# Sheffield United

This week
19th March 2023 - 22nd March 2023
# hot prospect
Man of the match Evan Ferguson stars as Brighton reach FA Cup semis
Sam Szmodics was also among the scorers in the competition’s last eight.
# Mixed Fortunes
Irish midfielder's goal not enough, as Sheffield United reach FA Cup semi-finals
Sam Szmodics had restored Blackburn’s advantage before the Blades fought back.
This month
March 2023
# Wrap
Tottenham slump to cup defeat at Sheffield United, Burnley beat Fleetwood
Spurs again succumbed to a team in the division below them after a limp display in South Yorkshire.
Last month
February 2023
# Going Well
Former Man United star Carrick enjoying dream start to managerial life
Middlesbrough ended promotion rivals Sheffield United’s long unbeaten run last night.
This year
# hollywood ending
John Egan snatches 95th-minute equaliser to deny Wrexham fairytale FA Cup upset
Kilkenny’s Tom O’Connor had earlier given Wrexham the lead in an FA Cup classic at the Racecourse Ground.
# rescue act
John Egan saves the day for Sheffield United with last-gasp equaliser
Ireland international strikes in the 96th minute to salvage 1-1 draw after his deflection gave QPR first-half lead.
Last year
# Reaction
'We played well enough and created a lot of good opportunities - we just couldn’t take them'
John Egan was remaining upbeat after Ireland’s Nations League winless run continued.
# Mixed Fortunes
Heartbreak for Irish stars as Nottingham Forest beat Sheffield United on penalties in playoff semis
Steve Cooper’s side are now one game away from promotion to the Premier League.
# End of the road
Ex-Ireland international David McGoldrick among 3 players released by Sheffield United
The 34-year-old joined the Blades in 2018 and helped them gain promotion to the Premier League.
# blades look sharp
Conor Hourihane on target as Sheffield United defeat QPR to maintain play-off push
The Ireland international wrapped up a 3-1 win by volleying in the visitors’ third goal in stoppage time.
# Under the knife
McGoldrick ruled out for the season with promotion-chasing Sheffield United
The former Ireland striker is not expected to play again this term due to a thigh injury that requires surgery.
All time
# blades
Sheffield United sack manager Jokanovic after just six months and appoint replacement
The Blades, currently 16h in the Championship, have handed Paul Heckingbottom a four-and-a-half-year deal to succeed the Serbian.
# Concern
Sheffield United midfielder Fleck taken to hospital after ‘urgent medical care’ during game at Reading
The 30-year-old went down unchallenged in the second half of the game.
# Pastures new
Less than 24 hours after 1,603-game Warnock departs, Wilder takes over as Boro boss
The manager left hometown club Sheffield United in March as relegation from the Premier League loomed.
# Done Deal
Conor Hourihane has joined the Irish contingent at Sheffield United
The 30-year-old moves to the Championship side on a season-long loan from Aston Villa.
# standing out
Ireland's Manning named man of the match in Swansea-Sheffield United stalemate
John Egan and David McGoldrick featured for the Blades.
# triple header
Stevens to miss World Cup qualifiers as Sheffield United consider surgery
Stephen Kenny’s Ireland have important games against Portugal, Azerbaijan and Serbia on the horizon.
# Feeling Blue
Maxime Colin’s goal cuts down Slavisa Jokanovic’s Blades in Championship opener
Birmingham were 1-0 winners in the Sky Bet Championship opener at Bramall Lane.
# Lucky charm
Symbol of an Irishman's guidance still cherished by one of England's heroes
Dubliner Derek Geary helped to mentor a young Kyle Walker as he made his breakthrough at Sheffield United.
# Changes
Ex-Fulham boss takes charge at relegated Sheffield United
Slavisa Jokanovic succeeds Chris Wilder, who left the club in March.
# Eagles
Crystal Palace rubber-stamp Premier League status with win at Sheffield United
The Eagles were all but safe before arriving in Sheffield but this victory made absolutely sure.
# Contract
Mason: Talks over Bale's future at Spurs will wait despite hat-trick heroics
The Welsh star scored three of Tottenham’s four goals against Sheffield United on Sunday.
# Take a Bow
Brilliant Bale hat-trick helps keep Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive
Son Heung-min was also on target as Spurs easily overcame Sheffield United.
# Winning
Irish defender Egan makes first start since February as Arsenal prevail
The 28-year-old continued his recovery from a long-term injury.
# Last Four
Much-changed Chelsea canter to victory over blunt Blades
Thomas Tuchel’s men did not need to be at their best to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals.
# blades
David Meyler: From ballboy to manager, Wilder's time at Sheffield United was the stuff of fairytales
In this week’s column, the former Ireland midfielder talks about the Blades’ managerial departure before giving his predictions on two FA Cup and Premier League matches.
# Exit
Sheffield United confirm the departure of manager Chris Wilder
Wilder guided his boyhood club from League One to their highest-ever Premier League finish.
# Rock Bottom
Southampton return to winning ways as Sheffield United left staring at relegation
The 2-0 defeat leaves Chris Wilder’s side 12 points off safety with just 10 matches to save themselves.
# Report
Sheffield United look doomed after latest loss
Ademola Lookman scored the winning goal for fellow strugglers Fulham.
# marching on
Second-half drama all round as Leicester and Sheffield United progress to FA Cup quarter-finals
Former Ireland striker David McGoldrick played a key part in the Blades’ win over Bristol City, while the Foxes beat Brighton.
# In form
Chelsea recover from Rudiger howler to maintain unbeaten run under Tuchel
The Blues got the better of Sheffield United this evening.
# Premier League
Sheffield United earn vital win over relegation rivals West Brom
The Blades have won three of their last five Premier League matches.
# Rejuvenated
6 months after being out in the cold, Spurs' record signing praised for revival
Tanguy Ndombele struck a brilliant goal to seal victory for the visitors at Bramall Lane.
# Angry
'We were absolutely fr****** hopeless the other night. Absolute s****' - Steve Bruce
The 60-year-old has been engulfed by a tide of criticism since the Magpies became the first side to lose a Premier League game to Sheffield United.
# Pastures new
Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians
Stephen Mallon has signed for Keith Long’s side.
# Wonder Goal
Ebere Eze stunner helps Crystal Palace pile more misery on Sheffield United
The Eagles secure a sixth win of the season.
# Ignorance is bliss
'I’ve never listened to Radio 4 in my life, but they don’t do any football or sport, so I’m learning' - Wilder
The 1-0 home loss to Everton left Sheffield United winless after 15 top-flight encounters.
# Agony
Heartbreak for 10-man Sheffield United, as their winless run continues
A late Danny Welbeck goal earned Brighton a point.
# Comeback kings
McGoldrick scores twice for Sheffield Utd but Rashford hits brace as Man United continue perfect away record
The former Ireland striker opened the scoring in the 5th minute at Bramall Lane.
# Woe
Sheffield United make unwanted Premier League history amid loss
The Blades have now made the worst start of any team in the top-flight’s modern era.