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Stars of the stage and screen pay tribute to Sheffield entertainer Bobby Knutt

Stars of the stage and screen have paid tribute to Sheffield entertainer Bobby Knutt, who has died aged 71.

Sources close to the star said he died from a heart attack this morning while holidaying in the south of France.

The legendary comedian, TV and stage actor appeared on ...

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Police respond to making section of Sheffield United fans miss Steel City derby kick-off

Supporters criticised officers for the tactics used holding them on Middlewood Road after getting off the tram and attempting to walk the rest of the way to the stadium.

But they were blocked off by police close to Hillsborough Barracks and were not allowed to move on until they had ...

yesterday 16:55 open_in_new
Sheffield comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

The legendary comedian, TV and stage actor appeared on Emmerdale, Heartbeat and Last Of The Summer Wine.

Knutt was married to Donna Hartley, once hailed the 'golden girl' of British athletics, before she passed away suddenly in June 2013, aged 58.

The actor played Albert Dingle on ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Sheffield comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

The legendary comedian, TV and stage actor appeared on Emmerdale, Heartbeat and Last Of The Summer Wine.

Knutt was married to Donna Hartley, once hailed the 'golden girl' of British athletics, before she passed away suddenly in June 2013, aged 58.

The actor played Albert Dingle on ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Sheffield home

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was discovered at a home in Sheffield.

Police were called to an address on Waltheof Road at around 1.20am on Sunday to reports that a woman's body had been found.

The body of a 53-year-old woman was found in the ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Police respond to making section of Sheffield United fans miss Steel City derby kick-off

Supporters criticised officers for the tactics used holding them on Middlewood Road after getting off the tram and attempting to walk the rest of the way to the stadium.

But they were blocked off by police close to Hillsborough Barracks and were not allowed to move on until they had ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
The sickening moment a motorist is PUNCHED on London Road after Steel City derby

This is the shocking moment a man punches a motorist on London Road as violence broke out after the Steel City derby.

Warning, this video contains violent scenes and strong language.

The video was uploaded after Sheffield United beat their fierce rivals Sheffield Wednesday 4-2 in an ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
The sickening moment a motorist is PUNCHED on London Road after Steel City derby

This is the shocking moment a man punches a motorist on London Road as violence broke out after the Steel City derby.

Warning, this video contains violent scenes and strong language.

The video was uploaded after Sheffield United beat their fierce rivals Sheffield Wednesday 4-2 in an ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Sheffield Derby: How the national media reacted to Sheffield United's stunning 4-2 win

Sheffield took centre stage yesterday as Wednesday and United faced each other in the first Steel City Derby for five years.

Football reporters from most of the national press filled the Hillsborough press box - here are their verdicts:

The Sun

Former Owl Leon Clarke stars as ...

yesterday 14:40 open_in_new
Police examine CCTV to identify Sheffield derby day yobs

Yobs involved in derby day disorder in Sheffield face arrest if identified by police officers trawling through CCTV footage of incidents.

Officers began checking footage of disorder this morning in the hope of identifying those involved.

Eleven arrests were made yesterday but police ...

yesterday 13:33 open_in_new
Sheffield Derby: How the national media reacted to Sheffield United's stunning 4-2 win

Sheffield took centre stage yesterday as Wednesday and United faced each other in the first Steel City Derby for five years.

Football reporters from most of the national press filled the Hillsborough press box - here are their verdicts:

The Sun

Former Owl Leon Clarke stars as ...

yesterday 12:25 open_in_new
VIDEO: Jubilant Sheffield United fans block London Road as they celebrate victory in Steel City derby

Sheffield United fans have blocked London Road as they celebrate their victory over the Owls in today's Steel City derby.

Blades supporters can be seen thronging the road, just south of the city centre, and chanting in this video shared on Twitter.

There is a huge police presence, ...

yesterday 11:19 open_in_new
Eleven arrested in derby day disorder in Sheffield

Police made 11 derby day arrests in Sheffield in an operation involving hundreds of officers drafted in to keep fans safe.

South Yorkshire Police said they were arrested for a number of offences including public order.

Officers also issued 35 dispersal orders to fans deemed at risk ...

yesterday 08:01 open_in_new
Video: ‘Pub team’ Sheffield United call time on Steel City ridicule as they see off Wednesday

So it turns out the team from the Pub League can play after all.

Sheffield United have spent the last five years being derided, disrespected or at best totally disregarded by Sheffield Wednesday’s more strident fans as they fought to regain their Championship status. But, as events at ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Video: ‘Pub team’ Sheffield United call time on Steel City ridicule as they see off Wednesday

So it turns out the team from the Pub League can play after all.

Sheffield United have spent the last five years being derided, disrespected or at best totally disregarded by Sheffield Wednesday’s more strident fans as they fought to regain their Championship status. But, as events at ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Sheffield United: Mark Duffy says no team has a stronger team spirit than The Blades following their Steel City derby win

Sheffield United’s team spirit is the strongest in the Championship, Mark Duffy insisted, following their victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

The midfielder was on target as Chris Wilder’s side triumphed 4-2 at Hillsborough, despite relinquishing a two goal lead early in the ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Sheffield United: Who did David Brooks think should have been named man of the match?

David Brooks said he thought Leon Clarke should have been named man-of-the-match after scoring twice during Sheffield United’s 4-2 win over Sheffield Wednesday.

Brooks was awarded the honour after impressing on only his second league start for Chris Wilder’s side.

But the ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
No leaders and no defence - FIVE Sheffield Wednesday talking points from the derby defeat to Sheffield United

It was a day looked forward to for so long, but for Sheffield Wednesday fans it turned into one to forgot, after a 4-2 defeat to bitter rivals, United at Hillsborough.

Here are FIVE talking points from an Owls perspective...

WHERE WAS THE LEADERSHIP?

It became patently obvious ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Pubs forced to close after fight in Sheffield city centre

A road was closed and pubs shut after police were called to a fight in the city centre.

Several riot vans and dozens of police officers were called the Leopold Street area at around 4.30pm.

The road was closed for a short time while officers dealt with the incident, and buses were ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Video: ‘This one is for you’ Chris Wilder tells Sheffield United fans following his team’s Steel City derby success

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder dedicated victory to “our fantastic fans” after watching his team win the 128th Steel City derby.

Goals from Leon Clarke (2), John Fleck and Mark Duffy propelled the visitors to a deserved win over arch-rivals Sheffield Wednesday in front ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new
Video: ‘Blame me, not the players,’ insists Carlos Carvalhal after Sheffield Wednesday’s defeat to Sheffield United

Head coach Carlos Carvalhal shouldered the blame after the Owls’ Steel City derby loss to Sheffield United.

Wednesday crashed to their first home defeat of the campaign, losing 4-2 against their city rivals today.

It was the first time in Carvalhal’s reign the Owls have ...

yesterday 01:25 open_in_new