Sheffield United round-up: Stefan Scougall puts the Blades first, Nigel Adkins challenges his side to improve and Michael Higdon is loving life at the Latics

Nigel Adkins
Nigel Adkins

Sheffield United continue their quest for League One promotion at Oldham tomorrow - and The Star has all the big build-up to kick off, right in one place.

Scottish youngster Stefan Scougall could make his 50th start for United at Boundary Park, but the midfielder is refusing to look back - and only has eyes on getting United back into the Championship.

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Nigel Adkins, meanwhile, was in typically positive mood when The Star caught up with him on Thursday. The Blades boss shared an insight into his philosophy on self-improvement, Che Adams becoming a better professional and the injury crisis currently hampering his side's progress.

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Adkins, with a number of defenders out through injury, will continue his search for defensive reinforcements; but he admits he won't sign anyone 'for the sake of it' and any incomings must improve United's squad.

Michael Higdon

Michael Higdon

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Danny Hall's United column this week discusses Adkins' methods and management style, and Michael Higdon, on loan at Oldham from United, says he's loving life with the Latics.