Former Sheffield United loanee, Scott Hogan, has admitted that he tries to put his spell with the club to the back of his mind.

Hogan played a key role in helping the Blades to promotion, scoring the opening goal as United sealed the deal against Ipswich. He scored just once more, in a home loss against Bristol City.

Scott Hogan

Scott Hogan struggled for form after making a big-money move to Aston Villa. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

However, he was seen as integral to the squad at the time. Hogan’s inclusion allowed the likes of Billy Sharp and David McGoldrick to be rotated.

But Hogan, who is currently excelling with Birmingham City, admits he tries to put his spells with United, Aston Villa, and Stoke firmly in the memory bank.

“To be honest I try and forget the Aston Villa, Sheffield United, Stoke time because it didn’t go well at all,” Hogan said. (Sheffield Star)

“I’m partly to blame, and I’ve got to live with that, and I’ve got to put it right.”

The Republic of Ireland man has been in fine form for Birmingham. He’s already scored four times in five games, including a late equaliser against Sheffield Wednesday this past weekend.
Scott Hogan

Scott Hogan scored twice during his spell with Sheffield United. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

After moving to Aston Villa for a hefty sum in January 2017, Hogan struggled to replicate the form he’d shown at Brentford. He’s since failed to really get going in a number of loan moves before seemingly finding a home with the Blues this term.

Strange to include United in his list…but it’s Hogan’s choice

It seems a bit odd that Scott Hogan would put Sheffield United in his list of failed spells. Yes, he didn’t get loads of minutes or goals. But he did play a key role and scored, arguably, the most important goal of the season.

Most Blades fans will remember Hogan fondly enough. He was part of a promotion-winning team and played his part well.

I’m sure Hogan was more touching on his spells with Stoke and Villa, rather than taking aim at his time at Bramall Lane.

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