THREE days to go: Steel City Derby countdown as Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United prepare for battle

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Gary Hooper has scored four goals in his last four starts

Steel City derby: Why Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal is so happy with his attacking options

Wednesday chief Carlos Carvalhal admits he is delighted with his forward options heading into the Steel City derby.

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Tom Lees

Steel City derby: Sheffield Wednesday have their eyes on the prize

Wednesday defender Tom Lees is relishing the prospect of playing in his first Steel City derby.

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Billy Sharp is facing a race against time to be fit for the trip to Sheffield Wednesday: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: What does Chris Wilder not want to discuss before Sunday’s Steel City derby showdown?

He spoke for nearly 45 minutes, tackling subjects ranging from the city’s standing in world football to his upcoming birthday.

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Chris Wilder will be on the touchline at Hillsborough: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Why Chris Wilder will not be banned from the touchline for the Steel City derby

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has admitted his relief at avoiding a touchline ban for Sunday’s visit to Sheffield Wednesday.

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Kieran Lee and Steven Fletcher are among a number of players who have been in fine form in the past few weeks

Jon Newsome’s Sheffield Wednesday Column: Why I’m looking forward to Owls playing United more than I was a few weeks ago

Unfortunately I never had the pleasure of playing in one and it’s something I’d love to have experienced.

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Chris Wilder and Carlos Carvalhal

Alan Biggs: Cool heads needed in heat of Steel City Derby battle

You know those key words commentators pick out of politicians’ speeches, the ones they use for effect to drive the message.

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John Armstrong has started the Steelers season superbly

David Simms on Sheffield Steelers: Why you’ve got to love this grumpy line

The Sheffield Steelers enter this double-header weekend against the Belfast Giants sitting proudly on top of the Elite League after collecting five points in their opening three games.

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Lorraine Wood says her years of experience should count for more than a school certificate she failed to gain more than 40 years ago

'Do my years of experience count for nothing because I lack school qualifications?'

Is the NHS in Sheffield missing out on valuable experience by insisting staff have school qualifications?

Redmire Rangers U-11s collected money during a pre-season friendly against Middlewood Rovers Blacks

Young footballers pay tribute to Sheffield's queen of pork sandwiches

Oranges may be the traditional half-time refresher, but young footballers in Sheffield have been paying tribute to the woman behind a very different snack.
Police tweeted this photo of a spliff and other items they said were found in the vehicle

Police sniff out drug users lighting up in Sheffield

The stench of cannabis gave away a group of drug users who were caught lighting up in a vehicle in Sheffield.

Caernarvon Crescent in Bolton-on-Dearne

Man dies after being found injured at house in South Yorkshire

A man has died after being found injured at a house in South Yorkshire.

Jeffrey Wragg was a prisoner at HMP Doncaster when he suffered a fatal heart attack

Sheffield prisoner who suffered fatal heart attack in cell refused medical help for months, court told

A 70-year-old prisoner from Sheffield, who refused medical intervention numerous times, died after suffering a fatal heart attack in his prison cell, a court heard.

Western Road would have to become a one-way street if war memorial trees were retained.

Saving Sheffield's war memorial trees 'could cost £350,000'

Sheffield taxpayers could have to stump up £350,000 to save 26 war memorial trees from the chop.
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The Sharehouse Market in Burngreave is run by the Real Junk Food Project Sheffield

'Food is not free' insists 'pay as you feel' supermarket in Sheffield

A supermarket selling food which has been saved from the scrapheap in Sheffield has hit out over misleading leaflets claiming its goods are free.

Barnsley Road, at the junction with Norwood Road, where the syringes were found

Warning over syringes found on Sheffield street

A warning has been issued after drug needles were found on a Sheffield street today.

Demand for social care is rising in Sheffield.

'Pro-active' response required to deal with £18m social care budget gap in Sheffield

Rising demand and a lack of Government funding will lead to an £18 million overspend on social care in Sheffield this year, according to council bosses.

Police thanked those who shared the appeal

Police identify man sought over suspected arson attack in Doncaster

Police have identified a man who was being sought in connection with a suspected arson attack in Doncaster.

Pictured clockwise from top left are Charles Anthony Bell, James Peter Frederick Kynaston, Sonny George Bradley and Rocky Smith

Burglary gang locked up after high-speed chase through South Yorkshire

A burglary gang who were arrested after a high-speed car chase through South Yorkshire have been jailed for a total of nearly 13 years.
Violence erupts at the Riverside Stadium, where Middlesbrough beat Sheffield United 1-0 (photo: PA)

Five Sheffield United fans questioned over violence at Middlesbrough game

Five Sheffield United fans have been given Football Banning Orders, after they voluntarily attended police stations in South Yorkshire yesterday to be questioned about a brawl that broke out as the Blades played Middlesbrough last month.
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