2013: Chris Morgan steps in to caretaker manage Sheffield United after they dispensed with David Weir’s services.
2013: An illness bout threatened the ever-present record of Sheffield Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland.
2013: Sheffield Steelers prepare to fire import Rylan Galiardi.
2013: Football Association board member Heather Rabbatts launched a fierce attack on chairman Greg Dyke’s decision to name an all-white, all-male commission to improve the England team. Rabbatts, who was born in Jamaica and is of mixed race, wrote to all fellow board members criticising the lack of diversity on the commission and saying the FA is letting down black players
2012: Dave Jones talks about the “strong,confident mood in the dressing room despite seven defeats in the last eight games for Sheffield Wednesday.
2012: Sheffield United celebrated a 4-1 JPT win at Notts County, Shaun Miller and Harry Maguire sharing the goals out.
2012: Kell Brook prepares to fight Argentinian Hector Saldivia at Sheffield Arena.
2012: Chelsea defender John Terry decided not to appeal against a four-match ban and fine of £220,000 for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
2005: Former Fulham and England star Johnny Haynes died aged 71. He was the first £100-a-week footballer.
1968: American Bob Beamon shattered the world long jump record to set a new mark of 8.90 metres. His record would stand for nearly 23 years.