Sheffield United

Sheffield United 2, QPR 1: ‘Dark horses’ United clear another big hurdle in race for the play-offs

Four days after describing them as “dark horses” in the race for Championship play-off qualification, Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder saw his team clear a significant hurdle.

Norwich 1-2 Sheff Utd

Norwich City 1-2 Sheffield United - match report

There were spells when, not for the first time in recent weeks, it appeared that a strong performance from Sheffield United would not receive its maximum reward.


Martin Smith: Ken’s in the wrong camp with stance on sex and football

Poor old Ken Tomlinson.

Police prepare for fans leaving Bramall Lane after the game.

Steel City derby: Police chief "relatively happy" after restricting trouble to minor scuffles

Pockets of trouble and a goalless draw failed to ruin the night for thousands of football supporters who enjoyed the 142nd Steel City derby.

Steel City derby

Chris Wilder wants Blades to go to the next level

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has demanded more from his players following their 0-0 draw with city rivals Sheffield Wednesday in tonight’s Steel City derby.
Owls' midfielder Kieran Lee stretches out to stop Blades' striker Leon Clarke in September's Steel City derby.

Steel City derby: Fans on both sides of Sheffield's football divide gear up for the big game

Nervous and excited - that’s how fans on both sides of the Steel City divide described their emotions as the countdown to kick-off continues.
Jan Aage Fjortoft

Retro football: Jan Age Fjortoft and his short stints at Sheffield United and Barnsley

Jan Åge Fjørtoft celebrates his 51st birthday today.

Sheffield United

Derby v Sheff Utd - live matchday blog

Join us for live updates from Pride Park where the Blades take on fellow promotion contenders Derby.
Danny Webber scores against Scunthorpe

Birthday treats today for past and present Sheffield United strikers

Two Sheffield United players, one past one present, share their birthdays today.

Oops - a Blades printing blunder

Smith column: You won’t find us laughing at Sheffield United’s printing error

As gaffes go it’s a stonker.

Referee David Coote shows a red card to John Fleck as Leon Clarke protests

Sheffield United: Wilder ‘won’t waste ink’ on appealing Fleck red card

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, claimed it would be “a waste of ink” to appeal John Fleck’s red card during last night’s defeat by Bristol City, despite insisting the midfielder did not deserve to be sent-off.

Samir Carruthers of Sheffield Utd deflated on the final whistle during the Championship match at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United’s 5-4 defeat to Fulham was crazy, say rival managers

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, insisted he was proud of his players despite defeat by Fulham at Bramall Lane.

Leon Clarke of Sheffield Utd celebrates scoring the fourth goal during the Championship match at Bramall Lane

Martin Smith column: Lose the hate and love Leon - the Owls and Blades goal machine

Sometimes you just have to say ‘well done’, no prevarication or tribal truculence appropriate.

Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last 16 Yorkshire derbies in the league

Sheffield United's outstanding record against their Yorkshire rivals

Today’s 4-1 victory over Hull City means Sheffield United maintain their excellent record against their Yorkshire rivals.

Blades 2-1 Reading

SHEFFIELD UNITED 2, READING 1 - match report

Sheffield United continued their excellent start to life back in the second-tier with a 2-1 win over Reading at Bramall Lane.

Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield Utd with the fans during the Championship match at the City Ground.  Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Alan Biggs: Winning mentality driving Sheffield United’s ambitions

Going for it? Yes, just as Chris Wilder promised Sheffield United would do. Going for what? As high in the Championship as possible. Which means promotion, while unspoken, is certainly not precluded.

Police want to speak to these men after disturbance outside Bramall Lane when the Blades faced Norwich City

Police want to speak to these Sheffield United fans after violent scenes outside Bramall Lane v Norwich City

Police want to speak to these men after fans clashed outside Sheffield United's Bramall Lane following their game with Norwich City.

Ched Evans holds off former Blade  Kyle Naughton

Retro picture: Where it all began for former Sheffield United prospect Kyle Naughton

Today is a significant date in the calendar for the Kyle Naughton, pictured (right) here in his Leicester City days, competing with Ched Evans, then playing with Sheffield United in the 2010-11 season.

They're on the way: Leon Clarke scores United's first. Picture  Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United 2 Wolves 0: Clarke brace takes Blades up to second

Such is the excitement surrounding David Brooks, Sheffield United’s media team have even taken to posting clips of the youngster scoring goals during the pre-match warm-up on social media.

Leon Clarke celebrates his second goal of the match at Hillsborough. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield Derby: How the national media reacted to Sheffield United's stunning 4-2 win

Sheffield took centre stage yesterday as Wednesday and United faced each other in the first Steel City Derby for five years.

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