Spot-kick joy for Sky Blues

Coventry clinched a place in the JPT Northern Area semi-finals with a 4-1 win on penalties against Sheffield United after a 1-1 draw.

Last Updated: 04/12/12 at 23:12

John Fleck: Netted from the spot for Coventry

John Fleck: Netted from the spot for Coventry

In a tightly-fought contest at the Ricoh Arena, it took a Harry Maguire own goal in the 57th minute to break the deadlock, but United drew level in the 80th minute through David McAllister.

An even first half saw Richard Cresswell shoot over the crossbar for the visitors in the first minute, while Coventry goalkeeper Joe Murphy did well to repel Michael Doyle's long-range volley.

The home side broke the deadlock just before the hour mark when midfielder Steve Jennings ran beyond the Sheffield United defence and was found by James Bailey.

Jennings' cross was aimed at David McGoldrick but was turned into the net by centre-back Maguire.

United drew level with 10 minutes to go when Doyle's shot was parried by Murphy and McAllister reacted first.

Maguire's night got even worse when it came to penalties as he saw his spot-kick saved by Murphy and then Ryan Flynn blasted over, allowing John Fleck to send Coventry through.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

More Match Results

Sunday, 30 March 2014
14:00
Chesterfld 1-3 Peterboro Report
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
19:45
Chesterfld 0-1 Fleetwood Report
Monday, 17 February 2014
Swindon 1-1 Peterboro Report
Wednesday, 05 February 2014
19:15
Peterboro 2-2 Swindon Report
Tuesday, 04 February 2014
19:45
Fleetwood 1-3 Chesterfld Report
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Fleetwood 2-1 Rotherham Report
Newport 0-3 Peterboro Report
Oldham 1-1 Chesterfld Report
Swindon 1-1 Stevenage Report
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Fleetwood 2-0 Carlisle Report

Footer 365

Sherwood keen to keep Eriksen

Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood hopes the club can keep hold of Christian Eriksen in the summer.

Premier League: Roberto Martinez hails Everton players after win over Manchester United

Roberto Martinez saluted the focus and adaptability of his Everton squad after a 2-0 victory over Manchester United.

Transfer news: Atletico Mineiro to take Nicolas Anelka to FIFA

Atletico Mineiro president Alexandre Kalil has said that he is considering taking Nicolas Anelka to FIFA.

Mail Box

That's Why We Didn't Want Jose At United

There is plenty of reaction to Mourinho's antics (Isn't that exactly what he wanted?) plus thoughts on Connor Wickham, Fabio Borini, beach balls and Tim Sherwood...

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property