Marc McNulty and Ched Evans – a story of Sheffield United strikers past and present and a gamble which spectacularly backfired

Marc McNulty and Ched Evans – a story of Sheffield United strikers past and present and a gamble which spectacularly backfired

IT CAN be dressed up however you like, but Ched Evans career at Sheffield United is surely heading for a premature end. The 29-year-old striker has not met expectation. Little more than a year into a three-year contract he has been packed off to League One Fleetwood Town on a season-long loan. Contrast that with another top scorer for the Blades, Marc McNulty. Cast aside but now beginning a new chapter at United’s Championship rivals Reading after a spectacular season at Coventry.

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Furious Wilder blasts his Sheffield United 'big time' players then names and shames failing strikers

Furious Wilder blasts his Sheffield United 'big time' players then names and shames failing strikers

CHRIS WILDER sensationally named and shamed his failing strikers and blasted players for their "big time" attitude which he says cost Sheffield United three points after a frustrating 2-2 draw at home to Gillingham. It's not the first time the Blades boss has been in meltdown this season. Now he's lined up another striker and is demanding an instant midweek response against Fleetwood at Bramall Lane.

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It's tin hat time for Sheffield United as cracks appear in Wilder's rebuild at Bramall Lane

It's tin hat time for Sheffield United as cracks appear in Wilder's rebuild at Bramall Lane

THE TRANSFER window has closed and it's tin hat time for Chris Wilder whose  comprehensive rebuild at Sheffield United now faces its biggest test. Has he assembled a squad good enough to establish a promotion bid? Or after all the rhetoric are cracks beginning to show?

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Wednesday's misfit Lavery may be answer to Sheffield United striker Marc McNulty's prayers

Wednesday's misfit Lavery may be answer to Sheffield United striker Marc McNulty's prayers

MARC McNULTY'S bid to re-establish is career at Sheffield United after being cast out by former manager Nigel Adkins may be about to take a giant stride forward. Wednesday misfit Caolan Lavery formed a brief strike partnership with pal McNulty on loan at Portsmouth last season and is expected to join the Blades. It could reform a relationship Bramall Lane boss Chris Wilder says was the best in League Two.

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