SHEFFIELD UNITED: THEY PLAYED FOR BOTH

SHEFFIELD UNITED: THEY PLAYED FOR BOTH

11 players who have played for both.

Leeds United are back in Sky Bet Championship action on Saturday (12:30pm), taking on Sheffield United, looking for a fourth win on the bounce.

Ahead of the clash at Elland Road, we look at 11 players who have played for both Yorkshire sides.


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Paddy Kenny

The goalkeeper played under Neil Warnock at Bury, Sheffield United, Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United.  He played over 250 times for the Blades from 2002-2010 and was at Leeds from 2012-2014.


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Leigh Bromby

Bromby is one of the few players to have played for both Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United.  He had two spells at Bramall Lane prior to joining Leeds in 2009 and he helped the Whites win promotion to the Championship from League One.


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Matt Kilgallon

The defender broke into the first team at Leeds, prior to moving to Sheffield United in 2007.  Kilgallon is still playing in Scotland for Hamilton Academical, after recently moving from fellow Yorkshire rivals Bradford City.


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Kyle Bartley

Now at fellow Championship side West Bromwich Albion, Bartley spent time on loan with the Blades whilst at Arsenal.  He spent the 2016/17 season at Leeds, enjoying a successful loan spell from Swansea City.


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Gary Speed

Speed is remembered fondly by every club he played at.  He helped Leeds win the First Division title in 1992 and ended his career with the Blades, where he was from 2008-2010.


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Vinnie Jones
The midfielder helped Leeds win promotion to the First Division in 1990, after having helped Wimbledon win the FA Cup in 1988.  From the Whites he moved to Bramall Lane.
    

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Michael Brown

Brown joined Sheffield United on loan from Manchester City, before the move was made permanent.  After spells at Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham, Wigan Athletic and Portsmouth, Brown joined Leeds.

    

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Tony Currie

Officially named Sheffield United’s greatest ever player, Currie was at Bramall Lane from 1968-1976, playing over 300 games for the club.  He moved to Leeds from the Blades and went on to play over 100 games for the Whites.


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Mick Jones

The forward joined Leeds from Sheffield United in 1967.  He scored the winning goal for the Whites in the 1968 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final.  He also won two league titles and the FA Cup with Leeds.


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Richard Cresswell

Now back at Leeds working in the Academy, like Bromby, Cresswell also played for both Sheffield clubs.  He was at Leeds from 2005-2007 as a player and joined Sheffield United initially on loan in 2009.


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Billy Sharp
Now in his third spell at Sheffield United, Sharp is still finding the back of the net and is the club’s top scorer so far this season.  He spent one season with the Whites from 2014-2015.
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