Sheffield United warned they can't fall any further behind in Championship promotion race

Sheffield United must not fall any further behind the Championship promotion pace-setters in their bid for an immediate return to the Premier League.

Friday, 15th October 2021, 8:19 am
Updated Friday, 15th October 2021, 1:13 pm

That’s the view of long-serving Blades correspondent James Shield, who previewed the team’s upcoming visit of Stoke City – rejuvenated under former Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill – in the latest episode of The Star Blades podcast.

The Star Blades is a weekly take on all things Sheffield United, featuring analysis and opinion from our correspondents who follow the club day in, day out.

This week James lifts the lid on what Slavisa Jokanovic is like away from the cameras as he settles into life in the Bramall Lane dugout.

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Sheffield United's Morgan Gibbs-White beats Marcus Tavernier of Middlesbrough to the ball (photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

We also hear about how the Serb has quickly built up strong relationships with his new players, before looking ahead to a big game on Saturday.

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