Sheffield United news: Blades' Christmas Eve headlines

Here's what's making the news at Bramall Lane today...

By Chris Holt
Thursday, 24th December 2015, 8:42 am
Neill Collins celebrates
Neill Collins celebrates

Neill Collins is desperate to help Sheffield United win promotion, 12 months after fearing his career was over at Bramall Lane. READ MORE

Nigel Adkins, the Sheffield United manager, has explained his decision to demand the club’s players report for duty at the Steelphalt Academy tomorrow. MORE HERE

This time last year, Sheffield United were preparing for a Boxing Day fixture at Port Vale. But Neill Collins, whose relationship with Nigel Clough had turned sourer than a rotten tangerine, found himself organising a journey to Elland Road. FULL STORY HERE

Nigel Adkins is backing his players to last the distance in this season’s race for the Championship. The Sheffield United manager issued the prediction after revealing details of an unusual fitness regime which, speaking last night, he attributes to previous promotions at Scunthorpe and Southampton. READ ABOUT IT HERE

Alan Biggs at Large: Sharp Billy and back-to-basics Blades. READ THE COLUMN HERE

Sheffield United are the fifth most successful team in the country on Boxing Day. THE FACTS ARE HERE