As it happened - Bristol City 0:0 Sheffield United

Last updated : 29 October 2008 By Jamie Furniss
90:00+3 - Full time at Ashton Gate. The Blades collect another clean sheet, and final score is Bristol City 0:0 Sheffield United.

90:00+2 - A great delivery by Howard from a corner-kick with Morgan having a chance but Basso jumps onto the ball.

90:00+1 - Substitution - ON - Dyer, OFF - Webber

90:00 - The fourth official indicates a minimum of 3 minutes of added time.

84:00 - Manyard's first touch was saved at the post by the Blades keeper.

83:00 - Substitution - ON - Maynard, OFF - Williams.

82:00 - United corner after Howard's shot is deflected. Just like all night, the corner provided no test for the Robins.

81:00 - There's a scramble in the penalty area when Bristol are constantly attacking. Eventually, a shot is blazed over the bar.

78:00 - Substitution - ON - Halford, OFF - Stokes.

76:00 - Brian Howard kicks the ball away in frustration and picks up a yellow card.

75:00 - Ehiogu frustrates the home fans when they thought he controlled the ball with his arm. The referee indicates a corner.

74:00 - Sun Jihai wins a free-kick in his own half after good defending.

69:00 - Beattie's long-range free-kick is superbly tipped round the top corner of the post by Basso.

68:00 - Quinn is brought to ground and wins a free-kick. Williams picks up a yellow card.

68:00 - Substitution - ON - Sproule, OFF - Trundle

65:00 - Naughton swings a ball into the area but the ball floats out for a goal-kick.

64:00 - Danny Webber shows his tricks and wins a corner.

63:00 - DISSAWLOWED GOAL - McIndoe turns the ball into the net but referee Rob Styles rules it out for a foul on Paddy Kenny or it could've been for offside. United are hanging on here.

62:00 - Beattie drills the ball down low in the area looking for Webber but booted away for a throw-in. The throw-in is cleared out for a corner which Basso catches.

60:00 - The corresponding free-kick which Ehiogu conceded was evantually volleyed over the crossbar.

60:00 - Substitution - ON - John, OFF - Adebola

59:00 - Ugo Ehiogu gets a yellow card after bringing down a Bristol player on the edge of the area.

57:00 - Rob Styles presents Elliot with a yellow card after he fouled Stephen Quinn.

55:00 - Trundle plays the ball across goal which Paddy Kenny gets a faint touch onto and turns the ball past the post.

54:00 - Elliot strikes the ball from far out which left Kenny stranded. The ball flew inches wide.

50:00 - Stokes sends the ball down the line but Basso comes out off his line to collect the ball.

48:00 - Paddy Kenny pulls off a world class double save. He parried a shot away fantastically which went to the feet of McIndoe but Kenny scrambled across his goal to pull off another great save.

45:00 - The game recommences.

Half-time scores elsewhere are:

Barclays Premier League:
Newcastle 2:0 West Brom

Coca Cola Championship:
Burnley 0:0 Reading
Cardiff 0:0 Blackpool
Derby 2:0 Norwich
Doncaster 0:1 Barnsley
Ipswich 1:0 Charlton
Preston 1:0 Watford
Sheffield Wednesday 0:1 Plymouth
Southampton 0:0 Coventry
Wolves 1:0 Swansea
Crystal Palace 0:1 Nottingham Forest
QPR 0:0 Birmingham

45:00+1 - And referee Rob Styles blows for half-time.

45:00 - The fourth official indicates a minimum of 1 minute added time.

45:00 - Spring's long-range effort doesn't trouble Basso.

43:00 - Adebola was in free space, and had a free header at goal but puts it over the crossbar.

37:00 - Beattie tries an almost impossible opportunity from a free-kick 35 yards out. He strikes the ball well but saved by Basso.

35:00 - McIndoe's cross is headed away back out to McIndoe who tries for a second time. He whips the ball in but Adebola can't convert his header.

34:00 - Beattie sends Quinn in the centre of midfield who goes on a run but McCombe clears for a corner. The corner deflects out to Beattie who creates action in the area but Bristol break away.

33:00 - Bristol waste an opportunity to take the lead from a set piece.

32:00 - Lee Trundle gets tripped over by Spring.

27:00 - Howard blasts his effort over the bar.

25:00 - Anthony Stokes has a great chance to put the Blades in front but but Basso converts for a corner. Howard's free-kick doesn't trouble the Robins.

22:00 - Adebola one-on-one with Kenny but the Irishman makes himself big and saves with his feet.

19:00 - United attacking with both teams having plenty of possession.

14:00 - Naughton provieds another pitch-perfect cross for Beattie, but the former Everton striker can't convert.

12:00 - Brian Howard's foul on William's frustrates the home faithful.

11:00 - Quinn's counter-attack wins a free-kick to the left of the penalty area. It's a cross by Spring but calmy cleared away.

10:00 - Beattie's header is inches wide after Naughton's superb cross.

9:00 - Despite a few options, Stokes shoots the ball wide.

5:00 - United win a free-kick on the edge of the area. Anthony Stokes curls the ball over the bar.

3:00 - Michael McIndoe's header was fantastically tipped over the crossbar by Paddy Kenny. McIndoe was caught offside in the process.

1:00 - Webber's trickery fools the Bristol defence and Beattie's shot is parried round the post for a Blades corner. Howard's free-kick was intercepted and sent Bristol City on the attack.

0:00 - United make way onto the slippy Ashton Gate field in their Black away kit.

19:21pm - There are another 11 fixtures in the second tier tonight.

Burnley vs Reading
Cardiff vs Blackpool
Derby vs Norwich
Doncaster vs Barnsley
Ipswich vs Charlton
Preston vs Watford
Sheffield Wednesday vs Plymouth
Southampton vs Coventry
Wolves vs Swansea
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest
QPR vs Birmingham

19:00pm - The confirmed Blades team is below.


Substitutes yet to be confirmed.

18:50pm - Welcome to the Bristol City vs Sheffield United Live Match Thread. The weather conditions at Ashton Gate have been described as 'wet' and cold. Let's hope the Blades cope and return back up north with the three points.