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June 14 2024 2.42am

Palace v Sheffield United

Selhurst Park, Saturday 3.00pm

Stephen Kabba

Stephen Kabba

Team news

Tony Popovic and Dougie Freedman should be fit for action against Sheffield United after recovering from calf injuries.

Hayden Mullins returns after completing his suspension and Dele Adebola has recovered from his illness.

Aki Riihilahti (thigh) and Jamie Smith (hamstring) are out while Darren Powell serves a two-match ban.

Matt Clarke will return to full training later this month and could even make an appearance before the end of the season.

Palace will have to watch out for former player Steve Kabba who will be keen to score against us.

United will be hoping Peter Ndlovu is back from international duty with Zimbabwe in time.

Sheffield United - league stats

Position Played Won Drawn Lost Points
3rd 38 20 9 9 69

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Sheffield United - current form

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
5 3 2 0 10 5

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Our home record v Sheffield United

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
18 8 4 6 22 16

Last five results

Date Type Home Team Score Away Team  
17/12/2002 League Cup Sheffield United 3 - 1 Crystal Palace loss
30/11/2002 League Sheffield United 2 - 1 Crystal Palace loss
23/02/2002 League Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Sheffield United loss
25/09/2001 League Sheffield United 1 - 3 Crystal Palace win
24/02/2001 League Sheffield United 1 - 0 Crystal Palace loss

All time results

One to watch

Steve Kabba

Sheffield United's top scorer

Michael Brown - 17 goals

Sheffield United's bad boy

Michael Brown - 10 0

Palace old boys

Steve Kabba

Little needs to be said about one of the many "ones that got away". Many Palace fans still see Kabba's cut-price sale as Tricky Trev's biggest mistake yet. That point could be well beyond doubt at 5 o clock on Saturday afternoon.

Last meeting

Sheffield United 3-1 Palace

Tuesday December 17 2002

Sheffield United: Kenny, Jagielka, Harley, Murphy, Page, Brown, McCall (Montgomery, 84), Ndlovu, Tonge, Asaba (Peschisolido, 84), Allison

Subs not used: Kozluk, Ten Heuvel, Javary

Booking: Brown

Goals: Asaba 35, Peschisolido 86, Peschisolido 88

Palace: Kolinko, Powell, Symons, Antwi (Borrowdale, 66), Butterfield, Mullins, Gray, Riihilahti, Black, Johnson, Adebola (Williams, 79)

Subs not used: Michopoulos, Heeroo, Togwell

Bookings: Black, Mullins

Goal: Page 82 (og)

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