Popular Sheffield nightclub breaks its silence over rumours it's set to close

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A popular Sheffield nightclub has broken its silence over rumours it's set to shut down.

Rumours appeared online earlier this month that Plug nightclub on Matilda Street had been sold and it was due to shut down.

A number of media outlets had reported that the site was due to re-open in the future as a golfing supplies store.

There was also speculation that the sale was to fund a new nightclub in Birmingham but the details were not confirmed.

The Star contacted Plug and the venue's owners MJR Group, which owns numerous venues across the country, for comment but they did not respond to our messages.

Plug have remained largely silent on social media over the closure rumours but have continued to promote future events including Jamlines, Ride and Tom Clarke.

However, the popular nightclub did respond to Twitter user Mosborough Blade when he asked if the venue had closed down.

Plug responded: "We're very much in operation and announcing new shows"

Forge Press have since reported that reports of the club closing are false.

A statement from the MJR Group said: “The Plug has not been sold and is operating as normal. Concerts, club nights and other events have been booked in for later this year.”

The venue's website is still listing shows running into next year, with events booked up until April.

These include gigs from Black Grape, The Magic Gang and a range of tribute bands.