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BladesPod - The Sheffield United Podcast

Ben Meakin

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BladesPod - The Sheffield United Podcast
BladesPod - The Sheffield United Podcast

BladesPod - The Sheffield United Podcast

Ben Meakin

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Podcast by Ben Meakin

Latest Episodes

1-0, Against Ar-sen-al

Ben and Andrew talk through United's 1-0 win over Arsenal as the Blades pick up a precious three points on Monday Night Football. First, some quick thoughts on Oli McBurnie, before we go through the events of the game (16:15), our second half tactics (32:33), the standout players including Fleck and Basham (47:15), and finally the bigger picture of this result and what it could mean for our season (59:00). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

74 MIN1 d ago
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1-0, Against Ar-sen-al

Rating our Summer Signings | Quarter Season Awards | Arsenal Preview

The international break is almost over, and Ben and Andrew return with a close look at the performances of all ten summer signings so far (01:30), before giving out their Quarter Season Awards (40:25). Finally, a look ahead to Arsenal’s visit to Bramall Lane (1:03:25), before Andrew Mangan of Arseblog joins Ben to give a North London perspective on Monday’s game (1:16:21). Thanks for listening and UTB!

100 MIN1 w ago
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Rating our Summer Signings | Quarter Season Awards | Arsenal Preview

Blades Pick Up A Point At Watford

Good point or bad point? Ben and Andrew pick out the talking points from United’s goalless draw at Vicarage Road, including Watford’s surprisingly defensive approach (01:01), our own defence which is great but also makes weird mistakes (04:12), and Dean Henderson bouncing back (26:36). Finally, we talk about David McGoldrick’s rising stock, and whether we’re striking the right balance between attack and defence (31:28). Thanks as always for listening and UTB!

60 MIN2 w ago
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Blades Pick Up A Point At Watford

Liverpool analysis | Watford preview

Ben and Andrew digest the defeat to Liverpool - talking Deano's error and the reaction to it (03:10), United's new-found counter-attacking ability and John Fleck's impressive form (23:13), and paying some respect to Virgil Van Dijk (36:30). Then, quick thoughts on the Sunderland game (49:45) before looking ahead to this weekend's meeting with Watford (52:48). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

67 MIN3 w ago
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Liverpool analysis | Watford preview

Everton 0-2 Blades - Smash & Grab at Goodison

Ben and Andrew relive a fantastic win for the Blades at Goodison Park this weekend – including a very strange first goal (17:18), that link-up between JL7 and the Moose (34:10), and a star turn from John Egan and our immense defence (45:00). Next, a look ahead to Sunderland in the cup (57:45) and the Liverpool game (1:02:47) before Ben is joined by Lizzi Doyle from The Anfield Wrap to get an opposition’s view (01:13:35).

91 MINSEP 24
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Everton 0-2 Blades - Smash & Grab at Goodison

Court Case Verdict! Plus Southampton review & Everton preview

Ben and Andrew go over a frustrating defeat to Southampton at the weekend, including the David McGoldrick conundrum (09:30), VAR (21:20) Norwood (30:08), and Che Adams (40:08). Next! Reaction to today's ownership court case verdict (53:43), then a preview of Everton away (1:15:09) plus a guest appearance from Tom Clarke of The Toffee Blues to give an opposition view ahead of the game (1:23:31). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

97 MINSEP 17
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Court Case Verdict! Plus Southampton review & Everton preview

Premier League Narratives & Southampton Preview

Real football is almost back! Ben and Andrew take a look at United's loanees (01:35) and our international Blades - including Oli McBurnie vs Scotland (09:05) - before "buying or selling" the Premier League narratives of the season so far (17:14). Finally, we wrap up with a look ahead to Southampton (54:55) before Ben is joined by Saints fan Matt Markstone of the Southampton Dellivery podcast (01:09:55). Cheers for listening and UTB!

87 MINSEP 11
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Premier League Narratives & Southampton Preview

Stamford Bridge Comeback: Chelsea 2-2 Blades

Ben and Andrew dissect a fantastic fightback from the Blades at Stamford Bridge, as United overturn a 2-0 deficit to get a deserved point. We go over the turnaround in performance at half-time (12:50), McBurnie and Robinson (32:16), and a cameo from the Moose (38:52). Finally, talking about Garth Crooks and basic football (45:45), Sunderland in the League Cup (58:24), and whether United should have players in the England squad (1:00:30). Cheers as always for listening, and UTB!

72 MINSEP 3
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Stamford Bridge Comeback: Chelsea 2-2 Blades

Leicester Reaction | Chelsea Preview with Blades Analytics

Ben is joined by Jay aka Blades Analytics for a special guest appearance, breaking down the defeat to Leicester this weekend, including the step up in performance in the second half (13:03) and the reaction to Wilder's post-match comments (42:25). Then, a look at the Blackburn cup game (49:50), Chelsea at the weekend (52:40), and a recap of Premier League predictions (57:20). Finally, writer, podcaster and Chelsea fan Ram Srivinas joins the pod to give some insight into how the Blues are progressing under Frank Lampard, and what to expect this weekend (1:14:35). Follow Ram on Twitter @rramesss. Thanks as always for listening, and UTB!

89 MINAUG 27
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Leicester Reaction | Chelsea Preview with Blades Analytics

Blades 1-0 Palace

Ben and Andrew take a deep-dive into United's first Premier League win for twelve years, as the Blades make a great start to the season. We talk about the match in detail (07:24), overlapping centre-backs for the goal (14:30), and a great showing from John Lundstram (17:30). Next, shutting down Wilfried Zaha (28:24), and Oliver Norwood's ping (41:00). Finally, a look ahead to our next opponents, Leicester City (56:30). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

69 MINAUG 20
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Blades 1-0 Palace

Latest Episodes

1-0, Against Ar-sen-al

Ben and Andrew talk through United's 1-0 win over Arsenal as the Blades pick up a precious three points on Monday Night Football. First, some quick thoughts on Oli McBurnie, before we go through the events of the game (16:15), our second half tactics (32:33), the standout players including Fleck and Basham (47:15), and finally the bigger picture of this result and what it could mean for our season (59:00). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

74 MIN1 d ago
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1-0, Against Ar-sen-al

Rating our Summer Signings | Quarter Season Awards | Arsenal Preview

The international break is almost over, and Ben and Andrew return with a close look at the performances of all ten summer signings so far (01:30), before giving out their Quarter Season Awards (40:25). Finally, a look ahead to Arsenal’s visit to Bramall Lane (1:03:25), before Andrew Mangan of Arseblog joins Ben to give a North London perspective on Monday’s game (1:16:21). Thanks for listening and UTB!

100 MIN1 w ago
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Rating our Summer Signings | Quarter Season Awards | Arsenal Preview

Blades Pick Up A Point At Watford

Good point or bad point? Ben and Andrew pick out the talking points from United’s goalless draw at Vicarage Road, including Watford’s surprisingly defensive approach (01:01), our own defence which is great but also makes weird mistakes (04:12), and Dean Henderson bouncing back (26:36). Finally, we talk about David McGoldrick’s rising stock, and whether we’re striking the right balance between attack and defence (31:28). Thanks as always for listening and UTB!

60 MIN2 w ago
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Blades Pick Up A Point At Watford

Liverpool analysis | Watford preview

Ben and Andrew digest the defeat to Liverpool - talking Deano's error and the reaction to it (03:10), United's new-found counter-attacking ability and John Fleck's impressive form (23:13), and paying some respect to Virgil Van Dijk (36:30). Then, quick thoughts on the Sunderland game (49:45) before looking ahead to this weekend's meeting with Watford (52:48). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

67 MIN3 w ago
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Liverpool analysis | Watford preview

Everton 0-2 Blades - Smash & Grab at Goodison

Ben and Andrew relive a fantastic win for the Blades at Goodison Park this weekend – including a very strange first goal (17:18), that link-up between JL7 and the Moose (34:10), and a star turn from John Egan and our immense defence (45:00). Next, a look ahead to Sunderland in the cup (57:45) and the Liverpool game (1:02:47) before Ben is joined by Lizzi Doyle from The Anfield Wrap to get an opposition’s view (01:13:35).

91 MINSEP 24
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Everton 0-2 Blades - Smash & Grab at Goodison

Court Case Verdict! Plus Southampton review & Everton preview

Ben and Andrew go over a frustrating defeat to Southampton at the weekend, including the David McGoldrick conundrum (09:30), VAR (21:20) Norwood (30:08), and Che Adams (40:08). Next! Reaction to today's ownership court case verdict (53:43), then a preview of Everton away (1:15:09) plus a guest appearance from Tom Clarke of The Toffee Blues to give an opposition view ahead of the game (1:23:31). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

97 MINSEP 17
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Court Case Verdict! Plus Southampton review & Everton preview

Premier League Narratives & Southampton Preview

Real football is almost back! Ben and Andrew take a look at United's loanees (01:35) and our international Blades - including Oli McBurnie vs Scotland (09:05) - before "buying or selling" the Premier League narratives of the season so far (17:14). Finally, we wrap up with a look ahead to Southampton (54:55) before Ben is joined by Saints fan Matt Markstone of the Southampton Dellivery podcast (01:09:55). Cheers for listening and UTB!

87 MINSEP 11
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Premier League Narratives & Southampton Preview

Stamford Bridge Comeback: Chelsea 2-2 Blades

Ben and Andrew dissect a fantastic fightback from the Blades at Stamford Bridge, as United overturn a 2-0 deficit to get a deserved point. We go over the turnaround in performance at half-time (12:50), McBurnie and Robinson (32:16), and a cameo from the Moose (38:52). Finally, talking about Garth Crooks and basic football (45:45), Sunderland in the League Cup (58:24), and whether United should have players in the England squad (1:00:30). Cheers as always for listening, and UTB!

72 MINSEP 3
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Stamford Bridge Comeback: Chelsea 2-2 Blades

Leicester Reaction | Chelsea Preview with Blades Analytics

Ben is joined by Jay aka Blades Analytics for a special guest appearance, breaking down the defeat to Leicester this weekend, including the step up in performance in the second half (13:03) and the reaction to Wilder's post-match comments (42:25). Then, a look at the Blackburn cup game (49:50), Chelsea at the weekend (52:40), and a recap of Premier League predictions (57:20). Finally, writer, podcaster and Chelsea fan Ram Srivinas joins the pod to give some insight into how the Blues are progressing under Frank Lampard, and what to expect this weekend (1:14:35). Follow Ram on Twitter @rramesss. Thanks as always for listening, and UTB!

89 MINAUG 27
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Leicester Reaction | Chelsea Preview with Blades Analytics

Blades 1-0 Palace

Ben and Andrew take a deep-dive into United's first Premier League win for twelve years, as the Blades make a great start to the season. We talk about the match in detail (07:24), overlapping centre-backs for the goal (14:30), and a great showing from John Lundstram (17:30). Next, shutting down Wilfried Zaha (28:24), and Oliver Norwood's ping (41:00). Finally, a look ahead to our next opponents, Leicester City (56:30). Thanks for listening, and UTB!

69 MINAUG 20
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Blades 1-0 Palace