Sheffield United: Injury concern for Blades ahead of Championship run-in as Jack O’Connell is withdrawn against Bristol City

Sheffield United were given an injury scare ahead of their Championship run-in this afternoon when Jack O’Connell, their influential defender, was taken off this afternoon against Bristol City.

Saturday, 30th March 2019, 3:43 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th March 2019, 4:43 pm
Jack O'Connell of Sheffield United: James Wilson/Sportimage
Jack O'Connell of Sheffield United: James Wilson/Sportimage

The Liverpudlian stayed down after a clash with a City opponent towards the end of the clash with Lee Johnson’s men, and was immediately replaced by Marvin Johnson.

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O’Connell was then seen in discussions with Matt Prestridge, United’s head of sports science, on the touchline before taking his place in the dug-out.

The defender recently returned to the Blades line-up after a spell out with a hamstring strain. After the City game, United have eight matches left as they look to win promotion to the Premier League.