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Blades spread Christmas cheer

13 December 2017

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Sheffield United players brought Christmas cheer to patients, their families and staff at hospitals and hospices across the region.

The men's first team squad, team management and players from the Sheffield United Ladies team visited the Sheffield Children's Hospital, Weston Park Cancer Hospital, St Luke's Hospice and Bluebell Wood Hospice.

Central defender Jake Wright: "I am proud to be the Sheffield United Ambassador for Bluebell Wood. The work they do here is amazing. We always enjoy the Christmas visit and being able to meet with the children and their families as well as with staff and volunteers. Their smiles make it all worthwhile."

Sue Beeley, Sheffield United's Player Liaison Officer said: "It is great to get all the players out to our nominated charities at Christmas It is a pleasure to support the organisations."

Children's Hospital - group one
Alan Knill, Billy Sharp, John Fleck, Caolan Lavery, Kieron Freeman

Children's Hospital - group two
David Brooks, George Baldock, Samir Carruthers, Enda Stevens and Rosa Neary (Ladies Team)

Weston Park Cancer Hospital
Chris Wilder with Simon Moore, Leon Clarke, Jamal Blackman, Richard Stearman, Ben Henneghan and Jess Holdsworth (Ladies Team)

St Luke's Hospice
Matt Prestridge with Daniel Lafferty, Jack O'Connell, John Lundstram, Mark Duffy, Ched Evans, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Jodie Hartley (Ladies Team)

Bluebell Wood Hospice
Darren Ward with Jake Wright, Chris Basham, James Hanson, Nathan Thomas, Jake Eastwood, Clayton Donaldson and Nat Froggatt (Ladies Team).


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