Odds, referee, TV details: Everything you need to know ahead of Fulham v Sheffield United

Bottom club Sheffield United are in the capital again this weekend when they travel to Fulham hoping to keep alive their faint hopes of staying in the Premier League.

Thursday, 18th February 2021, 9:12 am

The Blades were beaten 3-0 across London at West Ham United on Monday night, a result which pushed them ever closer to the relegation trapdoor with just 14 games remaining.

Now Chris Wilder’s men will pit their wits against a Fulham side, who themselves are cut adrift inside the bottom three but have picked up four points from six this week following trips to Everton and Burnley.

But how can you watch the clash between Fulham and Sheffield United? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

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

The game takes place at Craven Cottage on Saturday, February 20 and kick-off is at 8pm.

Is Fulham v Sheffield United on TV?

Yes, the game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Fulham manager Scott Parker will welcome Chris Wilder and his Sheffield United side to Craven Cottage on Saturday night. Photo: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Its coverage begins at 7.45pm and the game will be screened on the Main Event and Premier League channels.

Fans can sign up to Sky’s Premier League and Football channels HERE, from £18 a month on a rolling month-to-month contract.

Alternatively, NOW TV offers fans the chance to enjoy the complete Sky Sports package without any lengthy contract.

The service is streamed through an app found on most smart TVs and portable devices. It can also be accessed through a NOW TV stick.

One off fees of £9.99 for a day pass or £33.99 for a month pass can be bought HERE.

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 Craven Cottage. You can follow them on Twitter via @DannyHall04 and @JamesShield1.

Who is the referee?

The referee for Fulham versus Sheffield United is Martin Atkinson and his assistants are Constantine Hatzidakis and Peter Kirkup.

Gavin Ward will be the fourth official, while Peter Bankes is on VAR duty.

Andy Halliday is the assistant VAR.

What are the odds?

Paddy Power is offering the following odds on the game:

Fulham – 23/20

Draw – 21/10

Sheffield United – 13/5

Meanwhile, Paddy Power is offering a odds of 4/1 on Fulham’s Bobby De Cordova-Reid to score first, with Josh Maja at 6/1.

Sheffield United’s Lys Mousset and Oli McBurnie to score first are priced at 13/2 currently, with Billy Sharp, Rhian Brewster and David McGoldrick each at 7/1.

All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware. www.begambleaware.org.

Are any tickets available?

No, supporters are not currently allowed into grounds to watch matches in England due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions set out by the Government.

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