Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 5 – Season 1:1

August We started the season on the front foot with a narrow 1-0 home win over Swansea; John Fleck getting the winning goal in the first half after combining well with Xadas in the midfield. Billy Sharp then missed a penalty in the second half to set up a tense finish, but we saw it … Continue reading Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 5 – Season 1:1

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Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 4 – Comings And Goings

Having established the needs of the club in part 3, now comes the task of reshaping the squad in order to ensure we can meet the challenges of the season ahead.Outgoings The first 2 players to leave the club were Leon Clarke and Mark Duffy. With both being the wrong side of 30, having glaring … Continue reading Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 4 – Comings And Goings

Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 3 – Staff And Players

Today we finally get around to discussing the most important asset at the club - the people. As I mentioned in part 1, I favour a slash and burn approach when I arrive at a new club, moving on anyone who doesn't fit my plans as quickly as possible, and bringing in more suitable replacements. … Continue reading Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 3 – Staff And Players

Unfinished business At The Lane – part 2 – The Wilder 5-3-2

Ask 100 Blades to describe the details of the formation that their team plays under Chris Wilder, and you'll get 100 different answers. Everyone can agree that we play 3 at the back, 2 wingbacks and 2 up front, but the debate still rages as to whether we play 5-3-2, 3-4-1-2, 5-2-1-2 or something completely … Continue reading Unfinished business At The Lane – part 2 – The Wilder 5-3-2

Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 1 – The Beginning

Giving In To My Urges. I've tried. Honestly I have. I've started 6 or 7 saves in FM19 so far, but there's something stopping me getting properly invested in them. That something is a nagging sense of unfinished business at Beautiful Down Town Bramall Lane (henceforth referred to as BDTBL). Due to a catastrophic PC … Continue reading Unfinished Business At The Lane – Part 1 – The Beginning