Up The Blades is home to analysis, stats and opinion on all things Sheffield United and EFL. We don't pretend to have all the answers but we do like to go looking for them and hope it'll start debate and discussion among fellow Blades.



Ben is a freelance writer and host of BladesPod, the Sheffield United podcast. Watches more sport than is probably healthy. You can follow him on Twitter at @BladesPod for all things Sheffield United, and @bnmkn for other stuff.


Jay, aka Blades Analytic, is a budding EFL performance analyst. Addicted to the numbers but doesn't let that get in the way of the love of the beautiful game. You can follow him on Twitter at @Blades_Analytic.