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Sheffield United: My lads give everything, says Blades boss Chris Wilder

Chris Wilder has praised the attitude and application of his Sheffield United side after insisting the connection between players and fans can help propel them to promotion this season.

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Jack O'Connell of Sheffield Utd. Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why it’s points over performances for Blades star Jack O’Connell

Jack O’Connell admits he is happy for Sheffield United to win ugly if it means they win promotion to the Championship this season.

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James Hanson of Sheffield Utd reacts to a missed chance against Scunthorpe. Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades braced for bumper crowd for visit of Bolton

Sheffield United could be roared on by a bumper home crowd for Saturday’s crunch clash with Bolton Wanderers after the visitors’ allocation was reduced.

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Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder

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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Matchday Live

Story of the Game: Sheffield United 1, Scunthorpe 1 - as it happened

Sheffield United stayed five points clear at the top of League One after their 1-1 draw with second-placed Scunthorpe at Bramall Lane this afternoon
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WATCH: 'Scunthorpe draw showed improvement in Sheffield United's character'

Sheffield United's draw with Scunthorpe United this afternoon showed the improvement in their character, says The Star's James Shield.

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VIDEO: Point was least we deserved against Sheffield United, says Scunthorpe boss Graham Alexander as he slams 'ridiculous' red card

Graham Alexander, the Scunthorpe United manager, says his side deserved at least a point against league leaders Sheffield United this afternoon.

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Sheffield United 1 Scunthorpe United 1: Blades fail to press home advantage against 10-man Iron

Sheffield United 1 Scunthorpe United 1: Blades fail to press home advantage against 10-man Iron

Chris Wilder has made no secret of the fact that, in order to succeed in League One, teams must fathom different ways to eke-out points.

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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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