returned to the substitutes' bench on Saturday and could be included in Adams' side. Skipper Chris Morgan, fellow defenders Andy Taylor and Ryan France, goalkeeper Richard Wright and striker Darius Henderson remain sidelined. The Blades are second-bottom of the table, six points adrift of safety with 11 games remaining. Forest boss Billy Davies hopes to welcome back influential skipper Paul McKenna. The midfielder was absent due to a knee injury as the Reds` proud 36-game unbeaten league run at the City Ground was ended by Hull on Saturday. "Paul should be okay for Tuesday. That is a boost because we missed him against Hull," said Davies. "We missed him for his leadership, his positional play and his organisation." McKenna was one of seven key players sidelined by injury on Saturday, with Guy Moussi, Nathan Tyson, Dexter Blackstock, Robbie Findley, Kelvin Wilson and Joel Lynch also missing out. Davies added: "We are probably looking at Swansea (on March 19) for a number of the players to come back. We could be looking at Tyson and Moussi for that game." Dele Adebola, Garath McCleary and David McGoldrick are available for recalls should Davies wish to make further changes at Bramall Lane.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

  • Steve Simonsen
  • Nyron Nosworthy
  • Shane Lowry
  • Neill Collins
  • Matthew Lowton
  • Richard Cresswell
  • Michael Doyle
  • Nick Montgomery
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Sam Vokes
  • Daniel Bogdanovic
  • SUBS
  • George Long
  • Johnny Ertl
  • Mark Yeates
  • Lee Williamson
  • Joe Mattock
  • Rob Kozluk
  • Marcus Bent

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Match Report

Adams celebrates long-awaited win Micky Adams' long wait for his first win as Sheffield United finally came to an end as they came from behind to put another dent in Nottingham Forest's automatic promotion hopes with a 2-1 success. The Blades' winless run under Adams looked set to be extended to 14 games when Dele Adebola gave Forest the lead just before half-time. But they rallied in the second half and despite Daniel Bogdanovic having a penalty saved by Lee Camp, United secured their first npower Championship win since December 18 courtesy courtesy of on-loan striker Sam Vokes' first goal for the club and a Matt Lowton header. The victory boosts the Blades' hopes of avoid relegation, while Forest are without a win in five games as their hopes of finishing in the top two suffered another setback. The Blades fashioned the first opportunity when striker Bogdanovic did well to pick out the onrushing Stephen Quinn, but the midfielder took a heavy touch as he surged into the penalty area and the chance was gone. Both sides struggled to keep hold of the ball in a drab first half but United fashioned another half-chance 13 minutes in when Richard Cresswell crossed from the right and Quinn stabbed his shot wide at the far post. Former Sheffield Wednesday Marcus Tudgay had a chance to silence the Blades fans who booed his every touch but the forward fired his right-foot strike wide from just outside the area in the 29th minute. It just as the first half seemed destined to finish goalless Forest took the lead four minutes before the break with a goal out of nothing. The United defence allowed the ball to bounce in the penalty area and Adebola used his considerable frame to control the ball on his chest and spin his marker then tuck the ball home with his left foot from six yards out. Cresswell spurned an excellent chance to equalise three minutes into the second half when the ball bounced nicely for him in the penalty area but he scuffed his shot wide. But United must have thought their luck was to change after 65 minutes when Chris Gunter upended Bogdanovic and referee Tony Bates pointed to the penalty spot. Bogdanovic picked himself to take the resulting spot-kick but Camp guessed the right way and palmed away his tame right-foot effort. Forest boss Billy Davies brought on new signing Kris Boyd for Adebola with 20 minutes remaining, but two minutes later United were level when Vokes broke into the penalty area and tucked the ball under Camp with a composed right-foot finish from a tight angle. And there was worse to come for Forest when Quinn swung a corner over from the left nine minutes from time and Lawton rose to plant a header beyond Camp and leave Bramall Lane rocking.

Form Guide

    DDLLLL
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • LWDDDL

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 28/09/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 16/02/2010
  • Sheff Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 08/12/2009
  • Sheff Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 13/04/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 0 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 09/12/2008
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 12/04/2005

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

  • C Evans 8
  • M Yeates 5
  • R Cresswell 4
  • D Bogdanovic 2
  • R Kozluk 1
  • J Calve 1
  • S Quinn 1
  • M Lowton 1

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 9
  • R Earnshaw 6
  • M Tudgay 5
  • D Blackstock 4
  • L Chambers 3
  • C Cohen 2
  • D McGoldrick 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • D Adebola 1
  • P McKenna 1
  • P Konchesky 1
  • N Tyson 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • P Anderson 1
  • G McCleary 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 30
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 45
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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