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How a ‘lack of fight’ ended Blades play-off hopes: Birmingham City 1 Sheffield United 2

It was just one short sentence and, quite possibly, a simple slip of the tongue.

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Sheffield United: 'We owe the Blades fans a performance after latest play-off setback' insists boss Chris Wilder

Sheffield United owe their supporters a performance against Preston North End this weekend, Chris Wilder has insisted, after admitting his team’s defeat to Birmingham City means a top six finish is now unlikely.

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Sheffield United: Blades boss Chris Wilder gives an update on top scorer Leon Clarke's injury return

Leon Clarke is expected to return to action when Sheffield United play their final home match of the season on Saturday, after missing the defeat by Birmingham City because of injury.

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Sheffield United player ratings: Five players get a 5 as Blades lose to Birmingham City

Sheffield United’s dreams of a place in the play-offs suffered a major dent yesterday after losing 2-1 away at Birmingham City.

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Blades match report: Birmingham 2 Sheffield United 1

Sheffield United's hopes of qualifying for the Championship play-offs were dealt a major blow as they were beaten by Birmingham City at St Andrews this afternoon.

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Neil Warnock tweet goes viral after Arsène Wenger announced he was leaving Arsenal

Arsène Wenger made the surprising announcement this week that he would be leaving Arsenal at the end of the season.

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Sheffield United: Rival boss Garry Monk hails Birmingham City’s character as they blunt the Blades

Garry Monk was impressed with the character on display in Birmingham's 2-1 Sky Bet Championship win over Sheffield United that lifted them to the brink of safety.

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WATCH: Chris Wilder’s reaction as Sheffield United’s play-off hopes take huge blow with defeat at Birmingham

Chris Wilder again rued his Sheffield United side’s lack of ruthlessness after they suffered a huge blow to their play-off hopes with defeat at Birmingham City.

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Story of the Game: Birmingham City 2 Sheffield United 1 - as it happened

Sheffield United's Championship play-off hopes suffered a huge blow this afternoon when they lost 2-1 to Birmingham City this afternoon.
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Leon Clarke was on target against Millwall last weekend: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘We should be a top six club’ says in-form striker ahead of crunch Championship clash with Birmingham City

Leon Clarke admits Sheffield United will only have themselves to blame if they fail to qualify for the Championship play-offs.

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Under pressure. Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk.

Sheffield United: Why Birmingham City’s plight should remind everyone at Bramall Lane about the importance of developing a coherent strategy

Sheffield United know exactly what can happen when people tasked with leading a football club are singing from a hundred different hymn sheets instead of simply one.

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Lee Evans says Sheffield United do not know the meaning of the word 'defeat': Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘These boys will continue top six fight right until the bitter end’

Lee Evans says Sheffield United will continue their fight for a play-off place until the “very last kick of the season” after claiming his team mates do not know the meaning of the word ‘defeat.’

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Sheffield United: In focus - Saturday's opponents Birmingham City

Sheffield United travel to the second city to face Birmingham City in what is a crucial match at both ends of the table.
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Paul Coutts is challenged by Marvin Sordell

Sheffield United: No hard feelings over broken leg, says Paul Coutts - but lack of apology from Marvin Sordell surprised me

Paul Coutts has no hard feelings over the tackle that prematurely ended his season - but admits he was surprised not to hear from the opponent whose “lazy” tackle broke his leg.

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Chris Wilder says Ricky Holmes, Ryan Leonard and Lee Evans will all prove excellent additions to his squad: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: How Chris Wilder’s three most recent signings reveal where he thinks his team must improve

Only Lee Evans has become a fixture in Sheffield United’s starting eleven but Chris Wilder is convinced all three of his permanent signings during the January transfer window will prove excellent additions.

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Leon Clarke (left) is congratulated on yet another goal: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Leon Clarke’s best is yet to come, manager Chris Wilder insists, after striker is honoured by his fellow professionals

Leon Clarke has been told he can become an even better player next season after being named in the Championship team of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: The great myth about The Blades’ transfer business

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: The great myth about The Blades’ transfer business

There are plenty of myths circulating around football: Mark Robins saved Sir Alex Ferguson’s job, Mwepu Ilunga didn’t hear the whistle and Diamond Lights was actually a pretty groovy track.

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Ryan Leonard believes Sheffield United can win promotion this season: Harry Marshall/Sportimage

Sheffield United: This is why Ryan Leonard could have a key role to play as Chris Wilder’s side chase Premier League football

Ryan Leonard is a player in a hurry.

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How much Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United’s squad cost to assemble - compared to EVERY Championship team

The total squad cost for every team in the Championship has been revealed but where do Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday rank?

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Sheffield United: It's win or bust for Blades declares Chris Wilder

Chris Wilder has described Sheffield United's objective during the remaining three games of the season as "straightforward", despite admitting the race for Championship play-off qualification is impossible to predict.

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