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Sheffield United: Paul Coutts’ comeback date is revealed as Chris Wilder makes plans for Ched Evans

Paul Coutts is on course to declare himself fit for Sheffield United’s opening match of the new Championship campaign, manager Chris Wilder has revealed.

Chris Wilder wants to focus on football

Sheffield United: Co-owners take steps to help manager Chris Wilder focus on football, not politics

Sheffield United are understood to have identified the individual who will liaise between manager Chris Wilder and Bramall Lane’s board of directors next season.

Carla Ward has made her first summer signing

Sheffield United Ladies: Carla Ward makes her first summer signing as international goalkeeper returns to Bramall Lane

Fran Kitching has revealed her heart was set on a move to Bramall Lane after learning of Sheffield United’s interest.

Billy Sharp is expected to be joined at Bramall Lane by two new strikers next season: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: The type of centre-forward, or centre-forwards, Chris Wilder is looking to sign

Chris Wilder seldom comments on transfer targets, preferring to leave the talking until an agreement has been reached and player has signed on the dotted line.

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson (right) was being tracked by a number of other Championship clubs before joining Sheffield United

Sheffield United: Championship rivals are left disappointed as goalkeeper Dean Henderson completes his move to Bramall Lane

Sheffield United beat-off competition from a host of Championship rivals, including Norwich City, to sign goalkeeper Dean Henderson.

Dean Henderson has joined Sheffield United on loan

Sheffield United: How new signing Dean Henderson made the perfect start to life at Bramall Lane

Within hours of arriving at Bramall Lane, Dean Henderson endeared himself to Sheffield United supporters by tweeting the words to the Greasy Chip Butty song on his timeline.

Harry Maguire started his career with Sheffield United

Sheffield United: From Bramall Lane with one club helped produce three lions who are preparing to roar in Russia

As Kyle Walker, Harry Maguire and Gary Cahill prepare to represent England at the World Cup, James Shield analyses how the former Sheffield United trio became key members of Gareth Southgate’s squad.

Louis Reed (right) has joined Peterborough United

Sheffield United: Midfielder leaves Bramall Lane

Louis Reed has joined Peterborough on a permanent basis.

Nigel Adkins is now in charge of Hull City

Sheffield United: Carabao Cup draw produces an intriguing draw for Chris Wilder’s side

Nigel Adkins’ last appearance at Bramall Lane proved an excruciating experience, culminating in the now infamous ‘Walk of Shame.’

Sheffield United's matchday programme UTB

Sheffield United: Club makes an announcement about its matchday programme following EFL vote

The announcement struck fear into the hearts of anoraks, collectors and traditionalists everywhere.

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder’s side face Yorkshire derby against a familiar face in the Carabao Cup

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder’s side face Yorkshire derby against a familiar face in the Carabao Cup

Sheffield United have been handed a home drawn against Hull City in the Carabao Cup first round.

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Sparky reminds The Blades about the danger of ad hoc planning and could have succeeded here if Chris Wilder had arrived earlier

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: Sparky reminds The Blades about the danger of ad hoc planning and could have succeeded here if Chris Wilder had arrived earlier

He has scored 55 goals in 158 games, averages one every 1.9 starts and is unlikely to command an extravagant fee having entered the final 12 months of his contract.

Simon Moore is highly regarded by Sheffield United's coaching staff: David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades expected to take-up goalkeeping option

Sheffield United are poised to activate a clause in Simon Moore’s contract which will tie him to Bramall Lane for a further 12 months.


Sheffield United: Why the World Cup is likely to hold only limited interest for Chris Wilder

Later today, when the World Cup begins in Russia, Chris Wilder plans to watch the match with an ice cold beer, not a pen, notepad and laptop.

Sheffield Utd co-owners Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad bin Abdullah Al Said and Kevin McCabe: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Co-owners business deal paves the way for major acquisition drive

In a further sign of his determination to increase his influence overseas, Sheffield United co-owner HRH Prince Abdullah bin Musa’ad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s “substantial” investment has paved the way for a London based real estate firm to embark upon a multi-million pound spending spree according to leading analysts.

Chris Wilder is confident Sheffield United can bridge the financial divide

Sheffield United: Blades prepare to get creative in the transfer market as they chase another play-off challenge

Chris Wilder has admitted Sheffield United must be creative in the transfer market if they want to challenge for the play-offs next season.


Sheffield United: ‘I decide who this club signs, no one else’

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, has confirmed he retains the final say on the club’s transfer dealings despite being handed an improved recruitment budget.

David Brooks became a marked man in the Championship last season: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: The multi-million pound gang who love life at Bramall Lane

Despite the uncertainty surrounding David Brooks’ future following a remarkable breakthrough season at Bramall Lane, manager Chris Wilder is convinced all of Sheffield United’s most valuable players are committed to the Championship club.

Chris Wilder does not want 'squad fillers' this summer: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder reveals the one thing all his transfer targets must be able to prove

Chris Wilder has told Sheffield United this summer’s new arrivals must all be capable of making an immediate impact at first team level.

Lee Evans will be even better next season, manager Chris Wilder insists: Harry Marshall/Sportimage

Sheffield United: The real reason why Chris Wilder will not make wholesale changes this summer

Chris Wilder’s decision to focus on quality rather than quantity in this summer’s transfer window is a reflection of both Sheffield United’s improved recruitment budget and his faith in Sheffield United’s first team squad.

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