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Yorkshire’s Root creates history in England victory

Yorkshire’s Root creates history in England victory

Sheffield-born cricketer Joe Root has become the fastest ever One Day International player to reach 5,000 runs for England. Root scored 102 from 97 balls in the first match of the series versus the West Indies, also became the fourth fastest in the world to reach...

Sheffield United Captain Billy Sharp signs new contract

Sheffield United Captain Billy Sharp signs new contract

Sheffield United has confirmed that captain and top goalscorer Billy Sharp has signed a new contract at the club. It is a two-and-a-half-year deal and gives the Blades a big boost in their race for promotion to the Premier League. Blades boss Chris Wilder said:...

Football icon Gordon Banks to have Memorial Constructed

Football icon Gordon Banks to have Memorial Constructed

England goalkeeping legend Gordon Banks is set to have a permanent memorial erected in his honor, Sheffield City Council has announced. Banks has already been given Sheffield Legend stature after having the first ever star in the city’s Walk of Fame named after him,...

Preview: West Bromwich – Sheffield United

Preview: West Bromwich – Sheffield United

  Sheffield United face a grueling away game against West Bromwich this weekend, as only one point separates the two sides at the top of the table. The Blades come into this fixture in good form and have looked a confident outfit all season, having only lost once...

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