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Premier League
Berge or Lundstram? Chris Wilder’s midfield selection headache
12:01 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Sander Berge’s £22million transfer to Sheffield United from Belgian side Genk was well received by Blades fans. The 22-year-old Norwegian midfielder attracted interest from Chelsea and Manchester United in January, but he is…

Premier League
Sander Berge's acquisition shows Sheffield United's ambition
10:02 Sunday 16th February 2020

Sheffield United has suddenly become a household name in the 'threat to the big six' category in the Premier League. They are placed fifth in the table with 39 points, having played one game more than Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur,…

Premier League
Can Sheffield United finish in the Premier League top four?
08:00 Wednesday 12th February 2020

If the previous campaign still isn’t considered distant memory for you, it’s because you haven’t analysed Sheffield United. In 2018/19, the questions being asked of the Blades bordered on whether they could finally end their…

England National Team
Is Dean Henderson ready for England's number 1 spot?
08:00 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Always on the lookout for the next English gems to add to his team, Gareth Southgate should be seriously considering some Sheffield United players. Chris Wilder's team has been the revelation of the season defying the odds to make a mark…

Premier League
Jack Rodwell: A second chance at second chances?
12:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

When Sheffield United signed Ravel Morrison last July, sceptics raked Chris Wilder over the coals. Morrison barely played in previous stints in Mexico, Italy, England and Spain. All were cut short due to the gifted midfielder's propensity…

Premier League
Much ado about nothing; Declan Rice handball more comedy than tragedy
12:01 Monday 13th January 2020

Last spring, a cross whipped into the Manchester City penalty area first found Fernando Llorente’s arm then the net behind Ederson Moraes. Tottenham’s long, lean Spanish forward hadn’t scored often as Harry Kane’s emergency…

Premier League
No 'Songs of the North' at Old Trafford
08:01 Monday 25th November 2019

Bobby McFerrin would never make it in Manchester's red half. His philosophy is turned upsidedown on the Old Trafford terraces. As Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attempts to rebuild the squad from the academy up, all you hear on social media is, 'worry; don't…

Premier League
Why Jack O'Connell is key to Sheffield United's top-half push
12:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

From the newly promoted teams, Sheffield United has easily been the most impressive. The Blades sit sixth in the Premier League thanks in no small part to an immensely stern defence. Jack O'Connell has been a real force at the back…

Premier League
Should Dean Henderson extend his stay at Sheffield United?
08:00 Thursday 24th October 2019

At a time when Manchester United are enduring mediocrity, one of their own is punching above his weight in a different environment. Moving upwards in the Premier League ladder, Dean Henderson continues to thrive under the microscope…

Premier League
Does Phil Jagielka boost Sheffield United's Premier League survival hopes?
08:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

A newly-promoted team has one target in the Premier League. Survival. That's no different for Sheffield United next season.  After finishing second in the Championship to earn automatic promotion, the Blades are preparing for…

Premier League
Pulis-ball doesn't breed success; Sheffield United take a Wilder approach
15:00 Tuesday 14th May 2019

They say that defence is the best form of offence, and that’s certainly been the mantra behind Tony Pulis’ managerial approach wherever he has been. Well, less offence, more survival, really. He boasts that well-documented stat…

Championship
The Steel City Derby: A Real English Fixture
15:00 Friday 9th November 2018

Sheffield. A historic, cultured city containing two football clubs founded during the 19th century, Wednesday in 1867, United in 1889. The clashes between these sides produced so much drama over the years they earned a name: the Steel…

Features
Why Yorkshire desperately need a Premier League side
15:30 Tuesday 29th March 2016

The proud northern county of Yorkshire was once considered a hotspot of top tier football, but they desperately need a Premier League side to avoid being left behind. Elland Road, Bramall Lane, Hillsborough, The Riverside, The KC Stadium, Oakwell…