All posts tagged with: Chris Wilder

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 →

Manager exits: the rise of image preservation

English football’s sacking culture is widely discussed and criticized by many. What is not talked about as much is this year’s increase in manager exits by other means. Since the end of last season, 22 managers or head coaches from the top flight down to League Two have left their clubs for reasons other than a sacking. This may be resignation, mutual… Read more →