Sheffield news Paul Heckingbottom's first words on Daniel Jebbison and Blades victory MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Blades interim manager has been speaking to the press live from Goodison Park following his side's excellent victory against the Toffees this evening
Breaking News ! Hello and welcome to our live blog of Paul Heckingbottom's after-match press conference. The Blades interim manager has been speaking to the press live from Goodison Park following Sheffield United's match against Everton this evening. And there's no surprise with who dominated today's press conference. The star of the show was 17-year-old Daniel Jebbison. Heckingbottom handed the young striker his first start and he rewarded him with the only goal of the game on seven minutes. It was a stunning performance from the youngster, making Premier League history sliding home Jack Robinson's cross. Here is Heckingbottom's first words on that performance and his reaction to Daniel Jebbison's first start21:31Nathan HemminghamThat's all from Paul That's all from the Blades interim boss and his press conference has finished21:30Nathan HemminghamDoes this hammer home your belief the new manager has plenty of reasons to be optimistic next season?Definitely. I have said it all along you can't fault the players honesty, they may not have been good enough at times, that was the league we are in, but we have certainly been honest enough.That's a reflection of the players of what they can produce next season.The academy is in a strong position and I am happy with a lot of players coming through and a reflection of the hard work that's gone off down there21:28Nathan HemminghamThe nature of this win, had it come in the first 10 games it could really set things up for a different seasonYeah, I have just been speaking before there has been a lot of good performances where big moments don't go your way, it's no coincidence in this league that our wins have come when scoring first.
.We had young Jebbo to stretch the team and we were good with and without and a strong performance.I agree that we were really good with the ball, but it was really important that from the start we were good without it21:24Nathan HemminghamHis goal right moment in right time The most important part of that game today that he was between the posts.You have got to be there and that was the best part about that 21:24Nathan HemminghamWhen did you tell him he was playing?Yesterday, and he has handled it well.I always name the team the day before and there will no doubt have been nerves and that can affect performance but he's lasted 90 minutes in his first Premier League start which is credit to himI wanted energy and hard work and running in behind to make it hard work for the defenders and that willingness of his game was impressive21:22Nathan HemminghamHow did the players great Daniel in the dressing room I don't know I have missed it stood here talking to you lot21:18Nathan HemminghamDidzy sensational tonight He's been a big, big plus point A credit to him that at 33 years old it's him playing up front with A another He's played his part throughout the season and he was fantastic tonight 21:17Nathan HemminghamHow good can he be?I believe in him. He's 17 and a young lad and will have ups and downs Great start, everyone will be talking about him but he's not a player until he's played 100 league games.One of few young players we are really pleased with at the minute21:16Nathan HemminghamSpecial moment for Jebbison Could not have worked out better for himDeserved his start, we know him well he has developed quickly in a short space of time but he works so hard for the team and that's what made me change my mind and pick him 21:15Nathan HemminghamBrilliant performance, what does it mean to get a display like that?It's a good reflection on themQuestions got asked about would the players keep the fight and I took that as an insult because that workrate and effort has got them into the league Delighted for them because of their honesty 21:13Nathan HemminghamHeckingbottom is here The Blades boss has arrived 21:09Nathan HemminghamPaul Heckingbottom is not far away The Blades boss is due up shortlyHe is just finishing his pitchside interviews with TV before he comes and joins us.21:09Nathan HemminghamHow the players rated Brilliant to a man in a well deserved victory Daniel Jebbison is congratulated by his Sheffield United team-mates after scoring on his first Premier League start at Everton. (Image: Alex Pantling/Getty Images)21:08Nathan HemminghamWhat a day to remember for the youngster No doubt who the headlines belong to after that Daniel Jebbison celebrates after scoring United's opening goal against Everton at Goodison Park on his first Premier League start. (Image: Alex Pantling/Getty Images)21:04Nathan HemminghamHello and welcome Hello and welcome to our live blog of Paul Heckingbottom's Sheffield United press conference.
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