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Kevin Gage

Former Sheffield United right-back Gage played over 100 times for the Blades and also represented Wimbledon and Aston Villa.

Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Chris Wilder's Sheffield United more ready than ever to take next step up the football ladder, on and off the pitch

Seeing as this is a football column written by an ex-footballer about football for football fans, let’s get the actual football out of the way first!

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Easter time has been especially sweet for Chris Wilder's title-winning Sheffield United side

I’ve always liked Easter. Nothing to do with religion of course, but everything to do with an extra long weekend combined with a mountain of chocolate eggs.
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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: All hail Chris Wilder and his team of Sheffield United 'bottlers' after promotion to the Championship

It's 8.30am on Sunday and it’s the morning after the day before.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Sheffield United would be worthy League One champions... time to go on and complete the job!

So, I’m going to do my best with this week's article, but seeing as due to print deadlines I have to write it BEFORE last night’s Coventry game, you’ll appreciate that my ‘Mystic Kev’ powers might be tested to the full!

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Step forward 'Superman' Jack O'Connell - a new Sheffield United star

So officially, we haven’t yet secured promotion. The champagne is sat in the ice buckets, the party invites are sent and the fat lady is tapping her microphone and doing a sound check.
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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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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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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Time to start believing, Sheffield United fans... Chris Wilder's current side is good enough to win promotion

So, Blades, we know better than any fans in the country that it’s foolhardy in the extreme to get too carried away with thoughts that this is definitely “our year”.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Fans played their part against Oxford, and now Sheffield United's players must carry on the momentum

Kevin Gage played over 100 times for Sheffield United and, in his exclusive column for The Star, discusses United's first win of the League One season.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Time to get behind the manager and players of Sheffield United and help turnaround a poor start

Kevin Gage played over 100 times for Sheffield United and, in his exclusive column for The Star, discusses United's winless start to the League One season.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: This could be a Sheffield United team to be proud of again

Kevin Gage played over 100 times for Sheffield United and, in his exclusive column for The Star, discusses the start made by ex-Blades teammate Chris Wilder at Bramall Lane.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Results over two rivals have proven Sheffield United are the best team in League One by some distance

So after another magnificent Saturday at The Lane, let there be no more arguments about this team's credentials for promotion.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: We are in the midst of something special at Sheffield United

WOW! As the dust settles after a pulsating local derby, and we still sit proudly at the top of League One, it’s given us Blades time to reflect on the draw against our nearest rivals for automatic promotion.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Sheffield United's recruitment under Chris Wilder has put us on a really strong footing

The good old ‘Transfer Window’.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: It's simple - Sheffield United have to cut out the defensive errors to get promoted

As wake-up calls go, I think it’s fair to say the defeat to Fleetwood on Tuesday night wasn’t just a normal alarm clock beeping at 7.30am

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: No need to panic for Sheffield United despite Walsall shock

I’ve never liked a Walsall away fixture.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: It's a certainty these days that Sheffield United will get the job done

It’s often said that these days we live in uncertain times and an uncertain world, but in today’s football world there are some things of which we can be absolutely certain.

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Kevin Gage's Blades Column: Why the Coventry debacle shows Sheffield United have the bottle for promotion

I’m sure you’ve heard this line before as its often used to as a barometer of a good footballing team's effectiveness when the going gets a bit tough.

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