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Blackpool 0-0 Sheffield United

Conor Sammon
Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six away league matches

Sheffield United moved to within a point of the play-off places after a hard-fought draw at lowly Blackpool.

Blades striker Conor Sammon came closest to a first-half goal, shooting on the turn and forcing a fantastic one-handed stop from Colin Doyle.

Chances were few and far between for Blackpool, though sub Uche Ikpeazu scooped over from just outside the box.

The visitors were denied all three points late on when Jamal Campbell-Ryce's curling effort was parried away.

Blackpool have now conceded only one goal in their last five home games and are two points clear of the drop-zone.

Line-ups

Blackpool

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Doyle
  • 2White
  • 15Aldred
  • 25AimsonSubstituted forRobertsonat 75'minutes
  • 3Ferguson
  • 4McAlisterSubstituted forIkpeazuat 61'minutes
  • 8Potts
  • 19Norris
  • 28Yeates
  • 10RedshawSubstituted forCullenat 73'minutes
  • 17Philliskirk

Substitutes

  • 5Robertson
  • 9Cullen
  • 14Herron
  • 16Boyce
  • 21Osayi-Samuel
  • 23Letheren
  • 29Ikpeazu

Sheff Utd

Formation 4-4-2

  • 25Long
  • 5BrayfordBooked at 90mins
  • 15Collins
  • 34Edgar
  • 19McEveley
  • 8CouttsSubstituted forFlynnat 89'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forWoolfordat 86'minutes
  • 35Hammond
  • 20Campbell-Ryce
  • 10SharpSubstituted forAdamsat 70'minutes
  • 18SammonBooked at 63mins

Substitutes

  • 1Howard
  • 7Flynn
  • 17Woolford
  • 22Reed
  • 27Calvert-Lewin
  • 29Adams
  • 32McGahey
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
6,296

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamSheff Utd
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home16
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 0, Sheffield United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 0, Sheffield United 0.

  3. Booking

    John Brayford (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Brad Potts (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by John Brayford (Sheffield United).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Norris (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Neill Collins.

  8. Booking

    David Edgar (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Ryan Flynn replaces Paul Coutts.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Ferguson (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Martyn Woolford replaces Jose Baxter.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Uche Ikpeazu (Blackpool) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by John Brayford.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Blackpool).

  15. Post update

    Dean Hammond (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Uche Ikpeazu (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Neill Collins (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by David Norris.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. John Brayford (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Clark Robertson replaces Will Aimson because of an injury.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton27183636211557
2Gillingham28166655352054
3Walsall27158445261953
4Wigan281310545291649
5Coventry28139647301748
6Millwall27134104337643
7Sheff Utd2811984539642
8Peterborough281251153411241
9Southend2711883634241
10Port Vale28117103332140
11Bradford2610882628-238
12Bury27107103640-437
13Barnsley27113134442236
14Doncaster2899103437-336
15Swindon27105124245-335
16Scunthorpe27105123136-535
17Rochdale2697103536-134
18Blackpool2886142735-830
19Chesterfield2893163848-1030
20Shrewsbury2885153347-1429
21Fleetwood2677123335-228
22Oldham27412112740-1324
23Crewe2757152749-2222
24Colchester2857163665-2922
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