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Sheffield United F.C.

Sheffield United F.C. are a football club in the English Football League. They were formed in Sheffield, England, in 1889. Their nickname is 'The Blades' and can be seen on the team emblem.

Like their great local rivals, Sheffield Wednesday F.C, the team began as a cricket club. Their first match was against Sheffield F.C, the oldest team in the world.

Sheffield United were a professional club almost from the start, and were admitted to the Football League in 1892. They currently play in the English First Division.

The club play at Bramall Lane, in Sharrow, just south of Sheffield city centre. Their strip is red and white striped shirts.

Sheffield United won the League in 1898 and the FA Cup in 1899, 1902, 1915 and 1920.