Matchday Blades news: Tuesday's Sheffield United headlines

Here's a look at what's making the news ahead of Sheffield United's match against Wigan Athletic tonight.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 12th January 2016, 11:11 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th January 2016, 3:46 pm
Sheffield United manager Nigel Adkins
Sheffield United manager Nigel Adkins

James Wallace heads for Shrewsbury on loan. READ WHY HERE

Nigel Adkins has warned some of his players are fighting for their futures at Bramall Lane. READ MORE

Manchester United has gone. The buzz and build-up for a visit to Old Trafford, consigned to a footnote in a season that Sheffield United fans hope will be remembered for a lot more than a died-with-their-boots-on defeat to an expensively assembled bore of a team. Now the real test comes for the Blades. READ CHRIS HOLT'S COLUMN HERE

Adkins has indicated Sheffield United will continue to pursue Dan Burn, despite learning Fulham are loath to part company with the defender. READ MORE

There is a theory Sheffield United invested so much into their FA Cup tie at Old Trafford, tonight’s game against Wigan Athletic could have come a day too earlier for Nigel Adkins and his players. But George Long, a member of the team beaten in heartbreaking circumstances by the former European champions, dispelled fears Saturday’s defeat will cast a shadow over their performance during this potentially pivotal League One fixture. READ MORE

Nigel Adkins, the Sheffield United manager, has admitted he could be forced to make some unwelcome changes at the DW Stadium tonight. READ MORE