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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 have their swagger back

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder says the Blades are starting to get back to their best after their 3-0 victory over Sunderland. It was United’s first win since mid-November, going on a run of seven games without a single victory. However, after a very convincing draw with Aston Villa last week, the thrashing of Sunderland …

Wilder annoyed by Blades inconsistency

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has admitted he is unhappy with his side’s inconsistency, after their winless run stretched to five games following a 1-0 defeat to Preston North End. The result leaves the Blades in 6th place in the Championship table, not such a bad position with the severity of competition in the league, …

Star confident Blades can get back to winning ways

Sheffield United goalkeeper Simon Moore is confident his team can end their poor run of games and start winning once again after they once again stumbled last weekend. The Blades recently lost at home to Bristol City 2-1 thanks to a late goal. It means Chris Wilder’s side have picked up just one point from …

Wilder won’t shy away from criticising Blades stars

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder says he will not hold back from telling his players how it is following their 3-1 defeat to Milwall. The manager received some criticism following the defeat after he suggested that some of his players had become complacent, with his team exceeding expectations following the club’s impressive start to life …

Chris Wilder Confident About His Blades Saying: We Belong Up Here

Sheffield United took on Steve Cotterill’s Birmingham City side on the weekend in a game which the Blades dominated and deserved to claim all 3 points from. Blades boss Chris Wilder was not shy about praising his in-form team as he spoke after the match as reported by The Star saying: “How far we’ve come, …

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 …

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 …