Sheffield United - Long Loaned Out
UK time is: 22:36:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Long Loaned Out

In goalkeeping terms George Long is incredibly young at only 20, however he has played over 70-games for Sheffield United already.

When making his debut in 2011 he became the youngest ever player to appear for the club, and has gone on to make 73-appearances in total for the Blades now playing for England at U20 and now a regular in the squad at U21 level too.

Since Nigel Clough has taken over as boss though Long has managed only one appearances under him since February with Mark Howard being selected as his preferred no.1, leaving Long short of games to continue his, already rapid, development.

As such it has been decided that the 20-year-old needs to go out on loan and the Blades have sanctioned a loan spell away from Bramall Lane with him joining league 2 outfit Oxford United in a loan capacity until January.

Regular first-team football for half a season will do Long the world of good.

This site is looking for a new editor but would also like your blogs, so if a fan can offer us a genuine opinion from someone that supports Sheffield United we would love to share it with the masses!

To email your own unique article/blog for publishing

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: SUFC Admin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 26 2014

Time: 9:12AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield United Articles

Adkins Previews Rochdale (Friday October 9 2015)

Coventry Game Set For TV (Friday October 9 2015)

A Win Tomorrow Will Do! (Friday October 9 2015)

United's JPT Ball Number Known (Thursday October 8 2015)

Video - Notts County JPT Highlights (Thursday October 8 2015)

Baxter Gets Adkins Apology (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Video - Long Ahead Of Notts County (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Archived Sheffield United Articles

List All Vital Blades Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Gillingham 11 6 3 2 10 21
5. Coventry 10 6 1 3 9 19
6. Rochdale 11 5 2 4 3 17
7. Sheff Utd 11 5 2 4 2 17
8. Port Vale 11 4 4 3 2 16
9. Wigan 11 4 4 3 1 16
10. Colchester 11 4 4 3 -1 16

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Latics Settle Power Bill
Wigan : 09/10/2015 21:51:00
Davis returns to former club
Crewe : 09/10/2015 21:39:00
Jordy Hiwula Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Crewe
Wigan : 09/10/2015 20:43:00
Sheffield United Fans Paid £14.08 per game?
Sheff Utd : 09/10/2015 20:00:01
Deegan On 12th Man Call
Southend : 09/10/2015 19:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

JPT - Notts County MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Long 0%
Freeman 0%
McGahey 0%
McEveley 0%
Woolford 0%
Campbell-Ryce 0%
Scougall 0%
Reed 0%
Adams 0%
Baxter 0%
Done 100%
Sub - Coutts 0%
Sub - K Wallace 0%
Sub - Sammon 0%