# Sheffield United

Last month
February 2023
# Satisfaction
Sheffield United striker happy to dump 'disrespectful' Wrexham out of FA Cup
The Blades needed two injury-time goals to get past the Hollywood-owned National League club.
Last year
# steady as she goes
Ireland's Egan on target as Sheffield United close in on Championship leaders Burnley
Billy Sharp also scored for the winners in their 2-1 win over struggling Wigan.
# closerlook
The football, friendships and trad sessions that carved John Egan into a man of steel
The Ireland international was Sheffield United’s record signing in 2018. After turning 30 this week, The42 spoke to those who have watched him blossom up close.
Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie denies assault in play-off defeat incident
The Scotland international entered a not guilty plea at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.
# On the Move
Rangers sign former Celtic target Ben Davies from Liverpool on four-year deal
The 26-year-old centre-back has arrived at Ibrox in a reported £4million deal ahead of the imminent departure of Calvin Bassey to Ajax.
# Pitch Invasions
'You're actually fearing for your life...You're on a pitch thinking 'I can be attacked at any moment here''
Sheffield United and Ireland defender Enda Stevens has highlighted a lack of protection for players during pitch invasions, having seen team-mate Billy Sharp headbutted by an opposition fan.
# Assault
Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp
30-year-old season ticket holder Robert Biggs has been handed a 24-week sentence.
# Incident
Man arrested after footballer Billy Sharp allegedly assaulted during play-off pitch invasion
Sharp was knocked to the ground by a supporter in the aftermath of Nottingham Forest’s victory on penalties.
Jack Colback and Brennan Johnson give Nottingham Forest first-leg advantage
Sander Berge’s late goal gave the hosts hope.
# Wrap
Championship final day: Stevens on target as Sheffield United seal playoff spot
Luton also made the playoffs, thanks to a bizarre winning goal against Reading.
All time
# championship matters
Irish trio help Sheffield United sink Fulham to continue Heckingbottom’s perfect start as boss
The Blades enjoyed a surprise 1-0 victory over the Championship leaders at Craven Cottage.
# Round-Up
David McGoldrick scores second goal of season as Sheffield United win
Fellow Irish blade Enda Stevens provided one of the assists in United’s 3-2 win.
# John Fleck
Sheffield United midfielder discharged from hospital after collapsing on pitch
The 30-year-old stayed in the Royal Berkshire Hospital overnight for observation.
Two goals for Egan and two Hourihane assists as Sheffield United win in Championship
It finished 3-1 in favour of the Blades against Hull City.
# Staying Put
'This is not 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'... John Egan is captain and won't leave'
Sheffield United boss insists he has total faith in Ireland international as he admits he is powerless to prevent two of his squad returning to the Premier League.
# On the Move
Liverpool defender switches to Sheffield United on loan after six months at Anfield
Ben Davies will join the Blades for the rest of the season.
# Waiting Game
Stevens yet to return to full training as Ireland World Cup concern mounts
Slavisa Jokanovic suggested they ‘need to wait some weeks more’ to assess the defender’s situation and admitted that the left-back is still ‘not working with the team.’
# exit door
Former England international Jagielka among senior quartet released by Sheffield United
Another former international in Jack Rodwell is also departing the Blades.
# jeb ambush
Teenager Jebbinson makes history as Sheffield United win away to awful Everton
Carlo Ancelotti’s side look likely to miss out on European football after a ninth home defeat of the season.
# Investigation
Man arrested in connection to altercation allegedly involving Sheffield United's McBurnie
A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video of the incident was circulated on social media.
# Didsy
Ireland's David McGoldrick scores the winner as Blades beat Brighton
The Irish international slotted home a first-half goal to give the Blades a rare win.
# blunted blades
Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves
A 1-0 loss at Molineux confirmed the inevitable with six games yet to play.
# Back in action
Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence
The centre-back has stepped up his recovery from a dislocated toe suffered on 15 February.
# midweek action
Leicester and Aston Villa both drop points and suffer blows to their European aspirations
David McGoldrick scored the winner for Sheffield United against Villa, while Leicester were held 1-1 at Burnley.
# Back On Form
Liverpool return to winning ways as Sheffield United face huge battle for survival
Curtis Jones and a Kean Bryan own goal ended the Reds’ run of four successive league defeats.
# Blow
Ireland defender Egan to miss opening World Cup qualifiers as injury lay-off confirmed
Sheffield United say the Corkman will be out for eight weeks with a dislocated toe.
# Anxious wait
'It didn't look too good' - John Egan undergoes scan amid fears of serious injury
The Irish international was stretchered off against West Ham last night.
# Irish Eye
Massive blow as Irish international stretchered off in Sheffield United's loss to West Ham
John Egan emerged as a serious injury concern for Stephen Kenny as the Hammers won 3-0.
# Ref Justice
Solskjaer critical of referee after United's shock defeat to rock-bottom Blades
Sheffield United won 2-1 for their first victory at Old Trafford since 1973.
# Tanguy for the big occasion
Audacious Ndombele goal seals Spurs win at Sheffield United
The midfielder’s fantastic goal crowned a 3-1 win for Jose Mourinho’s side against the doomed-looking Blades.
# sharp from the spot
10-man Newcastle beaten as Sheffield United finally record Premier League win
A Billy Sharp penalty earned the Blades a first win in 21 league matches.
# Contrasting Fortunes
Everton into 2nd as Blades become first top-flight team in 118 years to be winless after 26 December
Only Burnley in 1889-90 and Bolton in 1902-03 have gone as long without a win after Gylfi Sigurdsson netted a late clincher for the Toffees.
# Premier League
Southampton dismantle struggling Sheffield United
The Saints march on up to third in the table.
# fox in the box
Last-gasp Vardy winner leaves Leicester City a point off the top
More misery for Sheffield United, who remain rooted to the bottom with one point from 11 games.
# Chelsea
David McGoldrick scores but new-look Chelsea stroll to easy win over the Blades
The Irish international put Sheffield United into an early lead before Lampard’s side clicked into gear to win 4-1.
# honours even
Sharp penalty gives Blades and Fulham their first point of the season
Fulham were unable to hold on for a win and so sit bottom of the early table.
# Nearly there
Sheffield United complete club-record deal for Liverpool youngster Brewster
As part of the deal, Liverpool will have a buy-back option for the next three years.
# found his level
Bamford strikes late to claim Yorkshire derby win for Leeds
He is the first player in Leeds’ history to score in his first three top-flight appearances for the club.
# here to stay
John Egan handed contract extension at Sheffield United
‘It’s a reward for the influence John has on the team and at the football club’, said manager Chris Wilder.
# replacement
Sheffield United complete signing of Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale
The club announced the transfer as Dean Henderson has returned to Manchester United.