Simmsey column: It has been a cruel season at times for Sheffield Steelers

It never rains, but it pours.

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Hillsborough under the lights

Sheffield Wednesday’s stadium consigned to history as neutral grounds lost in FA money machine

Stainless steel, cutlery, two football teams, seven hills and two million trees...

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Davey Phillips fights a Manchester Storm opponent

This man is the Mr Dependable of Sheffield Steelers

When voting for my Steelers’ player of the year I will be putting the cross next to one of the unsung heroes of the side this year.

Jamie Carragher

The Martin Smith column: Sir Ken Dodd spread warmth and love. Jamie Carragher spat at a young girl

It’s a tale of two scousers that tells the story of a changing world.

Colton Fretter fighting for the Steelers cause Photo by William Cherry/Presseye

Simmsey column: This is not the time to look for Sheffield Steelers scapegoats

There have been years when I’ve walked into a Steelers’ dressing room and looked at a certain player (or two) and thought – not keen on you, son – you’re not giving me everything – you’re cheating me and my club.

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Britain's Roger Bannister hits the tape to become the first person to break the four-minute mile

Revealed: The Sheffield factory worker who beat Roger Bannister - by 29 days

One of history’s great sports stories ended on Sunday with the death of the first official four-minute miler Sir Roger Bannister, aged 88.

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Arsenal's Granit Xhaka (left) and Manchester City's Kyle Walker (right) battle for the ball - it's all about Premier League teams, these days.

Martin Smith column: Recognition for the city of Sheffield across world football? Forget it...

Sad is the only word for it.

Scott Westgarth

Boxing comment: RIP Sheffield boxer Scott Westgarth, whose death is announced this morning

Boxers, frequently, have an edginess about them.
Sheffield Steelers v Cardiff Devils scrum at iceSheffield

Simmsey column: Stop those nonsense rumours over Zack Fitzgerald!

Another three games in five days – can the Steelers win them all as they did last week?

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Zack Fitzgerald.  Picture: Dean Woolley

Simmsey column: reasons to be cheerful at Sheffield Steelers

Is there light at the end of the tunnel - at last?

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Liam Cameron

Dennis Hobson column: Which boxer can be king of Sheffield United’s Kop?

Liam Cameron v Curtis Woodhouse: would this be a local moneyspinner and a novel attraction for the city?

Sheffield Steelers are running on empty: Picture: Marie Caley

Simmsey column: Route 66 to exhaustion for Sheffield Steelers

Wednesday night was Game 66 for the Sheffield Steelers.

So farewell then, Thomas Christiansen.

Martin Smith column: Let’s make John a Sheffield star

He’s been taking money from football fans for more than 20 years - and they love it.

Cole Shudra - picture by Dean Woolley

Sheffield Steelers young starlets have proved our apprentice scheme works

The kids have answered their first pressure test haven’t they?

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Neil Warnock with an understudy!

Martin Smith column: Love him or loathe him we all wish we had one just like Neil Warnock

“I don’t want a minute’s applause I want a minute of them singing ‘Warnock is a ******’ when I go.”

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Joonas Ronnberg, back with Sheffield Steelers. Pic Dean Woolley

Simmsey column: Ronnberg’s return is a massive boost

Well that was a surprise wasn’t it? The return of Joonas Ronnberg (again).

England's captain Eoin Morgan, right, celebrates with Joe Root after their win over Australia in their one day international cricket match in Sydney, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Smith column: Vaughan demands test change as Sheffield Wednesday share Ron and Regis memories

‘We’re going to win 5-4’, the barmy army song goes.

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Liam Kirk scores - but can he make the ultimate step up

Simmsey column: Can prospect Liam Kirk fill the boots of Sheffield Steelers’ Robert Dowd?

Wherever there is a crisis there is a solution.


Martin Smith: Ken’s in the wrong camp with stance on sex and football

Poor old Ken Tomlinson.

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Dinner with the Steelers - at the back end of a very long day

Captain’s log: Jonathan Phillips on a long travel day to Belarus with Sheffield Steelers

Jonathan Phillips diary of events

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