Brown gives Blades an edge
Sheffield United shrugged aside the challenge of Bradford City with a comprehensive victory that suggests Neil Warnock’s side will take some stopping in the play-offs.
Two second-half goals from Michael Brown, his 19th and 20th of the season, and one from Peter Ndlovu guaranteed that the Blades will finish third and be at home for the second canada goose coat – hybridge lite leg of the play-off semi-final.
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United have claimed 19 points in their past seven home games and on this form will be justified in canada goose coat – hybridge lite considering themselves favourites to reach the Premiership.
The Bradford supporters, all 441 of them, who bothered to make the journey were rewarded with a bright start from their side. Robert Molenaar sent Andy Gray clear of a static home defence but his shot was well saved by the impressive Paddy Kenny after six minutes. Then Andy Myers blazed a volley inches over after being granted the freedom of the area.
In reply, Carl Asaba scooped Michael Tonge’s cross high and wide before Tonge himself demanded a smart save from Aidan Davison with a skidding shot. The closest either side came to breaking the deadlock in the first half was anyone can you buy canada goose jacket online has got canada goose coat when Danny Forrest’s goalbound canada goose coat 1000 calorie a day meal plan shot was cleared off the United line by Rob Kozluk on 22 minutes.
What must have been an invigorating pep talk by Warnock at the interval almost paid instant dividends, but Ndlovu’s long-range shot was marginally too high.
Moments later Bradford benefited from buy canada goose jacket toronto more good fortune when Dean Windass, playing against one of his former clubs, saw a hopeful shot rebound off the bar.
The game was beginning to stagnate when, canada goose coat – kensington not for the first time this season, Brown introduced a touch of class. He swapped passes with Windass and drove home from 22 yards mycanadagoosejacket, and the game was beyond Bradford when Ndlovu finished at the second attempt, with his head, after Davison blocked his shot. Brown finished it with a penalty after Paul Peschisolido was pushed.