Match Preview: Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle

Last updated : 26 September 2005 By @blades_mad1889

The league leaders almost fell on Saturday after a lack luster performance in the second half against Derby County. David Unsworth and Paul Ifill had given the Blades a sound 2-0 lead before the Rams hit back after the break, former Blade Paul Peschisolido finishing off a great move. However United hung onto the win.

Cameroon striker Vincent Pericard who is on loan from Portsmouth could be included in the squad, he shacked off an hamstring injury to come off the subs bench and cap a fine display on his debut.

Veteran defender Craig Short has over come his hamstring injury and despite not featuring against the Rams may be brought in to add strength to the back four.

Possible Blades Starting Line-Up: Paddy Kenny, Robert Kozluk, Leigh Bromby, Chris Morgan, David Unsworth, Paul Ifill, Alan Quinn, Nick Montgomery, Phil Jagielka, Vincent Pericard, Steven Kabba.

Argyle celebrated there appointment of former Stoke City boss Tony Pulis with a 0-0 draw at Southampton, this was Pulis first game in charge against a side that have yet to be beaten at home.

After missing the visit to St Mary's Stadium through suspension former Fulham and QPR defender Rufus Brevett returns to the Argyle side that currently lay 21st in the table.

Fellow Pilgrims defender Paul Connolly is also out injured with an ankle injury and is not expected to be back in training until next week.

Meanwhile former AC Milan defender Taribo West could be included in the visit to Bramall Lane whilst Matthias Doumbe, Scott Taylor and Matthew Derbyshire may also be included.

Possible Pilgrims Starting Line-Up: Romain Larrieu, Hasney Aljofree, Mathias Doumbe, Rufus Brevett, David Norris, Bojan Djordjic, Paul Wotton, Tony Capaldi, Bjarni Gudjonsson, Micky Evans, Nick Chadwick.

:: Full Championship Fixtures ::

Tuesday 27 September 2005: Burnley v Ipswich Town, Crystal Palace v Sheffield Wednesday, Crewe Alexandra v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion, Luton Town v Preston North End, Millwall v Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City v Hull City, Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle, Stoke City v Cardiff City.

Wednesday 28 September 2005: Coventry City v Watford, Leeds United v Derby County, Southampton v Reading.

Friday 30 September 2005: Hull City v Millwall, Wolverhampton Wanderers v Hull City.