UK time is: 09:08:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Pemberton Ruled out of Running

Sheffield United Chief-Executive Trevor Birch says that John Pemberton is not in contention to replace Gary Speed as Blades manager.

The Blades academy director has shown an interest in management, including an interview for the vacancy at Rotherham United following Mark Robins' departure. However, Birch did comment on Pemberton' s position at the club describing him as a vital cog in United's future.

'John won't be a contender because he has too important a job to do at the Academy in producing future senior players. In three to five years time I would like seven or eight in the first team.

Pemberton was responsible for bringing in a wealth of talent at Crystal Palace including Victor Moses and Sean Scannell.

'Whoever comes in as manager will have to work with John because we have to have joined-up thinking with regard to our football strategy.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Shepsblade Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 17 2010

Time: 11:53AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield United Articles

League 1 - Sheffield Utd 1-1 Walsall (Monday December 22 2014)

Stats: Sheff Utd v Walsall (Saturday December 20 2014)

Sheffield United v Walsall: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: Sheffield Utd v Walsall (Saturday December 20 2014)

Sheff Utd v Walsall - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

Sheffield United MotM Against Southampton (Thursday December 18 2014)

Sheffield United Get Tottenham (Wednesday December 17 2014)

League Cup - Sheff United 1-0 Southampton (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Harris - We Relish The Underdog Tag (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Sheffield United Articles

List All Vital Blades Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. MK Dons 20 12 5 3 28 41
3. Swindon 21 12 5 4 18 41
4. Preston 21 12 5 4 14 41
5. Sheff Utd 21 9 6 6 3 33
6. Rochdale 21 9 4 8 11 31
7. Notts County 20 8 7 5 5 31
8. Bradford 21 8 6 7 2 30

Breaking League News

Williams To Pick Up Fine And Ban.
Bristol City : 22/12/2014 09:03:00
League 1 - Sheffield Utd 1-1 Walsall
Sheff Utd : 22/12/2014 08:54:00
League 1 - Bradford 1-1 Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe : 22/12/2014 08:53:00
League 1 - Coventry 1-1 Fleetwood
Fleetwood : 22/12/2014 08:46:00
League 1 - Crawley 1-2 Port Vale
Crawley : 22/12/2014 08:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Walsall MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Howard 0%
Flynn 100%
Basham 0%
McEveley 0%
Harris 0%
Murphy 0%
Scougall 0%
Doyle 0%
Adams 0%
Baxter 0%
O'Grady 0%
Sub:-McGahey 0%
Sub:-Cuvelier 0%
Sub:-McNulty 0%