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Sheff Utd 2-1 Barnsley

Sheffield United moved into third place in the Championship after a dramatic derby win over struggling Barnsley.

John Joe O'Toole bundled home Gary Naysmith's throw to put United ahead on 81 minutes and Arturo Lupoli met Darius Henderson's cut-back to make it 2-0.

Blades keeper Paddy Kenny saved Jamal Campbell-Ryce's last-minute penalty, before Daniel Bogdanovic finally pulled one back for the visitors.

A touchline fracas involving both dug-outs marred the end of the match.


Sheffield United boss Kevin Blackwell on moving to within five points of Championship leaders Wolves:

"It was another big win for us.

"Tonight, the top two were looking and it's 0-0 with 70-odd minutes gone, then two goals go in, so psychologically they know that we are chasing them.

"To be as close as we are now is terrific credit to this side."

Barnsley boss Simon Davey on the touchline row:

"It was nothing. I was disappointed with the multi-ball system. That was the issue.

"When United scored their first goal all the balls disappeared. We had 24 when we were drawing and then there's one in the stadium when we're losing.

"I spoke to the referee and there were words exchanged, but it's nothing."

Blackwell on the touchline row:
"I thought they wanted more time and I thought: 'Where's he going with this?'

"But I don't control the multi-ball system and it never went missing. I don't know what he's on about."


Sheff Utd: Kenny, Naughton, Morgan, Bromby, Naysmith, Halford, Montgomery, O'Toole, Cotterill (Lupoli 70), Ward (Beattie 90), Henderson.
Subs Not Used: Bennett, Howard, Walker.

Booked: O'Toole.

Goals: O'Toole 82, Lupoli 87.

Barnsley: Muller, Hassell, Moore, Foster, Kozluk, Teymourian, De Silva, Colace (Bogdanovic 84), Campbell-Ryce, Macken, Mifsud (Hammill 76).
Subs Not Used: Steele, Guedes, Devaney.

Booked: De Silva, Campbell-Ryce.

Goals: Bogdanovic 90.

Att: 27,061

Ref: Grant Hegley (Hertfordshire).



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