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Sheffield United
Starting 11

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The surprise package of the 2019/20 season, Sheffield United stopped short of finishing in the top 4 spots, but have continued to impress with their spirited, resilient performances that saw them finish above most of the Premier League mid-table teams and avoid relegation.The names of their players remain unfamiliar to many Premier League fans, and even the most grizzled of footballing trivia veterans would find it easier to recall the names of Sheffield United players of yesteryear than today's crop of players. Think you know one of the mystery players? Enter your guess in the box provided below each shirt and show your friends and rivals what you got!

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Sheffield United Football Club represents South Yorkshire in the Premier League. With a history dating back to their foundation in 1889. Known as The Blades due to the city's history of steel production, Sheffield have played their games at Bramall Lane since their very inception, and have won the English top flight once and the FA Cup 4 times, ending up second place only twice in their history. Sheffield United were the first club in English football to achieve promotion from the newly formed Second Division to the First Division and was a founding member of the Premier League established during the 90s. Sheffield United have the distinction of playing across the top four tiers of the English footballing pyramid, and though they have only recently returned to the Premier League, much of their history was spent in the top flight of English football. They contested the Steel City derby with cross-town rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

After twelve years of languishing in the lower leagues, Sheffield United has fought off the expectation that they would be relegated in their first season back, and ended up ninth in the standings. Now fully owned by Saudi Arabia's Prince Abdullah following a messy ownership dispute, Sheffield United is well-placed to continue punching above their weight and to develop into a true footballing powerhouse.


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How to Play

Select a fixture from the game menu to bring up a starting 11 lineup. Read the match details and when ready, hit 'play now'.

Study the lineup. The number below each shirt indicates how many letters there are in that player's name. You're against the clock so get going!

Think you know one of the mystery players? Enter your guess in the box provided below each shirt. See a tick? Boom, you've got it! See a cross? Guess again!

Struggling to get a player? Click the player you're having trouble with and hit the 'hint' button to get a letter to help you along. You only have 3 hints so use them wisely...

Really can't think of any more? Hit 'give up' and we'll show you the player's you missed. Don't beat yourself up, we can't all remember that South American they had on loan for three games...

Think your score is unbeatable? Hit the 'challenge' button to share the game with a friend. Let's see who comes out on top!