UK time is: 06:30:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

SUFC Who should start in goal this season?

The new season kicks off on Friday night for Sheffield United at Bramall Lane and debates are going on between blades fans as to who should start the season in goal.

Manager David Weir says that he has made his choice as to who the number one and the new blades boss is happily spoilt for choice, with two excellent goalkeepers to choose from.

Mark Howard was the regular number one at the start of last season and he kept four clean sheets in twelve games before a thigh injury saw his season end prematurely in October.

He was replaced in the side by 19-year-old George Long between the sticks.

The young goalkeeper was quick to impress and he picked up the League One player of the month in his first month in the first team.

He finished the season as the clubs young player of the year, making 44 consecutive appearances and he kept 20 clean sheets, including eight clean sheets in nine games during the season.

Both have been given the opportunity to impress during pre-season and it will be tough on whoever is left out of the side but it is a great headache for Weir to have.

So what do you think?

Who do you think should be in goal?

Vote on the latest poll on Vital Sheffield United on this page.


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:Tuesday July 30 2013

Time: 8:22PM

Your Comments

I personally think Long deserves to retain his place but I have a feeling he will go with Howard.
S2 Blades
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield United Articles

What can I say about the season so far? (Thursday August 21 2014)

MK Dons Meeting Postponed (Wednesday August 20 2014)

On The Up!! (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Clough Delighted With Posh Win (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Stats: Peterborough v Sheff Utd (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Clough Frustrated With Coventry Loss (Monday August 18 2014)

Another Defeat (Sunday August 17 2014)

Stats: Coventry v Sheff U (Saturday August 16 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)

Latest Results
Peterborough 1 - 2 Sheff Utd
Sheff Utd 1 - 2 Bristol City
Coventry 1 - 0 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Barnsley 3 1 1 1 0 4
16. Notts County 3 1 1 1 0 4
17. Rochdale 3 1 0 2 1 3
18. Sheff Utd 3 1 0 2 -1 3
19. Yeovil 3 1 0 2 -4 3
20. Walsall 3 0 2 1 -1 2
21. Oldham 3 0 2 1 -2 2

Breaking League News

Rovers to be without midfielder for Barnsley trip
Doncaster : 22/08/2014 21:37:00
City Aim to Get The Ricoh Rocking
Coventry : 22/08/2014 21:20:00
DRFC Quinn departs Rovers
Doncaster : 22/08/2014 20:55:00
DRFC Will Rovers return to winning ways?
Doncaster : 22/08/2014 20:00:00
Evans: Agard 'Money Motivated'
Bristol City : 22/08/2014 19:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Peterborough MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Howard 1%
Alcock 20%
McEveley 0%
Doyle 0%
Collins 0%
McGahey 0%
Davies 13%
Basham 0%
MuNulty 0%
Baxter 53%
Murphy 13%
Sub:-Higdon 0%
Sub:-Flynn 0%