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Sheffield United sack Nigel Adkins after Blades fans tear into team on final day of the season

Sheffield United have sacked Nigel Adkins after just one season at Bramall Lane.

The 51-year-old signed a three-year contract with the south Yorkshire club last summer but the Blades finished in a lowly 11th-place this term. 101 more words

Football

Preview: Sheffield United

The remote chance that we had of making the play-offs was surrendered with a meek performance at Doncaster. A predictably soft goal given from a set-piece with a second almost as soft goal following not too soon after and no response for the final 60 minutes and that was it for the season. 1,056 more words

Coventry City

Chesterfield 0-3 Sheffield United - League 1

Goals from Alex Baptiste, Che Adams and Billy Sharp kept Sheffield United’s slim play-off hopes alive as they comfortably dispatched a disappointing Chesterfield side 3-0 on a miserable afternoon for Spireites supporters. 913 more words

Football

12th Man - Getting one over Steady Nigel

Expectations are high after Latics produced a convincing 3-0 victory against Port Vale last Saturday. They are upping the pressure on the teams above them and will be seeking to maintain their promotion form this week at Sheffield United. 411 more words

Wigan Athletic

Van Gaal's United Team Is Depressing

Having just watched Manchester United beat a league one team by 1-0, at Old Trafford, thanks to a penalty in the 93rd minute scored by their third choice penalty taker I was not really interested in what van Gaal had to say, but I listened anyway. 633 more words

Opinion

Preview: Sheffield United

Thanks to our premature cup exit at the hands of Northampton Town, we have been ‘punished’ with a 15-day break. Given the¬†slightly lethargic display against Doncaster when last we saw our Sky Blues, it would seem that this early winter interlude might actually have been most timely. 1,134 more words

Coventry City

Sheffield United 2-0 Chesterfield - League 1

A brace from 19 year old Che Adams handed Sheffield United a 2-0 victory over Chesterfield on the competitive home debut of new boss Nigel Adkins. 1,604 more words

Football