Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Which former Sheffield United player was booked after five seconds while playing for Chelsea in the 1991-92 season?||Sheffield United FC History
Vinny Jones . Vinny Jones was a tough-tackling midfielder, who rarely passed up a chance to clatter into someone that had the ball or otherwise! Since his retirement from the game, Jones has appeared in numerous movies.
|In the 1892-93 season, Sheffield United set the record for their biggest league win after a 10-0 victory. Who were they playing?||Sheffield United FC History
Burslem Port Vale. In United's first ever League season, they recorded the 10-0 victory over Burslem Port Vale on 10th December, 1892. The Blades were also promoted that season, along with Small Heath and Darwen.
Brian Deane . Sheffield United lined up against Manchester United on 15th August, 1992, and won the game 2-1. Deane's first goal in the game came as early as the fifth minute, and he doubled the lead in the 50th with a penalty. Mark Hughes pulled one back for the eventual League champions.
Three. United had first won the Cup in 1899, beating Derby County 4-1. In 1902, they won the Cup for the second time by beating Southampton 2-1 in a replay, following a 1-1 draw. United won the 1915 Cup final 3-0 over Chelsea. The team that day was: Harold Gough, Billy Cook, John English, Albert Sturgess, William Brelsford, George Utley, James Simmons, Stanley Fazackerley, Joseph Kitchen, Wallace Masterman, and Robert Evans. Simmons, Kitchen, and Fazackerley scored the goals in the game.
1897-98. In a Division One season that consisted of 16 sides, Sheffield United won the title by five points, and gained 42 in total. Sunderland were runners-up, and Wolverhampton Wanderers finished third. Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City were relegated that season.
Leicester City. Gillespie started out his career at Old Trafford with Manchester United in 1993. After just nine League games in two seasons he moved to Newcastle, where he played 113 times in the League between 1995-98. Gillespie was then sold to Blackburn and between 1998-2003, he played 115 League games. He had a free transfer to Leicester where he would play 42 League games, until signing for Sheffield United in August, 2005.
J B Wolstinholm. Wolstinholm was the manager between 1889-99, with Nicholson taking over for over 30 years straight afterward between 1899-32. Davison had a 20-year stint at the club, while Freeman was manager between 1952-55. Other Sheffield United managers over the years include Joe Mercer, Dave Bassett, Ian Porterfield, and Neil Warnock.
1889. Just three years after their formation, Sheffield United entered the Football League, and made a promising start to their Football League career.