16 rare Sheffield United photos from the archives

With the Steel City derby on the horizon, we thought we'd take a look back through the photo archives and pick out some of the best Sheffield United photos on record.

Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 09:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 10:02 am
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Scroll and click through the pages to see photos of Blades fans and players from the last hundred years...

Sheffield United's goalkeeper clears the ball during a match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
George Utley, the captain of Sheffield United, runs on to the pitch with the ball for the Cup Final match against Burnley at Manchester. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Five members of the Sheffield United football team walk along the beach carrying golf clubs. Left to right Sampy, Richardson, Brelsford, Johnson, Milton. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Sheffield United captain William 'Billy' Gillespie. He played for the Blades between 1911 and 1932 and was instrumental in United's FA Cup win in 1925. (Photo by Kirby/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
The players of Sheffield United FC. (Photo by Kirby/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Huge crowds turn out for the Sheffield United final cup tie match against Chelsea at Manchester. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Mounted police controlling the crowds during the FA Cup Semi-Final match between Sheffield United and Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Sheffield United supporters in London for the FA Cup Final aqgainst Arsenal at Wembley. Arsenal won 1-0. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
A penalty in a West Ham v Sheffield United match. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
Arsenal centre-forward Joe Baker gets his head to the ball, before his shot is stopped by Sheffield United goalkeeper Alan Hodgkinson in a match at Highbury. (Photo by Wesley/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Sheffield United fans mob Steve Finnieston as he tries to leave the football pitch. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Sheffield United mananger Dave Bassett celebrates after United had beaten Leicester 5-2 to gain promotion to Division One at Filbert Street. (Photo by Allsport UK/Getty Images)
Sheffield United forward Alan Cork outpaces Gary Pallister of Manchester United during the first round of Premier League games at Bramall Lane. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)
Willie Falconer of Sheffield United scores the opening goal during the FA Carling Premiership match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane. (Photo by Howard Boylan/Allsport/Getty Images)
Petr Katchouro of Sheffield United celebrates his goal during the Sheffield United v Norwich City Division 1 match played at Bramall Lane. Credit: Ben Radford /Allsport
Sheffield United players walk off the pitch over the disputed Arsenal goal during the FA Cup match at Highbury. Credit: Shaun Botterill /Allsport