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Sheffield World Snooker: from pints and fags to Wine Gums

They used to down pints of lager and smoke free fags and none of us would bat a watery eyelid.

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Ben O'Connor - wins best defenceman and widest smile award

Simmsey column: Sheffield Steelers’ lads did our nation proud in Pool A-bound Great Britain ice hockey team

I don’t think we can start anywhere else other than the heroic performances from Team Great Britain last week.

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Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield United - for the time being

Are Sunderland waiting in the wings for Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder?

Bigger crowds than Wednesday, promotion hopes until mid-April and a manager who’s one of their own. What could possibly go wrong for Sheffield United?

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GB in action in Budapest this week. Pic: Dean Woolley

GB ice hockey has blossomed through import influx says Sheffield Steelers’ David Simms

The Steelers Five are doing their country proud alongside the finest British players the Elite League has to offer.

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Zack Fitzgerald takes his robust style back to Glasgow

Sheffield Steelers: Losing favourites hurts - but it’s the cycle of sport

The first week of the summer and it’s business as usual for Steelers.

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Sam Winnall

Sheffield Wednesday Fan Column: It’d be great to see Sam Winnall given a second chance

It seems crazy to think that the future of Sam Winnall is in doubt despite him scoring 78 league goals throughout his career and proving himself to be one of the Football League’s most prolific strikers. 

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That sinking feeling: Steelers end the season on a low

Simmsey column: This Summer Sheffield Steelers will get it right

If you’re not excited about the Steelers summer of 2018 – you should be.

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Rumours have linked George Hirst with a switch to Manchester United

MARTIN SMITH COLUMN: Could George Hirst make Manchester United switch his dad David regretted not making?

The George Hirst mystery appears to be coming to some kind of resolution.

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Video: Which one of these Sheffield Steelers players will 'miss the Prom?'

This time last year we were about to embark on ‘Nine Days of Madness’ that would result in Steelers lifting the Play Off Championship trophy.

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England's Joe Root signals his 50 against New Zealand during their first cricket test in Auckland, New Zealand

Smith column: Aussie cheats remembered for all the wrong reasons

In 10 years time what will we remember?

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Steelers' Mathieu Roy in action against Fife, earlier this season

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.

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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.

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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.

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Scott Westgarth

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

Boxers, frequently, have an edginess about them.
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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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