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James Wilson doubtful for Sheffield United

Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by PA9 hits

Sheffield United striker James Wilson is an injury doubt for his side’s home game against QPR.Wilson, on loan from Manchester United, was withdrawn at half-time in Friday’s FA Cup defeat at Leicester and faces a late fitness test.Fellow striker Leon Best and defender Richard Stearman will both return to contention after recovering from illness, as do midfielders Ryan Leonard, Ricky H...Full Story »

Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea held by former club Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA10 hits

Carlos Carvalhal’s return to Hillsborough ended in stalemate as Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea played out a goalless draw in the fifth round of the FA Cup.It was a game of few clear-cut chances and the teams will have to try again at the Liberty Stadium in a week and a half.Carvalhal’s two-and-a-half-year stint as Wednesday manager, which saw them reach the Championship play-offs in...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 Sheffield United: Vardy header sinks Blades and sends Leicester into last eight

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA17 hits

Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.Sheffield-born Vardy, released by the club he supports at the age of 16, had been the target of “Owls reject” taunts by the visiting supporters, but he had the last laugh when he headed the only goal of the game after 66 minutes.The fifth-round tie was the first gam...Full Story »

Wednesday without cup-tied trio for Swansea clash

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by PA13 hits

Sheffield Wednesday trio Sean Clare, Jordan Thorniley and Jack Stobbs will miss the FA Cup visit of Swansea having previously played in the competition for other clubs.Forward Marco Matias also sits out the fifth-round tie as he serves the final instalment of a three-match suspension.Cameron Dawson returns in goal, as he has done for Wednesday’s previous two cup outings.Midfielder Ross Wal...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Sheffield United - Wes Morgan in line for Leicester return in FA Cup

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA25 hits

Leicester captain Wes Morgan could make his return from injury against Sheffield United in the FA Cup.The central defender has been out since suffering a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day but he might be back in the squad for the fifth-round tie.Shinji Okazaki is still struggling with the knee problem that saw him miss the Premier League trip to Manchester City and the striker will remain...Full Story »

Jos Luhukay praises hard-working Sheffield Wednesday after Derby win

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA17 hits

Jos Luhukay revealed his admiration for Sheffield Wednesday’s perseverance in the last few weeks as they secured their first win under his guidance in the Sky Bet Championship by defeating Derby.The Owls had not triumphed in the league since Boxing Day, when they won at Nottingham Forest, but Luhukay claims his charges have shown no lack of application despite results not going their way.T...Full Story »

Sheffield Wed. vs Derby County - Sheffield Wed. welcome back Glenn Loovens and Daniel Pudil

Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 by PA24 hits

Sheffield Wednesday pair Glenn Loovens and Daniel Pudil will return to contention for the home game against Derby.Loovens missed the weekend draw at Barnsley through illness while fellow defender Pudil served a one-match ban.Defender Jack Hunt could also return to contention and midfielder David Jones has recovered from the knock which forced him off on Saturday.But boss Jos Luhukay still has a ...Full Story »

Chris Wilder relieved after Sheffield United return to winning ways

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA9 hits

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder felt his side’s promotion bid was back on track after responding to successive Championship defeats with a 2-1 victory over Yorkshire rivals Leeds.Billy Sharp scored twice against his former club, either side of Pierre-Michel Lasogga’s header early in the second half, as new Leeds boss Paul Heckingbottom started his reign with a defeat.Sharp open...Full Story »

Barnsley begin life after Heckingbottom with draw against Wednesday

Posted Saturday, February 10, 2018 by PA7 hits

Barnsley started life without Paul Heckingbottom with a 1-1 draw in a South Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday at Oakwell. Atdhe Nuhiu opened the scoring with a penalty kick for Wednesday before Oliver McBurnie hit back for the hosts, in their first outing since their manager took over as Leeds boss, as the game was settled in the first half. It was a derby played at a frantic pace in t...Full Story »

Cardiff denied win at Millwall as late effort disallowed

Posted Saturday, February 10, 2018 by PA9 hits

Cardiff had a late goal disallowed as they missed out on moving level with second-placed Derby after a 1-1 draw at Millwall.Junior Hoilett’s early strike had put them on course to climb above Aston Villa and from fourth into third, maintaining their pursuit of automatic promotion to the Premier League.But Millwall, on a night Tim Cahill made his second debut for the club as a late substitu...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Leeds United - Jamal Blackman set to replace Simon Moore

Posted Friday, February 09, 2018 by PA16 hits

Sheffield United will be without suspended goalkeeper Simon Moore for their home game against Yorkshire rivals Leeds. Moore was shown a straight red card in last week’s defeat at Wolves so Jamal Blackman, on loan from Chelsea, could return to action. Blackman faces a fitness test after being sidelined since early January due to a groin injury and if he misses out again Jake Eastwood wi...Full Story »

Valverde: Pique's celebration must be viewed in the context of our rivalry

Posted Monday, February 05, 2018 by Marca.com84 hits

Flying tackles and rough challenges were part and parcel of a wet Catalan derby on Sunday with Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde happy to accept that such is natural for these games. Gerard Pique grabbed the Blaugrana a late leveller away to Espanyol with the defender's celebration, a finger raised to his lips, emblematic of the tension surrounding the match. "We already know what these game ...Full Story »

Cotterill hails ruthless Blues as Wednesday’s misery continues

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA1 hits

Birmingham City manager Steve Cotterill said his side got the luck they deserved as they punished Sheffield Wednesday’s mistakes to win 3-1.David Davis opened the scoring and Jota netted twice before the break. Substitute Lucas Joao scored a consolation for Wednesday, who had Marco Matias and Daniel Pudil sent off.Cotterill said: “Our first-half performance we were really pleased wit...Full Story »

Jota’s double helps Birmingham sink nine-man Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA0 hits

Jota scored twice as Birmingham comfortably saw off nine-man Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 at Hillsborough in the Sky Bet Championship.The Blues all but secured the three points by half-time after capitalising on a number on Wednesday mistakes. David Davis was the first beneficiary, scoring from close range after a defensive mix-up. Jota then got lucky as his shot went straight through goalkeeper Joe ...Full Story »

Marco Matias boost for Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Friday, February 02, 2018 by PA24 hits

Sheffield Wednesday forward Marco Matias is expected to return to the squad for the home game against Birmingham.Matias’ latest injury, a thigh problem, kept him out of the goalless midweek draw at Middlesbrough, but he returned to full training this week and should be in contention.Midfielder Barry Bannan (hip) and goalkeeper Keiren Westwood have both had setbacks in their respective...Full Story »

Calderwood lauds Aston Villa’s resilience after victory over Sheffield United

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA13 hits

Aston Villa assistant Colin Calderwood praised his side’s resilience after they weathered pressure from Sheffield United before Robert Snodgrass struck a last-minute winner to give them a 1-0 victory.United’s Jack O’Connell went close to scoring in the sixth minute when his header from a Lee Evans corner crashed against the bar.Villa keeper Sam Johnstone kept out efforts from L...Full Story »

Snodgrass strike sinks Sheffield United as Villa notch another victory

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA14 hits

Robert Snodgrass struck a last-minute winner for Aston Villa as they won 1-0 at promotion rivals Sheffield United to make it five Championship victories in a row.The hosts dominated in the first half, putting the Villa goal under pressure on several occasions.Jack O’Connell went close to scoring in the sixth minute when his header from a Lee Evans corner crashed against the bar.United&rsqu...Full Story »

Middlesbrough held to stalemate by Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA23 hits

Sheffield Wednesday’s recent habit of recording goalless draws pegged Middlesbrough back at the Riverside.Boro are three points off the play-off places after failing to record a first home win in the Championship under Tony Pulis.Wednesday did not have too many chances themselves and only had one shot on target all night, but they still delivered a third consecutive goalless draw in the le...Full Story »

Ched Evans in frame for rare Sheffield United appearance

Posted Monday, January 29, 2018 by PA26 hits

Sheffield United striker Ched Evans could make his first league appearance since September in the home game against Aston Villa.Evans stepped off the bench in Saturday’s FA Cup win against Preston after recovering from an ankle injury and is hoping to feature again.Recent signings Ricky Holmes, Lee Evans and Ryan Leonard, all ineligible to face Preston, will return to conten...Full Story »

Chris Wilder pleased with Sheffield United’s cup win despite ‘not great’ display

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA6 hits

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was happy his side took their chance to progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup after the Blades squeezed past Preston 1-0 at Bramall Lane.Blades skipper Billy Sharp won and converted a penalty in the 80th minute to secure the victory in a tightly contested game which saw little goal action. Wilder said: “It wasn’t a classic game. We just needed t...Full Story »

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