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Who are Sheffield United? Billy Sharp leads the Blades back to the Premier League

Sheffield United confirmed their place in the top flight for next season when Leeds United were held to a draw against Aston Villa on Sunday. Here we take a look at the Blades and what they will bring to the Premier League.

Last time Sheffield United were in the Premier League

Sheffield United's last season in the top flight still rankles. As the end of the 2006-07 season neared, it looked like West Ham would be relegated and the Blades would survive. Enter Carlos Tevez, who almost singlehandedly...

WWE legend Foley to attend Sheffield United game after Sharp's 'Mr Socko' tribute

Scarcely believable as it may be, WWE legend Mick Foley appears to have struck up a friendship with Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp.

It all began back in January when Sharp caught Foley's attention by celebrating his goal against Norwich by paying homage to the wrestler's famous "Mr Socko" gimmick.

This led to the pair exchanging messages of mutual gratitude on Twitter, with Foley thanking Sharp for getting his name trending and Sharp thanking Foley for the sock-based inspiration.

The unlikely...

Ryan Sessegnon, Ruben Neves among the Championship's hottest talent

Ryan Sessegnon has risen through the ranks at Fulham

While most Premier League clubs look abroad for January signings that could give them a boost in the second half of the season, there is a wealth of young talent to be found in the Football League.

Here are five exciting prospects who have caught the eye.

Ryan Sessegnon -- Fulham
It has been a mixed season for Fulham in the Championship, but their 17-year-old star Ryan Sessegnon has delivered a string of outstanding performances to attract interest from Tottenham, Manchester United and even Real...

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Sheffield United spell own team name wrong on official club calendar

It's that time of year, when club shops are stuffed full of stocking fillers, including the usual array of diaries and calendars for the following year.

Kids up and down the country will have their club's calendar in pride of place in their bedrooms. 

That might not be the case for Sheffield United fans. Or, as the club have managed to call themselves, Shefield United.

Yep, whoever put the calendar together somehow managed to spell the club's own name incorrectly.

You had one job....

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Premier League history maker Brian Deane looks back at his golden goal

SHEFFIELD, England -- Exactly 25 years later, Brian Deane was back at Bramall Lane, where he scored the first goal in Premier League history.

On Aug. 15 1992, Deane seized upon Alan Cork's flick-on of a long Carl Bradshaw throw and headed in the opening goal of a 2-1 win over Manchester United. He would add a second-half penalty that sealed defeat for Sir Alex Ferguson's team, who ended the season as inaugural champions; Dave Bassett's United finished 14th.

On Tuesday, as part of Play With A Legend,...

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Man United fan falls asleep during bore FA Cup win over Sheffield United

With Manchester United having failed to score a single first-half goal in their last 10 home games, you can perhaps forgive their fans for failing to be on the edge of their seats.

United stand accused of playing inert, possession-based football on a ground famed for its free-flowing, attacking football.

And now you could say the fans are getting bored of Louis van Gaal's brand of football.

A case in point being this poor guy, who was apparently unable to stave off the zzzs as he watched van Gaal's...