Wilson Picket: Hundreds protest as Sheffield United appoint Danny Wilson new manager - VIDEO

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HE had been Sheffield United’s manager for just minutes - but Danny Wilson was already feeling the wrath of angry supporters, writes digital reporter Nik Brear.

Hundreds of fans demonstrated outside Bramall Lane opposing the appointment of the former Sheffield Wednesday star.

Anger: Sheffield United fans protest at ex-Owls boss Danny Wilson's appointment as the new Blades manager - ironically next to a statue of beloved ex Wednesday star and United chairman Derek Dooley.

Anger: Sheffield United fans protest at ex-Owls boss Danny Wilson's appointment as the new Blades manager - ironically next to a statue of beloved ex Wednesday star and United chairman Derek Dooley.

Fans held a banner aloft declaring ‘Love Utd, Hate Wilson’ and chanted ‘Wilson out’ and ‘What a waste of money’.

VIDEO: Press the play button to watch our video report of protest and reaction of some fans’ at Bramall Lane.

MORE VIDEO: Also watch the full press conference and hear what Danny Wilson had to say about the reaction to his appointment - see the story link people.

There’s also a special video report by The Star’s Sheffield United expert James Shield on the protest to Danny Wilson’s appointment.

Protesting life-long fan John Whiteley, aged 55, of Dronfield, said: “It’s the worst appointment I’ve seen in the 45 years I’ve been a Blade.”

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