2013: Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov was “flattered” to have been linked with the vacant job at Sheffield Wednesday. Stuart Gray was in charge as ‘caretaker.’
2013: Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough says his players must “scrap and fight” for a starting position in the remaining 27 games.
2012: Tranmere Rovers boss Ronnie Moore backs Sheffield United to earn promotion to the Championship.
2012: Michail Antonio applauds Sheffield Wednesday fans as “amazing and always positive” - but some fans are pleading for Dave Jones to be sacked.
2012: Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn askes for a postponement of the planned Kell Brook v Devon Alexander fight after the Sheffield fighter injured his ankle.
2011: Danny Wilson challenges Kevin McDonald to command a regular starting berth at Sheffield United. It was revealed the club had turned down a Swansea City bid for Matthew Lowton.
2011:Jessica Ennis says she will have to smash her personal best records if she is to claim gold at the Olympics.
2011: Wednesday boss Gary Megson wants to add Stephen Bywater, Danny Baath and Ben Marshall on permanent deals.
2011: Neil Clark is in the cold as the unwanted import at Sheffield Steelers.
2011: Manchester United and Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher took ‘’an extended break from football’’ owing to a chronic inflammatory bowel condition. The Scot would not play again in the season but made his return 10 months later as a substitute in United’s 1-0 win over Galatasaray at Old Trafford in the Champi
2010: Blackburn confirmed the departure of manager Sam Allardyce.
2009: Ryan Giggs beat the bookies’ favourite Jenson Button to claim the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award in Sheffield.
2007: The Football Association board approved the appointment of Fabio Capello as the new England manager, subject to the successful conclusion of contract negotiations.
Chelsea announced Avram Grant had signed a four-year contract as their manager/first-team coach.
2006: Alan Curbishley was announced as the new manager of West Ham, replacing Alan Pardew who left the club days earlier.
1998: Eighteen-year-old Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen was named as BBC Sports Personality of the Year. During the previous 12 months, Owen had become England’s youngest international of the 20th century, the youngest person ever to score for England and burst onto the world stage with a wonder goal against Argentina at the World Cup finals in France.
1997: Arsenal striker Ian Wright was spoken to by police after an incident with fans at the end of the 3-1 defeat by Blackburn at Highbury. Wright, who was booked during the game, was seen hanging out of a window, allegedly shouting at supporters.
1989: England midfielder Bryan Robson scored what was then the fastest goal in a professional match at Wembley, taking just 38 seconds from the kick-off to find the back of the net against Yugoslavia. England won 2-1, their 100th victory at the famous stadium.