Karl Whitehouse talks about the history of wolves v Sheffield United
Division 1 – The first meeting of the two clubs in Division 1 was on the 30th September 1893 the game finished 4-3 to Sheffield United.
Championship – The first meeting of the two clubs in Championship was on the 27th November 2004 the game finished in a 3-3 draw.
FA Cup – The first meeting of the two clubs in the FA Cup was in the 30th January 1892 the game finished 3-1 to Wolves.
Premier League – The first meeting of the two clubs in the Premier League was in the 1st December 2019 the game finished in a 1-1 draw.
Most Recent Meetings
FA Cup – The most recent game was in the 3rd Round was on the 9th January 2022 the game finished 3-0 to Wolves.
Championship – The most recent game was on the 3rd February 2018 the game finished 3-0 to Wolves.
Premier League – The most recent game was on the 17th April 2021 the game finished 1-0 to Wolves.
Division 1 – The biggest win between the two clubs was on the 20th February 1954 the game finished 6-1 to Wolves.
Championship – The biggest win between the two clubs was on the 8th May 2005 the game finished 4-2 to Wolves.
Premier League – The biggest win between the two clubs was on the 14th September 2020 the game finished 2-0 to Wolves.
FA Cup – The biggest win between the two clubs was the 4th Round Replay after the original game ended 0-0 on the 28th January 1950 and the replay was on the 1st February 1950 the game finished 4-3 to Wolves.
Division 1 – The biggest defeat between the two clubs was on the 17th October 1903 the game finished 7-2 to Sheffield United.
Championship – The biggest defeat between the two clubs was on the 15th September 2007 the game finished 3-1 to Sheffield United.
FA Cup– The biggest defeat between the two clubs was on the 23rd March 1901 in the quarter finals and the game finished 4-0 to Sheffield United.
Premier League – The biggest win between the two clubs was on the 8th July 2020 the game 1-0 to Sheffield United.
Zenith Data Systems Cup – The game was played on the 7th November 1989 in the first round of the cup in the northern section and the game finished 1-0 to Sheffield United.
League Division 1 Play offs – The game was played on the 26th May 2003 at the Millenium Stadium the game finished 3-0 to Wolves and we got promoted to the Premier League for the first time.
Match of the Day
There was a game near the date of the upcoming meeting which was played on the 5th November 1904 the game finished 4-2 to Sheffield United.
Do you remember?
Sheffield United 0 Wolves 2 14th September 2020 in the Premier League at Bramall Lane.
This game was played behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 restrictions and this was the first game of the season 2020-2021.
It took Wolves 3 minutes to open the scoring in the game when Raul Jimenez connected with a delivery from the left-hand side from Daniel Podence to volley the ball into the roof of the net.
Then Wolves struck again with another goal on the 6th minute before that Aaron Ramsdale produced a good save from Raul Jimenez in stopping him getting a 2nd goal in the game and from the resulting corner from Pedro Neto Romain Saiss rose the highest to send his header into the back of the net to give Wolves a 2-0 lead in the game.
Sheffield United have never lost an opening match in the Premier league and they were working hard to try and get back into the game but it took the blades 52 minutes to get a shot on target when John Fleck hit the post and then soon after George Baldock had an effort which was blocked and they couldn’t find a way through to the Wolves goal and Wolves held to the end of the game without much trouble towards their goal and win 2-0
This was their first win in Yorkshire since 1981.
Sheffield United Team: Aaron Ramsdale, John Egan, Jack O’Connell, George Baldock, Chris Basham, Enda Stevens, John Fleck, John Lundstram, Oliver Norwood, Ollie McBurnie, Billy Sharp.
Substitutes: Wes Foderingham, Ethan Ampadu, Phil Jagielka, Sander Berge, Oliver Burke, Ben Osborn, David McGoldrick.
Manager: Chris Wilder
Wolves Team: Rui Patricio, Willy Boly, Marcal, Conor Coady, Leander Dendoncker, Romain Saiss, Joao Moutinho, Pedro Neto, Daniel Podence, Adama Traore, Raul Jimenez.
Substitutes: John Ruddy, Oskar Buur, Ruben Vinagre, Ruben Neves, Vitinha, Diogo Jota, Fabio Silva.
Manager: Nuno Espirito Santo
A LITTLE BIT MORE HISTORY
Sheffield United 1 Wolves 3 25th November 2008 in the Championship at Bramall Lane.
Chris Iwelumo opened the scoring for Wolves in the opening 5 minutes from a tight angle after frenetic start to the game.
Brian Howard of Sheffield United thought he had levelled direct from a corner, but the ball was judged to have not crossed the line and the scoreline remained 1-0 to Wolves.
Then Wolves lost Carl Ikeme to Injury and Wayne Hennessey took his place on the field.
Then in the second half of the game Chris Iwelumo made it 2-0 to Wolves after a cross from Karl Henry and then a few minutes later in the game Wolves made it 3-0 when Sylvan Ebanks Blake smashed home.
15 minutes from time Sheffield United got a consolation goal when Matthew Spring scored with a neat finish to make it 3-1 to Wolves and the game ended.
This win was Wolves seventh game on the trot and second time they had done this achievement of winning seven games since spring 1987.
Sheffield United Team: Paddy Kenny, Gary Naysmith, Matt Kilgallon, Chris Morgan, Greg Halford, Kyle Naughton, Brian Howard, Stephen Quinn, Gary Speed, James Beattie, Billy Sharp.
Substitutes: Matthew Spring, Danny Webber, Darius Henderson, Sun Ji Hai, Nathan Dyer.
Manager: Kevin Blackwell
Wolves Team: Carl Ikeme, Kevin Foley, Richard Stearman, Neil Collins, Stephen Ward, David Edwards, Karl Henry, David Jones, Michael Kightly, Sylvan Ebanks Blake, Chris Iwelumo.
Substitutes: Wayne Hennessey, Jason Shackell, George Friend, Andy Keogh, Sam Vokes.
Manager: Mick McCarthy
HEAD TO HEAD
Premier League Stats
There has been 4 Meetings between the two sides.
Wolves have won 2 times with 1 home win and 1 away win.
Sheffield United have won 1 time with 1 home wins and 0 away win.
There have been 1 draws between the two sides.
Wolves has scored 4 Goals and Sheffield United has scored 2 Goals.
There has been 118 Meetings between the two sides.
Wolves have won 41 times.
Sheffield United have won 40 times.
There have been 37 draws.
Last 6 Matches
27th September 2017 Sheffield United 2 Wolves 0 at Bramall Lane (Championship)
3rd February 2018 Wolves 3 Sheffield United 0 at Molineux (Championship)
1st December 2019 Wolves 1 Sheffield United 1 at Molineux (Premier League)
8th July 2020 Sheffield United 1 Wolves 0 at Bramall Lane (Premier League)
14th September 2020 Sheffield United 0 Wolves 2 at Bramall Lane (Premier League)
17th April 2021 Wolves 1 Sheffield United 0 at Molineux (Premier League)
PLAYING FOR BOTH CLUBS
Played for Wolves 1999-2000 made 37 appearances scored 16 goals and played for Sheffield United 2006-2007 made 18 appearances scored 3 goals.
Played for Wolves 1984-1987 made 88 appearances scored 4 goals and played for Sheffield United made 82 appearances scored 1 goal.
Played for Wolves 2009-2019 made 195 appearances scored 14 goals and played for Sheffield United in a loan deal 2010 made 1 appearance.
Played for Sheffield United 1999-2000 and loan spell 2011 made 59 appearances scored 20 goals and played for Wolves in a loan spell 2010-2011 made 3 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United 1994-1995 made 69 appearances scored 35 goals and played for Wolves 2001-2004 made 75 appearances scored 26 goals.
Played for Wolves 1964-1968 made 29 appearances scored 8 goals and played for Sheffield United 1968-1972 made 15 appearances scored 2 goals.
Played for Wolves 1982-1984 made 74 appearances and played for Sheffield United 1984-1987 made 109 appearances.
Played for Wolves 2003-2005 made 30 appearances scored 7 goals and played for Sheffield United 2009-2010 made 23 appearances scored 4 goals.
Played for Wolves in two spells 2003-2007 and 2014-2015 made 103 appearances scored 16 goals and played for Sheffield United 2016-2020 made 88 appearances scored 29 goals.
Played for Sheffield United 2013-2014 in a loan spell made 39 appearances scored 5 goals and played for Wolves 2015-2023 made 273 appearances scored 6 goals.
Played for Sheffield United 2006 in a loan spell and permanent deal 2011-2016 made 179 appearances scored 12 goals and played for Wolves in a loan spell 2006-2007 and permanent deal 2007-2009 made 84 appearances scored 9 goals.
Played for Wolves 1994-1995 made 37 appearances and played for Sheffield United 1995-1996 made 21 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United in a loan spell 1999 made 10 appearances and played for Wolves 2003-2013 made 215 appearances scored 14 goals.
Played for Wolves 1996-2000 made 150 appearances scored 10 goals and played for Sheffield United 2000-2002 made 57 appearances scored 1 goal.
Ethan Ebanks Landell
Played for Wolves 2010-2019 made 42 appearances scored 5 goals and played for Sheffield United 2016-2017 in a loan spell made 34 appearances scored 5 goals.
Played for Wolves 2013-2018 made 59 appearances scored 3 goals and played for Sheffield United 2018-2019 made 21 appearances scored 2 goals.
Played for Wolves 1975-1984 made 180 appearances scored 44 goals and played for Sheffield United 1984-1986 made 26 appearances scored 10 goals.
Morgan Gibbs White
Played for Wolves 2017-2022 made 68 appearances scored 2 goals and played for Sheffield United 2021-2022 in a loan spell made 35 appearances scored 11 goals.
Played for Sheffield United in a loan spell 2008-2009 made 41 appearances scored 4 goals and played for Wolves 2009-2011 made 17 appearances.
Played for Wolves 2008-2010 made 15 appearances and played for Sheffield United 2012 in a loan spell and a permanent spell 2012-2014 made 78 appearances.
Played for Wolves 2003-2018 made 191 appearances and played for Sheffield United in a loan spell 2009 made 2 appearances.
Played for Wolves 1993-1995 made 83 appearances scored 26 goals and played for Sheffield United 2000-2001 made 35 appearances scored 6 goals.
Played for Sheffield United 1987-1988 made 16 appearances scored 1 goal and played for Wolves 1994 made 8 appearances.
Played for Wolves 1967-1981 made 407 appearances and played for Sheffield United 1981-1982 made 18 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United 2011-2013 made 77 appearances scored 5 goals and played for Wolves 2013-2016 made 120 appearances scored 8 goals.
Played for Wolves 1992-1996 made 132 appearances scored 1 goal and played for Sheffield United 2003 in a loan spell and a permanent spell 2003-2004 made 19 appearances.
Played for Wolves 1995-2002 made 154 appearances scored 19 goals and played for Sheffield United 2004 in a loan spell made 5 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United 1987-1988 in a loan spell made 10 appearances and played for Wolves 1996-1998 made 11 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United 1962-1969 made 136 appearances and played for Wolves 1969-1973 made 116 appearances.
Played for Sheffield United 1996 in a loan spell made 6 appearances and played for Wolves 1997-2000 made 52 appearances scored 6 goals.
Played for Wolves 2008-2015 and a loan spell in 2016-2017 made 229 appearances scored 5 goals and played for Sheffield United 2017-2020 made 44 appearances scored 3 goals.
Played for Wolves 2001-2005 made 75 appearances scored 28 goals and played for Sheffield United 2003-2004 in a loan spell made 4 appearances.
Played for Wolves 2008-2012 made 47 appearances scored 6 goals and played for Sheffield United 2011 in a loan spell made 6 appearances scored 1 goal.
Played for Wolves 1973-1975 made 17 appearances scored 3 goals and played for Sheffield United 1985-1989 made 74 appearances scored 18 goals.
Others Who Played for Both Clubs
Sydney Carter, George Farrow, Stan Fazackerley, Adlene Guedioura, Roger Hansbury, Bob Hatton, Charlie Henderson, George Henson, Martin Johnson, Nathaniel Mendez Laing, Gary Mulligan, Colin Perry, Tom Phillipson, Jesse Pye, Kyel Reid, Paul Stancliffe, Frank Talia, Manuel Thetis, Mark Todd, Tony Towner, Fred White, Robert Williams.
Played, Coached, Managed Both Teams
Played for Sheffield United 1970 made 9 appearances scored 2 goals and managed Wolves 1978-1982 where he managed 119 games.
Played for Sheffield United 1997-1998 made 43 appearances scored 17 goals and managed Wolves 2013 was there for 4 months which resulted in the club been relegated where he managed 20 games.
ARTICLE BY KARL WHITEHOUSE
I am a Wolves fan and have been for over 30 years. I have supported them both home and away games in the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s and now like looking into Wolves games the stats behind the games they play in the Prremier League and also look other stats.