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Hull City 1-0 Sheffield United: Nouha Dicko goal stuns Blades in spite of fan protests

Nouha Dicko fired Hull to a timely victory as they beat Sheffield United 1-0 against a backdrop of fan protests. Hull supporters have long been frustrated with the ownership of Assem Allam and their protests spilled onto the pitch with 19.04 on the clock – marking the year in which the club was formed – as sponge balls were thrown onto surface and whistles were blown. Further whistles and chants of “we want Allam out” came on the 30-minute mark, and the fans had little first-half action to support with…

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Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Swansea: Carlos Carvalhal held by former club in FA Cup

Carlos Carvalhal’s return to Hillsborough ended in stalemate as Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea played out a goalless draw in the fifth round of the FA Cup. It was a game of few clear-cut chances and the teams will have to try again at the Liberty Stadium in a week and a half. Carvalhal’s two-and-a-half-year stint as Wednesday manager, which saw them reach the Championship play-offs in successive seasons, ended by mutual consent on Christmas Eve. He said ahead of his swift return that he would be “an Owl forever” and…

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Where to listen to Sheffield Wednesday v Swansea City: Confirmed team news and live online stream for FA Cup clash on February 17, 2018

Sheffield Wednesday v Swansea City: Confirmed team news and live online stream Saturday, February 17, 2018 Carlos Carvahal returns to face the face who sacked him on Christmas Eve in an intriguing FA Cup fifth round tie at Hillsborough. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN LIVE TO SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY V SWANSEA, LIVE ON TALKSPORT AT 12.30 PM FROM HILLSBOROUGH. The Swans boss is without cup-tied Andre Ayer and Any King for the trip to Yorkshire, who represented their former clubs in the competition before joining the club in January. The Owls won the…

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Watch Leicester edge past Sheffield Utd into FA Cup last eight – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Leicester can “move on” from the Riyad Mahrez transfer saga after the Algerian helped them reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, says manager Claude Puel. Mahrez, who was back in the side after missing 10 days of training when a proposed move to Manchester City did not materialise, set up Jamie Vardy’s goal in a 1-0 win over Sheffield United. He left the field to a standing ovation when replaced by Matty James in added time. “The most important thing in…

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Kevin McCabe and Prince Abdullah locked in talks for Saudi Arabian to take full control of Sheffield United

Sheffield United are currently eighth in the Championship Thursday, February 8, 2018 Sheffield United co-owners Kevin McCabe and Abdullah Bin Mosa’ad Abdulaziz Al Saud are in talks over the Saudi Arabian prince taking full control of the club. Prince Abdullah became joint-owner of the Blades in September 2013, ending McCabe’s long search for a partner investor. The prince served notice of his intention to buy the remaining 50 per cent of the McCabe family’s shares at the end of last month. “His Royal Highness Prince Abdullah Bin Mosa’ad Abdulaziz Al…

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Championship round-up: Birmingham win basement battle and Aston Villa leave it late to beat Sheffield United

Birmingham hauled themselves out of the relegation zone and left Sunderland further in trouble at the wrong end of the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-1 win at St Andrew’s. David Davis put the home side ahead after 28 minutes, and it was 2-0 just before half-time when Jeremie Boga headed in from close range. On 55 minutes, Sam Gallagher added a third before Bryan Oviedo scored a consolation for Sunderland with seven minutes left. Birmingham moved up to 20th, while Sunderland slipped to second bottom. At the other end…

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