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Sheffield United: Chris Wilder reveals the moment he knew David Brooks was a truly special talent

No matter what else he achieves, however many goals he scores or international caps he is awarded, one moment will always be synonymous with David Brooks.

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David Brooks takes on three Ipswich players during last weekend's match at Bramall Lane : Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder explains why agreeing terms with David Brooks is a real statement of intent

It is unlikely to stop people speculating about his future or stem the tide of stories linking him with Premier League clubs.

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David Brooks was man of the match as Sheffield United won the Steel City derby 4-2 at Hillsborough

Sheffield United: David Brooks agrees a new deal at Bramall Lane

David Brooks has signed a new contract with Sheffield United.

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Mick McCarthy manager of Ipswich Town and Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield Utd walk out together before their sides' match at Bramall Lane. Simon Bellis/Sportimage

He’s not taking the Mick: McCarthy’s prediction for Sheffield United after Blades beat Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy is not one for mind-games or crude psychological ploys.

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Chris Basham celebrates what would be the winning goal for Sheffield United against Ipswich Town

Beers are on me, Bash: Chris Wilder hails Sheffield United's goal hero after winner against Ipswich Town

Chris Wilder offered the buy Chris Basham a pint after his goal against Ipswich Town briefly moved Sheffield United to joint-top of the Championship table.

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Chris Basham scores. Pictures: Simon Bellis/Sport Image

Why the Blades are genuine promotion contenders: Sheffield United 1 Ipswich Town 0

The last manager to talk about avoiding relegation while his team chased a title was Claudio Ranieri and we all know how that turned out.

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Blades v Ipswich

Match Report: Sheffield United 1, Ipswich Town 0

It was not quite the resounding victory Sheffield United required to seize top spot in the Championship table but the performance confirmed Chris Wilder's side could emerge as dark horses in the race for promotion this term.

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Chris Wilder does not want to see players diving or feigning injury

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder says neither he nor Mick McCarthy will ever cheat to win

Chris Wilder has aimed a thinly-veiled dig at some of Sheffield United’s Championship rivals after insisting Ipswich Town will not indulge in any theatrics when they visit Bramall Lane on Saturday.

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Sheffield United Ladies are set to move to the Olympic Legacy Park. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Sheffield United: Blades close-in on Olympic bow

Sheffield United Ladies could stage their first game at the Olympic Legacy Park early next month following talks between Bramall Lane, the City Council and the Football Association, it emerged last night.

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Jamal Blackman is expected to start against Ipswich Town today: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Jamal Blackman versus Simon Moore will only help The Blades continue to impress

It says everything about the progress Jamal Blackman has made since arriving at Bramall Lane that Simon Moore, one of the driving forces behind Sheffield United’s promotion last season, faces a battle to regain his starting place.

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Chris Wilder

Sheffield United: No backwards steps in bid to shock the Championship

Chris Wilder has promised Sheffield United will not take a backwards step as they attempt to cause one of the Championship’s biggest upsets in recent seasons.

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Keith Edwards at Lees Hall Golf Club

Sheffield United: How Keith Edwards has filled life after football

The banter is congenial, not caustic. The air is filled with the aroma of home-cooked food rather than liniment and sweat.

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David Brooks celebrates with Mark Duffy at Hillsborough

Sheffield United: Tough love helped David Brooks achieve his Wales dream

David Brooks’ presence in the Wales squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland vindicates Sheffield United’s handling of the youngster last season, manager Chris Wilder has insisted.

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Chris Wilder says his players proved their mettle even before the start of the new Championship season: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘The tough times didn’t break us, they made us’ says manager Chris Wilder

Sheffield United’s never-say-die attitude can be traced back to their disappointing start last season, Chris Wilder has claimed.

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Sheffield United Ladies, including Kim Brown (right), Amy Beanland and Nat Shaw, face Leeds United in the Women's FA Cup at Bramall Lane tomorrow.

Sheffield United: Kim Brown wants to make more history during tomorrow’s SSE Women’s FA Cup tie against Yorkshire rivals Leeds

Kim Brown still gets goosebumps watching it now; the moment when, with an almighty swing of her right boot, she became the first Sheffield United Ladies player to score a goal at Bramall Lane.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: It pains me to say it but David Brooks was right to choose Wales

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: It pains me to say it but David Brooks was right to choose Wales

Gareth Southgate has always struck me as a pretty decent bloke.

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David Brooks with his man of the match award following the Steel City derby at Hillsborough

Sheffield United: Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal will make David Brooks even better

Chris Wilder believes David Brooks will return to Sheffield United an even better player after training alongside the likes of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey following his call-up for Wales.

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Sheffield United Ladies captain Rosa Neary and John Fleck during a Christmas visit to Bluebell Wood

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder’s players are not the only ones making sacrifices in order to achieve success

The big nights out have gone for a burton and their preparation for matches is extremely intense.

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Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder with his players. Pic: Steve Ellis

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder reveals more tough selections calls could be on the horizon

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has insisted he will not shy away from making tough decisions when his team returns to Championship action.

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George Baldock has received his test results: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades receive George Baldock results

Sheffield United’s George Baldock could be out-of-action until the end of the month, manager Chris Wilder has revealed.

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