Sheffield United news LIVE: Chris Wilder makes strikers' admission | Sander Berge walking disciplinary tightrope | Leicester City build-up

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Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 6:28 pm

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Sheffield United created a host of chances in the 1-0 defeat at West Brom on Saturday. Photo by JASON CAIRNDUFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Sheffield United news LIVE: Latest Blades updates

Last updated: Thursday, 03 December, 2020, 17:56

  • The Blades take on Leicester City on Sunday
  • Chris Wilder says he is thriving on the pressure of trying to stay in the Premier League
  • United sweat on fitness of key duo
  • Lys Mousset latest

These will take you back . . .

Ten Sheffield United team photos from the 60s, 70s and 80s

In the halcyon days of football publications like Shoot! and Match, excited supporters up and down the land would eagerly await their favourite club’s new team photo to appear in the must-have magazines.

Why matchday programmes matter during Covid crisis

'They're a tangible link to great memories' - Sheffield United's programme editor explains why matchday magazines still matter in the Covid-19 and internet era

It isn’t the first time Matt Young has been asked why, nine months after Sheffield United supporters last filed through Bramall Lane’s turnstiles, he still produces a matchday programme to commemorate every home game.

Wilder on the lack of goals from his United stars

Thirty shots but no goals - so why have Sheffield United drawn a blank in their last two games?

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, has admitted his strikers are suffering from a lack of confidence after watching them miss a series of chances in recent weeks.

Berge goes into the game with four bookings to his name

The Sheffield United star who will enter Sunday's game against Leicester City walking a disciplinary tightrope

Sander Berge enters Sunday’s match against Leicester City knowing that a booking will rule him out of Sheffield United’s visit to Southampton later this month.

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The latest dilemma Sheffield United face regarding striker Lys Mousset

Sheffield United are expected to resist the temptation to hand Lys Mousset his first start of the season when Leicester City visit Bramall Lane this weekend, despite hearing manager Chris Wilder describe the French centre-forward as a potential “game changer” in the battle for Premier League survival.

How United compare to their PL rivals

The average age of Sheffield United's squad – and how it compares to Arsenal, Manchester United & Premier League rivals

They say age is just a number and if you’re good enough then you’re old enough.

Injury updates from the Lane

Sheffield United sweat on key duo ahead of Leicester City clash

Enda Stevens and Ethan Ampadu are continuing to be put through intensive rehabilitation programmes as they battle to declare themselves fit for Sunday’s game against Leicester City.

EFL and Premier League agree rescue package

The Premier League and the EFL have agreed a rescue package to protect lower league clubs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The EFL has revealed that a fund of £50m in the form of a grant and monitored grant payments have been agreed for League One and Two clubs and the Premier League will provide an additional financial commitment to assist it in securing a £200m loan facility for Championship clubs to utilise interest-free.

Sheffield United's Premier League rivals open fresh contract talks with manager plus Liverpool gossip

The January transfer window opens in just four weeks’ time – with speculation heating up on Premier League teams.

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