So when we asked Unitedites to share with us photos of themselves with Blades players and managers past and present, they didn’t disappoint.
We received hundreds of photos across our social media platforms, from fans bumping into George Baldock in Starbucks to school visits involving Leon Clarke and Kean Bryan.
Click through our photo gallery to see if you can spot yourself or anyone you might know.
1. Blades fans with their heroes
Tony Savile tweeted a photo of himself with Brian Deane and Dane Whitehouse in November 1997.
2. Blades fans with their heroes
Twitter user @Bromley001 shared this photo with Blades boss Chris Wilder.
3. Blades fans with their heroes
Robert Siddall shared this photo of Billy Sharp on Twitter.
4. Blades fans with their heroes
John Tracey posted this photo on Twitter of United double-promotion winner Bob Booker.