Season tickets latest, new contracts and a Blades player's agent feels Chris Wilder's wrath: The Sheffield United stories you might have missed this week

We finally found out this week that Premier Legue football will be making a return in the middle of the month and Sheffield United will be helping to kick it all off.

Sunday, 31st May 2020, 9:57 am

It’s been a very busy week and you may have missed one or two things so here’s a round-up of the best of our Blades stories that might have passed you by.


Of course the biggest news of the week was that a date has been set for ‘Project Restart’ with United taking on Aston Villa on June 17 – one of two games heralding football’s comeback.

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Lys Mousset and Oliver Norwood of Sheffield return to contact training as part of the Premier Leagues project restart at the Steelphalt Academy, Sheffield. Simon Bellis/Sportimage

And don’t forget the FA Cup either


Our Blades writer James Shield spoke with Oliver Norwood this week and there were a number of interesting stories to come out of the interview, not least his hope to remain at Bramall Lane for a long time.


While Norwood is a player who can’t wait to sort out a new deal, another series of talks appear to have taken a wrong turn. Chris WIlder revealed this week that a player’s agent was making demands that the club weren’t going to meet and that could spell the end of the player’s time at United.


With fans now unable to see their team play for the forseeable future, there’s the difficult matter of what to do with season tickets to be sorted out. James got the latest.


United were linked with a Turkish goalkeeper this week and it’s a situation that WIlder is going to find himself in more and more now that the Blades’ status have been elevated, as James explained in his weekly column.


McBurnie was also telling some tales this week and revealing to us that his boss said the striker looked like a cartoon character.


We learned of the passing of a former Blade on Saturday…


Danny Hall looked back at a Blades team who took on Manchester United in the FA Youth Cup Final to see where their careers went afterwards.

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