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Watch: Goalkeeper Howler Sends Leeds To Top Of The Championship

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A dreadful blunder by Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson helped Leeds to a 1-0 win on Saturday, their first at Bramall Lane since they won the old First Division title 26 years ago. Spanish veteran Pablo Hernandez slotted the ball into an empty net after Henderson had passed the ball to Leeds youngster Jack Clarke, to send Leeds to the …

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Sheffield United Complete Deal For Cork Native John Egan In Club Record Deal

John Egan has completed his move to Championship outfit Sheffield United from fellow English second-tier club Brentford.  Egan made 81 appearances for Gillingham from 2014-2016 before moving to Brentford where he made 34 appearances in all competitions last season. The 25-year-old Cork native has made two appearances for the Republic of Ireland and he will hope the move to Sheffield …

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Sheffield United’s Irish Contingent Helping To Resharpen Buoyant Blades

On a sunny August afternoon in 1992, Sheffield United famously scored the first ever goal in the inaugural Premier League when Brian Deane’s effort helped The Blades to victory against eventual champions Manchester United. Despite achieving that landmark, Sheffield United were relegated at the conclusion of the following season. Since then, the Yorkshire outfit have been back in the top-flight …

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Manchester United Eyeing Up One More Forward Addition

CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - OCTOBER 17: Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Northampton Town is fouled by Alie Sesay of Cambridge United to conced a penalty during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Northampton Town at Abbey Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

With just days now to go in this summer’s transfer window, Manchester United could be about to bolster their squad that bit more with the addition of one more frontman. While most would have presumed that the addition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined with Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial would provide the Old Trafford club with enough firepower, it appears …

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The Harsh Reality Of Manchester United’s FA Cup Victory

Saved by the bell. After yet another terrible performance, Louis Van Gaal holds on to his job,  thanks to a 92nd minute penalty from Wayne Rooney. In his post-match interview he claimed that it was all about getting the win. That it is tough coming up against a side that’s defending for ninety minutes; and we can give him that.  …

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Manchester United Teamsheet For The Sheffield United Match Is In

Manchester United are in FA Cup third round action, and manager Louis van Gaal has named a side for the big game. The FA Cup represents Manchester United’s best (some would say only) chance of silverware this season, so the pressure on this experienced side is on. The Red Devils’ defensive cover has been demolished due to injuries, with Phil Jones, …

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Owls U-18 Recreates Maradona Goal From 1986 World Cup

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United went head to head in an under-18 game recently, with Matt Penney of the Owls stealing the show with a recreation of one of the most famous World Cup goals ever by Diego Maradona. Here’s Maradona’s goal from the 1986 World Cup, which still is considered one of the greatest goals of all time. Now check out how Sheffield …

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5 Possible PL/League 1 Matches In The Championship 15/16

Three Premier League teams will leave fans bitterly disappointed at the prospect of travelling to what are now League One opposition in next year’s Championship. On the flip side of that coin, three very happy League One clubs are going to be mixing against players who’ve plied their trade in the Premier League. The question is, what top flight and …

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Ennis-Hill Request Admirable In Ched Evans Case

Olympic gold medallist winner Jessica Ennis-Hill took the brave step of speaking out against a section of Sheffield United’s fans and asking for her name to be removed from a stand in the stadium if former Blades striker Ched Evans is allowed to return to the team. Evans, 25, was released from prison after spending two years in prison after …

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Football Convict Ched Evans ‘Adjusting To Normal Life’

Former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans is planning to release a ‘very personal and profound statement’ by video next week following his release from prison. In a statement released on his official website it states that the former Manchester City striker is now adjusting to to a normal life. Here is the statement in full that appeared on the footballers’ …

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The Uncomfortable Case of Ched Evans

Ched Evans will be released from prison shortly and there’s a queue of clubs lining up sign the former Sheffield United man. Conor Heffernan has his say. In April 2012, Welsh footballer Chedwyn Evans was convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman and sentenced to five years in prison. It was a tragic story that destroyed the lives of all those …

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League One: Three Things We Learned From Gameweek 1

The first weekend of the 2014/15 League One season most certainly did not disappoint. Plenty of goals were scored, tackles were flying in left, right and centre and the refereeing was up to its usual standard. Here are three things we learned from Gameweek 1. 1. Promoted clubs aren’t going to go down without a fight Of the four promoted teams, Fleetwood …

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League One: Big Game Preview

The new League One season gets underway  on Saturday August 9th. We preview the opening day fixtures of this very competitive and exciting league. Sheffield United v Bristol City K.O: 12:15 (Sky Sports) This is the first match of the new League One season, so there’ll be extra pressure on the players. The game takes place in United’s Bramall Lane. Both …

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World Football Transfer Records No.2 – Alf Common

Ever since the introduction of professionalism in football by the English FA in 1885, there have been 43 world transfer records. Over the next few months, Karl Graham will be bringing us up to date with the history behind every single record.This week we look at No. 2, involving a certain Englishman by the name of Alf Common. No. 2 …

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