Blades news: Looking ahead to the FA Cup clash with Manchester United

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Here's a run down of the latest news from Bramall Lane as Sheffield United prepare to travel to Old Trafford tomorrow to take on Manchester United in the FA Cup third round.

Nigel Adkins has insisted Sheffield United midfielder Dean Hammond helped Morgan Schneiderlin become a £27m footballer. READ MORE

Sheffield United visit Old Trafford in the FA Cup third round tomorrow, hoping to beat their namesakes from Manchester for the first time since 1993. Jamie Hoyland and Glyn Hodges, United’s goalscorers when Sir Alex Ferguson’s side were knocked out of the competition following a 2-1 defeat at Bramall Lane 23 years ago, share their memories of that match with The Star’s James Shield. READ THE Q&A HERE

Forget the mind games, bold propositions and belligerent statements of intent. Chris Basham is convinced, absolutely convinced, Sheffield United can cause a huge FA Cup upset at Old Trafford tomorrow. MORE HERE

Tom Cowan, the former Sheffield United defender, has urged Nigel Adkins’ players to believe they can cause an FA Cup upset at Old Trafford tomorrow evening. READ HERE

VIDEO: Nigel Adkins' recalls the FA Cup moments of his youth and asks why Sheffield United can't dream too. WATCH HERE

I’ve never subscribed to the theory that lower league teams, whenever they face top-flight opponents in knockout competition, have nothing to lose. READ JAMES SHIELD'S COLUMN HERE

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