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Book Review: Colin Grainger - The Singing Winger
15:01 Saturday 16th November 2019

When reading footballers’ autobiographies, I often get the impression their ghostwriters had the devil of a time getting anything interesting out of them. Picture some overpaid hack begging an ex-international to say something interesting,…

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
Have attacking full-backs become the recipe for success in the Premier League?
09:00 Thursday 7th November 2019

Football, like humanity, has evolved. The beautiful game is now mingled with technological advances, resulting in unique tactics, giving it a competitive edge like never before. Similarly, the Premier League has also seen a surge in its competitiveness.…

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
Who will break out from the three new Premier League teams?
08:00 Friday 9th August 2019

Whenever a team attains Premier League promotion, the pressure’s magnified on them to produce goods. Of course, their ultimate objective is to avoid immediate relegation. Yet, knowing how some promoted sides have evolved into…

Premier League
2019/20 Sheffield United Premier League preview
17:00 Saturday 3rd August 2019

Under Chris Wilder, Sheffield United secured a return to the Premier League for the first time since 2007 by finishing second in the Championship last season. They overachieved last year thanks to a fantastic team spirit. Once they got to rolling,…

Premier League
3 promoted Premier League teams; 3 transfer policies
09:00 Thursday 25th July 2019

There’s a reason the Premier League is widely regarded as the most competitive in the world. The depth of competition thanks to its nearly equal distribution of television revenue makes for very few minnows and more upsets than most…

Premier League
Can Ravel Morrison take advantage of Sheffield United chance?
09:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

Ravel Morrison's career didn't follow the path anyone envisioned. Attitude issues and sub-par performances exiled him to lesser leagues in several countries. The former Manchester United youth star burned bridges everywhere he went.…

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
How will Sheffield United spend their summer?
15:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

It seems as if there's an unwritten rule that only one Yorkshire representative may populate the Premier League per annum. Sheffield United will take their place in the big-time as the 2019/20 top-flight team from god’s own country.…

Premier League
Can the 2019/20 Premier League's English managers forge success?
12:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

It’s been a while, but England is making a comeback in the Premier League. Perhaps the best European striker over the past four seasons, Harry Kane, is English. Raheem Sterling now ranks among the game's best wingers after his…

Premier League
What to expect from Sheffield United next season?
17:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

After looking at Championship winners Norwich City last week, today, it's Sheffield United's turn in our 'what to expect' series. So Premier League football is returning to the Steel City - and about time too.…

Transfers
5 Premier League clubs ready to battle for John Mikel Obi?
15:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

John Mikel Obi is once again a free agent. It’s his third time on the open market. The first opportunity lured him away from England. Far away. The second welcomed him back. Will the third return him to the Premier League? That's…

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
Playoff success not guaranteed for third-best Leeds United
15:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

Whether you like the club or not, it's hard to deny that Leeds United have had a great season. Along with Norwich City and Sheffield United, the West Yorkshire side have been the stand-out team in the Championship. However, a dip in…