Ex-Sheffield United player Kieran Wallace reunites with Nigel Clough 15 months after leaving Bramall Lane

A general view of Bramall Lane beofre the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on August 5, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

The Burton Albion manager previously signed Wallace for Sheffield United.

Fleetwood Town's Kieran Wallace is fouled by Oldham Athletic's Carl Winchester during the EFL Checkatrade Trophy match between Fleetwood Town and Oldham Athleticl at Highbury Stadium on...

Kieran Wallace is back in the English Football League, nearly 15 months after leaving Sheffield United.

Wallace had his contract terminated by mutual consent shortly after the Blades' Championship return.

And the 23-year-old later signed for Matlock Town, who compete in the seventh tier of English football, but was left without a club at the end of last season.

 

Now Nigel Clough, the man who brought Wallace to Sheffield United from Ilkeston Town four years ago, has once again come to the aid of the Nottingham-born utility player.

Wallace had been training with Burton Albion, and has since been added to Clough's side on a non-contract basis.

Just hours after signing, the left-sided player was named on the bench for Burton's League Cup win against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday. Wallace had been on Forest's books as a youngster.

Nigel Clough manager of Burton Albion looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Norwich City at Pirelli Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent,...

The win saw the Brewers progress to the quarter-final stage - four years after Clough led Sheffield United to the semis of the same competition.

Former Blades John Brayford, Stephen Quinn and Kyle McFadzean are also employed by Burton.

Burton Albion's Irish midfielder Stephen Quinn (C) celebrates with Burton Albion's English midfielder Jamie Allen (L) during the English League Cup fourth round football match between...

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