Steel City Derby Cancelled
Updated Saturday, 22nd October 2011
Sheffield United's mini Steel City Derby with Sheffield Wednesday has been cancelled owing to the Blades FA Youth Cup involvement against Tranmere Rovers.
The FA premier Academy League fixtures against the Owls was due to take place on Saturday, 5th November 2011 at Shirecliffe – on the same day the first team travel to Stevenage Borough in the npower League One.
United will now face their City rivals on Thursday, 24th November, kicking off at 1.30pm.
Jon Pembertson’s side will now travel to Tranmere Rovers on Bonfire Night were the Blades hope to go one step further after reaching the final for the first time in the clubs’ history, losing to Manchester United.