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Sheffield United: Chris Wilder’s number two set to be rewarded with new deal

Alan Knill is poised to sign a new contract with Sheffield United, manager Chris Wilder has confirmed.

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RUMOUR MILL: Ronaldo holding up Morata’s Man Utd move

RUMOUR MILL: Ronaldo holding up Morata’s Man Utd move

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

Football
Lewis McGugan

Sheffield Wednesday: Championship clubs eye Owls cast-off

Lewis McGugan is attracting the interest of several Championship clubs, The Star understands.

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Sheffield Utd co-owners Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad bin Abdullah Al Said and Kevin McCabe. Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades are on lookout for investors ahead of Championship test, admits Kevin McCabe

Sheffield United will continue to search for additional investors in the club after Kevin McCabe, Bramall Lane’s co-chairman, revealed discussions with interested parties were sparked by last season’s league title victory.

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Andrew Birks

Sheffield United: Blades can make their mark in Championship, says Bramall Lane’s new man

Boyhood Blade Andrew Birks believes Sheffield United can make their mark on the Championship next season after being officially confirmed as Bramall Lane’s new chief operating officer yesterday.

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Chris Wilder and Kevin McCabe

DAILY DEBATE: Would Blades fans welcome further investment at Sheffield United?

In today's Star, Kevin McCabe reveals that he and Sheffield United co-owner Prince Abdullah are looking for further investment in the Blades as they prepare for life in the Championship.

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The region's prosperity is at risk, business chiefs say.

£900m devolution deal ‘in the balance’ in Sheffield City Region

£900m plans for devolution in South Yorkshire ‘hang in the balance,’ threatening jobs and stability for thousands of people, according to business chiefs.

Business
Sheffield Eagles boss demands better displays

Sheffield Eagles boss demands better displays

Sheffield Eagles’ director Mark Aston has challenged his side to seize their chance in the remaining weeks of the season as they look to halt their current run of defeats.

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Young Sheffield skater prepars for ice dance championships

Skaters will flock to Sheffield in three weeks with hopes of earning a British Ice Dance title, and the youngest competitor to skate there is determined to put her best foot forward for the city.

Sport

New-look Sheffield Steelers ‘will excite the Arena crowd’

For a team that won the Play Offs, reached the final of the Challenge Cup and took third place in the Elite League, the arrival of EIGHT new players seems a lot.

Sport
Atiba Lyons

Sheffield Sharks boss hopes for exciting but more stable season next year

Sheffield Sharks’ head coach Atiba Lyons will add new faces to his side as he bids to mark a decade in charge with silverware.

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Sheffield United want to sign Ethan Ebanks-Landell permanently. Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades boss confirms he has made an approach for centre-half

Sheffield United have stepped-up their interest in Ethan Ebanks-Landell after Chris Wilder revealed he has made an approach for the Wolverhampton Wanderers centre-half.

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Sheffield Eagles sweating on fitness of key men ahead of Hull KR visit

Sheffield Eagles sweating on fitness of key men ahead of Hull KR visit

Sheffield Eagles are waiting on the fitness of several key players ahead of Sunday’s hosting of league leaders Hull Kingston Rovers.

Rugby League
Josh Bates

Sheffield Tigers: Bates earns British Grand Prix call

Sheffield youngster Josh Bates says he feels better than ever – after being named as track reserve for the British Grand Prix.

Speedway
Sam O'maison, Kell Brook and Razaq Najib at Ryan Rhodes gym.

Eye, eye: Kell Brook looks well after his eye surgery

Sheffield’s former world champion Kell Brook looked fit and healthy, only days after facial surgery to his eye socket, when he popped into Ryan Rhodes’ Shalesmoor gym to hook up with city boxers Sam O’maison and Razaq Najib.

Boxing
Joe Root is back at Headingley

‘Intrigued’ Tykes chief Moxon hails return of star man Root

Martyn Moxon admits he is intrigued to see how the pink ball round of Championship matches will play out next week.

Sport

How Ben O’Connor can get even better for Sheffield Steelers

With 17 games of the season left, Christoffer Björklund upped hockey sticks and left Sheffield Steelers for Swedish side Mora IK.

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Sir Nigel Knowles. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘Radical’ trams plan all set to create jobs

A tram from Sheffield to the Advanced Manufacturing Park is in plans to create jobs and boost prosperity by ‘radically’ improving transport.

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VIDEO: Sheffield Tigers bare their teeth in Championship race

Sheffield fired a warning to their Championship rivals with a 51-42 win over Peterborough at Owlerton.

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Will Simpson took the gold medal

Gold! Sheffield waiter serves up a boxing treat

Will Simpson, 25, struck gold in the prestigious Haringey Box Cup event at London’s Alexandra Palace.

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