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Premier League
Is Leicester's Champions League qualification at risk?
10:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

While the Premier League title is sealed by Liverpool, the race for European spots is heating up. Manchester City sit comfortably in second place. Leicester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield United, Tottenham…

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
Manchester City fallout: Is the top four now a top five?
10:01 Monday 17th February 2020

Manchester City received their Valentine's Day gift in a sour parcel. The Blues are out of the Champions League for the next two seasons after breaking Financial Fair Play rules. There are many possible and extremely serious…

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
Every man for himself in titanic Premier League relegation battle
09:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Liverpool will win the Premier League title. This statement is unquestionable. All that can reasonably be asked is by how many points and will they remain unbeaten. Meanwhile, questions with far more gravity are asked every matchday at the…

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…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Eleven keepers keeping
08:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Eleven keepers keeping Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two…

Premier League
Sheffield United showing defence is the best form of attack
19:01 Monday 23rd December 2019

When Sheffield United finished as runners-up in the 2018/19 Championship season, earning promotion in the process, I think it's fair to say The Blades were amongst frontrunners to be relegated from the Premier League at the first time of…

Premier League
Manchester United: Too many baby faces, too few assassins?
08:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

As I write this, there’s an elephant in the room. Mauricio Pochettino is on the market. Impatient Manchester United fans raise their hands on social media, squealing, “Ooh! ooh!” like the teacher’s pet in fourth form.…

Premier League
Top-six hopes on the line when Blades invade Molineux?
09:00 Saturday 30th November 2019

The Premier League boasts a unique mixture of tradition and unexpected surprises. The same clubs are always expected to challenge for honours and the Champions League but, every season, a new dark horse gives them a run for their money. Leicester…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Dean Henderson?
08:01 Wednesday 27th November 2019

Sunday's clash between Sheffield United and Manchester United, a nail-biting 3-3 draw was the stand-out fixture on the weekend following the international break. The only disappointment from the encounter was Dean Henderson's absence.…

Premier League
Manchester United have themselves an Andreas Pereira problem
19:00 Monday 25th November 2019

Manchester United have been trending downwards since Sir Alex Ferguson decided to hang up the clipboard, that much is obvious. From David Moyes to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and everyone sandwiched in between, this club has been fighting a losing…