Odds, referee, TV details: Everything you need to know ahead of Sheffield United v Newcastle United

Steve Bruce takes his Newcastle United side to face Chris Wilder’s struggling Sheffield United this evening, with the Blades yet to win in the Premier League.

Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 11:05 am
Chris Wilder and Steve Bruce will lock horns when Sheffield United welcome Newcastle United to Bramall Lane tomorrow evening. (Photo by MICHAEL REGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Newcastle United were dumped out of the FA Cup by Arsenal at the weekend and will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League this evening in the teatime kick-off.

The Shields Gazette will be providing our usual comprehensive package of coverage around the game including a live blog, player ratings, fan reaction, match analysis and reaction from Bruce.

Here’s how you can follow the game.

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When is the match? What time is kick-off?

The game takes place at Bramall Lane on Tuesday, January 12 and kick-off is at 6pm.

Is Sheffield United v Newcastle United on TV? How can I follow it live?

Yes, the game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Its coverage begins at 5.30pm and the game will be screened on the Main Event and Premier League channels.

Fans can sign up to Sky’s Premier League and Football channels HERE, from £18 a month on a rolling month-to-month contract.

Alternatively, NOW TV offers fans the chance to enjoy the complete Sky Sports package without any lengthy contract. The service is streamed through an app found on most smart TVs and portable devices. It can also be accessed through a NOW TV stick.

One off fees of £9.99 for a day pass or £33.99 for a month pass can be bought HERE.

How else can I follow the game?

The Shields Gazette will be providing our usual comprehensive matchday coverage with Miles Startforth at the game for us and Liam Kennedy running our live blog.

Who is the referee?

Andy Madley is the referee and Eddie Smart and Derek Eaton are his assistants. The fourth official is Lee Mason, with Robert Jones on VAR duty.

What are the odds?

Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:

Sheffield United – 29/20

Draw – 2/1

Newcastle United – 21/10

Are any tickets available?

No, supporters are not currently allowed into stadia to watch matches in England due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions set out by the Government.