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Bramall Lane (ATT 17,373) 13th September 2011 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: G Salisbury

Sheff Utd Sheffield United vs Huddersfield Town Huddsf'ld

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Huddsf'ld 3

L Novak (20, 37)
O Gobern (40)

Terriers continue to march on

Last Updated: 13/09/11 11:06pm

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Novak: At the double for Town

Novak: At the double for Town

Lee Novak scored twice as Huddersfield extended their unbeaten run to 33 league games with a 3-0 win at Sheffield United.

After early pressure from the home side, Huddersfield took a 20th-minute lead when Danny Ward's long-range effort was parried by Blades goalkeeper Steve Simonsen and Novak reacted quickly to tuck home the rebound.

Blades striker Chris Porter should have equalised when he was presented with a simple chance, but he side-footed wide from just a few yards out.

Novak added his and Huddersfield's second in the 37th minute with a first-time shot after getting on the end of a fine pass from Scott Arfield.

Oscar Gobern put the visitors further ahead with a far post header following Antony Kay's 40th-minute corner.

Blades striker Ched Evans, on as a half-time substitute, tested Town goalkeeper Ian Bennett with a well-struck free-kick and was thwarted again when sent through on goal, while United midfielder Kevin McDonald's low shot was also well-saved.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 45 96
2 Preston North End 45 89
3 Milton Keynes Dons 45 88
4 Swindon Town 44 77
5 Sheffield United 45 70
6 Chesterfield 45 68
7 Rochdale 45 63
8 Bradford City 45 62
9 Peterborough United 45 62
10 Fleetwood Town 45 60
11 Walsall 45 59
12 Gillingham 45 59
13 Barnsley 45 59
14 Doncaster Rovers 45 58
15 Scunthorpe United 45 56
16 Oldham Athletic 45 56
17 Port Vale 45 54
18 Coventry City 45 52
19 Crewe Alexandra 45 52
20 Notts County 45 50
21 Crawley Town 45 50
22 Leyton Orient 45 48
23 Colchester United 44 48
24 Yeovil Town 45 40