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Sheffield United enter the Theatre of Dreams today as the Blades take on Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Here's is all the news, previews, predictions, opinion and betting tips you need ahead of the big match.


Nigel Adkins has warned Manchester United his players are not daunted by the prospect of visiting Old Trafford. READ MORE

Being the underdog is a rare luxury for Sheffield United but captain Jay McEveley, reflecting upon their previous giant-killing exploits, believes it suits Nigel Adkins’ side. READ & WATCH HERE

When boyhood Everton fan Jay McEveley runs out at Old Trafford on Saturday it will represent one of the best moments of his footballing career. But Manchester United were also heavily involved in one of the Sheffield United skipper's favourite moments as a fan, too. McEVELEY'S 1995 FA CUP MEMORIES

Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United's dressing room has become too cosy at times this season - and wants a new dimension reflected in today's game with Sheffield United. READ MORE

Chris Holt's FA Cup Predictions: How will Sheffield United get on at the Theatre of Dreams? READ THEM HERE

RETRO: When Sheffield United beat Manchester United in the FA Cup. READ HERE

BETTING: Can Blades pull off an upset? READ HERE

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. 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