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Football League: Sharp shoots Sheffield United top as Norwich climb table

  • Lambert sees Ipswich lose, Fletcher lifts pressure on Rowett
  • Sunderland land fifth successive win, Yeovil fans’ trip rewarded

After Middlesbrough’s lunchtime draw with Derby had opened the door, Sheffield United seized the chance to claim top spot by beating Wigan 4-2. Defender Chey Dunkley put through his own net for Blades’ opener before Kal Naismith’s equaliser. Billy Sharp’s roofed finish on the stroke of half-time put United ahead.

United had not lost in any of the last 40 matches in which the club captain had scored and another Sharp strike put Chris Wilder’s team out of sight. He claimed his hat-trick with a delicate dink, his first treble in a decade. Joe Garner’s late goal was only a consolation for Wigan.

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Football League: Sharp shoots Sheffield United top as Norwich climb table

  • Lambert sees Ipswich lose, Fletcher lifts pressure on Rowett
  • Sunderland land fifth successive win, Yeovil fans’ trip rewarded

After Middlesbrough’s lunchtime draw with Derby had opened the door, Sheffield United seized the chance to claim top spot by beating Wigan 4-2. Defender Chey Dunkley put through his own net for Blades’ opener before Kal Naismith’s equaliser. Billy Sharp’s roofed finish on the stroke of half-time put United ahead.

United had not lost in any of the last 40 matches in which the club captain had scored and another Sharp strike put Chris Wilder’s team out of sight. He claimed his hat-trick with a delicate dink, his first treble in a decade. Joe Garner’s late goal was only a consolation for Wigan.

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