A first-half goal by David McGoldrick gave Sheffield United a bittersweet 1-0 win home over Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday a week after the Blades were relegated from the Premier League.

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Sheffield United lost any chance of staying in the top flight after a 1-0 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the previous round but it left struggling Brighton with work to do if it is to avoid joining it in the second-tier Championship. The result left the Seagulls 16th on 34 points from 33 games, seven ahead of 18th-placed Fulham which occupies the final relegation spot with five games remaining.

Sheffield United stayed bottom on 17 points.

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The home team’s interim manager Paul Heckingbottom praised his side after celebrating his first win with the Blades following four successive defeats since he took over from…

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