Sheffield United LIVE: Latest on pursuit of Manchester United star plus other transfer news and gossip from Bramall Lane
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United were unable to make it three wins on the bounce when they were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane yesterday.
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SUFC LIVE: United step up pursuit of Man Utd star
Last updated: Monday, 18 January, 2021, 14:57
- Blades lose 3-1 to Tottenham Hotspur
- Defeat leaves United anchored at the bottom with just five points
- Chris Wilder’s men now 11 points adrift of safety
- Latest transfer news and gossip
- Updates from the treatment room
They weren’t impressed . . .
'The quality simply isn't there' - what former Liverpool defender and other pundits said about Sheffield United's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur
Sheffield United’s bid to make it three wins on the trot was ended with a error-strewn defeat against Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane on Sunday.
He’s enjoying life in Belgium
As a young man just turned 20 years of age and learning his craft around 5,000 miles from home, Ismaila Coulibaly has had to grow up fast.
Yesterday’s heroes and villains . . .
Set-piece goals and the harsh realities of the Premier League: Heroes and villains from Sheffield United 1, Tottenham Hotspur 2
Sheffield United suffered the latest defeat in what is threatening to become a miserable season yesterday as they went down 3-1 at home to title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur.
RND ‘excellent’ on debut
Sheffield United loan watch: Rhys Norrington-Davies 'excellent' on Stoke City debut as George Broadbent makes Beerschot bow
Sheffield United’s quest to make it a hat-trick of wins in just eight days was dashed as they were swept aside by Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane yesterday.
What Jose had to say . . .
Jose Mourinho was pleased that his Tottenham Hotspur side matched the "intensity" that he felt Sheffield United usually play with in their 3-1 win over the Blades at Bramall Lane.
Basham on Tottenham goals
It’s not conceding goals that bothered the Sheffield United players after their defeat to Tottenham … it’s how they let them in.
Wilder defends his side following Spurs loss
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder refused to heap too much criticism on his players’ shoulders following their defeat by Tottenham Hotspur, suggesting that fatigue had been a factor during the meeting with Jose Mourinho’s side.
Boss offers update on transfers
Sheffield United are continuing the process of attempting to sign the two new players Chris Wilder believes could hold the key to the club’s Premier League survival hopes, despite failing to make the early breakthrough in the transfer their manager craved.
Chris Wilder on JOC’s return
Chris Wilder has warned his decision to include Jack O’Connell’s name on the squad list Sheffield United will shortly submit to the Premier League does not mean the centre-half is poised to return from injury.