All posts tagged with: Billy Sharp

Blades August Review: Sharp form

During this two-week break from the Championship for internationals, we review how all 24 teams have looked in their first five league games. Here’s our assessment of Sheffield United. What we said in pre-season “Sheffield United dominated League One, but apart from perhaps talisman Billy Sharp, last season’s stars are yet to prove themselves at this level. Centre-back… Read more →

Championship Season Preview: 2017-18

Though Newcastle United won the Championship title last season, one might say that Brighton and Huddersfield won the hearts of the neutrals. The duo ended 34 and 45 year top flight exiles respectively, the former with three games to spare, the latter via a Wembley shoot-out. Who will make history this year? Here’s our predictions.… Read more →

Sheffield United Season Preview: Basham is key

It simply wouldn’t be an English summer without the bookies naming Sheffield United as League One promotion favourites. The expectation has always been for the Blades to get out of that division and start moving towards a more natural placing, yet they have often failed to deliver. Why is that? The Football Lab spoke to Help Sheffield (@PhilVintin) about new manager Chris Wilder,… Read more →