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Blades youngster set for bright future

As Sheffield United youngster David Brooks continues to impress on the international stage, one former Wales star has predicted great things for him. Brooks burst onto the scene this season with the Blades, and earned himself a call-up in Chris Coleman’s Wales squad during the last international break. This time around though the youngster was …

Wilder gives injury update on Blades duo

Blades boss Chris Wilder has confirmed that Ched Evans and Kieron Freeman are recovering well from surgery and are in a good position to return to action soon. Evans has had a constant battle with his ankle since returning to United and underwent surgery last month in order to help the injury long term. Freeman …

Blades star ‘in the form of his life’

Sheffield United sit top of the Championship after the weekend’s games, and manager Chris Wilder has been quick to heap the praise on his side after their truly remarkable rise. The Blades overcame rivals Leeds United 2-1 on Friday night, and promotion hopefuls Wolves lost to QPR – leaving United fans firmly believing that they …

Chris Wilder to leave Sheffield United for the Premier League?

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has tweeted about who he believes could be in line to manage Everton next, and it’s not good news for Blades fans. The Toffees sacked manager Ronald Koeman this week after a poor start to the season despite much investment in the summer, with Everton currently sitting in the …

Chris Wilder plays down season expectations

Blades boss Chris Wilder has played down his sides chances of a high placed finish in this season’s Championship, despite their brilliant start to the campaign. United fans will be ecstatic with the start to life back in the Championship that the team has made, with the Blades currently joint 2nd with Cardiff City. But …

Blades to assess loan star situation

Sheffield United are set to assess the loan situation with midfielder Ben Whiteman, whose current agreement with Doncaster Rovers is set to expire in January. The 21-year-old has been at the Blades since 2014 after being released by Manchester United’s academy, going onto make 8 first team appearances before being loaned out to Mansfield last …

David Brooks set for stardom after Wales call up?

Sheffield United star David Brooks has undoubtedly got a bright future ahead of him. Making his debut for the Blades in 2016, the attacking midfielder has gone from strength to strength since and now looks to be one of the UK’s hottest young talents. A former Manchester City academy player, Brooks signed for the Blades …

Wilder wanted more from Blades in derby

Blades boss Chris Wilder has admitted that he hoped his side would score more goals in their match against arch rivals Sheffield Wednesday. United ran out 4-2 winners against the Owls on Sunday, the first time in their history that they smashed four past them at Hillsborough. Goals from John Fleck, Mark Duffy and two …

Wilder: Wednesday face more pressure than Blades

Blades boss Chris Wilder says his opposite number Carlos Carvahal will be under much more pressure than him during the Steel City derby this weekend. United take on Wednesday at Hillsborough on Sunday, a fixture that has not been played domestically for over 5 seasons. Of course, both sides will be desperate for a result, …

Warnock has his say on United vs Wednesday

Former Blades manager Neil Warnock has had his say on who he believes will triumph in the upcoming Championship clash between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday. The Blades travel to Hillsborough on Sunday to face their arch rivals, and self-confessed United fan Warnock believes it will be an incredibly difficult task to predict how the …

BladesNews.com Blog Launched!

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching our own blog at BladesNews.com as of today! We will be providing regular Sheffield United transfer news, match previews, injury news and all the latest interviews as they happen. With Chris Wilder and his men aiming high in the Championship, we understand that Blades fans …