Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on All Soccer and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Fielding definitive journeyman Jon Stead up front, supported by experienced duo Keith Gillispie and Gary Speed from the flanks, Sheffield United tore into their higher-ranked opponents. To add insult to injury, the accusing articles had been released by City supporters. Shelton found himself on course for a second only for his shot to be blocked after Vassell had fumbled the ball at the other end. The likes of Elano, Martin Petrov, Vedran Corluka and Geovanni provided some foreign glamour to a decidedly meat-and-potatoes squad.

City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson made an inspired switch at half-time replacing the increasingly wild Elano with highly-rated striker Sturridge.

City's Emile Mpenza and Elano both went close before Jon Stead knocked in Derek Geary's cross for United's second. With only six other top-flight clubs remaining in the cup by kick-off, City fans were decidedly giddy with expectation; 7,000 of them travelled across the Pennines to Bramall Lane. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Man City's travelling band of fans may have unwittingly had a hand in Shelton's opener. The Blades are tied for the fewest goals and look like a team that has come crashing back to earth after last season’s surprising ninth-place finish. Under normal circumstances perhaps, but the presence of half a dozen blue and white balloons in the penalty area complicated matters. However, an FA Cup run seemed a more likely run to success.

Manchester City overcame a spirited Sheffield Wednesday to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals and stay on course for a domestic and European cup treble. Your privacy is safe with us. Substitute Daniel Sturridge volleyed a goal back but the hosts hung on. His career with the club was short-lived, and the Jamaican striker only scored once more after this game, but the FA Cup makes heroes out of such players and Shelton rammed the ball past a bewildered Hart. Manchester City fans have a long-standing relationship with inflatables. Top Stories Their opponents were in disarray. Substitute Geovanni scooped the ball high and wide as City drove at the Blades defence and the home side's Billy Sharp did likewise at the other end. 9.20am EDT 09:20. Despite City's dominance another well-worked break brought the Blades their second goal. A celebration of Geovanni, Ronaldinho’s contemporary who lit up the Prem, Martin was on loan from Manchester United, The story of the Man Utd starlet who had too many loans to make an impact, Richard Dunne told Eriksson the squad did not want to play. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images). However, balloons are persona non grata among Blues after six of them contributed to City's FA Cup exit at lower-league Sheffield United in 2008. Hart had spent the previous 10 minutes stamping on the offending items whenever he had the chance. The sight of Joe Hart, before he became a self-appointed Mr Motivator, furiously stamping on the physical representations of City’s premature joy was a sight that shall live long in the memory. A spectacular goal from a teenage Daniel Sturridge couldn’t rescue City. In one of the day’s many ironies, Martin was on loan from Manchester United. The last time that the Blades defeated City was on Jan. 27, 2008 when they upset them in the FA Cup. Manchester City fans have a long-standing relationship with inflatables. Geary broke for the right-hand corner, and turned in a cross which first found Shelton before Jon Stead slotted it beyond Joe Hart. Sadly, those symbols of City’s excitement proved their downfall. The … After a controversial relegation the year before, the Blades were floundering in Championship obscurity. Martin’s cross found its way perfectly into the clutch of balloons littering the area. HALF TIME: Sheffield United 0-1 Manchester City. After years of underachievement, City started the 2007-08 season in red-hot form. Raheem Sterling scored against Marseille midweek and has been his club’s best player. Armchair medics diagnosed another instance of City-itis.

Stadium: Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England Disclaimer: This video is provided and hosted by a 3rd party server.SoccerHighlights helps you discover publicly available material throughout the … Stead, left completely unmarked in the area by the City defence, should have netted an early opener but saw his effort saved well by Hart. As if wanting to prove himself to his parent club, the winger rolled a cross deep into the City six-yard box. Date: Saturday, Oct. 31Start Time: 8:30 a.m. ETLocation: Sheffield, EnglandStadium: Bramall LaneTV info: NBCSNLive Stream: Peacock. The Saturday slate of Premier League games kicks off with Sheffield United hosting Manchester City at Bramall Lane. Ten minutes later Stead doubled Sheffield United’s lead. Everything you need to know about the FA Cup match between Sheffield Wednesday and Man. While City have looked excellent in the Champions League, they have been very disappointing in the Premier League. Man City: Hart, Corluka, Onuoha, Dunne, Ball, Elano (Sturridge 46), Hamann (Ireland 62), Gelson, Petrov, Mpenza (Geovanni 71), Vassell.Subs Not Used: Schmeichel, Jihai. Robson was sacked soon after this scalp, but Sheffield United failed to make the Championship play-offs under Kevin Blackwell. Here’s all the info you need to watch this Premier League game. Manchester City have kept 11 clean sheets in their 18 FA Cup matches under Guardiola, conceding just nine times. The balloons were quickly burst, and City pressed forward in search of the equaliser. Sheffield United knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup to leave only six Premier League sides in the hat for Monday's fifth-round draw. sheffield united 0 - 1 manchester city: Kyle Walker seals victory against his boyhood club ...SOON.. City have also gotten off to a disappointing season, picking up only eight points from their first five games. Martin Petrov was denied by a timely challenge from Leigh Bromby while Stephen Quinn blocked Darius Vassell's shot. Situated just behind him, Blades striker Luton Shelton could hardly miss. The Championship side took the lead when Luton Shelton netted after Michael Ball was seemingly wrong-footed by the ball bobbling off a balloon in the box. Shelton managed to keep his eye on the ball and stabbed it home to pumped fists of praise from under-pressure manager Bryan Robson. In nine games across all competitions, Sterling has scored five goals and added four assists. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Sheffield United are at the bottom of the Premier League table with Fulham and Burnley with one point. The goalkeeper, by now livid, spent the following five minutes furiously stamping out the remaining balloons, but the damage had been done. Within two minutes, the teenager found himself unmarked and able to rifle home Petrov's corner for his first senior goal for City. The play continued to swing pulsatingly from end to end. Can you name Manchester City’s last XI before the Sheikh Mansour takeover? Dunne rose well to collect Petrov's free-kick but headed wide before Kenny saved from the hard-working Vassell. Fellow big-spenders West Ham were dispatched after a third-round replay to set up a tie at Championship side Sheffield United. ... Man City win FA Cup after extra time.

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Mpenza headed over from eight yards and Elano had two good chances; first rattling the post with his right-footed effort before seeing his free-kick from 25 yards clawed away brilliantly by Paddy Kenny . MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City and Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City in action during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City at Etihad Stadium on December 21, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. United never gave up and after four minutes of added time the Championship side completed their upset, claiming the 14th Premier League scalp in this season's FA Cup. READ: The story of the Man Utd starlet who had too many loans to make an impact.

Shelton and Stead celebrate as they earn Sheffield United the win, City keeper Hart bursts the balloons after United's opener, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites, City's striker pairing of Vassell and Mpenza is just awful. One balloon was whacked out of place like an errant bowling pin, but another was mistaken for the match ball by City defender Michael Ball who executed a textbook miskick.

Manchester City defeated Sheffield United in both games last season. Robson’s prioritising of the Championship was reflected by a rotated starting XI. BBC Sport Player Rater man of the match: Sheffield United's Jon Stead 8.07 (on 90 minutes). The Citizens drew with West Ham in their last game.

Before we continue, context is needed. Kenny then flapped at a Vedran Corluka corner and Richard Dunne almost took advantage only for the ball to fly wide as United held firm. The match, though tipped in favour of United, settled into an exciting see-saw of attack and counter-attack. Sheff Utd: Kenny, Geary, Bromby, Morgan, Naysmith, Gillespie, Speed, Martin, Quinn, Shelton (Tonge 76), Stead (Sharp 49).Subs Not Used: Hendrie, Kilgallon, Armstrong. City were forced to make some desperate tackles but Martin failed to find reward from the resulting free-kicks. In fairness, you’d have had to be supporting them during their 90s banter era. Both teams finished the season feeling disappointed. Still, at least it wasn’t as embarrassing as watching his team get floored by half a dozen balloons. Meanwhile, City slipped down to ninth by season’s end, finishing with an 8-1 thrashing at Middlesbrough on an afternoon in which club captain Richard Dunne told Eriksson the squad did not want to play.

The goalkeeper never stood a chance of clearing them all. Live streaming is available on Peacock, which you can access with a subscription. City (04 March 2020): Summary, Stats, Lineups and Scores - Besoccer Don't miss the most important football matches while navigating as usual through the pages of your choice. READ: Sven-Goran Eriksson: Shinawatra stopped speaking to me at Man City. The Blades have gotten off to a terrible start and are one of four teams that have yet to win a game. 9.20am EDT 09:20.

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