Sean Bean is one of Sheffield United's most prominent supporters. Picture: Getty Images.

These are 10 of the funniest quotes that sum up life in Sheffield

Sometimes a fleeting observation can encapsulate so much about a place and its people.

By Richard Blackledge
Friday, 7th August 2020, 11:45 am

And over the years personalities who were born locally – and some who weren’t – have tried to pinpoint the qualities that make Sheffield so distinctive.

Here are 10 of the funniest and most incisive quotes about the city from the archives.

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