Football League: Sharp shoots Sheffield United top as Norwich climb table

27 October 2018 05:24
Lambert sees Ipswich lose, Fletcher lifts pressure on RowettSunderland land fifth successive win, Yeovil fans’ trip rewardedAfter Middlesbrough’s lunchtime draw with Derby had opened the door, Sheffield United seized the chance to claim top spot by beating Wigan 4-2. Defender Chey Dunkley put through his own net for Blades’ opener before Kal Naismith’s equaliser. Billy Sharp’s roofed finish on the stroke of half-time put United ahead. United had not lost in any of the last 40 matches in which the club captain had scored and another Sharp strike put Chris Wilder’s team out of sight. He claimed his hat-trick with a delicate dink, his first treble in a decade. Joe Garner’s late goal was only a consolation for Wigan. Related: Ipswich appoint former Norwich manager Paul Lambert Championship results Related: Bogle howler rescues Middlesbrough in a game of own goals against Derby League One resultsLeague Two results Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian