HOWARD: BLADES IN THEIR ELEMENT
THE play-offs normally inspire dread in fans and players alike but Sheffield United goalkeeper Mark Howard believes the format will suit the Blades perfectly.
United have reached the FA Cup and Capital One Cup semi-finals in the past two years and the 28-year-old is confident those experiences will stand them in good stead.
“We’ve had some great cup runs and those should definitely help us in the playoffs,” explained Howard.
“They’re different because they are one-off games and you set up differently because you need to win.
“The whole mentality is different. Everyone has played a lot of games but then, suddenly, it just comes down to three.”
CONFIDENT: Mark Howard