Opinion

Opinion

Richard Wood column: Some things matter more than football, says Rotherham United defender

Football sometimes seems like the most important thing in the world, but visiting the local hospitals certainly puts everything into perspective. Next week Rotherham United’s first-team squad will be visiting Rotherham Hospital and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

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Exclusive: The Sheffield Steelers video that will land Dave Simms in more hot water?

Dave Simms column: What a road trip lies ahead for the Steelers this weekend.

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Martin Smith column: the one England footballer who still rules the world

Azerbaijan, land of fire.

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Kenny Jackett

Richard Wood column: Jackett a shock, but lads love Warney, says Rotherham United defender

The news of Kenny Jackett’s resignation came as a complete shock to me and the other players when the news broke on Monday night. I understood that his appointment was based around a long-term plan, hence his three-year contract, so I was as surprised as anyone when he left.

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Jace Coyle - Sheffield Steelers v Nottingham Panthers 10/10/15. Pic: Dean Woolley

Simmsey column: Why Jace Coyle’s return is good for Sheffield Steelers

So Jace Coyle is returning to Sheffield.

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Liam Cameron and Zac Dunn

Dennis Hobson column: Our lads will be back on the big stage

Liam Cameron seemed doggedly defensive and a little unambitious against Zac Dunn having gone all the way to Australia to compete for the Commonwealth title- what did you make of the performances and of his tactics?

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Richard Wood scores for Rotherham this season against Preston

Richard Wood column: The Rotherham United defender recalls his best and worst of high-scoring games

Borussia Dortmund beat Legia Warsaw 8-4 on Tuesday night in the highest-scoring Champions League game in history. The goals certainly flew in and at half-time it was already 5-2!

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Injured David Rutherford is stretchered off. Pic Dean Woolley

Simmsy column: Let’s see some respect for players and officials in ice hockey

Steelers supporters showed the upmost respect last Sunday as a medical team ensured that Belfast forward David Rutherford received the best possible treatment after incidents with Steelers players Hagos and Desbiens.

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Wayne Rooney

Richard Wood column: Give Rooney a break, says Rotherham United defender

Wayne Rooney: Images have emerged of Rooney at a wedding that was taking place in the team hotel last weekend and I think it’s all been blown out of proportion.

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England manager Gareth Southgate

Martin Smith column: Give Gareth Southgate a Welcome break

I once saw that Gareth Southgate at a service station on the M62.

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Richard Wood column: The Rotherham United defender on how a new competition has failed young players

The EFL Checkatrade Trophy is in its pilot season and was reworked to reinvigorate a competition that many clubs and fans believed to be going stale.

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Bob Jackson broadcaster and journalist at home in Totley .

Martin Smith Column: Thirty years of hurt has not stopped us praising and grumbling just yet

It’s three decades this month since the irrepressible Bob Jackson invented the football phone-in.

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Richard Wood goes all out for a win at Ipswich last weekend

Richard Wood column: Winning is everything, says Millers defender ... even at Mario Kart!

“The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.”

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Yared Hagos

Simmsey column; Tyler who? Sheffield Steelers only want players who love the club

Scotland.

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Sam Hutchinson

Sheffield Wednesday fan column: Is Sam Hutchinson future captain material?

Anyone who has watched Sam Hutchinson’s defensive performances of late could easily imagine what he would have achieved if he hadn’t been forced to retire at such a young age.

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Amir Khan in his pomp

Dennis Hobson column on Kell Brook, Tyson Fury and Lewis Taylor

Kell Brook...can he/should he go back to welter...whether or not there is the carrot of an Amir Khan fight?

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Kenny Jackett

Richard Wood column: The Millers defender gives the thumbs-up to Kenny Jackett and eyes life after playing

Firstly, it feels great to be back playing and involved in the squad. First impressions of the new manager, Kenny Jackett, have been very good.

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Fife Flyers lose out on home ice to Sheffield Steelers. Pic: Martin Watterston

Simmsey column: 26 championships for Sheffield Steelers? Not too shabby

As I was laid out ill in bed last Saturday feeling sorry for myself for not being well and unable to make the game, not just any game, the Championship Banner raising game against Fife. I leaned over grabbed the laptop and logged on for the webcast.

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Familiar face ande Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock

Martin Smith column: Warnock’s weaving again as Jackett steps in

Time and distance only add wonder to the legend.

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Alan Stubbs

Rotherham United: Richard Wood column ... Not being in Millers squad has felt worse than being injured

When you ask people what their best-loved film is or what’s their favourite meal, then I’m sure you get a huge amount of different answers. Mine are The Bourne Identity and rib-eye steak by the way.

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