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Chapter 3 - The Glory Years 1897 - 1902
The strong league performance had been good news financially for the Blades who posted a profit of £1,066. For the coming season they invested £1,390 on a new covered area on the Shoreham Street stand. The decision was also taken to print programmes for home games. The first one stated that the club’s aim for the 1897-1898 season “is to gain the Championship of the League”. They showed this intent by splashing out on Preston centre forward John Cunningham who was brought in to partner Almond…