Manchester City aren’t the only free-scoring English club targeting European glory this season - step forward Sheffield Boys U12s!
The youngsters, made up of lads from Sheffield schools, have been together for only 18 months but have already won one of three trophies available to them this season, scoring 87 goals already.
And, after an 100 per cent start to their season which sees them unbeaten since April, they have been invited to pit their wits against academy teams in Denmark and Sweden as part of a four-day excursion this coming summer.
Sheffield celebrated the invitation with a 5-0 hammering of Leeds Schools last weekend - and the full story is in today’s Grass Roots, inside the Sheffield Star.
We have two football games this week, Hallam v Worsbrough Bridge and Sheffield Civil Service v Stannington Village, as part of our unrivalled local football coverage.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi is the topic of Tom Bestwick’s feature this week, as well as his usual round up of all things ice hockey and rugby union.
Today also sees the launch of our new ‘Ten to Follow’ feature, to celebrate the tenth birthday of Sheffield’s English Institute of Sport. Our first subject is athlete Melissa Coxon, who dreams of one day training with Jessica Ennis-Hill.
All the usual favourites - basketball to bowls, and cricket to cycle speedway - are here, inside 20 action-packed pages.
South Yorkshire’s sporting scene has never been more exciting - don’t miss out on any of the action!