Micky Adams and Sheffield United are drawing inspiration from the legendary events of two decades ago in a bid to repeat one of the greatest ever relegation escapes.
With Dave “Harry” Bassett back at the club, Adams will try to recreate the spirit of the 1990-91 season when, by uncanny coincidence, the Blades revived their fortunes with a cliffhanging Bramall Lane victory over Nottingham Forest.
It was their first win at the 17th attempt following promotion to the top flight. Fast forward to Tuesday’s victory over Forest - United’s first in 16 games and Adams’ first in 14 games as manager.
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