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Bramall Lane (ATT 17,769) 13th August 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Webb

Sheff Utd Sheffield United vs Brentford Brentford

Sheff Utd 2

J Slew (49)
R Cresswell (70)

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Blades rally to swarm Bees

Last Updated: 13/08/11 7:00pm

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Cresswell: Scored one, set one up.

Cresswell: Scored one, set one up.

Danny Wilson celebrated his first home game in charge of Sheffield United with a 2-0 win over Brentford at Bramall Lane.

Second-half strikes from Jordan Slew and Richard Cresswell did the damage as the Blades made it back-to-back wins in League One.

United had the best chance of the opening exchanges but Slew fired wastefully wide when free on the left.

Gary Alexander then nodded Myles Weston's curling cross narrowly over the bar before the Blades burst into life after the break and went ahead four minutes after the restart through Slew.

Cresswell found time and space in the visitors box to tee up the 18-year-old, who fired home a deflected drive from close range.

And United were again celebrating on 70 minutes as Cresswell tapped home Matthew Lowton's low cross to seal the win.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 33 70
2 Milton Keynes Dons 33 62
3 Preston North End 32 62
4 Swindon Town 33 61
5 Sheffield United 32 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 33 48
7 Chesterfield 33 45
8 Bradford City 32 45
9 Port Vale 33 45
10 Peterborough United 33 44
11 Fleetwood Town 33 44
12 Barnsley 33 44
13 Oldham Athletic 32 43
14 Gillingham 33 42
15 Rochdale 31 41
16 Walsall 33 41
17 Scunthorpe United 32 41
18 Crewe Alexandra 33 39
19 Notts County 32 38
20 Coventry City 32 36
21 Leyton Orient 32 35
22 Colchester United 33 34
23 Crawley Town 33 34
24 Yeovil Town 33 30