How can I watch Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United? Who is the referee? The latest odds

Sheffield United take a break from their Premier League struggles when they make the trip to Bristol Rovers in the FA Cup third round on Saturday.

Tuesday, 5th January 2021, 12:00 pm

Rock-bottom Blades’ desperate plight in the league has been well documented having lost 16 of their opening 18 games in all competitions this season.

Now Chris Wilder’s side’s quest to finally register their first victory of a miserable campaign takes them to the West Country to face a Rovers side who will go into the game on the back of beating Blackpool 2-1 at the weekend, a win which moved them up to 18th place in League One.

Here’s how you can follow the game.

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When is the match? What time is kick-off?

The game takes place at the Memorial Stadium on Saturday, January 9 and kick-off is at 3pm.

Is Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United? How can I follow it live?

Yes, the game will be broadcast live on BT Sport Extra 4 from 3pm. For more details on how to access BT Sport Extra channels, click HERE.

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder. (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images)

You can sign up to a BT Sport subscription HERE or a monthly BT Sport pass is available HERE for £25.

How else can I follow the game?

As ever, The Star will also be running a comprehensive live blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from Danny Hall and James Shield – who will be among only a handful of people allowed into the Memorial Stadium. You can follow them on Twitter via @DannyHall04 and @JamesShield1.

Who is the referee?

Keith Stroud is the referee and Sam Lewis and Jonathan Hunt are his assistants. The fourth official is Sam Allison.

What are the odds?

Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:

Rovers – 10/3

Draw – 13/5

United – 8/11

Are any tickets available?

No, due to England once again being in lockdown, supporters are not currently allowed into stadia to watch matches.

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