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FA Cup: Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United: LIVE

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A place in the FA Cup third round is at stake as two of the top three in League One go head-to-head this afternoon

David Wheater returns from injury for the FA Cup second round clash with Sheffield United today
David Wheater returns from injury for the FA Cup second round clash with Sheffield United today

Bolton Wanderers face a second round FA Cup tie for the first time in 23 years as they take on Sheffield United this afternoon.

Phil Parkinson makes one change from the side that recorded successive 1-0 victories over Coventry City and Northampton Town, with David Wheater returning from injury to replaced the in-form Derik Osede. Former Bolton man Chris Basham lines up in midfield for the Blades.

Sheffield United appear to be lining up in a 4-4-2 diamond formation, with Leon Clarke - who missed a host of sitters in the league clash between the two sides - leading the line with Caolan Lavery. That means Billy Sharp is only on the bench, along with Matty Done, who was easily their best player on the opening day of the season game at the Macron.

Today's starting line-ups are below, and we'll bring you live updates in the Comments section.

Bolton Wanderers
GK Ben Alnwick
RB Lawrie Wilson
CB David Wheater
CB Mark Beevers
LB Andrew Taylor
CM Jay Spearing
CM Tom Thorpe
RW Sammy Ameobi
AM Josh Vela
LW Zach Clough
CF Gary Madine
SUBSTITUTES
Jamie Proctor
Keshi Anderson
Chris Taylor
Derik Osede
Lewis Buxton
Derik Osede
Dean Moxey

Sheffield United
GK Aaron Ramsdale
RB Kieron Freeman
CB Reece Brown
CB Jack O'Connell
LB Chris Hussey
DM Chris Basham
CM Paul Coutts
CM John Fleck
AM Stefan Scougall
CF Caolan Lavery
CF Leon Clarke
SUBSTITUTES
Billy Sharp
Matty Done
Mark Duffy
Louis Reed
Danny Lafferty
Ben Whiteman
Simon Moore