Painter, publican: What happened to Sheffield United side from 3-1 derby victory over Wednesday back in 1992?

A look back at what happened to the Sheffield United heroes of Hillsborough from 1992 derby day win over Sheffield Wednesday

Back in 1992, Sheffield United fans were toasting a new cult hero as loanee Bobby Davison marked his dream debut with two goals in a 3-1 victory at the home of their rivals Wednesday. The striker had only signed on loan days before the game but made an instant mark after boyhood Blade Dane Whitehouse had put his side ahead.

It was the Blades' first double over the Owls for 30 years with Whitehouse opening the scoring after four minutes and Davison pouncing twice either side of Phil King's deflected strike which made it 2-1. “A lot of people don’t realise that Sheffield is a passionate city,” said then-United boss Dave Bassett. “They keep talking about Liverpool or Manchester and all these other places. But they have forgotten about Sheffield because there haven’t been any derbies here for a long time.

“Well, it’s about time people realised that Sheffield derbies are as important, as volatile and as passionate as any in the country. I’m not a Sheffield Wednesday hater. Yes, I want to win and I’m delighted we’ve won but games such as these are brilliant. Having them is good for the city and good for the people of Sheffield.”

But what happened to the Blades side from that memorable day on March 11, 1992? Let's have a look...

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