Sheffield United manager Dave 'Harry' Bassett is mobbed by jubilant Blades fans after their side clinched promotion with a 5-2 win at Leicester City on May 5 1990.

Winning promotion at Leicester City and 'Bounce Killer' at Sheffield Wednesday - nine unforgettable Sheffield United away days

Home is where the heart is.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 5:22 pm

But when it comes to football, supporters love nothing more than a good away day – be it a trip to a decrepit lower league ground in the League Cup on a cold and wet Tuesday night or lapping it up at Anfield on Boxing Day.

The camaraderie, the craic, the train journeys, the boozy coach trips are the staple of supporting your team on a journey behind ‘enemy lines’.

And win, lose or draw, games away from home tend to stay long in the memory of fans up and down the country – and United fans are no different.

So, here are nine ‘best away days’ as suggested by Blades supporters on Twitter and Facebook.

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