Sheffield United news LIVE: All the reaction from Blades' first Premier League win of season against Newcastle United
Good morning all and welcome to our live Sheffield United blog for Wednesday, January 13.
The Blades finally secured their first Premier League win of the season last night with a 1-0 victory against Newcastle United.
Billy Sharp struck the winner from the penalty spot in the second half.
It was his 100th league goal for United, and it could prove to be a turning point in SUFC’s season.
Stay with us throughout the day for all the reaction from last night and much more.
SUFC NEWS LIVE
Last updated: Wednesday, 13 January, 2021, 08:25
- Blades beat Newcastle United 1-0 last night for first win of Premier League season
- Billy Sharp scores winner from penalty spot - his 100th SUFC league goal
“That was for you”
He’s been sat on 99 since October 18, but Billy Sharp finally bagged his 100th league goal for Sheffield United in the 1-0 win over Newcastle United at Bramall Lane.
What the gaffer said
Chris Wilder has urged his Sheffield United not to "waste" the glimmer of hope they have created for themselves in the battle for survival after they ended their long wait for a first league win of the season by beating Newcastle United at Bramall Lane.
Do you agree with these scores?
'Had hearts in mouths', 'Looks more like player of old' - Sheffield United player ratings from elusive first league win against Newcastle United
Sheffield United finally secured a long-overdue first league win of the season tonight when they beat 10-men Newcastle United at Bramall Lane.
Some praise, this
Sky Sports pundit Matt Murray has compared Sheffield United forward Oli Burke to Welsh superstar.
Analysis from our man James Shield
John Egan sank to his knees, Aaron Ramsdale punched the air and Chris Wilder, who had spent the final seconds of this match with his back turned towards the pitch, looked emotionally drained and thoroughly exhausted.
We have waited long enough to report on a victory for SUFC in the Premier League this season, but finally it has arrived!
We will have all the reaction and analysis from the 1-0 victory against Newcastle United so stay with us throughout the day.