Chris Wilder has accused his players of letting opponents off the hook in recent weeks but they delivered the perfect riposte to his criticism by overwhelming Swindon Town at Bramall Lane this afternoon.
Danny Hall’s Sheffield United column: Billy shows the widsom of having Sharp strikers at Blades
Games against Swindon Town always evoke some particularly poor memories for Sheffield United in recent times, and not just about the ridiculous ‘Magic Roundabout’ they have to negate on the way to The County Ground.
Sheffield United: I’ve never known such strength in depth, says Blades defender Chris Hussey
He graduated from the school of hard knocks as a youngster at AFC Wimbledon, coming up against the likes of Boreham Wood and Heybridge Swifts and enjoying the physical challenges that life in the Isthmian League brings.
Sheffield United: Is the mantra of ‘Concentrating on the League’ a myth or fair comment?
It is the first refrain of any football club manager or supporter when dreams of Wembley vanish and all that is left is the harsh reality of the English divisional system, when fairytale FA Cup moments give way to long Tuesday-night slogs to Bristol and Southend.