Daniel Jebbison can't wait to play in front of Sheffield United fans after making exciting promise for future

Amidst all the talk of Daniel Jebbison’s dream debut goal at Goodison Park, and its almost fairy-tale script, there was one key thing missing from the moment when the Sheffield United youngster will have imagined it.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 3:18 pm


A 17-year-old scoring on his full Premier League debut, to seal victory at one of English football’s great theatres, is the stuff of dreams. Possibly the only thing that would have made it even better was in a full house; the roar of 3,000 Blades fans as the ball hit the net, a post-match serenading similar to that of Sander Berge at Selhurst park last season.

Jebbison may not have to wait long for the feeling of playing a Blades first-team game in front of a crowd, with fans welcomed back against Newcastle United tomorrow and at Bramall Lane on Sunday. But in many ways, he’s already waited long enough.

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“I can’t wait,” Jebbison admitted when asked about United getting their fans back on Sunday for the visit of Burnley.

“I’ve watched some of the games and the fans are lovely. I can’t wait to see them back.”

Just over 5,000 fans will be allowed into Bramall Lane for the first time since last March for the visit of Sean Dyche’s men.

Sheffield United's striker Daniel Jebbison celebrates scoring at an empty Goodison Park: ALEX PANTLING/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

“It feels amazing. I’m so thankful for the whole club in general, especially the academy,” Jebbison added.

“But this is only the start, there’s loads more to come. I just can’t wait to get back to training and just work on my game every day and get better so I can show that on the weekend.”