Nosworthy heads to Bramall Lane

01 February 2010 05:06
The 29-year-old, who signed a new contract with the Black Cats earlier this season, has joined the Blades until the end of the current campaign.[LNB]Nosworthy has made 13 appearances for Sunderland this season and 125 in total since joining from Gillingham in June 2005.[LNB]Sheffield United manager Kevin Blackwell revealed the Blades beat off a challenge from Portsmouth to land Nosworthy.[LNB]Blackwell said: "We needed a quality centre-half who had pace and Nyron is a terrific defender who has played a lot of Premiership games with Sunderland.[LNB]"He has a good reputation in the game, fits the bill and we had to fight off competition from Portsmouth to get him.[LNB]"We first spoke last Friday before we left for WBA and he was very impressed with what he saw down here."[LNB]Nosworthy could go straight into the Blades' starting line-up at Watford on Tuesday night as fellow centre-halves Marcel Seip (hamstring) and Andrew Taylor (groin) are injured.[LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB]

Source: Team_Talk