Sheffield United LIVE: Blades learn FA Cup quarter-final opponents
Sheffield United made it through to the quarter finals of the FA Cup for the second successive year after beating Bristol City at Bramall Lane last night.
It took a Billy Sharp penalty to decide a tie in which the Blades dominated but found it difficult to break down a resolute Robins defence.
We’ll have more reaction from that win here on our live blog throughout the day, and all the details on the quarter-final draw.
Sheffield United news LIVE: More reaction to win over Bristol City
Last updated: Thursday, 11 February, 2021, 18:02
FA Cup quarter-final draw coming up...
We've had another confirmed addition to the draw with Southampton having just beaten Wolves 2-0 and so it's just Barnsley and Chelsea to decide the final spot. However, before that match takes place at Oakwell, we'll find out who Sheffield United will get in the quarter-finals, with the names due to be picked up at 7.45
Stevens fitness update
Enda Stevens is expected to be included in the Sheffield United squad which faces West Ham next week, despite failing to appear on the team sheet for Wednesday’s FA Cup victory over Bristol City.
Number-crunching . . .
Revealed! The points tally Sheffield United will need to reach to pull off Premier League great escape
Premier League managers often seem to reference a tally of 40 points as the threshold their teams must reach to ensure survival – but will Sheffield United actually have to win that many to secure their top flight status this season?
Lundstram opens up on struggles in front of goal
John Lundstram says he wants to get back amongst the goals ahead of Sheffield United's trip to West Ham
John Lundstram admits he is determined to get off the mark for the season in terms of goals after admitting he is "quite hard" on himself over the chances he has missed for Sheffield United so far this term.
Wilder on FA Cup importance
Chris Wilder and his coaching staff have taken a decision to treat Sheffield United’s FA Cup matches with the same importance as those in the Premier League, believing that granting them equal status will help rather than hinder their survival prospects.
Battle for places
The intriguing possibility the duel between George Baldock and Jayden Bogle has presented Sheffield United with
George Baldock and Jayden Bogle must battle it out for a place in Sheffield United’s starting eleven, Chris Wilder has insisted, after refusing to offer either any guarantees about their status at Bramall Lane.
Hammers sweat over Antonio’s fitness
David Moyes, the West Ham United manager, admits he will have to wait and see whether former Sheffield Wednesday man Michail Antonio will be available to face Sheffield United on Monday evening.
FA Cup draw details
FA Cup quarter-final draw details and ball numbers as Sheffield United await to discover opponent after Bristol City win
Sheffield United booked their place in the last eight of the FA Cup for the second successive season last night after beating Championship side Bristol City 1-0 at Bramall Lane.