Date: 20th September 2017 at 4:22pm
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Manager Chris Wilder has said that Sheffield United travel to Sheffield Wednesday with the aim of bringing back all three points.

We head to Hillsborough on Sunday for the Championship clash and the gaffer has said he won’t settle for a draw in what will be the first meeting between the two sides in five and a half years.

The game will of course be his first experience of the Steel City Derby as a manager, but he’s tasted the occasion previously as a player back in the days of Dave Bassett.

Speaking to Sky Sports as he met with the media this week, Wilder explained.

‘We recognise we’re playing a very good football team who have outstanding individual players. But we have a determined group who will go to Hillsborough and try and win. We’ve always played on the front foot since I’ve been here.’

With a number of injury concerns ahead of the game, Wilder said the plan would be the same regardless of who he picks – get the three points and bragging rights.

‘We have got issues and we’re disappointed we won’t be at full strength. But look what we did against Norwich last week – even though we lost 1-0. They are not a bum team, they were recently in the Premier League, and from what we had available it was an outstanding effort. We were disappointed we missed out, we’re not used to losing, but we went about it in the right way and showed all the right qualities. Whoever gets the shirt this week will give 100 per cent.’

With the Football Association confirming he will face no further punishment having been sent to the stands in the game against Norwich City, when questioned about that he was obviously delighted to be in the dug out for the game.

‘I’m OK. I’m delighted with the FA’s decision. I should not have stepped into the technical area but I’m not a serial abuser of fourth officials, referees and linesmen. I’m sure the FA realise I’m not sent to the stands every ten games.’

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