Blades headlines: Tuesday's Sheffield United news

Billy Sharp strikes to open the scoring against Bradford yesterday
Billy Sharp strikes to open the scoring against Bradford yesterday
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Here's the latest news from Bramall Lane after a fine win for Sheffield United yesterday...

Sheffield United manager Nigel Adkins believes his team are on course to mount a serious challenge for promotion during the second half of the season. READ MORE HERE

Whether or not trailing the automatic promotion places by 12 points constitutes, as Nigel Adkins would say, being in the fight come January is open to debate. But the manner in which Sheffield United won this pivotal League One contest, against a Bradford City team also harbouring aspirations of reaching the Championship, certainly does represent an ominious statement of intent. READ JAMES SHIELD'S MATCH VERDICT

Sheffield United secured their third win on the trot with a 3-1 victory over Bradford City at Bramall Lane and according to The Star's Blades writer James Shield, some of their play was 'the best under Nigel Adkins'. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE