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Sheffield United: Jack O’Connell is ready for war at Bolton Wanderers

Jack O’Connell last night admitted Sheffield United were handed the toughest possible draw after being paired with Bolton Wanderers in the FA Cup.

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Alan Knill and Chris Wilder know Bolton manager Phil Parkinson and his staff well. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Alan Knill volunteers for peacekeeping duty

Alan Knill, Sheffield United’s assistant manager, is preparing to act as a touchline peacemaker during tomorrow’s FA Cup clash at Bolton Wanderers.

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Kevin Davies is looking forward to tomorrow's FA Cup tie between his former club Bolton Wanderers and boyhood idols Sheffield United

Sheffield United: Kevin Davies talks about growing-up as a Blade ahead of Bolton cup test

His name will always be synonymous with Bolton Wanderers but, speaking ahead of tomorrow’s FA Cup tie between the two clubs, Kevin Davies revealed Sheffield United is where his footballing love affair began.

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Blades (Almost) Live

Sheffield United podcast: new episode available now

The latest episode of our Sheffield United podcast Blades (Almost) Live is available now.

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Jake Wright won't be involved in United's FA Cup clash with Bolton

Sheffield United: Blades pair to miss FA Cup trip to Bolton Wanderers

Jake Wright and James Wilson will both miss Sunday’s visit to Bolton Wanderers, Sheffield United’s assistant manager Alan Knill has confirmed.

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Referee Darren England has a word with Sheffield United's Billy Sharp

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Another mighty fine footballing mess

Football has an unfortunate habit of conjuring stupid ideas before performing embarrassing u-turns.

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Billy Sharp celebrates before learning his 'goal' against Walsall had been disallowed. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Billy Sharp is ready to put himself on the spot

Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp will not kick-up a fuss if he is stripped of his role as the club’s penalty-taker.

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Chris Basham returns to his former club on Sunday afternoon. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why Chris Basham owes a debt of gratitude to Alan Cork

With John Fleck and Paul Coutts cementing their places at the heart of Sheffield United’s midfield, Chris Basham admits he now owes an even greater debt of gratitude to Alan Cork.

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Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder (left). Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United Fan’s Column: The numbers don’t stack up

Over the last four matches, Sheffield United have had an average of 61.75% possession, which has produced 82 shots, 51 corners and two penalties, but such dominatingly impressive statistics have brought just four goals.

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Daniel Lafferty is set to feature for Sheffield United on Sunday. Pic Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Sheffield United: When Daniel Lafferty met Toni Kroos

Daniel Lafferty would not wish to sound disrespectful.

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Billy Sharp of Sheffield United missing a penalty against Walsall

Alan Biggs at Large: Chris Wilder’s response to Sheffield United’s rare defeat suggests the Blades are in good hands

Tell me if you can remember another sequence like it. Not so much a Sheffield United hard luck story as an astonishing statistical freak.

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Sheffield United: ‘I don’t expect early return to Blades’, admits John Brayford

Loan defender John Brayford has admitted he doesn’t expect to be recalled by Sheffield United in January.

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Sheffield United players look dejected at full time of the FA Youth Cup 3rd Round match at Deepdale Stadium, Preston. Pic Matt McNulty/Sportimage

FA Youth Cup: Preston North End 1 Sheffield United 0

One poorly timed challenge cost Sheffield United dear as they were knocked out of the FA Youth Cup by Preston North End last night.

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Kevin Gage Column

Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Sheffield United's unbeaten run might be over - but the stats suggest that all hope is not lost just yet!

It’s the morning after the night before, and I’m still at a loss as to how we didn’t manage to get the ball into Walsall’s net, legitimately anyway!

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Referee Darren England has a word with Sheffield United's Billy Sharp

Social media reaction to Sheffield United's 1-0 defeat to Walsall

Sheffield United's unbeaten run came to an end at Bramall Lane last night and there was a flurry of online activity to discuss the reasons why.

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A frustrated Billy Sharp

Sheffield United: Wilder refuses to criticise Blades after run is ended

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder leapt to the defence of his players following last night’s defeat by Walsall.

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Jordan Hallam has made his professional debut for Sheffield United. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades are told to get tough ahead of FA Youth Cup test

Derek Geary, Sheffield United’s under-18 coach, has insisted his players must perfect the ugly side of the game if they want to enjoy successful careers in football.

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Billy Sharp is foiled by Walsall keeper Neil Etheridge

Match report: Sheffield United 0 Walsall 1 - Missed chances and frustration as Blades’ unbeaten run ends

Chris Wilder’s assertion that there are no easy games in League One proved correct as Sheffield United’s 15 match unbeaten run in the competition came to an end.

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Walsall manager Jon Whitney

Sheffield United: Checkatrade Trophy win gives Walsall psychological advantage, says Saddlers boss

Walsall travel to Bramall Lane tonight to take on Sheffield United, holding a psyhcological edge over the Blades, according to Saddlers boss Jon Whitney.

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Chris Basham scoring for United against Walsall last season

Sheffield United v Walsall Match Guide: Teams, player to watch, betting, referee and past meetings

The unbeaten run stretched to 15 but there weren;t too many smiling faces after Sheffield United's 1-1 draw with Charlton on Saturday.
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