Results tagged “Sheffield United”


Sam Allardyce's West Ham side went crashing out of the Capital One Cup at the first hurdle after they were beaten on penalties by Sheffield United.

The manager said despite a good performance, he was mightily disappointed with the result, while also heaping praise on the visitors goalkeeper Mark Howard.


Sam Allardyce's West Ham suffered a shock, as they were beaten on penalties by Sheffield United after the game ended in a 1-1 draw, writes Jack Pinnock.

In a game dubbed 'The Carlos Tevez match', after the 2006/2007 events which lead to the Hammers' favourite completing the great escape and sending Sheffield United down - but ultimately costing the Londoners £25m - the League One side were looking for revenge.

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Charlton's FA Cup dream ended in Sheffield after two second-half goals in the space of a minute saw a rampant United side through to the semi-finals at Wembley.

At an electric Bramall Lane it was United, bursting with confidence on the back of an eight game winning run, who started stronger.

balls.jpgWe have cup action this weekend for Charlton, while Millwall aim to cause a much-needed upset in the league.

Charlton midfielder Bradley Pritchard has admitted his side have exceeded their own expectation by beating promotion rivals Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United in consecutive weekends.

Free-kick thunderbolts by captain Johnnie Jackson proved to be the difference in both games and Pritchard said the results were a major boost for the side.