Sheffield United

Blades match report: Birmingham 2 Sheffield United 1

Sheffield United's hopes of qualifying for the Championship play-offs were dealt a major blow as they were beaten by Birmingham City at St Andrews this afternoon.

Mark Duffy

Sheffield United star set for derby return against Barnsley

Mark Duffy could make his return to action against Barnsley this weekend after resuming full training, Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has confirmed.

Ted Hemsley looking back on his football and cricket days

Retro: The day a Sheffield United mainstay bowed out

One of the most notable names in Sheffield United history bade farewell to the Blades on this day, in 1977.


Playmaker Duffy makes difference

By Alan Biggs

Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd celebrates scoring his second and Utd's third goal during the championship match at the Madejski Stadium, Reading.

Sheffield United star vows team will fight to the death for Premier League place after win at Reading

Mark Duffy vowed Sheffield United will fight until the very last game of the season in a bid to secure Premier League football next term, after moving back into the Championship play-off positions.

Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd takes a shot on goal during the Championship match at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield.  Pix: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

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.

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