Sheffield United

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder’s praise for his ‘battlers’

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder insisted his team had passed another important test in the race for promotion after their draw with Oldham.

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Jay O'Shea scores. Pictures: Simon Bellis/Sport Image

Sheffield United: Wilder’s leaders tough it out on horror pitch ... Oldham Athletic 1 Blades 1

Chris Wilder, never a manager to try and blind people with science, admitted the outcome of this match had boiled down to “who booted the ball best”.


WATCH: Chris Wilder's message to Sheffield United fans after battling point at Oldham keeps them ten points clear of third

Chris Wilder believes Sheffield United's supporters should not be too downhearted with his side's point at Oldham yesterday.

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VIDEO: 'We knew Oldham game would be horrible because of pitch' says Sheffield United's Jay O'Shea

Jay O'Shea says he and his Sheffield United teammates knew yesterday's game at Oldham would be "horrible" as soon as they saw the state of the Boundary Park pitch.

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WATCH: 'Oldham point was one earned rather than two dropped for Sheffield United'

Sheffield United's point at Oldham this afternoon was one gained rather than two dropped, despite the two side's respective positions in the table.

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Match Report: Oldham 1, Sheffield United 1

It was tense, tough and seldom pretty but, after 90 minutes of armwrestling, Sheffield United were forced to settle for a share of spoils at Boundary Park this afternoon.

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Matchday Live

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

Sheffield United came from behind to grab a point at Oldham this afternoon.
John Fleck says Sheffield United still have work to do. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: John Fleck speaks-out ahead of Oldham test

John Fleck warned Sheffield United are not sure of promotion yet, despite opening up a six point lead at the top of League one.

Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield Utd celebrates the win during the English Football League match at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford. Picture date: March 7th, 2017.Pic credit should read: Robin Parker/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why does Chris Wilder admire his rival boss John Sheridan?

By rights, they should be sworn enemies.

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Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield Utd leads the applause for the travelling fans during the English League One match at the Memorial Ground Stadium, Bristol. Picture date: February 14th, 2017. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Price freeze on season ticket renewals is a ‘thank-you’ to our fans

Sheffield United’s decision to freeze season ticket prices, before knowing which division they are competing in next term, is designed to recognise the “phenomenal” backing Chris Wilder’s team has enjoyed over the past eight months, director Scott McCabe explained earlier today.

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Kevin Gage Column

Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Forget the pain of the past... Chris Wilder's Sheffield United aren't about to choke now!

Now I know us Blades are generally a pessimistic bunch when it comes to football, and to be fair, with very good reason over the years!
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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Sheffield United show no sign of slowing down as they approach promotion finish race

"It’s a marathon, not a sprint."
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Daniel Lafferty (left) will miss tomorrow's game at Oldham Athletic. Picture Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘No excuses if we don’t win the title’

Chris Wilder says Sheffield United can have no excuses if they fail to win the League One title.

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Kieron Freeman has been transformed under Chris Wilder's management. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Proud son Kieron Freeman on his dad and always doing the right thing

Kieron Freeman always suspected he was born to score goals.

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Paul Coutts (front) and Kieron Freeman are two of the first names on Sheffield United's team sheet. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: How Kieron Freeman and Co came back in from the cold

If any Sheffield United players are fearing for their futures at Bramall Lane, they should talk to Kieron Freeman and Paul Coutts about how quickly football can change.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: We must tackle football’s ingrained unfairness

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: We must tackle football’s ingrained unfairness

Why do celebrities, who aren’t usually short of a bob or two, get handed freebies when everyone else coughs-up?

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Sheffield United Fan Column: Speaking up for the quiet man of the defence, Jack O’Connell

One player who doesn’t seem to get as much attention as others in the United team but who has proved his importance is Jack O’Connell.

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Breaking: Sheffield United season ticket prices revealed

Breaking: Sheffield United season ticket prices revealed

Sheffield United have announced a freeze on season ticket prices for supporters who renew their seats before it is confirmed which division Chris Wilder’s side are playing in next term.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Chris Wilder's United showed they're made of true Sheffield steel in Swindon win

Another away game: Check. Another win: Check.
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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Maybe recent Sheffield United struggles are not that bad compared to our opponents on Saturday!

Kevin Gage played over 100 times for Sheffield United and, in his exclusive column for The Star, discusses United's game against another old club this weekend.

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