Sheffield United into FA Cup semi-finals as Doyle’s late stunner sinks Blackburn | FA Cup

A hymn of limbs and lungs, a game of pure vibes and pure desire, an FA Cup quarter-final epic to stand the test of time. And at its very climax: a swing of a leg, a ripple of the Bramall Lane net, and a noise that will power Sheffield United all the way to Wembley. It was Tommy Doyle’s 25-yard goal in the first minute of injury time that proved the difference against a daring but distraught Blackburn Rovers, a club who were just 10 minutes away from their blessed moment of triumph.

The bare contours of this game offer just a fraction of the story. United started brightly. Blackburn went…


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