Proud to be at Sheffield United’s special evening
Winchester Car Sales were proud sponsors as Sheffield United celebrated its 125th anniversary in style at a glittering dinner, show and awards event at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre.
Celebrity guests, including playing and management legends, internationals, representatives of the football community and the current management and playing squad formed part of a sell-out 1,200 audience.
Tajinder Singh and Harminder Bains, directors of Winchester Car Sales, were on hand to present the award of United’s greatest-ever player to former England midfielder Tony Currie, who took the accolade ahead of Everton defender Phil Jagielka, after they were shortlisted from more than 1,000 stars who have played for the Blades over the years.
Tajinder said: “It was a truly wonderful evening and we were extremely proud to have been a part of Sheffield United’s 125th anniversary celebrations. It was a true honour to present Tony Currie with his award.”
There were eleven award categories in total, with Chris Morgan crowned as the club’s greatest ever captain and Dave Bassett as the club’s greatest ever manager.
The other awards presented on the night included…
Greatest Goal: Winner – Michael Brown, v Sheffield Wednesday, 2003
Special Award: Winner – Joe Shaw, record appearance maker (received by daughters Pamela and Yvonne)
Greatest Away Shirt Winner: 1989-91 Umbro luminous green
Greatest United Team: Winner: Team of 2002-03
Special Award: Winner – The McCabe family
Most Memorable Blades Game Ever: Winner – 2003 Play-Off semi-final v Nottingham Forest.
Pictured: Tajinder Singh and Harminder Bains present Tony Currie with his greatest ever Blades’ player award, alongside Kell Brook.
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