Sheffield United v Swansea City: Championship – live!

04 August 2018 03:53
Championship updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offGraham Potter: I did not move the family from Sweden just for a jobAny comments or thoughts? Feel free to email Scott Murray 4.49pm BST Chris Wilder scribbles down three new names on the Sheffield United teamsheet: goalkeeper Dean Henderson, on loan from Manchester United; former Brentford centre-back John Egan; and striker David McGoldrick, once of Southampton, Nottingham Forest and Ipswich. On-loan Liverpool winger Ben Woodburn is named as a sub, but Kean Bryan, secured on a free from Manchester City, sits it out.Graham Potter names three debutants as well, in his first competitive Swansea starting XI: 19-year-old Swedish striker Joel Asoro, signed from Sunderland; winger Barrie McKay, formerly of Rangers and Nottingham Forest; and Kosovan winger Bersant Celina, brought up by the Manchester City academy. 4.36pm BST Sheffield United: Henderson, Baldock, Stevens, Fleck, O’Connell, Basham, Lundstram, Evans, Clarke, Egan, McGoldrick.Subs: Sharp, Woodburn, Leonard, Stearman, Duffy, Lafferty, Moore.Swansea City: Nordfeldt, Roberts, Fernandez, van der Hoorn, Olsson, Fulton, Carroll, Asoro, Celina, McKay, McBurnie.Subs: Mulder, Amat, Rodon, Grimes, Dyer, Dhanda, Montero. 2.49pm BST Swansea haven’t won at Sheffield United in the league since March 1939. This would be some time for them to register their first away win of 2018, wouldn’t it?After a miserable Premier League campaign, the Swans are desperate for something to arrest their downward plunge. New manager Graham Potter might do the trick: having worked wonders at Östersunds in Sweden, he’s determined to revive progressive philosophies at a club that had lost its mojo after the joy of the Martinez-Sousa-Rodgers-Laudrup era. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian