Sheffield United: Clough’s big dilemma

Nigel Clough, the Sheffield United manager, is looking forward to this afternoon's game against Crewe Alexandra  � copyright : Blades Sports Photography
Nigel Clough, the Sheffield United manager, is looking forward to this afternoon's game against Crewe Alexandra � copyright : Blades Sports Photography
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Ryan Flynn has staked a claim for a prolonged run in Sheffield United’s starting eleven, manager Nigel Clough has admitted, ahead of today’s League One fixture against Crewe Alexandra.

The former Scotland under-21 international impressed during Tuesday’s win over Scunthorpe after replacing the injured Matt Done. Although Done, who arrived on a permanent transfer from Rochdale last month, has scored six goals since arriving at Bramall Lane, Clough acknowledged the sight of Flynn emerging as a driving force behind that 4-0 win has presented him with a dilemma.

“We probably looked as well-balanced as we have in a long time with Flynny and Jamie (Murphy) out wide,” Clough said. “They don’t just stay out there either. They cut inside like Matty as well.”

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