LIVE Football News: Nottingham Forest And Sheffield United In Play-Off Action

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08:00, 17 May 2022
Last Updated: 22:31, 17 May 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the latest updates from the biggest stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to the brave decision by Blackpool's Jake Daniels to come out as gay as a professional player as well as last night's footballing action as Huddersfield Town booked their place in the play-off final thanks to a 1-0 victory at the John Smith's Stadium. In the Premier League, Arsenal's Champions League hopes were all but shattered as they lost 2-0 to Newcastle United.

We will also have you covered for build-up to tonight'so the Championship semi-final second leg as Nottingham Forest host Sheffield United, while Liverpool travel to Southampton in their penultimate Premier League match of the season.

Stay with us you won't want to miss it.

Updates
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Sheffield Utd MISS

Morgan Gibbs-White's effort is saved! Nottingham Forest are through to Wembley!

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Forest MISS

Joe Lolley skies it!

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Sheffield Utd SCORE

Iliman Ndiaye converts!

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Sheffield Utd SCORE

Sander Berge converts!

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Forest SCORE

Steve Cook converts!

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Forest SCORE

Cafu converts! (Not that one)

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Forest SCORE

Brennan Johnson converts! 

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Sheffield Utd MISS

Conor Hourihane's effort is saved! 

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WE HAVE PENALTIES

Strap yourselves in...

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Sheffield Utd MISS

Oliver Norwood's effort is saved! 

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FULL TIME

Liverpool win 2-1 down at St Mary's! It will go down to the final day, with Man City needing to better Liverpool's result to win the league. 

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GOAL!

JOHN FLECK MAKES IT 2-1! 

Sheffield United have levelled the scores on aggregate, and that could be HUGE!

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GOAL!

Joel Matip sticks his head in a group of players and it ends up in the back of the net! 2-1 Liverpool after 66 minutes. 

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GOAL!

Sheffield United strike back! Morgan Gibbs-White stabs it home after a hopeful low cross from Sander Berge! It's 1-1 on the night, 3-2 Forest on aggregate.

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Joe Gomez subbed off

Jordan Henderson comes on in place for the injured Joe Gomez, with James Milner filling in at right-back.

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Heckingbottom slams ball into Spence

The City Ground Royal Rumble was short lived but now we know what caused it. Sheffield United boss slams the ball into the midriff of Djed Spence, who was taking his time with throw-ins on the near side. Strange move from the manager.

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GOAL!

Takumi Minamino smashes it into the Southampton net to level it at 1-1! There's still life in the Reds yet...

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GOAL!

Brennan Johnson makes it 1-0 on the night for Nottingham Forest, and it's 3-1 on aggregate! Dreamland for Forest. 

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GOAL!

Southampton have lift off! Nathan Redmond with the strike that deflects off James Milner and Alisson has no chance. 1-0 Saints at 12 minutes. 

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Real Madrid not going for Tchouameni

Highly rated Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni will not be wanted by Real Madrid unless they can make sales to sign the Frenchman.

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Forest-Sheff Utd Lineups
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Saints-Liverpool Lineup
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Kompany is Burnley's first choice

Vincent Kompany could return to the Premier League, if Burnley manage to survive relegation this season, according to reported Alan Nixon. 

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Lyle Taylor backs Forest

Birmingham striker Lyle Taylor has shown his support for Nottingham Forest as they face Sheffield United tonight in the playoff semi-finals...

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LeBron predicts Liverpool UCL win

Minority shareholder of Liverpool and NBA legend LeBron James has chosen his side to beat Real Madrid 4-3 in the Champions League final. Joel Embiid won't be pleased...

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Rangers' Road To The Final

The Gers face Frankfurt on Wednesday in their first European final in 14 years...

How Ruthless Rangers Reached The Europa League Final
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West Ham's transfer targets

A left-back and a striker are on the list with David Moyes looking to reinforce his squad. 

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The Lionesses provisional squad as been announced

Really looking forward to seeing what the Lionesses do this summer. Should be exciting. 

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Bayern progressing with Gravenberch deal

Bayern Munich are making progress on making a deal for Ajax midfielder Ryan Gravenberch.

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The Sportsman's Alternative TOTS
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Can't celebrate too early Spurs fans...

A Tottenham Hotspur fan page saw the funny side of Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Newcastle last night. 

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Frenkie De Jong is this summer's United saga

Will he stay? Will he go? What's the latest Fabrizio? 

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Granit Xhaka was not impressed with his teammates

Arsenal's top four hopes now depend on already relegated Norwich to beat Spurs on the last day. 

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Paulo Dybala's leaving heartbreak

Whoever is cutting onions please stop!

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Keinan Davies is loving life at Nottingham Forest

Should they look to keep hold of him next season? 

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Xavi's unbeaten away La Liga record

Barcelona will certainly be one to watch next season. 

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Huddersfield Town are on the brink

Hello Wembley, my old friend. That is what Huddersfield Town fans will be saying next Saturday as they travel down to the iconic stadium for their second Championship play-off final in five years. It’s all thanks to the striker who helped them gain promotion to the Championship 10 years ago, Jordan Rhodes.

All Rhodes Lead To Wembley As Huddersfield Town Defy Expectation
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Cristian Romero deserves UCL football
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Can't argue with this at all. He's been amazing for Spurs. 

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Jamie Carragher's Team Of The Season

Do you agree with Jamie or would you make some changes? 

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Ilkay Gündoğan free to leave Man City

The German midfielder has 12 months remaining on his deal and has been told it won't be renewed and that he is free to find a new club this summer.

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Huddersfield celebrate play-off semi-final win

They'll make their second trip to Wembley Stadium in five years.

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Newcastle dash Arsenal's UCL dreams

Too busy watching the play-offs last night? No problem, check out our reaction to last night's Premier League action below.

Newcastle United 2-0 Arsenal
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