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Former Owl set for Blades hot seat?

Former Owl set for Blades hot seat?

Former Wednesday player and manager Danny Wilson is set to be named as the new manager of Sheffield United this lunchtime, according to reports.

Wilson resigned as manager of Swindon Town, who were eventually relegated from npower League One this season, in March but is understood to have beat off competition from former Barnsley boss Mark Robins and Rochdale manager Keith Hill for the vacant Blades post.

The announcement, which is due at midday today, is set to cause a major stir amongst football fans in the Steel City.

Wilson was highly thought of amongst Wednesdayites following a playing spell with the Owls between 1990-93 and also returned as manager of the club in the Premier League between 1998-2000.

His appointment in the red and white side of the city is likely to cause protests amongst United fans ahead of the start of the new season.

Wilson will be charged with the job of getting the Blades back to the npower Championship at the first attempt following relegation last term, replacing Micky Adams in the manager's hot seat.

The announcement of the Blades' new manager is due at midday today.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Friday May 27 2011
Time: 10:41AM

Comments

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Brilliant news,keep up the good work Mr Mccabe !!!!!!!
dicanio1974
27/05/2011 10:48:00
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he's going to be really popular there my sides are hurting can't stop laughing former wednesday player and manager what a good choice must be cheap.
beverley owl
27/05/2011 11:33:00
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simply astounded.
Carbone's Padawan
27/05/2011 12:23:00
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Great news.Why not go the whole hog and appoint Brian Laws as his assistant.Well done McCabe!
leons gloves
27/05/2011 12:29:00
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our man on in the inside. come in agent wilson are you receiving?
Hirsty's Shinpads
27/05/2011 13:17:00
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Is Bladesforlife still alive!? I hope so!
Owls That!
27/05/2011 13:36:00
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lol I agree Owls That! mouth peice BFL has kept his mouth quite of late,no stupid comments or anything.I also hear the Blades new anthem for the next season (Things can only get better).Good choice McCabe at least we will only have to face the s**t c***s twice next season.BFL bottom tier for you after next season.LMFO
garrymo
27/05/2011 16:15:00
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