Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

SUFC Blades approach Motherwell about McCall

SUFC Blades approach Motherwell about McCall

Sheffield United have approached Motherwell about their manager Stuart McCall for the vacant position at Bramall Lane.

Motherwell chief executive Leeann Dempster told STV: 'I can confirm we had an approach from Sheffield United regarding Stuart McCall last night.'

The Scottish Premier League side have just finished their season, finishing second to champions Glasgow Celtic and earning a place in next seasons qualifying stages of the Champions League for the second season in a row.

McCall enjoyed three seasons playing for Sheffield United under Neil Warnock. He made 90 appearances for the club, helping them reach both the semi-finals of both the FA and League Cup and a championship play-off final during that time.

After retiring from playing, he remained with United on the coaching staff, he led the reserve team to the league title during his time at Bramall Lane, and he was assistant to manager Neil Warnock as the side won promotion to the Premier League in 2006.

McCall has spent two-and-a-half years with Motherwell, guiding them away from trouble at the bottom of the SPL in his first half season, finishing sixth.

His first full season in charge saw them finish third before going one better this season with a second placed finish.

United have already stated that they have seven candidates for the vacant position and that interviews have already been taking place.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Sheffield United is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Sheffield United on: facebook

Vital Sheffield United on: twitter

Join Vital Sheffield United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:S2
Date:Tuesday May 21 2013
Time: 3:30PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I was totally against the sacking of Danny Wilson, but I think the clubs approach for McCall shows ambition. The fact that McCall has a buy out clause of (reported) 100k shows that the board are serious this time. Lets hope he wants to come to BDTBL and leave those Europa Cup games behind!!
gloucblade
22/05/2013 02:21:00
0
He signed a new deal with Motherwell in March. So would we have to pay Motherwell compensation or would McCall buying himself out of his contract be it?
S2 Blades
22/05/2013 14:41:00
0
looks like the scottish pub league is the winner!
BilboBlade
27/05/2013 00:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

Wilder's Robust Message For 2016/17

New manager Chris Wilder has stated that Sheffield United will not take prisoners in the coming 2016/17 League One campaign as we look for promotion.

United Arrange Spanish Training Camp

Sheffield United have confirmed a pre season training camp in the sunny climes of Spain as Chris Wilder prepares for the coming 2016/17 campaign.

Port Vale Rescheduled

Sheffield United's first change to the League One 2016/17 fixture has now been made, and it's a switch for the Port Vale match.

MK Dons Defender Hands In Transfer Request

Such is Kyle McFadzean's desire to return to Sheffield United (apparently) the defender has handed in a transfer request to MK Dons in order to force through the move.

Archived Vital Blades Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Oliver Longden
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Next Season's Finish
Suggested By: Olly from the MOD
1st43%
2nd14%
3rd3%
Elsewhere40%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mr Muff4
2.Olly from the MOD1