Sheffield United news LIVE: Latest Blades updates

We’ve reached the middle of the week and are now putting all the focus into the weekend clash with Leicester City, as the Blades continue their search for a first win of the season.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 7:54 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 2:46 pm

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Sander Berge of Sheffield Utd tussles with Conor Gallagher of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns. Andrew Yates/Sportimage

Sheffield United news LIVE: Latest updates from Bramall Lane

Last updated: Wednesday, 02 December, 2020, 17:45

  • United take on Leicester City this weekend
  • Wilder says his side will come out of this terrible run stronger
  • Blades U23s beat Crewe 4-0 this afternoon

Were any of Blades’ big injuries avoidable?

Our man James Shield had an in-depth look…

A review of all the key injuries Sheffield United have suffered this season and verdicts on whether or not any of them were avoidable

Despite admitting they have been architects of their own downfall in a number of games so far this term, Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder also says injuries have played a part in his team’s poor start to the new Premier League season.

Wilder conducts review into Blades’ fitness issues

All of the major injuries suffered by Sheffield United players this season have been the result of challenges or collisions, manager Chris Wilder has claimed, after denying a notoriously demanding training regime could be responsible for the catalogue of fitness issues he believes have contributed to the club’s poor start to the Premier League campaign.

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder reveals the findings of an internal review into his team's fitness issues

All of the major injuries suffered by Sheffield United players this season have been the result of challenges or collisions, manager Chris Wilder has claimed, after denying a notoriously demanding training regime could be responsible for the catalogue of fitness issues he believes have contributed to the club’s poor start to the Premier League campaign.

Boss delighted with his young Blades

Paul Heckingbottom spoke to the official Blades Twitter account after his U23 side’s 4-0 hammering of Crewe this afternoon.

We started really brightly and as soon as we got to grips with them and did the basics we demand from each other, we ran over the top of them. From there, we never stopped, it was a really strong performance and no one could have argued if it was more than four."

 

Paul Heckingbottom

Can Dean Henderson become Manchester United’s No.1?

Former United favourite Jan Aage Fjortoft posed the question to Gary Neville - here’s what the former Old Trafford full-back said in response…

“Leicester will always be highlight of my career”

One of the men on the pitch in one of United’s finest hours 30 years ago admits one game against Leicester City will always hold a special place in his heart.

Good day out for the U23s

with Iliman Ndiaye sealing his hat-trick before being taken off - a good afternoon’s work for the youngster!

Blades youngsters lead at the break

of their U23 clash with Crewe this afternoon - Ndiaye opened the scoring in the 27th minute

The reality of Sheffield United’s current status

"It’s not about accepting relegation. It’s actually about accepting who you are."

Read Alan Biggs’ latest Blades column here…

Alan Biggs: The reality of Sheffield United's current status

It’s a choice. You can fight on with a pre-conditioned questioning of the future of your manager - or you can kill that question stone dead.

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