January transfer window: Writing was on the all for Sheffield United five months ago and still the Blades refuse to act

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  TALKING TO FANS:  UNITED'S JIM PHIPPS TAKES TO TWITTER

TALKING TO FANS: UNITED'S JIM PHIPPS TAKES TO TWITTER

ANOTHER transfer deadline passes aimlessly by, another set of excuses trotted out by Sheffield United. Co-chairman Jim Phipps – and credit to him – engages with furious supporters on social media and runs an online poll to gauge opinion.

A last chance to address issues that have already cost the club its original goal of automatic promotion leaves the Blades hoping to instead buy a lottery ticket in the play-off semi-finals. And that is by no means guaranteed.

After the summer transfer window closed ViewFromTheJohnStreet.Com published an article back in September (click this link) which is as relevant now as it was then. Worried? You should be.