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Coady double keeps play-off hopes alive

Crawley Town
0 - 2
Sheffield United

25/03/14 7.45pm

Attendance: 3,622

Referee:

Sheffield United got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win at Crawley Town.

After losing for the first time in twelve games at the weekend, United got their slim play-off hopes back on track thanks to a goal in each half by Conor Coady.

With Peterborough United losing, United closed the gap to seven points on the final play-off place.

Teams


Crawley:
P. Jones, Sadler, Bulman, M. Connolly, Clarke, McFadzean, Torres (Proctor 66), Drury, Tubbs (Fallon 79), Walsh, M. Jones

Subs not used
Boateng, Fallon, Maddison, Dicker, P. Connolly.


Sheffield United:
Howard, Brayford, Maguire, Collins, Freeman, Doyle, Porter (Paynter 81), McGinn, Coady, Davies (Dimaio 90), Murphy (Khan 90

Subs not used
Long, Flynn, Baxter, Scougall


Writer:S2
Date:Wednesday March 26 2014
Time: 7:29AM

Comments

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A bit sluggish in the first half, dominated totally in the second. Murphy had their defence terrified, his direct running and control always threatened to get behind their defence. He took on the THREE markers and crossed from the by-line for Coady's second goal, it was so accurate, I could have put it in. Great travelling support, who witnessed the most blatant, nailed on, rock solid penalty of the season not given, late in the game. That would have given the score line a better balance. Howard made one brilliant save, Collo and Harry superb, Doyle outstanding again. For me Porter works better up front than Baxter. Freeman continues to improve, another good loan signing, and there was even the opportunity to bring on the two lads for debuts at the end. It seems that the rotation policy works whatever combination NC puts out on the field. Looking forward to next season already.
gloucblade
26/03/2014 21:26:00
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