Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

The Trick is Scoring - The Treat is Results

The Trick is Scoring - The Treat is Results

Not only did Sheffield United slip to yet another home defeat today, they once again failed to score, for the eighth time in fifteen games this season, and Blades boss Gary Speed believes it's his job to sort it out.

Boss Speed said of the game today:

i>'I know we hit the woodwork three times and might have had a penalty award near the end but it is too easy to keep saying that we are unlucky or blaming officials.

'It keeps happening so there must be something wrong on the pitch and it is my job as manager to sort it out - it is a challenge I am looking forward to solving.

The Blades have been without combative frontman Darius Henderson all season, and as much as he splits opinion, he could be one of the ingredients currently lacking.

A lack of movement has been mentioned, but you can count on one hand this season the number of times a striker has attacked the ball in the area - even Richard Cresswell's two poached goals have come from the far post.

With Mark Yeates and Jamie Ward in the side providing crosses, and for the short-term, Andy Reid providing the ammunition, movement in the area is a must.



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

Writer:Shepsblade
Date:Saturday October 30 2010
Time: 11:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

EFL Trophy - Matchday One 30-08-16

The revamped (if that's a good thing is open to personal opinion) EFL Trophy gets underway this midweek with the first group matches played.

Match Day Officials v Leicester (30/8/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Leicester City this Tuesday.

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Needed The Win

Olly pens his latest after this weekend's win over Oxford

Archived Vital Blades Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Oliver Longden
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Oxford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Moore13%
Hussey0%
Wright25%
Wilson0%
Freeman0%
Duffy25%
Coutts0%
Basham0%
Scougall37%
Done0%
Sharp0%
Sub - O'Connell0%
Sub - Fleck0%
Sub - Clarke0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Bolton 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Bradford 5 3 2 0 11 4
3 Scunthorpe 5 3 1 1 10 6
4 Port Vale 5 3 1 1 10 4
5 Millwall 5 3 1 1 10 2
6 Gillingham 5 3 1 1 10 -1
7 Peterborough 5 3 0 2 9 5
8 Fleetwood 5 2 2 1 8 3
9 Charlton 5 2 2 1 8 2
10 Chesterfield 5 2 1 2 7 1
11 Swindon 4 2 1 1 7 0
12 MK Dons 5 2 1 2 7 -1
13 Oldham 5 1 3 1 6 -2
14 Bury 5 1 2 2 5 0
15 Northampton 5 0 5 0 5 0
16 Walsall 5 1 2 2 5 -1
17 Bristol Rovers 4 1 1 2 4 -2
18 Oxford 5 1 1 3 4 -3
19 Southend 5 1 1 3 4 -3
20 Sheff Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
21 Shrewsbury 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Coventry 5 0 3 2 3 -3
23 Rochdale 5 0 2 3 2 -3
24 Wimbledon 5 0 2 3 2 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Olly from the MOD11