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Sheffield Wednesday: ‘Unacceptable’? ‘Disgusting? Or the right thing to do? The Jordan Rhodes penalty debate rages on

It is one of the most nerve-wracking experiences in sport.

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Gozie Ugwu (Tina Jenner)

Caldwell tips Ugwu to make a big impact

Chesterfield boss Gary Caldwell believes new boy Gozie Ugwu can make a big impression in League Two next season.

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George Hirst

Sheffield Wednesday: In-form George Hirst backed to shine for England in Toulon tournament

Development squad boss Neil Thompson is convinced George Hirst’s international experiences will only benefit his long-term development.

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Sheffield United's new signing Nathan Thomas

Sheffield United: How Nathan Thomas put Sheffield United before his own pocket

Chris Wilder has revealed Nathan Thomas proved his desire to join Sheffield United by rejecting a more lucrative offer from hometown club Middlesbrough.

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Ricky Holmes of Charlton Athletic in action with Billy Sharp: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades prepare fresh bids for transfer targets

Charlton Athletic and Southend have been warned to expect further bids for Ricky Holmes and Ryan Leonard as Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, presses ahead with his summer recruitment drive.

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Kell Brook will get the backing of Bramall Lane

‘Bramall Lane will make all the difference’

It has cowed some of English football’s greatest names into submission and, by their own manager’s admission, helped Sheffield United win promotion last term.

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Owls (Almost) Live

Owls (Almost) Live - New Sheffield Wednesday podcast End Of Season Special episode now available

The latest episode of our Sheffield Wednesday podcast Owls (Almost) Live is available now.
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RUMOUR MILL: England great offered two huge £50m deals to leave Man Utd, Chelsea star can go for £60m, Arsenal to reward rebel with bumper contract, Liverpool told to cough up £60m for Bundesliga midfielder

RUMOUR MILL: England great offered two huge £50m deals to leave Man Utd, Chelsea star can go for £60m, Arsenal to reward rebel with bumper contract, Liverpool told to cough up £60m for Bundesliga midfielder

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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Lewis McGugan

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls plan summer shake-up

Sheffield Wednesday are planning a summer shake-up.

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Carlos Carvalhal

Sheffield Wednesday: Jon Newsome calls on Owls to hit the ground running next season

Star columnist Jon Newsome believes it is “vital” the Owls make a fast start next season if the club are to realise their Premier League dream.

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Owls fans

Sheffield Wednesday: Carlos Carvalhal aims to repay ‘unbelievable’ Owls fans

Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is determined to “repay” the club’s loyal fans by leading the Championship club to glory next season.

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Brian Deane and Tony Agana became legends of the Lane, but both were relative unknowns when they signed for Sheffield United

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder channels spirit of Brian Deane and Tony Currie in his summer transfer business

It was like he’d never been away. Tony Agana, now 53, looked out across the immaculate Bramall Lane turf and as we chatted ahead of a Legends v Celebrities game to raise money for charity earlier this month, the glint in his eye was as strong as ever.

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Enda Stevens

Sheffield United: New boy Enda Stevens thrilled by return to Championship football

Enda Stevens has revealed the reasons he left Portsmouth for Sheffield United - and denied the move was motivated by money.

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Ryan Leonard tackles Stefan Scougall

Sheffield United: Blades won’t be ripped off over transfer target, says Chris Wilder

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has warned Southend that he will not be held to ransom over a move for their star midfielder Ryan Leonard.

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Sam Hutchinson

Dom Howson’s Sheffield Wednesday column: Why Carlos Carvalhal must find a happy medium

From one extreme to another.

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Joe Wildsmith

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls take up contract options on Joe Wildsmith and Cameron Dawson

Sheffield Wednesday have triggered their option to extend the contracts of goalkeepers Joe Wildsmith and Cameron Dawson.

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Co-owner Kevin McCabe with the team as they celebrate their League One title success

Alan Biggs: The dream of old-fashioned football values is a reality at Sheffield United

A daydream. Of a return to those days when football clubs of a certain size;-

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It would not be a surprise to see Sheffield Wednesday show an interest in Huddersfield Town's Aaron Mooy

Alan Biggs: Carvalhal stays...now it’s onto sorting out Sheffield Wednesday’s bulging squad

If you finish sixth and then fourth, you don’t kick out the building blocks to go higher;- Good manager and players, strong relationships throughout the club, dressing room behind coaches, rapport with owner, powerful connect with supporters.

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Joe Riley of Sheffield Utd in action

Sheffield United: Manchester United youngster Joe Riley thanks Blades for providing ‘quality’ loan

He featured only twice before dislocating his shoulder in a freak training-ground accident, but Sheffield United’s historic title-winning season will always have a special place in the heart of Joe Riley.

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Ross Wallace

Sheffield Wednesday: The main attributes any new Owls recruits must possess

Quality, not quantity, is the key for Sheffield Wednesday in the transfer market this summer.

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