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Match preview | Sheffield United vs Imps

29 August 2023

Match Previews

Match preview | Sheffield United vs Imps

29 August 2023

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The Imps return to Carabao Cup action with a trip to Sheffield United on Wednesday 30 August (7.45pm KO).

All the key information ahead of the second round tie can be found in this match preview.

TICKET INFORMATION

City have sold out their allocation of tickets and will be backed by almost 3,000 supporters.

There will be no further tickets available, so please do not travel to Bramall Lane without a valid match ticket.

Supporters travelling on Red Imps Travel Section coaches to the game are reminded there is extremely limited parking available at the LNER Stadium - click HERE for more information.

MATCH COVERAGE

Supporters can listen to expert commentary from the BBC Radio Lincolnshire sports team, using an iFollow Imps audio pass which can be bought HERE.

iFollow Imps subscribers can watch all the reaction, including post-match interviews and match highlights.

City supporters unable to get to Bramall Lane will also be able to follow the action with regular updates on the club’s official X (Twitter), Facebook and Instagram pages.

SHEFFIELD UNITED

Nickname: The Blades

Founded: 1889

Stadium: Bramall Lane

Manager: Paul Heckingbottom

Top scorer: Jayden Bogle, Gustavo Hamer (one goal)

League position: 17th (Premier League)

LAST TIME OUT

Imps 3-0 Blackpool

Sky Bet League One

Imps: Jensen, Sorensen, Jackson (Mitchell 79’), Erhahon, Hackett (Bishop 67’), Hamilton (Smith 79’), Mandroiu (Walker 67’), O’Connor, Burroughs, House (Duffy 85’), Roughan. Subs (not used): Wright, Brown.

Sheffield United 1-2 Manchester City

Premier League

Sheffield United: Foderingham, Baldock (Bogle 71’), Hamer, Traoré, Egan, Ahmedhodžić, Norwood (Basham 80’), Robinson, Souza, Osborn (Larouci 17’), Osula (McBurnie 71’). Subs (not used): Davies, Trusty, Coulibaly, Marsh, Brooks.

LEAGUE FORM

Sheffield United: LLL

Imps: LWDWW

KENNEDY’S THOUGHTS

Hear from the head coach below…

KITS

Sheffield United: Home

Imps: Away

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Paul Tierney

Assistant referee: Neil Davies

Assistant referee: Scott Ledger

Fourth official: Anthony Backhouse

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