Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

Blades blow two-goal lead but salvage draw

Blades blow two-goal lead but salvage draw

Sheff Utd 3-3 Crewe
20th November 2012
19:45
Bramall Lane

Sheffield United let a commanding lead slip, and then looked on for a Bramall Lane defeat against Crewe, before salvaging a draw in the end.

With half an hour on the clock Sheffield United were in complete control with goals from Shaun Miller (4), against his former side, and Harry Maguire (30) leaving them two-goals up.

An inspired three-minute period prior to half time saw Crewe score not once, but twice through Mark Ellis' (42) follow up from an effort that hit the bar and Mathias Pogba (45) to see the sides go into the break at two-two.

Crewe completed an incredible comeback to go three-two up minutes into the second half when Chuks Aneke (47) scored.

A 3-3 draw was rescued by Nick Blackman (51) shortly after, with The Blades disappointed not to have been awarded a penalty and a chance to win.

The official website will be the place to visit for a full report - click here.

Apply To Be A Site Editor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday November 21 2012
Time: 10:16PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

Lafferty Gets Northern Ireland Call

Yesterday it was confirmed that Daniel Lafferty had been called into the Northern Ireland squad for the coming game against Norway.

Decent Run

Olly writes his latest following a string of decent results

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Blades Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blades
Write For Vital Blades
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By:
Moore2%
O Connell5%
Ebanks-Landell0%
Basham77%
Freeman11%
Fleck0%
Coutts0%
Lafferty5%
Duffy0%
Hanson0%
Sharp0%
Sub-Carruthers0%
Sub-Lavery0%
Sub-O Shea0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 38 23 9 6 78 30
2 Bolton 38 21 9 8 72 26
3 Fleetwood 38 19 11 8 68 19
4 Bradford 39 16 18 5 66 16
5 Scunthorpe 39 18 10 11 64 20
6 Southend 38 16 12 10 60 11
7 Millwall 37 16 12 9 60 9
8 Bristol Rovers 39 15 12 12 57 0
9 Oxford 38 16 7 15 55 5
10 Rochdale 37 15 9 13 54 4
11 Walsall 39 13 14 12 53 -2
12 Peterborough 39 14 10 15 52 0
13 Wimbledon 38 12 15 11 51 3
14 Northampton 39 14 7 18 49 -6
15 Charlton 39 10 17 12 47 3
16 MK Dons 38 12 11 15 47 -1
17 Bury 39 12 9 18 45 -7
18 Gillingham 39 11 12 16 45 -16
19 Oldham 39 10 14 15 44 -12
20 Shrewsbury 38 11 10 17 43 -12
21 Port Vale 37 10 11 16 41 -17
22 Swindon 39 9 9 21 36 -19
23 Chesterfield 39 8 9 22 33 -26
24 Coventry 39 6 11 22 29 -28
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Mar 25 2017 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 28 2017 7:45PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Coventry City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Port Vale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 17 2017 12:15PM : Bradford City (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Olly from the MOD2
Write for Vital Football