Sheffield Wednesday crashed out the FA Cup at the first round at Bury by one goal to nil on 9 February 1901 at Hillsborough whilst there rivals from across the City reached the final before losing to non-leaguers Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 in a replay...
Sheffield Wednesday claimed victory in the 1896 FA Cup (played on 18 April) by beating Wolverhampton Wanderers by two goals to one at Crystal Palace.
It would prove to be the first time that the Sheffield side win the Cup after suffering defeat to the hands of Wolves six years previous...
Liverpool were defeated 3-1 by Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Boxing Day 2012.
Stoke City's Jon Walters netted twice to come from behind and win the match 3-1 after Steven Gerrard netted an early penalty for the Reds in Staffordshire.
Before a crowed of just 6,000 Sheffield Wednesday beat Birmingham outfit Aston Villa by one goal to nil in this Football League Division One game on 3 November 1894; it wax a chance for either side to gain points with the Villa lying in sixth place and the Owls seventh.
Football Researchers follow the career of footballer William Gooney who having been born in th Steel City on 8 October 1910 had an illustrious career with Sheffield United, playing over 150 times for the Bramall Lane club before finally ending his days at Plymouth Argyle and Luton Town respectivily.
Blackburn Rovers 3-0 Sheffield United
Saturday, 29th October 1932
Football League Division One
At Ewood Park - Att: 7,154
Blackburn Rovers defeated Sheffield United by three goals to nil in this strange game on 29 October 1932 which in the modern day wouldn't have taken place.
BLADES LEFT RED DEVILLED
Sheffield United were dumped out of the FA Cup by holders Manchester United at Bramall Lane in this third round tie match on 9 January 1995.
First Division Sheffield United were bamboozled by Premier League Manchester United who claimed there second successive FA Cup victory at Bramall Lane two
years on the trot. In the league the Blades had been in fine form and hadn't lost since 20 November, winning five of the last eight matches which saw them fifth in the table prior to this domestic cup match against Alex Ferguson's side.
Aston Villa exited yet another domestic cup competition in the space of only a few days after Millwall won this epic tie at the New Den last night.
If Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert isn't regretting leaving Norwich City last summer then he ought to be. He has had troubled times at Villa Park since his move and experiments in bringi9ng in younger players haven't quite worked, they did look to regain some prestige in the League Cup but a battling Yorkshire side from Bradford made sure that over two legs they would become the first ever fourth tie side to reach a Wembley final in that competition.
Arsenal gave there fans a Christmas cheer when they beat Sheffield United by nine goals to two in this Christmas Eve fixture at Highbury in 1932.
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