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Wilder hoping to sign Ashley Fletcher before loan window shuts

Sheffield United are interested in signing Middlesbrough striker Ashley Fletcher on loan before the transfer deadline for such deals ends on August 31. The Blades are known to be in the market for another forward, despite having various options up front already. And out-of-favour striker Fletcher is said to be Wilder’s No.1 target. Fletcher signed …

Blades sign Oliver Norwood

Sheffield United have officially completed the signing of Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Oliver Norwood on loan until January, where the deal will become permanent. Norwood is one of the most coveted Championship midfielders around at the moment, having won back to back promotions with Brighton and then Fulham in the last two seasons – …

Blades close in on Liverpool star

Sheffield United are reportedly nearing a deal to bring Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn to the club on loan. It is believed that Jurgen Klopp carefully considered the options available to the youngster before choosing which he would allow to sign for, with Sheffield United seeming like the ideal choice. Chris Wilder was known to be …

Chris Wilder hunting for Brooks replacement

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has admitted he will be revising his transfer wish list this summer after the departure of David Brooks. Brooks sealed his move to Premier League side AFC Bournemouth last month, a deal which will have disappointed many Blades fans but will fill them with a sense of pride that another …

Blades sign Henderson from Manchester United

Sheffield United have completed the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a season long loan. The 21-year-old England Under-21 international spent last season on loan at Shrewsbury Town, where he made 48 first-team appearances last season, keeping 19 clean sheets and earning a place in the PFA’s League One team of the season. …

Wilder expects instant impact from summer signings

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has insisted that the Blades’ signings this summer must all be capable of making an instant impact at the club, as they prepare to push for promotion next season. The Blades are understood to be looking for various players this summer that have experience in the Premier League or Championship, …

Blades in talks with Premier League clubs over loan transfers

Sheffield United have reportedly enquired to host of Premier League clubs about bringing players in on loan next season. Last season the Blades narrowly missed out on the play-off places in the Championship, but certainly laid some good foundations to build on for the coming season. After getting manager Chris Wilder to pen a new …

Wilder Set To Turn Down Sunderland Advances And Clinch New Improved Deal With Sheffield United

Great news has been reported today as Chris Wilder seems ready to put pen to paper on a new contract and continue to manage Sheffield United – a club he has been a lifelong supporter of. Wilder had been wary of the ongoing saga between co-owners Kevin McCabe and HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosa’ad Abdulaziz …

Wilder Stay Wanted By Sheffield United Players As Battle For Control Continues Between Owners

As the battle between co-owners HRH Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Kevin McCabe for control of Sheffield United continues as it has all season long, it makes the accomplishments of manager Chris Wilder and his players all the more impressive. Following winning League 1 in the 2016-17 season, the Blades returned …

Ownership squabble starting to effect Chris Wilder’s future and the club’s transfer plans

Unfortunately while the Blades have been very much in contention for a play-off spot to reach the Premier League all season long the last 5-10 games of the campaign have caused Chris Wilder’s men more problems than they would like and the form of the team has seen them just slip out of the Championship …

WIlder’s Blades Not Giving Up On Play-Off Dream

Sheffield United came up into the Championship as Champions of League 1 but few would have predicted the type of season the Blades have enjoyed in their return to the second tier of English football. Many people would have expected Chris Wilder to look at having a solid season and trying to secure a safe …

Legendary Former Blades Boss Tips United For Title Despite It Being Completely Mathematically Impossible

Outspoken former Sheffield United manager Neil Warnock has dumb-founded not only Chris Wilder and the Blades squad with his recent statements but also his current team Cardiff City. Cardiff City are actually in the 2nd automatic promotion place at the moment. The BlueBirds look likely to finish in that spot bar a crazy sequence of …

Could issues between Sheffield United’s co-owners Kevin McCabe and HRH Prince Abdullah be starting to affect players’ performances on the field?

In recent times it has become increasingly apparent that are some issues bubbling under the surface with the co-owners of Sheffield United, Kevin McCabe and HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosa’ad Abdulaziz Al Saud not seeing eye-to-eye as certain targets have not been achieved. Naturally problems at Board level can have a negative effect on a …

Blades Transfer Round-Up Plus Chris Wilder Talks About John Fleck Ahead Of Crunch Aston Villa Clash

Sheffield United have been busy in the Winter transfer window with the additions of midfielders Ryan Leonard from Southend and Ricky Holmes from Charlton for undisclosed fees. The Blades also secured the loan signings of Lee Evans from Wolves and the high profile loan signing of James Wilson from Manchester United. With his side riding …

Will Sheffield United Let Billy Sharp Leave On-Loan?

The Blades’ captain Billy Sharp was one of the main reasons Sheffield United won League 1 last season and secured automatic promotion to the Championship. Sharp banged in 30 goals as the Blades ran away with the League 1 title. However the 31 year old striker has only played in the FA Cup tie against …