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Rotherham United: Richard Wood column ... Millers defender Woody on how an elbow from an old pro welcomed him to men’s football

The Millers reserves were in action on Tuesday against Hartlepool, and it was good for me to get some match fitness along with four other senior pros who made the journey up to the North-east.

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Luke Ferrara comes a cropper against Panthers. Pic: Dean Woolley

Dave Simms’ Steelers column: Sexy hockey is a winner at the Arena

Last Sunday we saw some of the sexiest hockey ever seen at the Arena.

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The Millers take the lead against Forest

Rotherham United: Richard Wood column ... the Millers defender reveals what goes on behind the scenes when players are injured

The Millers battled for a point against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night and I believe it was the best performance of the season so far.

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Kell Brook reacts after being pulled out by trainer Dominic Ingle during the WBC, IBF and IBO World Middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin at The O2 Arena, London. Pic Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Dennis Hobson column: Kell Brook should go after Amir Khan, now

Did the fact that Kell Brook was injured against GGG reinforce your view that the fight should not have been made?

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Jesse Schultz scoring an unforgettable hat-trick

Simmsy column: Celebrate an historic Sheffield Steelers win

Never have two points in any competition been more richly deserved than those Sheffield Steelers earned last Sunday against Red Bull Salzburg.

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Wayne Rooney

Richard Wood column: The Millers defender’s thoughts on Wayne Rooney and Kell Brook

After a weekend with no Championship matches my focus this week must be on the international fixtures.

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Richard Wood column: The Rotherham United defender on England and deadline day

The main topics of the week have been Sam Allardyce naming his first England squad and of course Deadline Day.

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Beating Brentford gave us all a boost

Richard Wood column: The Rotherham United defender on how players and little clubs lose out under the new transfer rules

It was great to get our first league win on Saturday. To record our first three points after four league games is a big positive because confidence certainly drains as more and more games pass by without winning.

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Levi Nelson in action for Steelers in the CHL. Pic: Dean Woolley

Dave Simms column: Come and have a glimpse at Sheffield Steelers’ future

On Saturday we will see a glimpse of the future – hopefully. A sign of where we want the Sheffield Steelers to be in years to come.

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Jon Taylor's singing had us in stitches. Picture: Phil Westlake

Richard Wood column: The Rotherham United defender on long journeys, coffee and Jon Taylor’s rap song

It has been a difficult week for the Millers. Two tough away games against sides who I believe will be right up there come the end of the season, Aston Villa and Brighton.

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Steelers in Sweden

Dave Simms column: Can Sheffield Steelers stun the Swedes?

The Steelers arrived in Jonkoping, home of Swedish hockey giants HV71, on Tuesday evening ahead of Thursday’s first Champions Hockey League fixture.

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The gaffer was right to be displeased after Morecambe

Rotherham United: Richard Wood column ... Millers defender on Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Morecambe and the dreaded initiation for new boys

Where do I start this week?

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Jonson Clarke-Harris

Richard Wood column: The Millers defender on opening-day excitement and the mental anguish of injuries

After six tough weeks of pre-season, the first league game of the season is now upon us. The excitement and tension is building as we look to make a good start to a very tough-looking Championship.

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Jess Ennis

Sheffield and England  expects – but has Jess  still got what it takes?

Sheffield and England  expects – but has Jess  still got what it takes?
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Paul Pogba seems to be on his way to Manchester United

Martin Smith Column: Forget the Paul Pogba posturing - bring on proper sports news!

Thank heavens for the busted state-sponsored Russian doping industry.

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Sheffield Wednesday's oldest fan Jesse Webb eceives his Webb 100 Owls shirt.

‘Owls keep me going’ says Sheffield Wednesday’s oldest fan

“The Owls is what keeps me going,” says Sheffield Wednesday’s oldest fan as he turns 101.

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Improvised indoor cricket in the physio room

Richard Wood column: Bitten not smitten amid Poland toil

This is my first trip to Poland and it will not be on my list of destinations to visit on my holidays. In the muggy conditions, flies and mosquitos are everywhere and it’s starting to get on my nerves a bit now. The players and staff are covered in bites!

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England's Dele Alli (centre) in action with Iceland's Ragnar Sigurdsson (left) and Kari Arnason during the Round of 16 match at Stade de Nice

Martin Smith column: The myth of England’s arrogance

“We’re all Welsh now, aren’t we lads…?”

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Roy Hodgson has announced he is stepping down as England manager.

Euro 2016: Players put the boot in on England

Former England and Sheffield Wednesday winger Chris Waddle almost cornered the market on slamming England, after their woeful exit from Euro 2016...at the hands of humble Iceland.

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England's Owen Farrell  insists England will dwell only briefly on the success of a remarkable season before refocusing on their true goal of usurping New Zealand as the game's dominant force. .

Column: We’re on top of those Down Under folk (for a while)

Stop the world now.

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