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Sheffield United: How Chris Wilder quickly proved things would be different at Bramall Lane after replacing Nigel Adkins

The first sign Chris Wilder saw things differently to Nigel Adkins came long before he took charge of his first training session, friendly or competitive match.

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Mark Duffy says Sheffield United are proving people wrong: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Mark Duffy talks money matters ahead of Yorkshire derby with Hull City

Mark Duffy says Sheffield United have enjoyed proving there is more to Championship success than spending power.

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Lee Tomlin, pictured here in action for Bristol City, is proving to be a hit with Forest during his loan spell from Cardiff

OPINION: ‘Tomlin could be the signing of Nottingham Forest’s season’

On loan playmaker Lee Tomlin has received much praise following his goal in the 1-1 draw with Reading on Tuesday night.

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Billy Sharp's experience could prove invaluable tonight: Jack Lancelott/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder and his players braced for a difficult night at the KCOM Stadium as Hull City fans plan protest march

The next game, managers and players are fond of saying, is always the most important.

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Kevin de Bruyne

PREVIEW: Premier League and Carabao Cup final

Another big weekend lies ahead with a full Premier League fixture list as well as the Carabao Cup final.

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Tendayi Darikwa

FOREST COLUMN: Reading display gives cause for optimism

There were encouraging signs from Nottingham Forest's draw with Reading on Tuesday night.
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Nigel Adkins has spoken-out about his time at Bramall Lane: Picture Bruce Rollinson

Sheffield United: Hull City manager Nigel Adkins reveals why he failed at Bramall Lane

Hull City manager Nigel Adkins has insisted he bears Sheffield United no grudges ahead of tomorrow’s meeting between the two clubs at the KCOM Stadium.

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Thibaut Courtois.

RUMOUR MILL: Real still waiting on Courtois; Pogba could be leaving Old Trafford

Real Madrid are patiently waiting to see if Thibaut Courtois will sign a new deal at Chelsea, and swoop if he doesn't.

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Peter Lorimer presents Tony Currie with an award before Leeds' recent visit to Bramall Lane: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United Fan’s Column: How I got hooked on Tony Currie

If anybody hasn’t yet heard Tony Currie’s call to Praise or Grumble last Saturday evening, make sure you listen to the podcast.

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Simon Moore is available after suspension

Sheffield United: Who will start in goal against Hull City? Chris Wilder gives his thoughts

Chris Wilder admits he has “a decision to make” ahead of tomorrow’s visit to Hull City after confirming Simon Moore is available for selection at the KCOM Stadium.

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Duncan Milligan, Worksop Town manager.

Worksop dumped out of NCEL League Cup at home

Worksop Town manager Duncan Milligan’s search for consistency continues as Tigers crashed out of the NCEL League Cup on Wednesday night.

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Sheffield United beat Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday night: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Has this attack-minded team also mastered the art of winning ugly?

Sheffield United demonstrated plenty of style and no little skill during their latest win of a potentially historic season.

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Worksop Town FC ground, Sandy Lane, Worksop.

Worksop Town charged by County FA after alleged racist abuse of match official

Worksop Town have been charged by the County FA after a match official was allegedly the victim of racist abuse at a game.

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Sheffield United are still improving as a squad, says manager Chris Wilder: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why disappointment has actually made this team stronger

At both the beginning of this season and the end of the last, it was not uncommon to see Sheffield United finish a match with three or four strikers on the pitch irrespective of the scoreline.

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Aitor Karanka

OPINION: Lichaj’s red mist, Tomlin’s influence, Karanka’s masterplan and first sight of those green shoots of recovery

An encouraging second half fight back from Nottingham Forest during their 1-1 draw at home to Reading has spread new optimism among the fanbase.

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Sheffield United's John Lundstram says his team mates have got real character

Sheffield United: ‘Yorkshire derby record proves we’ve got what it takes’ midfielder says, ahead of Hull City test

John Lundstram has pointed to Sheffield United’s excellent record in Yorkshire derbies as evidence they possess the strength of character required to reach the Championship play-offs.

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German midfielder Toni Kroos, who is the top target for Manchester United, according to today's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Kroos is Manchester United’s top target as Tottenham eye Zaha again

Real Madrid’s brilliant German midfielder Toni Kroos has emerged as Manchester United’s top transfer target, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Chris Wilder says his squad has got real character: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Psychology will decide this season’s race for the top-six, manager Chris Wilder says

Stout hearts and strong minds will decide which four teams reach the Championship play-offs, Chris Wilder has insisted, after claiming this season’s promotion race is still too close to call.

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Sheffield United's David Brooks (left) and Leicester City's Ben Chillwell battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, Fifth Round match at the King Power Stadium.

Sheffield United: ‘This kid’s style reminds me of Gareth Bale’

Chris Basham says Sheffield United team mate David Brooks reminds him of Gareth Bale.

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David Brooks is fit again following a bout of glandular fever: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Basham says David Brooks’ return to action could not have come at a better time

He is not the first person to draw the comparison.

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