Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

Morgan Stays Upbeat Despite Cup Disappointment

Morgan Stays Upbeat Despite Cup Disappointment

Sheffield United captain Chris Morgan remains upbeat despite seeing his side dumped out of the FA Cup by Burnley on Saturday.

The Blades skipper, who was partnered in defence by Jonathan Fortune for the first time, believes the Blades matched their Premier League opposition for much of the game, but Steinsson's early goal in the second-half gave the side an uphill struggle.

'There wasn't much in it in the first half but at the start of the second we shot ourselves in the foot, then it was always going to be an uphill battle.

'There was not much between the teams apart from the fact that we gave two soft goals away. I thought 2-0 flattered them and they will probably agree.'

'We are out of the cup now and have to fully concentrate on a busy few weeks in the league, starting with Reading on Tuesday.'


Morgan made his 250th appearance for United at the weekend, and will be looking to build on that after signing a contract extension on Thursday along with midfielder Stephen Quinn.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Shepsblade
Date:Monday January 25 2010
Time: 1:01AM

Comments

0
Morgan is quite right - tomorrow's game is vital - a win should put us back in the play-off places and poised to take off. Reading are serious opposition - forget their league position - they will want this at least as much as us. Team selection is vital. I would like to see Ward and Yeates and Evans and Creswell back - a sign of our intent to play real football and score goals. Really sorry Williamson is likely to be out as he makes a hell of a difference. By the way, worried about rumours of issues with Ward - get his contract sorted pronto, play him and get him back to when he was on fire before the injury - he was a brilliant signing - don't blow it as he is very much part of our future.
harrogateblade
25/01/2010 19:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

Stats: Burton Albion v Sheffield United

All the stats from Burton Albion (1) vs (3) Sheffield United, Pirelli Stadium, 17/11/17 Att: 5,167

Burton v Sheffield United - Follow On Twitter - 17-11-17

Sheffield United go to the Pirelli Stadium as the visitors to Burton today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL

It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.

Archived Vital Blades Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blades
Write For Vital Blades
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Blackman0%
Carter-Vickers25%
Wright0%
O'Connell0%
Basham0%
Coutts50%
Duffy0%
Fleck25%
Stevens0%
Clarke0%
Sharp0%
Sub - Lundstram0%
Sub - Brooks0%
Sub - Carruthers0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Olly from the MOD2
Write for Vital Football