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Paul Heckingbottom named Sheffield United interim boss until end of season following Chris Wilder’s departure

Paul Heckingbottom named Sheffield United interim boss until end of season following Chris Wilder’s departure

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Sheffield United have confirmed under-23s manager Paul Heckingbottom will take charge of the team for the remainder of the season following Chris Wilder’s departure. Wilder’s five-year association with the Blades came to an end on Saturday night by mutual consent. Getty Images Tindall is expected to make the move to Bramall Lane Heckingbottom, who has previously managed Barnsley, Leeds and Hibernian, will be assisted by former Bournemouth boss Jason Tindall and Wilder’s former assistant Alan Knill. It is a great honour to be considered to lead this club until the end of the season and I thank the board for putting their trust in me,” Heckingbottom told sufc.co.uk. “We have a lot of work to do, but have a great support network, all of whom will bring ...