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Blades Hero Gives Speed Backing

Sheffield United legend Brian Deane believes Gary Speed will be a success at Sheffield United.

Deane, who played alongside the Welshman for Leeds United told Yorkshire Radio of his admiration for his former teammate.

'He was a fine professional, well liked and very intelligent.'

'Speedo has played all of his life in the top division and people respect him. So I think it is a good appointment. He will bring some fresh ideas and it is a win situation for the club.'

It's expected that Speed's appointment will be confirmed at a news conference called for this afternoon at Bramall Lane.

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Writer: Shepsblade Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 17 2010

Time: 9:11AM

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Maybe Deano's looking for the number 2 spot alongside Speed?
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17/08/2010 13:13:00

Bloody hell!!! I've just read on the official site that Sam Ellis is staying on at the Lane :( If it's announced that he's the new manager instead of Speed I'm gonna snap my season ticket in half!!!
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17/08/2010 13:35:00

***** too. Surely they dare' nt?
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17/08/2010 14:00:00

blade1889 thats obvious that ellis is still gunner be assistant wen did it tell u that ellis had left never so that was obv and from a sorce at bramall lane ellis is assistant but only till his contract ends the speed and mccabe are goin to sit down and talk bout it and also in nxt couple of week there is goin to be a statement from neil warnock telling blades fans what really happend bout paddy going to qpr and who was to blame.although i still hate paddy the judas to55er
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17/08/2010 14:00:00

and for new sighnings apperntly there speeds gunner have time to fetch 1 or 2 more thats it apparently dont no how right this is though
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17/08/2010 14:01:00

They announced it on Radio Sheffield and it said Ellis had left on the previous article on here Kopblade. I got my hopes up only to see them dashed! :( I read Warnock's comments about Paddy on the QPR site. He said we hadn't offered him a new deal at the end of last season and we were gonna talk to him about it at Xmas and then QPR came in for him and we offered him a 3 year deal staright away. If that's true then I stand by my view that he's a greedy judas b******d!!!
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