UK time is: 09:01:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

SUFC Weir - I cannot wait to get started

New Sheffield United manager David Weir says he cannot wait to get started at such a fantastic club.

Weir was named the new manager today after a lengthy search for a successor to Danny Wilson, who was dismissed in April.

It is the 43-year-olds first senior management role, having previously worked with the Everton development squad since his retirement from playing in 2011 and he cannot wait to get started. Speaking on the official website , Weir said, 'My first thoughts about the job are of excitement, I understand how privileged I am to be named manager of a fantastic football club like Sheffield United.

'I honestly can't wait to get started and get a real feel for the club, then obviously I am eager to get organised for when the players return for pre-season training later this month.'


Weir will bring a wealth of experience to Bramall Lane having made over 800 senior appearances both at club level and internationally.

He spent 20-years in the game as a player and he is sixth in the list of all-time appearances for Scotland having played for his country 69 times.

When he finished playing, he returned to one of his former clubs Everton, where he took up a role coaching the academy and reserve teams.

Weir was recently interviewed for the vacant manager`s position at Everton following David Moyes decision to take over at Manchester United but he missed out to Roberto Martinez.

Chris Morgan, who took caretaker charge of United following the dismissal of Wilson, will now return to his coaching role at the club having missed out on the job on a permanent basis.


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!




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: S2 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 10 2013

Time: 8:11PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield United Articles

Blades Travel To Orient (Thursday August 28 2014)

Clough Couldn't Have Been More Pleased (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Cracking Result!! (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Line Drawn Under Tevez Saga (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Stats: West Ham v Sheff U (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Clough - Keep Our Belief (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Eagles To Land? (Sunday August 24 2014)

Three Well Earned Points (Saturday August 23 2014)

Stats: Sheff Utd v Crawley (Saturday August 23 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Doncaster 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Notts County 4 2 1 1 2 7
11. Chesterfield 4 2 1 1 1 7
12. Sheff Utd 4 2 0 2 0 6
13. Crawley 4 2 0 2 -1 6
14. Leyton Orient 4 1 2 1 1 5
15. Coventry 4 1 2 1 0 5

Breaking League News

The Guest Blog - Season 2, Episode 6
Walsall : 28/08/2014 21:53:00
Rochdale Extend Logan Deal
Rochdale : 28/08/2014 20:41:00
DRFC Keegan commits his future to Rovers
Doncaster : 28/08/2014 20:37:00
Oldham Not Moving For Paddy Kenny
Oldham : 28/08/2014 20:30:00
Brown Joins On Loan
Notts County : 28/08/2014 20:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

LC - West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Howard 40%
McGahey 0%
Collins 0%
Alcock 20%
Harris 0%
Flynn 20%
Baxter 0%
Basham 10%
Doyle 0%
Davies 0%
McNulty 10%
Sub - McEveley 0%
Sub - Campbell-Ryce 0%
Sub - Wallace 0%