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‘Officially a cult hero already!’ ‘What A Lad! – Fans Hail Sheffield United Loanee’s Trolling Of Rivals

Sheffield United loanee Dean Henderson has further ingratiated himself to Blades fans with an Instagram post at the weekend. The 20-year-old played for England’s Under 21s at Carrow Road on Thursday, and while walking through the Canaries’ training base, the goalkeeper sung the chant “Take Your Time, Take Your Time, Sheff United:” Dean Henderson what …

Sheffield United Boss Warns Players Against Complacency After Villa Mauling

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder wants to keep his players’ feet firmly on the ground following their 4-1 demolition of Aston Villa last weekend. The Blades started the season with two defeats, but have come roaring back with four consecutive wins to move them up to third in the Championship table heading into the international …

‘Welcome to the Lane’ ‘1980s tackle’ – Blades Fans React To Crunching Challenge On Villa’s Star Man

Sheffield United midfielder John Lundstram’s crunching tackle on Jack Grealish got one of the biggest cheers of the afternoon in the superb win against Aston Villa at the weekend. The 24-year-old took the ball cleanly but also flattened the Villans star, and it certainly got Blades fans on their feet: #sufc #twitterblades lundstram tackle pic.twitter.com/gZniWtD3WQ …

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 …

The Blades have turned their season around, but can they challenge for promotion?

Three wins on the bounce and suddenly the world is looking a whole lot rosier for passionate Blades fans. They had to endure taunts after back-to-back defeats against Swansea and Middlesbrough at the start of the season, but they have roared back to form in the past few weeks. The odds on them achieving promotion …

Feature: 2009 Playoff XI – Where Are They Now?

2006/07 remains Sheffield United’s last appearance in the top flight this century. Even though the efforts of players like Rob Hulse, Phil Jagielka and Paddy Kenny were honest enough that season, the final tally of 38 points says everything. Just two more goals, in the preceding ten months of league action, would have changed the …

Wilder sets Paul Coutts return date

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has revealed that he hopes to have Scottish midfielder Paul Coutts available for the club again by the end of next month. Coutts was one of United’s star performers last season before sustaining a fractured tibia in the club’s 3-1 victory over Burton Albion to send them top of the …

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 – …

United goalkeeper wants England No.1 spot

Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson says he hopes his loan switch to the Blades will help his cause towards becoming England’s No.1. The stopper is on loan for the season from Manchester United, and is highly rated at Old Trafford. The 21-year-old has never made an appearance at United, but has spent time on loan …

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 …

Blades star hoping to push for promotion

Sheffield United new boy John Egan has insisted he is targeting promotion with the club for the upcoming season. The 25-year-old joined the Blades from Brentford in a £4m club record deal, signing for the second time after previously spending time on loan at the club in 2012. It’s an exciting acquisition for the Blades, …

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 star joins Premier League side

Premier League side Bournemouth have completed the signing of David Brooks from the Blades on a four-year deal for a fee believed to be around £12m. Brooks signed a new four-year contract at Sheffield United in October 2017, but has attracted a whole host of attention after a remarkable season at Bramall Lane. The 20-year-old …

Paul Coutts vows to come back stronger

Sheffield United star Paul Coutts has insisted he has no doubts he will come back stronger from the broken leg he suffered last season. The midfielder suffered a broken tibia back in November 2017, an injury that ended his season as the Blades went onto finish just outside the play-offs. As with most injuries of …

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. …