Sheffield United have been crowned League One champions after Bolton fell out of the running with a loss at Oldham. Six years since the Blades last tasted success and following a series of below par performances and managerial changes, former Blades player Chris Wilder has changed the team philosophy and clinched the title with his first year in charge. The team are mow set to return next season to competition in the Championship. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield United are to return to the Championship after a six year absence following their 1-2 away victory at Northampton Town. The Blades needed a win to secure automatic promotion. Marc Richards put Northampton ahead, but Leon Clarke and John Fleck both scored to secure a win for the visitors. Thousands of fans at Bramall Lane watched the game live on big screens set up on the pitch. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield United Manager Chris Wilder is relishing the opportunity of a competitive Yorkshire derby this weekend as the Blades take on Bradford City. The game has added spice as both teams sit near the top of League One with Bradford in second place and the Blades in fourth. Former Sheffield United assistant manager Stuart McCall is also now boss at Bradford and Chris Wilder talked up both sides at this week’s press conference.
Sheffield United’s Chris Basham will begin his three match suspension when Bristol Rovers visit Bramall Lane following his red card against Scunthorpe at the weekend. Blades manager, Chris Wilder, confirmed the club will not appeal against the red card for Basham’s second-half challenge on Neal Bishop. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder says Blades “have found form” ahead of their upcoming match against leaders Scunthorpe. Sheffield Live! reporter Shamaan Freeman-Powell spoke to Wilder ahead of the match.