Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

Aksalu Gets Stag Do in Mansfield

Aksalu Gets Stag Do in Mansfield

Blades Estonian stopper Mihkel Aksalu has joined Blue Square Premier side Mansfield Town on loan, to replace the injured Alan Marriott.

Aksalu, signed towards the end of last season to act as cover is yet to make a first team appearance for the Blades, and after the capture of Richard Wright by Gary Speed, has dropped to third choice at the club.

The full-international is renowned for his unique kicking style, as he kicks the ball from his hands with one foot, and the ball off the floor with another.

He's not the first young Blades 'keeper to join Mansfield, England Under 19 international had a spell with the stags before his release. Annerson later went on to join Rotherham United, and put in a man of the match performance in last night's Johnstones Paint Trophy game at Burton Albion.

There's no suggestion that Aksalu's time with United is over, but Speed felt his side had sufficient cover for current number one Steve Simonsen.

Former Blade David Holdsworth, manager of the Stags said: 'I am delighted to sign an experienced goalkeeper like Mihkel. He will now play a big part in our season over the next few months which will prove fundamental to our campaign.'



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

Writer:Shepsblade
Date:Thursday October 7 2010
Time: 1:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

New Deals For Sheffield United Quartet

Sheffield United have confirmed new deals for Billy Sharp, Paul Coutts, Chris Basham and Kieron Freeman.

Wilson Heads To Walsall

Sheffield United confirmed yesterday that defender James Wilson will spend 2017/18 out on loan with Walsall.

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

Barnsley Gets Early Kick Off

The Bramall Lane hosting of Barnsley in the first Yorkshire derby of 2017/18 has been given an earlier kick off following Police advice.

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)

Chesterfield MotM
Suggested By:
Moore10%
Basham1%
Wright1%
O Connell1%
Freeman2%
Coutts7%
Duffy1%
Fleck35%
Lafferty0%
Sharp6%
L Clarke0%
Sub-Hanson0%
Sub-Carruthers36%
Sub-Hanson0%
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.Mr Muff1
Write for Vital Football