Match Preview: Sheffield United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Last updated : 24 November 2008 By @blades_mad1889

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Blades boss Kevin Blackwell goes into this fixture having staked their Championship credentials with a 5-2 win at Charlton Athletic whom lost there manager Alan Pardew as a result. James Beattie, Gary Speed, Matthew Kilgallon, Kelly Youga (own goal) and Stephen Quinn netted in that triumphant win.

Sheffield United will be without experienced defender Ugo Ehigu who serves the last of his three match suspension - the former Glasgow Rangers stopper was handed a straight red card in their 2-1 win at Barnsley.

Possible Blades Line-Up: Paddy Kenny, Kyle Naughton, Chris Norgan, Matthew Kilgallon, Sun Jihai, David Cotterill, Gary Speed, Brian Howard, Stephen Quinn, Billy Sharp, James Beattie.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, managed by Yorkshire born Mick McCarthy comes into this fixture six points proud at the header of the Chapionship ahead of Birmingham City following a 2-0 win over Blackpool at Molineux.

The Midlands club will travel to Sheffield without Lewis Gobern (groin), George Elokobi (knee), Mark Little (Meniscal), Matt Jarvis (hamstring) and former Blades defender Jody Craddock (broken metatarsal); meanwhile Michael Mancienne does not look to have shaken off an illness in time to play.

Possible Wolves Line-Up: Carl Ikeme, Neill Collins, Richard Stearman, Michael Gray, Kevin Foley, Michael Knightly, David Jones, David Edwards, Ward, Chris Iwelumo, Sylvan Ebanks-Blake.