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Sheffield United: No squad better than ours in this league, says Chris Wilder

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder insisted he would not swap his players for any others in the division following their top of the table clash with Scunthorpe.

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Billy Sharp fires in the equaliser against Scunthorpe. Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why bearded Jack O’Connell’s family are fans of the Blades ... United 1 Scunthorpe 1

Bearded and slightly bewildered by the fact they did not win the game, Jack O’Connell stroked his freshly grown whiskers as he revealed Sheffield United have a new fan club back home in Liverpool.

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Leon Clarke was injured against Northampton

Sheffield united: No time being set on striker’s return from injury

Chris Wilder has admitted it is impossible to say when Leon Clarke will return to action following his latest injury set-back.

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Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield Utd. Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Mind games won’t work on us, says Chris Wilder

Rival managers will be wasting their time if they try and play mind games with Sheffield United, Chris Wilder has warned.

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Sheffield United's Chris Wilder places great emphasis on his team's relationship with its fans. Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘We need you’ Chris Wilder tells the fans

Strengthening the bond between Sheffield United’s players and supporters has, off the pitch at least, been Chris Wilder’s greatest achievement since taking charge at Bramall Lane.

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Sheffield United's Chris Basham is ready for today's match at Bramall Lane

Sheffield United: Chris Basham gears-up for possibly his biggest Blades test

Chris Basham thinks today’s top of the table clash with Scunthorpe could be the biggest match of his Sheffield United career.

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Kieron Freeman is set to return against Scunthorpe. Pic Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Number crunchers are banned by Blades boss

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, last night warned it would be a mistake to set a points target as his team battles for promotion from League One.

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Scunthorpe United's manager Graham Alexander brings his team to Bramall Lane today

Sheffield United: Iron man Alexander is determined to impress at Bramall Lane

Graham Alexander has made no attempt to downplay the significance of today’s meeting between Sheffield United and Scunthorpe at Bramall Lane.

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Chris Wilder addresses his team following their draw with Bristol Rovers: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder sets the record straight ahead of Scunthorpe test

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has dismissed claims that Scunthorpe’s push for promotion is a footballing fairytale ahead of tomorrow’s top of the table clash between the two clubs.

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Simon Moore has been in commanding form for Sheffield United. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Tough guy Simon is ready for Moore stick ahead of Iron test

It would have taken a brave man to tell Simon Moore that he was unavailable for selection against Scunthorpe tomorrow.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Why being a footballing bully is no bad thing

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Why being a footballing bully is no bad thing

It does not require a promoter of George Lewis Rickard’s talents to sell tomorrow’s match between Sheffield United and Scunthorpe.

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Jake Wright is a no-nonsense centre-half. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Jake’s the Wright man at the Wright time

Systems might change and Pep Guardiola probably begs to differ but Jake Wright is proving there is still a place for a good old fashioned centre-half.

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Simon Moore suffered a suspected broken nose in Sheffield Unitd's 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers

Sheffield United: Fears allayed over Simon Moore’s suspected broken nose

Sheffield United goalkeeper Simon Moore will be fit for Saturday’s top of the table clash with Scunthorpe, assistant manager Alan Knill has insisted, despite suffering a suspected broken nose during last night’s stalemate with Bristol Rovers.

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VIDEO: ‘Why would Sheffield United be scared of trying to meet people’s expectations?’

Alan Knill thinks it might be time to redefine pressure.

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Stefan Scougall is available again following injury

Sheffield United: Blades receive triple boost ahead of Bristol Rovers test

Paul Coutts, Stefan Scougall and Ethan Ebanks-Landell are expected to be named in the Sheffield United squad which visits Bristol Rovers tonight, Alan Knill has confirmed.

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Winning goalscorer Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd celebrates with Chris Basham.

Sheffield United: Wilder says Blades won’t take foot off the pedal in race for promotion

Sheffield United will not sacrifice their attacking principles, manager Chris Wilder has vowed, despite seizing control of the race for promotion from League One.

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Posh v Blades

Match Report: Peterborough United 0 Sheffield United 1

There were opportunities and openings aplenty but Sheffield United were forced to wait until the 88th minute before grabbing the goal which settled this thoroughly entertaining game.

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Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has thanked the fans. Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘You’ve given us extra motivation’ Chris Wilder tells the fans

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder last night revealed his players are being inspired by their backing from the terraces this season.

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Jake Wright of Sheffield Utd during the 2016/17 Photo call at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield. Picture date: September 8th, 2016. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades get ready to meet a former Saint

Jake Wright has praised Peterborough’s willingness to hand non-league players an opportunity in the professional game as he prepares for this afternoon’s visit to London Road.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Name a stand at Bramall Lane after this legend

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Name a stand at Bramall Lane after this legend

Last week, I received a text message reminding me it was 49 years to the day since Tony Currie, widely acknowledged as Sheffield United’s greatest ever player, arrived at Bramall Lane.

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