Blackwell on brink of being Blades boss

Last updated : 01 May 2008 By Jamie Furniss
After only losing two out of the thirteen he has managed since being the Blades boss in February, he is the favourite to step up the managers role for next season.

It is confirmed that he has had talks with McCabe in the week. He is expected to be confirmed as the Blades manager season 2008/09 over the weekend or next week.

After succeeding Bryan Robson as the United manager, Blackwell has turned the fortunes of Sheffield United dramatically in the past few months.

Their is to be said that their will be a press conference held on Saturday morning at 10:00am to confirm Blackwell as the new manager.