Video: Lack of invention costs Sheffield United in blood and thunder derby, says James Shield

Sheffield United needed the win against Barnsley at Bramall Lane to keep alive their hopes of sneaking into the play-offs, but they had to settle for a point after a 0-0 derby draw.

With that surely went United's chance of a top six spot, but the visitors are still well placed to make it.

The Star's James Shield reflecting on the game said: "It was an absolutely breathless derby, good old fashioned blood and thunder. It was almost like rolling back 10 or 15 years in English football. Tackles aplenty, a lot of industry, a lot of endevour, but the one thing lacking, certainly from a Sheffield United's perspective, was a little bit of invention in the final third."

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