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2014: New Sheffield Wednesday loan signing Benik Afobe says he wants a first team outing after recovering from cruciate ligament damage.

2014: Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough distances himself from the “panic buying” of the January transfer window.

2014: Swindon Town chairman Jed McCrory linked with a £5m takeover of Barnsley.

2013: Sheffield United want former Scotland international Barry Robson.

2013: Stuart Gray says his job as the new coach is to make Sheffield Wednesday training sessions as intense as matches.

2013: Barnsley sign striker Jason Scotland.

2012: Billy Sharp leaves Doncaster Rovers for Southampton for £1.85m.

2012: Sheffield Wednesday recruit John Bostock, a 20-year-old who cost Spurs £700,000 from Crystal Palace.

2012: Danny Wilson has had a 58% win ratio since being appointed Sheffield United boss six months ago.

2011: Sheffield Wednesday take on loanee Isaiah Osbourne from Aston Villa, for the rest of the season.

2011: Sheffield United linked with Heart of Midlothians’ centre half Ismael Bouzid.

2011: Chelsea signed Fernando Torres from Liverpool for a British record transfer fee of £50million, while the Reds completed the signings of Andy Carroll from Newcastle for a club-record £35million and Luis Suarez from Ajax for £22.8million.

2005: Tottenham bought Nottingham Forest duo Michael Dawson and Andy Reid for a combined fee of £8million. Manchester City striker Nicolas Anelka moved to Turkish club Fenerbahce while Celtic signed Newcastle outcast Craig Bellamy on loan.

2003: Leeds defender Jonathan Woodgate completed a £9million move to Newcastle.

1999: England manager Glenn Hoddle was called in by the Football Association to explain his comments about people with disabilities after he was quoted in The Times as saying: ‘’Some people have been born like that for a reason. What you sow you have to reap.’’ He was sacked two days later.

1994: Roy Evans was named Liverpool manager, succeeding Graeme Souness.

1965: Jock Stein was appointed manager of Celtic. He went on to become the club’s most successful boss and in 1967 guided them to Britain’s first victory in the European Cup.


Traianos Dellas (soccer) - former Greece, Sheffield United, Roma and AEK Athens defender, now AEK manager, born 1976.