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Live Reporting

Shamoon Hafez

All times stated are UK

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Kieron Dyer

    Former England and Newcastle midfielder on BBC Radio 5 live

    Tyrone Mings has done well to just step up. He’s creating more overloads. That’s how confident Aston Villa are – they are leaving just one at the back.

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    SMS Message: This exchange has made me curious as to where ‘Hessle’ might be. On the banks of the Humber, it is – twixt North Ferriby and Hull. from Nigel in the Wirral

    This exchange has made me curious as to where ‘Hessle’ might be. On the banks of the Humber, it is – twixt North Ferriby and Hull.

    Inform, educate, entertain.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    This time Matty Cash gets down the right and pops in a nice cross but Ollie Watkins cannot find the target with his header.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    England boss Gareth Southgate in the stands at his old stomping ground, scribbling some notes on his pad.

    “Milk, eggs, bread, ice cream.”

    (I do that joke every week).

  5. BreakingTeam news – Ake handed debut

    Wolves v Man City (20:15 BST)

    There is just one change to theWolvesside who beat Sheffield United in their opening match.Ruben Nevesreplaces Leander Dendoncker.

    Nathan Akemakes hisManchester Citydebut at centre-back, while Pep Guardiola names three teenagers on the bench, as well as 20-year-old forward Ferran Torres.

    Full team news to come.

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    SMS Message: You were looking for the quote anyway, not the quoter. from Mr K in Manchester

    You were looking for the quote anyway, not the quoter.

    This is true, but we got there in the end.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    This is getting a bit repetitive, what are Villa seeing from here that I am missing??

    The ball is switched to the left, Matt Targett plays in a low cross which is smothered by Aaron Ramsdale.

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    SMS Message: Sorry, Tom and GJ are right, I was wrong. It was Rita Mae Brown apparently.

    “I’m wrong and I should check my facts.” Jose Mourinho. from Dean in Hessle

    Sorry, Tom and GJ are right, I was wrong. It was Rita Mae Brown apparently.

    “I’m wrong and I should check my facts.” Jose Mourinho.

    Hahaha. Fair play Dean, nicely done.

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    We’ve had a response from Dean in Hessle…

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Villa go down the left again.

    Matt Targett with an ambitious left-footed volley to try to get the ball into the box but knocks it into the side netting.

    Off Targett.

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    SMS Message: But you don’t need to be Einstein to work out that Villa need to be more creative in 2nd half from Richard

    But you don’t need to be Einstein to work out that Villa need to be more creative in 2nd half

    Correct.

  12. KICK-OFF

    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Second half is under way.

    Keep an eye on Ezri Konsa, he looked to pull a hammy when sprinting out of the tunnel.

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    Dean in Hessle.

    You may respond.

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    But wait.

    We have beef here…

    SMS Message: Dean in Hessle is wrong: that quote is incorrectly attributed to Einstein. He didn’t say it. from Tom in Bristol

    Dean in Hessle is wrong: that quote is incorrectly attributed to Einstein. He didn’t say it.

    SMS Message: But Einstein never said it. It was attributed to him over thirty years after he died. Sorry to be a party pooper. from GJ in North Wales

    But Einstein never said it. It was attributed to him over thirty years after he died. Sorry to be a party pooper.

  15. Super stopper

    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Emiliano Martínez is the 12th goalkeeper to save a penalty on his Premier League debut for a team and first since Michael McGovern for Norwich vs Aston Villa in October 2019.

  16. HALF-TIME

    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    10-man Sheffield United holding firm against Aston Villa.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Villa have a free-kick but Conor Hourihane’s free-kick, FROM THE LEFT, sails out of play.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd

    Villa making zero inroads.

    This is so frustrating to watch.

    Hopefully Dean Smith switches it up at half time.

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    SMS Message: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Albert Einstein from Dean in Hessle

    “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Albert Einstein

    That’s the one.

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    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Utd