2013: Sheffield Wednesday owner Milan Mandaric said there are “two or three groups very seriously interested” in buying the Owls.
2013: Prince Abudllah bin Mosaad bin Abulaziz Al Saud’s decision to invest in Sheffield United was “influenced” by David Weir’s presence as manager.
2013: Steve Evans revealed his team had played a friendly at Manchester United - a behind-closed-doors game brought about by his childhood friendship with David Moyes.
2013: Sheffield Steelers prepare for their new season without Rod Sarich, for the first time since 2005.
2012: Scunthorpe United boss Alan Knill talks about a near-death experience during a cycle ride in Sheffield...with a squirrel.
2012: Kell Brook should forget about the waning Amir Khan, says Dominic Ingle.
2012: Chesterfield ponder their next managerial move - with former Sheffield United man Chris Wilder a favourite.
2012: Sheffield Wednesday must improve defensively after four matches without a clean sheet, says boss Dave Jones.
2010: England batsman Kevin Pietersen was fined an undisclosed sum by the England and Wales Cricket Board for comments he posted on Twitter after he was left out of the one-day squad for the series against Pakistan.
2006: England beat Macedonia 1-0 in Skopje to make it two wins from two in their Euro 2008 qualifying campaign and extend Steve McClaren’s 100 per cent start as manager to three games. England’s campaign ultimately ended in failure as a 3-2 defeat at home to Croatia meant they missed out on a place in the finals in Austria and Switzerland.
2004: Newcastle appointed Graeme Souness as manager
1998: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB confirmed they were in talks to buy Manchester United, planning an estimated £600million bid to take a controlling interest at Old Trafford. The move was eventually blocked by following a recommendation by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission.
1991: James Warring took only 24 seconds to knock out James Pritchard in their world cruiserweight contest, which was the fastest knockout in world boxing title fight history.
1990: England’s first professional cricket captain, Sir Len Hutton, died at the age of 74.