2013: Tony McMahon pledges that Sheffield United players will stand behind David Weir despite disappointing form.
2013: Sheffield Wednesday waiting for Gary Madine to be sentenced in court. Dave Jones is looking to new signings Roger Johnson, Stephen McPhail and Matty Fryatt to lead Owls to their first win of the season.
2013: Rotherham Titans are top of the table.
2012: Sheffield Wednesday captain Martin Taylor is “gutted” after making mistakes which cost goals.
2012: Sheffield United boss Danny Wilson is insistent he will retain Dave Kitson.
2012: Sacked Sheffield Steeler Cory Pecker accused club management of being under-achievers.
2010: Playing on a Monday for the first time in the competition’s history because of earlier rain, Europe won the Ryder Cup by 14 1/2 points to 13 1/2, beating the United States after Graeme McDowell defeated Hunter Mahan in the final match.
2008: Leeds beat St Helens 24-16 in the engage Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford.
2004: Manchester United’s plc board confirmed they had received a preliminary approach regarding a ‘possible offer’ for the company, thought to be from American tycoon Malcolm Glazer.
1991: Brian Clough’s former right-hand man Peter Taylor died aged 62 while on holiday in Majorca. Taylor had worked with Clough at Hartlepool, Derby and Brighton before they ended their partnership.
1989: Former England Test cricketer Norman Yardley died at the age of 74.