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27 February 2018 Venue Madejski Stadium Attendance

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Wilder on Royals test

27 February 2018

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Chris Wilder says the Blades must bounce back to form quickly if they're to overcome Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Speaking ahead of the trip to Berkshire, Wilder remarked: "Reading are another team fighting for their lives and they got a decent result against Derby County on Saturday.

"It's the way of the Championship, last season they were a penalty kick away from the Premier League, but it's been a hit and miss season for them this time.

"They have offensive players that could hurt you though if they click and they are capable of winning games of football."

The Blades boss added: "But the positive for me is we've overcome talented groups of players previously and beaten them by being together and putting in team performances.

"Reading have been inconsistent, they've had some excellent results and some disappointing ones too, they've found it tough having come so close last season."

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Reading 1-3 Blades - report

27 February 2018

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United produced the response boss Chris Wilder was asking for with an impressive away win at Reading on a cold night.

Skipper Billy Sharp scored twice, Mark Duffy found the top corner and Simon Moore saved a penalty.

The starting XI showed one change with Duffy taking the place of Leonard, who dropped to the bench. Following a back problem, Holmes was deemed fit enough to be amongst the substitutes. It was cold in Berkshire with a light dusting of snow on the pitch at kick-off.

United were bright in the approach from the first minute. Duffy had a shot blocked and Clarke fired wide after robbing a home defender on his own 18-yard box.

Clarke and Duffy were unable to take advantage of another defence error early on but a Blades goal arrived on 11 minutes. From Fleck's pass, Clarke found space down the left and his cross was turned in by SHARP at the second attempt, after Mannone had repelled the initial effort.

A couple of testing set-piece deliveries from Kelly caused problems, from one, Clement shot but Blackman saved.

United, though, were on top. Sharp was offside when he was put through by Duffy and Clarke and then Evans shot over after Reading were caught by the overload.

The momentum, however, was stifled just after the half hour when both Clarke and Blackman needed treatment at the same time following separate incidents. Both needed to be replaced, with Donaldson and Moore taking over.

United were not finished for the half though - far from it. On 44 minutes, DUFFY had options to his left and right as the Blades overloaded down the left but opted to shoot and beat goalkeeper Mannone with an unstoppable shot to the top corner, before heading off to celebrate with the bench.

With their first effort of the second half, Reading got back into the game. Bacuna's free-kick was parried by Moore but RICHARDS fired the rebound into the roof of the net.
In response, Duffy clipped a free-kick into the hands of Mannone, who also saved from Baldock after a neat pass by Sharp.

Just after the hour it appeared that Reading were handed a route back into the encounter. Stearman stood his ground as Kelly looked to advance towards goal but referee Davies belatedly pointed to the spot. Bacuna took responsibility for the penalty but Moore made a fine save, diving to his right.

And within minutes Reading were punished for the miss. Fleck's diagonal ball saw SHARP peel off his marker and beat the offside and Mannone with one swift poke at the ball.

The Reading fans and players were not happy but the two-goal cushion was restored and United looked comfortable in the remaining minutes. Donaldson and Fleck both fired wide as the Blades threatened more goals and all the home side could muster was Martin shooting wide.

Late on there were no real chances of note as the Blades completed the double over the Royals, following the 2-1 success at Bramall Lane in October.

Reading: Mannone, Gunter, Van Den Berg, Moore, McCleary (Richards 6), Bacuna (G Evans 68), Ilori (Smith 74), Clement, Bodvarsson, Martin, Kelly.
Unused: Edwards, Barrow, Blackett, Jaakola.

Blades: Blackman (Moore 34), Baldock, Stevens, Fleck, O'Connell, Basham, Clarke (Donaldson 34), Sharp, Stearman, L Evans, Duffy (Leonard 82).
Unused: Lundstram, Lafferty, Holmes, C Evans.

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Reading away ticket details

Saturday 8th December, Kick-off 5:30pm

5 November 2018

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Reading v Sheffield United
Sky Bet Championship

This match is ALL TICKET for Blades Supporters.

We have been allocated 2,219 tickets priced as follows.

Season Ticket Holder/Blades Member Prices
£20 Adults, £13 Seniors 65+, £10 Under 25s, £5 Under 18s, and £4 Under 13s*

General Prices
£25 Adults, £16 Seniors 65+, £13 Under 25s, £8 Under 18s, and £7 Under 13s*

* Under 13s tickets are not available online.


Family Ticket Area Prices (84 tickets) - not available online
Please note there is no admittance of adults without children and children without adults in this area.
Supporters are advised to keep an eye out for the Family Steward who is on hand to help out on a matchday.

Member & Season Ticket Discount
£18 Adults, £13 Seniors 65+, £10 Under 25s, £5 Under 18s, and £2 Under 13s

General Prices
£23 Adults, £16 Seniors 65+, £13 Under 25s, £8 Under 18s, and £5 Under 13s


14 Wheelchair/Personal Assistant tickets are available at the age appropriate seating prices. Personal assistants will be situated directly in the row below and not adjacent to the wheelchair space. If there is a particular requirement for the personal assistant to be sat directly next to the wheelchair user please speak to a steward on the day who will be able to provide a portable seat.

6 Ambulant tickets/Personal Assistant tickets are available in a specific area, further ambulant disabled tickets can be taken from the main allocation, row K is the nearest row to the concourse.

 

'By purchasing an away ticket you understand that your contact data will be shared with the Football Club you visit in case you do not have your ticket on the day or the information is required for security purposes. For more information on how we use personal data at Sheffield United Football Club please see our Privacy Policy.'


150 loyalty points will be awarded to supporters purchasing tickets.


Tickets are on sale on the following dates to Members only (including season ticket holders):

Monday 19th November
45,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 45,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Tuesday 20th November
40,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 40,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Wednesday 21st November
35,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 35,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Thursday 22nd November
30,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 30,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Friday 23rd November
25,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 25,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Monday 26th November
20,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 20,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Tuesday 27th November
15,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 15,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Wednesday 28th November
10,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 10,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Thursday 29th November
5,000+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to members with 5,000 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Friday 30th November
2018 Super Draw Lotto Participants
and members with 2,500+ Loyalty Points

Tickets will be on sale to 2018 Super Draw Lotto Participants and members with 2,500 loyalty points or above.
1 ticket per supporter.

Monday 3rd December
General Sale

Should any tickets remain they will go on general sale on Monday 3rd December.
1 ticket per supporter.


Click here for Away Travel details.

Tickets can be booked in person, over the telephone on 0114 253 7200 or online at www.sufc.talent-sport.co.uk

Details of each supporter are required to allocate loyalty points.

Please calculate your loyalty points carefully before applying for tickets. This can be checked by logging onto your account at www.sufc.talent-sport.co.uk and clicking on My Account - Purchase history/Loyalty points.

All ticket sales are subject to availability. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

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