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Sheffield United: Who's going up? Writers covering the top 12 clubs in the Championship give their predictions - and how many believe The Blades will be in the Premier League next season?

With the race for Premier League promotion entering its final straight, Sheffield United remain well-placed to challenge for promotion from the Championship at the end of the season.

But how fancied are Chris Wilder's men, according to the rest of the division? Here, writers covering the top 12 clubs in the Championship give their assessment of the season so far, analyse their clubs' run-ins and predict who will be celebrating in May.

The season is looking much rosier after that morale-boosting demolition of West Brom.

5. Leeds United - Beren Cross, Leeds Live

The season is looking much rosier after that morale-boosting demolition of West Brom.
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This is the closest they have come to a return to the Premier League in 15 years, so its hard to say anything other than excellent. It has been an exciting, entertaining tale following Marcelo Bielsa throughout the campaign.

6. What's the chances?

This is the closest they have come to a return to the Premier League in 15 years, so its hard to say anything other than excellent. It has been an exciting, entertaining tale following Marcelo Bielsa throughout the campaign.
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The visit of Sheffield United to Elland Road on March 16 jumps out as the season-defining fixture, a traditional six-pointer at the top of the table. Beyond that obvious game, this weekend's trip to Bristol City will prove a stern follow-up to Fridays thrashing.

7. How's the run-in?

The visit of Sheffield United to Elland Road on March 16 jumps out as the season-defining fixture, a traditional six-pointer at the top of the table. Beyond that obvious game, this weekend's trip to Bristol City will prove a stern follow-up to Fridays thrashing.
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Top two: Norwich and Leeds. Play-off winners: Sheffield United

8. Who's going up?

Top two: Norwich and Leeds. Play-off winners: Sheffield United
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