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Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday 2018/19 Fixtures: When will the Steel City derbies take place this season?

Bramall Lane will host the first Sheffield derby of the season after the 2018/19 fixtures were released on Thursday.
Sheffield United
Sheffield United's David Brooks and Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri

Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday Transfer Gossip: Fulham in for Fernando Forestieri | Bournemouth bid for David Brooks

Both Wednesday and United have featured in the transfer gossip pages of the papers this weekend.

Sheffield United
Kell Brook will be back in action in July against Canada's Brandon Cook

London calling as Kell Brook's return to the ring is confirmed for July

Kell Brook is stepping up his bid to become a two-weight world champion with his next opponent confirmed as Canadian Brandon Cook.

Boxing
Enda Stevens came on as a late substitute to earn his first Republic of Ireland cap at the weekend

International debut has Sheffield United defender focused on impressing more for Blades

Sheffield United defender Enda Stevens will go into the new season buoyed by winning his first international cap at the weekend.

Sheffield United
Paul Heckingbottom is poised to be sacked by Leeds United

Leeds United sack former Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom

Paul Heckingbottom's time in charge of Leeds United has come to an end with the Elland Road hierarchy sacking the former Barnsley boss.
Barnsley FC
Safe standing in use in Germany

Huge majority of fans from EFL clubs want choice over safe-standing, according to survey

An EFL survey has revealed that the majority of fans are in favour of having the option to return to standing at football grounds.
Sheffield United
Wales' David Brooks in action against Mexico at the Pasedena Rose Bowl (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Praise from Ryan Giggs for Sheffield United's David Brooks and other young Wales starlets after draw with Mexico

Sheffield United's David Brooks and the rest of a youthful Wales side have come in for praise from boss Ryan Giggs after a friendly draw with Mexico in California.

Sheffield United
Millers boss Paul Warne

Paul Warne hoping for clean bill of health at Rotherham United for Play-Off Final despite ‘feisty’ training sessions

Rotherham United manager Paul Warne should have a full squad available to him tomorrow for the League One Play-Off Final, despite having a some slight concerns.

Rotherham United
Rotherham United's Joe Mattock celebrates after Rotherham's semi-final win over Scunthorpe

Why Joe Mattock is looking at the BIG picture ahead of Rotherham United’s Wembley date

All around the sparkling New York Stadium are pictures of past Rotherham United heroes.

Rotherham United
Rotherham United's Richard Wood celebrates after the final whistle during the Sky Bet League One Playoff match at the AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham.  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

No regrets: Richard Wood tells Rotherham United team mates to take their Play-Off Final chance

Rotherham United skipper Richard Wood has told his Millers team mates to grasp their League One Play-Off Final opportunity with both hands ... for they may not ever get another chance.

Rotherham United
Sheffield boxing coach Brendan Ingle passed away, aged 77

Tributes pour in after the sad passing of Sheffield boxing legend Brendan Ingle

Well-known figures have been posting their tributes to a true Sheffield hero, after news of Brendan Ingle's passing at the age of 77.

Boxing
Marco Matias (far right) made 14 appearances last season for Wednesday

'I want to stay at this great club,' says almost-forgotten Sheffield Wednesday attacker

It seems like a very long time ago that Sheffield Wednesday fans were on their feet hailing one of the best Owls goals of recent years.

Sheffield Wednesday
Adam Reach in action against Sheffield United's Mark Duffy

Why Sheffield Wednesday need to be a bit more like United when the season kicks off again

Whisper it quietly but Sheffield Wednesday need to take a leaf from the Blades’ book if they are to make a push up the table next season, according to one of their key players.

Sheffield Wednesday
Owls' Barry Bannan and Atdhe Nuhiu

Sheffield Wednesday star earns international call-up

This one didn't come as much of a surprise but an Owls player has been called up for international duty next week.

Sheffield Wednesday
Esme Morgan has had a hugely successful season for club and country. Pic @_esmemorgan

Manchester City’s Sheffield girl Esme Morgan is in the frame for top England award - Vote here

Sheffield footballer Esme Morgan has been nominated for a prestigious award by the Football Association.

Football
Former Blades skipper Neill Collins

Former Sheffield United defender takes first steps into management

Former Sheffield United defender Neill Collins has taken up his first managerial role after being named as head coach of Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Sheffield United
Jamie Vardy has been included in England's World Cup squad

Fifa World Cup 2018: Pride in Three Lions' World Cup call for local heroes

Our region will be well represented at Russia this summer after Gareth Southgate included six players from South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire in his England World Cup squad.

Premier and International Football
Harry Maguire speaking with England manager Gareth Southgate

Fifa World Cup 2018: South Yorkshire's super six to take on the world with England

Gareth Southgate has turned to South Yorkshire for his World Cup challenge with England's squad heading to Russia containing six players from this region.

Premier and International Football
Leon Clarke in action against Stocksbridge in last summer's pre-season friendly

Sheffield United reveal their first pre-season friendly for 2018/19

Sheffield United's first pre-season friendly of the summer has been confirmed, with the Blades taking on Stocksbridge Park Steels.

Sheffield United
There'll be no sunshine trip for Jos Luhukay's Sheffield Wednesday this summer

Reaction: Sheffield Wednesday's pre-season plans get the thumbs-up from fans

It was a decision that could have split opinion among supporters but Sheffield Wednesday's plans to stay in the UK for pre-season appear to have gone down well.

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