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Bramall Lane (ATT 20,426) 9th April 2005 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: L Probert

Sheff Utd Sheffield United vs Queens Park Rangers QPR

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Gray on the spot for Blades

By Alex Livie.   Last Updated: 09/04/05 4:54pm

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Andy Gray breathed life into Sheffield United's play-off hopes as his last minute penalty denied Queens Park Rangers a point.

Neil Warnock's Blades are famed for their never-say-die attitude and they left it late to see off The R's.

There was no sign of the drama to come when Martin Rowlands' shot deflected off Jon Harley and into the net to hand the visitors the lead.

Danny Webber has proved to be an astute signing and he levelled the scores moments before the interval, surging through the QPR defence and firing a low shot beyond Simon Royce.

Webber doubled his individual tally on 53 minutes, heading home from close range to hand The Blades the lead.

Rangers fought back and a defensive error from Chris Morgan gifted possession to Kevin Gallen and he levelled the scores on 66 minutes.

The home side were undeterred and continued to pile forward, with Gray and Webber forcing saves from Royce before Georges Santos was penalised for fouling Leigh Bromby in the box.

Gray kept his cool as he slotted home from the spot to hand The Blades maximum spoils and Rangers' woes were compounded when Andrew Davies saw red in the last minute,

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Derby County 33 65
2 Middlesbrough 33 63
3 Ipswich Town 33 60
4 Bournemouth 33 59
5 Norwich City 33 59
6 Watford 33 59
7 Brentford 33 58
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 33 54
9 Nottingham Forest 33 47
10 Blackburn Rovers 33 44
11 Sheffield Wednesday 33 43
12 Huddersfield Town 33 42
13 Cardiff City 33 41
14 Leeds United 33 41
15 Reading 33 40
16 Charlton Athletic 33 39
17 Birmingham City 33 39
18 Brighton and Hove Albion 33 37
19 Bolton Wanderers 33 37
20 Fulham 33 36
21 Rotherham United 33 34
22 Millwall 33 31
23 Wigan Athletic 33 25
24 Blackpool 33 22

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