Sheffield United pay tribute to health worker heroes by beaming NHS logo onto Bramall Lane pitch
Sheffield United have shown their support for the country's health worker heroes amid the current coronavirus crisis by beaming the NHS logo onto the Bramall Lane pitch.
Households up and down the country have paid tribute to the NHS every week on Thursdays at 8pm, and United have done their bit at Bramall Lane in connection with PA Entertainments.
“We know many of our supporters will be missing their visits to Bramall Lane and thought it the perfect time to give them a glimpse of the stadium and at the same time show our support for the incredible and brave work of the NHS at this testing time," said United's operations director Dave McCarthy.
“We’re acutely aware that many Blades supporters, as well as family and friends, work for the NHS and the thanks and appreciation of everyone connected to the club goes out to them and all the other key workers and volunteers who are working tirelessly on the front line.”
United boss Chris Wilder, speaking to the local media earlier this week, added: “It is incredible how everyone has rallied behind the NHS and those key workers who are continuing to go about their business at this difficult time.
“Everyone in every household will have a story and connection with someone working away, whether it’s delivery drivers, stuff that’s not getting publicised, stuff that is being publicised, people working in the care homes and the hospitals, who are doing an amazing job and who should be looked at and reflected upon throughout this period. We are thankful to them all.”