Full time score - Southampton 1:2 Sheffield United
Feature by Bladesmadeditor
Updated Tuesday, 3rd February 2009
Ward 93mins, Surman 89mins, Henderson OFF, Halford 34mins90:00+4 - The £350,000 signing from Chesterfield has given United maximum points at St Mary's. Greg Halford's finish sent the Blades in at half-time on top, but Surman's stunning finish looked to have earnt the Saints an equaliser. But the little man from Chesterfield popped up in the 93rd minute to pop in a peach of a goal and saw the ball nestle in the back of the net. The final score from St Mary's Stadium is Southampton 1:2 Sheffield United.
90:00+2 - GOAL - Jamie Ward nets the Blades a 93rd minutes winner!
90:00 - The fourth official indicates a minimum of 4 minutes added time.
89:00 - GOAL - Andrew Surman deservedly eqaulises for Southampton with a stunning effort on goal.
87:00 - Substitution - off, Webber, on, Ward.
84:00 - Paddy Kenny comes to the rescue to save a Euell effort which was goal bound.
83:00 - Possession wise the Saints are ruling the 2nd half.
82:00 - Wright-Phillips curls the ball towards the bottom corner but it just sneaks past the post.
75:00 - Somehow Utd are hanging on, but how long for?
Elsehwere - Wolves 3:3 Norwich
70:00 - Euell brushes the side netting as United are hanging on a thin thread.
67:00 - Danny Webber misses the target with a difficult volley.
Elsewhere - Wolves 3:2 Norwich
Elsewhere - Wolves 2:2 Norwich
56:00 - Saganowski shoots at goal but the ball is blasted into the side netting.
Elsewhere - Bristol City 2:1 Charlton
Elsewhere - Wolves 1:2 Norwich
54:00 - Last ditch defending by United as Southampton mount the pressure on.
Elsewhere - Bristol City 1:1 Charlton
52:00 - Surman loops the ball into the area but Naughton clears away.
49:00 - Substitute Wright-Phillips strikes at goal but Paddy Kenny stretches and tips the ball round the post.
45:00 - The game restarts. Southampton make one change, Gillet is replaced by Wright-Phillips.
45:00+1 - It's half-time at St Mary's as the Blades go in with the lead but also with ten men. Henderson will be absent for the Steel City Derby on Saturday. The half-time score is Southampton 0:1 Sheffield United.
45:00 - The fourth official has indicated a minimum of 1 minute added time.
Elsewhere - Preston 1:1 Plymouth
39:00 - RED CARD - Darius Henderson has been dismissed for lunging out at a Saeijs.
Elsewhere - Wolves 1:1 Norwich
34:00 - GOAL - Brian Howard assist's Greg Halford at the back post who can pounce to put the Blades in front.
Elsewhere - Bristol City 0:1 Charlton
Elsewhere - Wolves 1:0 Norwich
28:00 - Henderson sends Halford on a run towards goal but the ball is cleared for a throw-in.
24:00 - Howard's effort is cleared off the line but United won't give up and continue to press.
20:00 - Halford wins a corner. The corresponding corner is poor as Southampton set on an attack but they are intercepted and the Blades do the same, they run strides trying to catch the Saints out but they go back to square one and win another corner. Henderson doesn't trouble the goalkeeper from the second corner.
14:00 - Saganowski cuts past Bromby but his effort is narrowly curled wide.
Elsewhere - Preston 0:1 Plymouth
11:00 - Brian Howard attempts a speculative shot towards goal but it just flies wide of the post.
10:00 - Darius Henderson has a pop at goal but he is way off target.
0:09 - Bromby mis-timed his challenge on Saganowski but luckily for him the ball runs through to Paddy Kenny.
0:07 - United's first real attack at Kelvin Davies' goal leads to nothing and gives Southampton the opportunity to press on the counter-attack.
0:04 - Southampton begin the game lively and have already won three corners but all three haven't majorly troubled United's backline.
0:03 - Montgomery gets intercepted but Paddy Kenny dives down low to save the pacey shot.
0:00 - The game kicks-off with the Blades playing in their black shirts, white shorts and black socks. Southampton start play.
19:20 - As we confirmed in our Championship Preview article, four games have been postponed tonight, but four have also survived the weather. Below is the full list of other games to go ahead:
Bristol City vs Charlton
Preston vs Plymouth
Wolves vs Norwich
As soon as the goals go in, we'll notify you.
19:10 - The confirmed Blades team is below:
New signing Arturo Lupoli isn't in the squad and we believe he isn't present at the game. To see the full line-ups for both teams then click here.
19:00 - Welcome to the Southampton vs Sheffield United Live Match Thread. Even though their is the small matter of a Sheffield derby on the horizon on Saturday, hopefully the Blades will go into the Steel City Derby on a high and will put in a strong performance and collect maximum points. Team news to follow...