James Shield

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: How the Blades have demonstrated that knowledge truly is power

Readers of a certain vintage will remember the characters Stan and Pam Herbert from the sketch show Harry Enfield and Chums.

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Jay O'Shea hopes he will not be turning his back on Bramall Lane: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Jay O’Shea CAN play against Chesterfield on Sunday

Jay O’Shea has received permission to appear against his parent club Chesterfield at Bramall Lane this weekend.

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John Fleck has been a key figure in Sheffield United's title-winning squad: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Sheffield United: John Fleck is hungry for even more success

Statistically, this is already the best season in Sheffield United’s history.

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Jake Wright says he is proud to have won the League One title with Sheffield United: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Jake Wright reveals why winning promotion with The Blades means so much

Footballers, some people would have you believe, are more interested in money than medals.

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James Wilson impressed at MK Dons: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Blades battle on after being bitten by the bug

Several members of Sheffield United’s title-winning squad have been battling illness during the closing stages of the League One season, Alan Knill has revealed.

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Ched Evans playing against Sheffield United earlier this season

Sheffield United: Angry Blades will not discuss striker situation before this weekend’s game

Sheffield United will refuse to discuss Ched Evans’ potential return to Bramall Lane before Sunday’s meeting with the centre-forward’s club Chesterfield.

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Jack O'Connell is a Championship quality player, says Chris Wilder: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Title-winners already have Championship class

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, is adamant he already has the core of a squad capable of competiting at Championship level next season.

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Chris Wilder will take the same approach next season: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why reaching the Championship will not change Chris Wilder’s approach

Eleven months ago, when Chris Wilder first began plotting his Bramall Lane revolution, he vowed Sheffield United would no longer be taken for a ride.

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Chris Basham has impressed Chris Wilder

Sheffield United: Will there be a surprise star at Bramall Lane next season

Despite backing his squad to prove their Championship credentials next season, Chris Wilder has warned he will show no mercy if results begin to go awry.

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Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd celebrates. Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

MK Dons 0 Sheffield United 3: Billy Sharp downs MK to reach 200-goal mark

Captain, leader, legend and, after sealing a victory which underlined exactly why Sheffield United are League One champions, now a double centurion too.

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WATCH: Sheffield United skipper Billy Sharp’s tribute to Ugo Ehiogu after ex-Blade teammate’s tragic death

Billy Sharp has paid a heartfelt tribute to Ugo Ehiogu, his former Sheffield United team mate, who passed away last week.

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Billy Sharp celebrates with Blades fans at MK

Sheffield United boss Wilder hails Blades’ magical supporters

After 23 matches, 4,992 miles and many memorable moments, Sheffield United played the final away game of their title winning season at MK Dons two days ago.

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Sheffield United: ‘It’s a dream to be promoted with my Blades’ admits skipper Billy Sharp after 200th goal

Billy Sharp described captaining Sheffield United to promotion as “my proudest moment in football” after scoring his 200th career goal during their victory MK Dons.

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MK Dons v Blades

MATCH REPORT: MK Dons 0, Sheffield United 3

They provided Sheffield United with a guard of honour but, more importantly, MK Dons failed to prevent the runaway League One champions edging a step closer to the magical 100 point mark.

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Chris Wilder is expecting big things of Samir Carruthers: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Samir Carruthers will be a big-time next season, Chris Wilder predicts

Chris Wilder has predicted Samir Carruthers will be a “big player” for Sheffield United next season as the midfielder prepares to face his former club MK Dons.

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Simon Moore has been named in the League One team of the year: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: What does Simon Moore believe speaks volumes about Chris Wilder’s squad?

Simon Moore has claimed Sheffield United’s performances since securing promotion highlight the depth of character within Chris Wilder’s squad.

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Robbie Neilson admires what Chris Wilder has achieved

Sheffield United: MK Dons boss Robbie Neilson wants to emulate The Blades next term

Robbie Neilson, the MK Dons manager, believes Sheffield United are the perfect example for his team to follow next season after dominating the League One title race this term.

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Jordan Hallam celebrates scoring from the spot during the Blades U18s' play-off semi-final win over Charlton

Sheffield United: Blades U18s set up potential play-off final against Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield United reached the final of the Professional Development League Two play-offs after beating Charlton Athletic 2-0 at Bramall Lane.

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Billy Sharp and Mark Duffy are both in the PFA Team of the Year

Sheffield United: Which Sheffield United players does Chris Wilder think deserve more recognition?

Chris Wilder has expressed surprise that only five of his players were named in the Professional Footballers’ Association’s divisional team of the year.

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Sheffield United: Leon Clarke on his new pal at Bramall Lane and respect for Billy Sharp

Leon Clarke spent so long in the treatment room earlier this season that, by his own admission, staff feared he might take up permanent residence.

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