Delight at Derek Dooley Way - AUDIO

THE widow of Sheffield footballing legend Derek Dooley said today her late husband would have been "surprised and delighted" with the decision to name a road in his honour.

Sylvia Dooley spoke after being invited to officially relaunch Cutlers Gate, in the city centre, as Derek Dooley Way.

As she rubbed shoulders with Blades star James Beattie, Owls striker Akpo Sodje and council leader Paul Scriven Sylvia said Derek would probably have shed a few tears of joy that the road, which is part of the Inner Relief Road between Sheffield Parkway and the Wicker, was being re-named after him.

 

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