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

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Sheffield United will get some respite from their league troubles this weekend when they welcome Plymouth Argyle to Bramall Lane in the FA Cup fourth round.

The game against Ryan Lowe’s League One outfit presents the Blades with an opportunity to secure a much-needed, confidence-boosting win after being swept aside by Tottenham Hotspur at the Lane on Sunday.

Chris Wilder’s men registered their first victory of a desperate campaign when they won 3-2 at Bristol Rovers in the third round and will come up against an Argyle side which progressed to this stage of the competition by winning by the same score at Championship Huddersfield Town.

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 Bramall Lane on Saturday, January 23 and kick-off is at 3pm.

Is Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle on TV? How can I follow it live?

The game will be broadcast live across BBC digital platforms via the Red Button, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder. Photo: Andrew Yates/SportimageSheffield United manager Chris Wilder. Photo: Andrew Yates/Sportimage
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder. Photo: Andrew Yates/Sportimage

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 Bramall Lane. You can follow them on Twitter via @DannyHall04 and @JamesShield1.

Who is the referee?

Lee Mason is the referee and Tim Wood and Wade Smith are his assistants. The fourth official is Michael Salisbury, with Jarred Gillett on VAR duties.

What are the odds?

Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:

United – 2/5

Draw – 18/5

Argyle – 13/2

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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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