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  • Date:14 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Dagnall (32) Dagnall (32)
    Mirfin (62) Dagnall (72)
    Woolford (90)
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93:38 +3.38

Richard Cresswell is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

92:01 +2.01

Martyn Woolford scores a goal from long range low into the middle of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-4 Scunthorpe.

90:59 +0.59

Mark Yeates produces a cross.

90:07 +0.07

Jonathan Forte produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

87:33

The ball is swung over by Eddie Nolan, clearance made by Nyron Nosworthy.

86:37

Michael Raynes on for Josh Wright.

86:03

Effort from just outside the area by Kyle Bartley goes over the target.

83:20

Chris Dagnall leaves the field to be replaced by Bobby Grant.

82:01

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Stephen Jordan from the left by-line, Richard Cresswell takes a shot. Blocked by Josh Wright.

81:53

The ball is crossed by Jean Calve, clearance made by Cliff Byrne.

80:27

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jean Calve, Daniel Bogdanovic has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

80:07

Corner taken by Jean Calve from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Josh Wright.

80:02

Leon Britton sends in a cross, blocked by Eddie Nolan.

78:42

The ball is sent over by Jean Calve. (Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Daniel Bogdanovic coming on for Ched Evans.

77:41

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Ward from the right by-line, Richard Cresswell takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a save.

77:34

The ball is crossed by Jean Calve, David Mirfin gets a block in.

77:21

Jamie Ward takes a short corner.

77:15

A cross is delivered by Richard Cresswell, David Mirfin manages to make a clearance.

76:28

Jamie Ward sends in a cross, Michael Collins makes a clearance.

75:48

Foul by Eddie Nolan on Jamie Ward, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jamie Ward from right wing, Josh Wright manages to make a clearance.

74:28

Cliff Byrne concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Yeates. Mark Yeates takes the free kick.

73:46

Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

73:29

Centre by Ched Evans, clearance by David Mirfin.

72:16

Chris Dagnall finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-3 Scunthorpe.Assist by Jonathan Forte.

71:43

Foul by Jean Calve on Josh Wright, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

70:59

The ball is delivered by Michael Collins, Steve Simonsen makes a save.

69:46

Martyn Woolford on for Michael O'Connor.

68:11

Effort by Jean Calve from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

68:06

The ball is sent over by Mark Yeates, clearance by David Mirfin.

67:42

Mark Yeates takes a short corner.

67:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Mirfin on Richard Cresswell. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Yeates from left wing, clearance by Niall Canavan.

65:24

Ched Evans delivers the ball, Niall Canavan manages to make a clearance.

65:11

The ball is swung over by Jamie Ward.

64:42

Mark Yeates decides to take the corner short.

64:35

The ball is sent over by Ched Evans, clearance by Niall Canavan.

63:27

Nick Montgomery goes off and Mark Yeates comes on.

62:30

Corner taken by Josh Wright played to the near post, David Mirfin scores a headed goal from close in. Sheff Utd 0-2 Scunthorpe.Assist on the goal came from Josh Wright.

62:04

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael O'Connor, Steve Simonsen makes a save.

61:54

Jonathan Forte takes a shot. Jean Calve gets a block in.

60:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte by Kyle Bartley. Michael O'Connor crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Steve Simonsen.

58:15

Foul by Kyle Bartley on Jonathan Forte, free kick awarded. Kyle Bartley is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Michael O'Connor, Leon Britton takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

55:19

Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor, Cliff Byrne takes a shot. Clearance made by Nick Montgomery.

53:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Togwell on Ched Evans. Stephen Jordan crosses the ball in from the free kick, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Mirfin by Kyle Bartley. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

52:05

The official flags Jonathan Forte offside. Steve Simonsen takes the indirect free kick.

50:35

The ball is sent over by Jean Calve, clearance by David Mirfin.

49:41

Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

49:05

Nick Montgomery concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Wright. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

48:44

Shot by Michael O'Connor. Steve Simonsen makes a comfortable save.

48:06

Richard Cresswell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Collins. Free kick taken by Cliff Byrne.

47:07

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Forte, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

46:13

The ball is crossed by Jean Calve, David Mirfin makes a clearance.

45:30 +0.30

Kyle Bartley concedes a free kick for a foul on Eddie Nolan. Michael O'Connor has an effort direct from the free kick.

44:30

Jean Calve delivers the ball, save by Joe Murphy.

43:42

Stephen Jordan takes the outswinging corner, Kyle Bartley takes a shot. Blocked by Josh Wright.

43:36

The ball is crossed by Nick Montgomery.

42:28

Jamie Ward produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

42:07

Richard Cresswell takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a save.

40:17

Unfair challenge on Michael O'Connor by Nick Montgomery results in a free kick. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

39:41

Jean Calve crosses the ball, Cliff Byrne manages to make a clearance.

36:54

The ball is sent over by Eddie Nolan, Kyle Bartley makes a clearance.

35:32

Jamie Ward produces a cross, Ched Evans has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

35:19

Stephen Jordan sends in a cross, clearance by Niall Canavan.

34:54

Leon Britton fouled by Michael O'Connor, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kyle Bartley.

32:36

Cliff Byrne produces a cross, Chris Dagnall finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 0-1 Scunthorpe.Assist by Cliff Byrne.

28:11

Nick Montgomery challenges Michael O'Connor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Eddie Nolan takes the free kick.

27:58

Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Nyron Nosworthy gets a block in.

26:22

Jamie Ward takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.

25:19

Ched Evans produces a drilled shot from just outside the penalty box that bounces off the post.

25:19

Shot by Ched Evans. Save by Joe Murphy.

20:24

Leon Britton takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.

20:08

Ched Evans takes a shot. Eddie Nolan gets a block in.

19:21

Richard Cresswell concedes a free kick for a foul on David Mirfin. Cliff Byrne restarts play with the free kick.

18:36

Jamie Ward crosses the ball, Johnny Ertl takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

17:55

Inswinging corner taken by Johnny Ertl.

16:22

The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Forte. Nyron Nosworthy takes the free kick.

14:21

The ball is swung over by Eddie Nolan, Close range headed effort by Jonathan Forte goes wide of the left-hand post.

13:31

The referee blows for offside. Nyron Nosworthy takes the indirect free kick.

9:58

Michael Collins fouled by Richard Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Cliff Byrne.

9:16

The ball is swung over by Jean Calve, Header by Johnny Ertl from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

8:13

Corner taken right-footed by Jean Calve from the left by-line, clearance made by Eddie Nolan.

7:22

Nick Montgomery sends in a cross, clearance by Niall Canavan.

5:55

Jean Calve takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Niall Canavan.

5:26

Corner taken right-footed by Leon Britton from the right by-line, Kyle Bartley takes a shot. David Mirfin gets a block in.

4:58

The ball is delivered by Stephen Jordan, Effort from inside the penalty area by Jamie Ward strikes the post.

3:38

The ball is sent over by Stephen Jordan, David Mirfin makes a clearance.

3:16

Centre by Jean Calve, Ched Evans takes a shot. Blocked by Niall Canavan.

1:33

Jean Calve produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

The game begins.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The second half begins.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Bench duties for Morgan Sheffield United skipper Chris Morgan may have to settle for a place on the bench again when Scunthorpe visit Bramall Lane. The Blades recorded their second successive 1-0 win without Morgan at Derby on Saturday so boss Gary Speed is unlikely to tinker with his back-line. Morgan was expected to replace Kyle Bartley or Nyron Nosworthy at Pride Park after overcoming a calf injury but was on the bench. Jean Calve and Ched Evans should stay in the starting line-up despite coming off on Saturday but long-term absentees Darius Henderson (hamstring), Lee Williamson (back) and Ryan France (knee) are still sidelined. Speed is expected to name the same starting line-up for the third game in a row as they go in search of their third consecutive win. Scunthorpe caretaker boss Ian Baraclough will assess the fitness of centre-back Rob Jones ahead of the trip. Jones sustained a knock in Saturday`s 2-0 home defeat to Bristol City and was replaced midway through the first half by Niall Canavan. Baraclough will check on Jones` fitness but he will be without Garry Thompson and Jim McNulty. Winger Thompson remains sidelined after being ruled out for up to two months due to a groin injury. On-loan Brighton left-back McNulty sustained an ankle injury in the recent 2-0 defeat at QPR and looks set to remain sidelined as the Iron begin life after Nigel Adkins following his defection to Southampton. First-team coach Baraclough, 39, said: "I've never hidden the fact that one day I would like to be a manager."

Formation:442Manager: Gary Speed

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager:

Scunthorpe

  • Steve Simonsen
  • Jean Calve
  • Kyle Bartley
  • Nyron Nosworthy
  • Stephen Jordan
  • Jamie Ward
  • Nick Montgomery
  • Leon Britton
  • Richard Cresswell
  • Johnny Ertl
  • Ched Evans
  • SUBS
  • Mihkel Aksalu
  • Chris Morgan
  • Daniel Bogdanovic
  • Mark Yeates
  • Andy Taylor
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Matthew Lowton

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Match Report

Iron run riot at United Chris Dagnall scored twice as Scunthorpe put the departure of manager Nigel Adkins behind them with a sensational victory over Sheffield United. The Iron - who lost Adkins to League One Southampton on Sunday - were on the back foot for long periods at Bramall Lane but eventually ran out convincing winners. Dagnall opened the scoring in the first half with a powerful low shot, although the striker did appear to have controlled the ball with his arm before firing past Steve Simonsen. David Mirfin headed a second for Scunthorpe after the interval before further goals from Dagnall and Martyn Woolford rubbed salt into the Blades' wounds. The margin of defeat was harsh on the hosts, who struck the woodwork twice in the first half, saw two goalbound headers cleared off the line and also had a goal disallowed after the break. But that will matter little to Scunthorpe caretaker boss Ian Baraclough, who can only have enhanced his chances of claiming the club's managerial reins on a permanent basis. It was Gary Speed's men who started the quicker and they could have taken an early lead after good work from Stephen Jordan, but Jamie Ward's low shot thudded into the base of the post as Scunthorpe survived. United rattled the woodwork again soon after as Ched Evans' low shot hit the post and deflected to safety. And the hosts were hit with a sucker-punch as the Iron took the lead just after the half-hour when Dagnall opened his account for the evening by firing home a low effort from Cliff Byrne's cross. Richard Cresswell squandered a good chance for United moments before Kyle Bartley's header was superbly cleared off the line as the home side searched for a leveller. And they thought they had found it when Johannes Ertl volley home but referee Neil Swarbrick spotted an infringement in the Scunthorpe area. But they soon found themselves further behind when Mirfin's superb diving header from Josh Wright's corner left Simonsen with no chance after 63 minutes. The game was put to bed 10 minutes later when Dagnall capitalised on Nyron Nosworthy's untimely slip to advance on goal and round Simonsen. Jonathan Forte could have scored against his former club but Simonsen produced a fingertip save, but the Iron were not to be denied a fourth in the dying stages as Simonsen's poor clearance found Woolford, who fired home into an empty net from 40 yards out as Scunthorpe ran riot.

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