Sheffield United fans get hands on play-off trophy - VIDEO

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BLADES fans were treated to a taste of what could be as the League One play-off final trophy came to Sheffield for the day.

Fans queued in droves at Meadowhall shopping centre to get their hands on the silverware, decked out in red and white, ahead of Sheffield United’s date with destiny at Wembley.

Blades legend Tony Currie with the League One Play Off TRophy that Sheffield United will hope to bring back to the city

Blades legend Tony Currie with the League One Play Off TRophy that Sheffield United will hope to bring back to the city

Supporters were allowed to hold the trophy which United will claim if they defeat Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town in tomorrow’s clash at the national stadium.

Blades legend Tony Currie - who clocked up more than 300 appearances for the club in his professional career - was on hand to sign autographs and pose for pictures with fans, while keeping watch on the precious silverware in the centre’s Oasis dining area.

A spokeswoman for the event organisers said: “There were around 100 people, a lot of them commuters or regular shoppers coming along to have a look.

“There were also a lot of babies and people who can’t make the final!

“There was a definite air of excitement and a lot of eager fans who were enjoying chatting to Tony about how much he’s looking forward to it.”

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