Carl Asaba heads home the winner for the Blades at Hillsborough: Ross Kinnaird/ALLSPORT

Manager, car salesman and scout who recommended Didier Drogba to Sheffield United - What happened to Blades side from 2001 derby victory over Sheffield Wednesday?

It was a derby win for the ages.

Saturday, 26th June 2021, 12:12 pm

Twenty years ago, goals from Laurent D’Jaffo and Carl Asaba saw Sheffield United emerge victorious in the 100th league derby against their city rivals Wednesday.

But what happened to the heroes of Hillsborough after that memorable April Fool’s Day in 2001?

Some stayed in football for a while, some drifted away completely and began other careers outside of the game.

For the sake of a little bit of nostalgia during the off-season, let’s have a look in a little bit more detail…

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