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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 …

Man Utd Loanee James Wilson Scores On Full Debut Showing Fans What He Can Bring To Sheffield United

James Wilson had shown he has the potential to be a top centre-forward but following the serious knee injury which took him the best part of a year to come back from, you could not be sure that the young Manchester United forward could regain his old form. After Chris Wilder secured the deal to …

Blades Show Their Intent With Loan Signing

The Blades showed what their intentions are when they managed to secure the signing of James Wilson on-loan from Man United for the rest of the season recently. Sheffield United obviously are looking up not down after making this deal. Chris Wilder clearly believes his side have what it takes to make a serious push …

Blades Get Ready For FA Cup Clash With Ipswich Town

Sheffield United have improved their form of late after suffering a dip in their results after such a red-hot start to life in the Championship after their League 1 promotion winning campaign that saw them finish top of the pile last season under Chris Wilder. After losing 4 out of 5 games leading up to …

Blades boss tells reasons behind sale of Che Adams to Birmingham City ahead of game between the Championship rivals

In a recent interview ahead of the game against Birmingham City at Bramall Lane this weekend, Chris Wilder has disclosed the thinking behind the sale of Che Adams to their now Championship rivals. It seems Wilder was left feeling like he had no other options other than to let the talented starlet move on to …

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 …