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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 …

Blades keep fighting as Wilder insists “we found a way to win out there”

After securing a valuable win last night at Bramall Lane while not at their best by a long-shot, Sheffield United have moved back into 7th position in the Championship. United have closed to within 2 points of 6th place Middlesbrough as former Blades boss, Nigel Clough had his relegation threatened Burton side give the Blades …

Will Blades’ Season Still Be Classed As a Success Even If They Miss Out On Top 6?

When it comes to sports betting and betting on sports in general, the Championship has seen more betting action in recent years than the other major European leagues. Promotion to this division is a giant step for any league 1 team. Many of the Championship teams have long and successful histories with big stadiums and huge fan …

Sheffield United Put Reading To The Sword With Awesome Performance And Move Back Into Play-Off Places

Sheffield United travelled to the Madejski Stadium looking to pile more misery on under-fire Reading boss Jaap Stam. The Blades were in indifferent form coming into the Championship encounter. United had lost 4 of their most recent 7 games across all competitions and lost their last match 1-0 to Hull City in their last League …

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 …