Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

SUFC United finish pre-season with a draw

SUFC United finish pre-season with a draw

Sheffield United finished pre-season with a 1-1 draw at York City.

The draw at Bootham Crescent send United into the new League One season unbeaten in eight games during their pre-season campaign.

Having played on the Friday night, Blades boss David Weir chose a different starting eleven to the one that had drawn with Greek side Atromitos on Friday night.

Callum McFadzean gave United an early lead when he fired home after just eight minutes.

Lyle Taylor, who had netted twice in his first three games for United, almost doubled the lead soon afterwards but his shot cleared the bar.

With Weir having a difficult decision to make ahead of the new season as to which goalkeeper to use, Mark Howard showed his worth with a good tip over the bar as the game headed towards half time.

McFadzean almost scored his second of the game just before the break but the legs of the York goalkeeper denied him.

Weir made seven changes over the course of the second half including first senior appearances for three of the clubs youngsters.

Ryan Bowman equalised for York with just eleven minutes remaining.

United went looking for a winner and Joe Ironside went close to restoring the lead in the closing minutes when he fired just wide but they had to settle for a draw in the end.

The Blades will now prepare for their opening League One fixture against Notts County at Bramall Lane next Friday night.




Team
Howard, McMahon (Kennedy 60), Whitehouse, Higginbotham, Hill, Flynn (Khan 60), Smith (Hodder 75), Taylor (Ironside 60), McFadzean (Reed 68), Coady (Dimaio 68), McGinty (Barry 75).

Unused sub:
Willis.


Join The Vital Debate

Vital Sheffield United is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Sheffield United on: facebook

Vital Sheffield United on: twitter

Join Vital Sheffield United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:S2
Date:Sunday July 28 2013
Time: 9:41AM

Comments

0
Now time to get down to business.
S2 Blades
29/07/2013 15:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - All talk on Ferrari

Recent Sheffield United Articles

The Championship Make Up For 2017/18

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2016/17 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Championship for 2017/18 is now known.

Lafferty Gets Northern Ireland Call (30/5/17)

Sheffield United's Daniel Lafferty has been called up by Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill for the coming international break.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Wilder - LMA League One Manager Of The Year 2016/17

The League Managers' Association held their 25th LMA Annual Awards Dinner on Monday evening and manager Chris Wilder was recognised for Sheffield United's achievements this season.

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)

Chesterfield MotM
Suggested By:
Moore6%
Basham3%
Wright1%
O Connell1%
Freeman5%
Coutts12%
Duffy1%
Fleck32%
Lafferty0%
Sharp7%
L Clarke0%
Sub-Hanson0%
Sub-Carruthers32%
Sub-Hanson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 46 30 10 6 100 45
P Bolton 46 25 11 10 86 32
3 Scunthorpe 46 24 10 12 82 26
4 Fleetwood 46 23 13 10 82 21
5 Bradford 46 20 19 7 79 19
6 Millwall 46 20 13 13 73 9
7 Southend 46 20 12 14 72 17
8 Oxford 46 20 9 17 69 13
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 9
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 66 -2
11 Peterborough 46 17 11 18 62 0
12 MK Dons 46 16 13 17 61 2
13 Charlton 46 14 18 14 60 7
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 58 -7
15 Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 57 -3
16 Northampton 46 14 11 21 53 -13
17 Oldham 46 12 17 17 53 -13
18 Shrewsbury 46 13 12 21 51 -17
19 Bury 46 13 11 22 50 -12
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
R Port Vale 46 12 13 21 49 -25
R Swindon 46 11 11 24 44 -22
R Coventry 46 9 12 25 39 -31
R Chesterfield 46 9 10 27 37 -35
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)

Write for Vital Football