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Wilder pays tribute to Jim Smith

12 December 2019

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Chris Wilder has paid his own tribute to fellow Sheffielder Jim Smith, following his sad passing earlier this week.

Wilder says Smith, known commonly in the game as the 'bald eagle' played a key role in his appointment as Oxford United manager and says he was a 'fantastic mentor' during his as boss at the Kassam Stadium.

The Blades chief described Smith as a 'proper manager'.


Click here for the entire 29 minute press conference - only available for SheffieldUnited.TV subscribers.


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