Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

The Blades Have Landed - Wilder

The Blades Have Landed - Wilder

Manager Chris Wilder has said that Sheffield United have proven they have landed back in the Championship with the October international break now upon us.

United sit third in the Championship table, only three points from Cardiff City who occupy top spot after the opening eleven games of the campaign. So far we have returned seven victories - the same as Cardiff and Wolves above us - but with them picking up a couple of draw and United taking four losses...well by anybodies standards that's a fantastic start to the campaign as we keep our momentum from the League One title win and promotion going.

Speaking to the Official Site as he met with the media this week, Wilder was pleased with the break hitting when it did as he knew it would give people a chance to recharge without burning out.

'We've been out of this division for six years, but everyone now knows we've landed. There's no hiding the fact that we have good players who should be playing at this level. We are enjoying being back in the Championship but we are not going to start setting targets. We have belief and we play with the handbrake off, let's just see where it will take us.'

He added, with stand out victories so far this term against Sheffield Wednesday, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Derby County and Brentford in particular.

'We have a humble group, there's no arrogance about us. I've been in the game long enough to know that we have genuine players who are enjoying playing for this football club.'

As for the October break specifically.

'Fortunately, there's a break now. There was a lot of tired legs out there against Nottingham Forest because there's a lot of effort gone into the last three games.'

Sheff Utd Bloggers

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday October 5 2017
Time: 4:24PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

Holmes Arrives - Wilson Departs

Sheffield United have this evening confirmed that arrival of Charlton Athletic winger Ricky Holmes.

Stats: Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday

All the stats from Sheffield United (0) vs (0) Sheffield Wednesday, Bramall Lane, 12/1/18 Att: 31,120

Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday - Team Sheets

Sheffield United are at Bramall Lane with Sheffield Wednesday the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

EFL Goal Of December - 2017

The EFL have now released the candidates for the December Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

Sheffield United Archived Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blades
Write For Vital Blades
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Moore1%
Basham0%
Stearman16%
O'Connell0%
Baldock33%
Lundstram0%
Duffy0%
Fleck50%
Stevens0%
Clarke0%
Donaldson0%
Sub - Wilson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures

The Vital Football Members League