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Sheffield United: How Chris Wilder quickly proved things would be different at Bramall Lane after replacing Nigel Adkins

The first sign Chris Wilder saw things differently to Nigel Adkins came long before he took charge of his first training session, friendly or competitive match.

Mark Duffy says Sheffield United are proving people wrong: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Mark Duffy talks money matters ahead of Yorkshire derby with Hull City

Mark Duffy says Sheffield United have enjoyed proving there is more to Championship success than spending power.

Billy Sharp's experience could prove invaluable tonight: Jack Lancelott/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder and his players braced for a difficult night at the KCOM Stadium as Hull City fans plan protest march

The next game, managers and players are fond of saying, is always the most important.

Nigel Adkins has spoken-out about his time at Bramall Lane: Picture Bruce Rollinson

Sheffield United: Hull City manager Nigel Adkins reveals why he failed at Bramall Lane

Hull City manager Nigel Adkins has insisted he bears Sheffield United no grudges ahead of tomorrow’s meeting between the two clubs at the KCOM Stadium.

Peter Lorimer presents Tony Currie with an award before Leeds' recent visit to Bramall Lane: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United Fan’s Column: How I got hooked on Tony Currie

If anybody hasn’t yet heard Tony Currie’s call to Praise or Grumble last Saturday evening, make sure you listen to the podcast.

Simon Moore is available after suspension

Sheffield United: Who will start in goal against Hull City? Chris Wilder gives his thoughts

Chris Wilder admits he has “a decision to make” ahead of tomorrow’s visit to Hull City after confirming Simon Moore is available for selection at the KCOM Stadium.

Sheffield United beat Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday night: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Has this attack-minded team also mastered the art of winning ugly?

Sheffield United demonstrated plenty of style and no little skill during their latest win of a potentially historic season.

Sheffield United are still improving as a squad, says manager Chris Wilder: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why disappointment has actually made this team stronger

At both the beginning of this season and the end of the last, it was not uncommon to see Sheffield United finish a match with three or four strikers on the pitch irrespective of the scoreline.

Sheffield United's John Lundstram says his team mates have got real character

Sheffield United: ‘Yorkshire derby record proves we’ve got what it takes’ midfielder says, ahead of Hull City test

John Lundstram has pointed to Sheffield United’s excellent record in Yorkshire derbies as evidence they possess the strength of character required to reach the Championship play-offs.

Chris Wilder says his squad has got real character: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Psychology will decide this season’s race for the top-six, manager Chris Wilder says

Stout hearts and strong minds will decide which four teams reach the Championship play-offs, Chris Wilder has insisted, after claiming this season’s promotion race is still too close to call.

Sheffield United's David Brooks (left) and Leicester City's Ben Chillwell battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, Fifth Round match at the King Power Stadium.

Sheffield United: ‘This kid’s style reminds me of Gareth Bale’

Chris Basham says Sheffield United team mate David Brooks reminds him of Gareth Bale.

David Brooks is fit again following a bout of glandular fever: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Basham says David Brooks’ return to action could not have come at a better time

He is not the first person to draw the comparison.

James Wilson was injured against Leicester City

Sheffield United: Centre-forward’s fate is set to be revealed

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, will wait for the results of a fitness test on James Wilson’s injured ankle before naming his team for tomorrow’s meeting with Queens Park Rangers.

Leon Clarke is expected to return against QPR: Jack Lancelott/Sportimage/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades set to be boosted by duo’s return to action

Leon Clarke and Richard Stearman are both available for selection against Queens Park Rangers tomorrow night after recovering from illness.

Tony Currie and Alan Birchenall (left) recreate their famous kiss''� BLADES SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

Sheffield United: What really happened after football’s most famous kiss

It started with a kiss and ended-up provoking questions in Parliament.

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: If you go on strike, make sure you’re good at football

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: If you go on strike, make sure you’re good at football

A couple of years ago, when members of the National Union of Teachers went on strike in protest against the under-funding of schools, it sparked a furore in Middle England.

Chris Wilder wants to make more happy memories: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder wants to make more happy memories at Leicester despite England duo’s steel

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder believes the presence of Harry Maguire and Jamie Vardy in Leicester City’s squad will make it even tougher for his team to win tonight’s FA Cup fifth round tie.

Dave Bassett was stripped to his underpants by jubilant Sheffield United fans

Sheffield United: Why tonight’s FA Cup tie against Leicester City will stir so many memories for Chris Wilder and Co

Tonight, when Sheffield United arrive at the King Power Stadium for their FA Cup tie against Leicester City, manager Chris Wilder will step off the coach, glance over his shoulder and reflect on one of the most proudest moments in the visitors’ long history.

John Fleck was instrumental against Leeds: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United Fan’s Column: Pub games get to the bottom of our recent run

In the pub on a Friday night we often discuss what United’s line-up will be the following day.

Jamal Blackman is expected to feature at the King Power Stadium: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Jamal Blackman would love to realise his FA Cup dream with Chris Wilder’s side

Jamal Blackman hopes to take another step towards realising his ambition of lifting the FA Cup when Sheffield United face Leicester City tomorrow night.

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