Tag: Sheffield United

Mata expects difficult evening

Juan Mata insists it will be an “honour” for him to take part in the last ever game at West Ham United’s famous Boleyn Ground. The Manchester United midfielder knows the whole of Upton Park will be an emotional cauldron as they bring down the curtain after more than a century, before the Hammers move

Ronaldo v Manchester City, Agüero v Real Madrid

The UEFA Champions League semi-finals have stirred up memories for Manchester City and Real Madrid’s star strikers, both of whom know their last-four rivals very well indeed. With Manchester United, Ronaldo played City in 11 derby matches, while Sergio Agüero represented Atlético in 11 such games with Real Madrid. UEFA.com picks out the key statistics.

DAVID WOODS COLUMN: Jack Wilshere’s timely return, do Newcastle realise their situation?

As Starsport revealed yesterday, the Arsenal and England star makes his eagerly-awaited comeback tonight. After an absence of exactly 300 days Wilshere will run out for the Gunners’ academy team against Newcastle. But once again Wilshere is under intense scrutiny for, basically, being a human being. A check on his horrible injury record shows Wilshere

Nottingham Forest 0-3 Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper scored his 11th goal of the season Sheffield Wednesday ended a five-game Championship winless run with a victory over out-of-form Nottingham Forest. Aiden McGeady opened the scoring when he blasted in his first goal for Wednesday after beating Eric Lichaj. The away side doubled their lead when Fernando Forestieri squared