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Sheffield United: ‘I nearly killed myself’ admits former Blades star after opening-up about his battle with depression

Nade, who now plays for Troon in the West of Scotland Premiership, made the admission after deciding to speak openly about his mental health issues.

Describing how he walked into the Firth of Forth before being rescued by a friend, the 34-year-old said: "Everyone’s got demons to fight ...

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Emergency services alerted to serious collision in Sheffield

Bus company First South Yorkshire said there has been a ‘serious collision’ near Seagrave Road at Gleadless Townend.

COURT: Crowd gathers outside court as Sheffield man appeals prison sentence

All outbound 51 services are to diverting via Hollinsend Road, Basegreen, Lister Avenue ...

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Dad ‘instantly knew’ his seven-month-old baby had died in cot made by Sheffield bed company

A jury was told Oscar Abbey died from "positional asphyxia" on November 3 2016 after sleeping in a bed designed and constructed by Playtime Beds Limited.

Tragic baby Oscar "wriggled his body" through holes in the front of his cot bed during the night, a jury heard. 

His body was on ...

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Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United Live: Sam Winnall relishing Owls fresh start and fixtures could force Chris Wilder into team changes | 17 October

Meanwhile the fixture list puts pressure on Sheffield United again as Chris Wilder prepares to select a team for the Blades' first match after the international break. Keep track of all the latest news and updates on our live blog.

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When Sheffield Wednesday got a taste of their own medicine

But Sheffield Wednesday loanee Josh Onomah was less than impressed with midfield counterpart Marlon Pack's antics in the second half of their recent clash with Bristol City.

Defender Liam Palmer passed Onomah a tactical note from the Wednesday bench in the Championship showdown at Ashton ...

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Sheffield United: This might convince Chris Wilder to ring the changes when his team returns to action at Derby County

September's round of games halted a four game winning streak. Chris Wilder's side, after matching that run by winning an arm-wrestle with Hull City, entered this month's with momentum behind them and the rest of the Championship trailing in their wake.

READ MORE: Chris Wilder says his ...

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Man in critical condition after attack in Barnsley

CRIME: Gun brandished during post office raid in Rotherham  The 28-year-old was assaulted in Coniston Road, close to Barnsley’s Oakwell stadium, just after 6pm yesterday.

COURT: Sheffield career criminal jailed again over attempted robbery of girls he threatened with broken potato ...

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Sheffield couple’s sadness after being told to remove roadside garden

Sally Williams, 69 and her husband Brian, 80, planted the flowerbeds near their home on Hollin House Lane, Loxley around 28 years ago, to bring colour to the quiet, rural lane and encourage wildlife to the area. 

However, following a anonymous complaint to the council, the couple have now ...

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Sheffield Wednesday star Sam Winnall opens up on his eight-month injury woe

The Owls striker spent a lengthy period on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee ligament injury while on loan at Derby County last February.

But after going through months of painstaking rehabilitation, Winnall made his comeback in Wednesday development squad's victory over Crewe ...

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Man found dead in Sheffield city centre

CRIME: Police issue E-fit of man hunted over Sheffield sex attack 

Members of the public raised the alarm after two men were found slumped unconscious on the ground outside Poundland, at the junction of Arundel Gate and High Street, at 4.45pm yesterday.

POLICE: Men released from ...

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Police issue E-fit of man hunted over Sheffield sex attack 

A woman in her 20s was assaulted on land just off Station Road and Moss Way, Mosborough, in the early hours of Tuesday, October 2 and her attacker is still at large.

CRIME :Man in hospital after shooting in Sheffield street South Yorkshire Police received a ‘third person ...

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Brown bins are arriving in Sheffield and this is when they will be collected 

The new bins are part of Sheffield City Council’s changes to recycling services which were announced in July. 

Residents will receive a new brown bin for glasses, jars, cans and plastic bottles which will be collected every four weeks instead of two. 

The council said the changes ...

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Six miles of delays on M1 near Sheffield as carriageway CRUMBLES

READ MORE: Emergency repairs on M1 near Sheffield lead to delays for M1 motorists 

Two lanes are closed on the northbound stretch between junction 32 at Thurcroft and junction 33 at Catcliffe.

READ MORE: Investigation into Sheffield shooting continues

Highways England said ...

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Sheffield Steelers: bottom of the league – but help is on hand, Robert Dowd is on his way back

And while some parts of last Saturday's performance in the defeat at Nottingham Panthers gave cause for comfort, it left Tom Barrasso's new club with one regulation win in 10 attempts.

Worse case scenario: it will be five straight defeats if Steelers drop points to Fife Flyers at home, on ...

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‘Dangerous’ rehydration limit could put safety at risk, Kell Brook tells Amir Khan

Khan's latest apparent strategy to unnerve Brook came when he insisted that both boxers must weigh up to 147lbs one day before their potential bout and no more than 157lbs on fight night.

But that sent health-warning shots across boxing - a sport which is trying to reduce the number of ...

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Sheffield Wednesday: Josh Onomah aims to cement Owls starting spot

Onomah has played four times for the Owls since joining the Championship club on loan from Premier League big boys Tottenham Hotspur on August deadline day.

After coming on as a substitute in the home draw to Stoke City, Onomah was handed his full Wednesday debut at Nottingham Forest. He ...

2018-10-16 00:26 open_in_new
Why Lucas Joao is a pivotal player for Sheffield Wednesday

That is the verdict of Jordan Thorniley as the Owls step up their preparations for the visit of fourth-placed Middlesbrough.

Forward Joao leads the way in the goal-scoring charts following his superb second half double at Bristol City before the international break.

His all-round ...

2018-10-16 00:26 open_in_new
Sheffield United: Jordan Hallam and Jordan Amissah star in U23s victory over neighbours Barnsley

Hallam’s first-time finish in the first half was the difference between the two sides, and Amissah saved Louis Wardle’s tame penalty. The Reds made a better fist of it in the second period, Amissah denying Tai-Reece Chisholm and Jordan Barnett and defender Kyron Gordon just about putting ...

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Sheffield Wednesday loan star Josh Onomah reveals his childhood dream

But the Tottenham Hotspur's midfielder knows exactly what he wants and won't stop until he achieves his career objectives.

"It has always been my childhood dream to play for England," Onomah told The Star.

"When I see players my age doing it, it just makes me want to work harder and ...

2018-10-16 00:26 open_in_new
Neil Thompson's message to Sheffield Wednesday's youngsters

First-team boss Luhukay has kept a close eye on the Owls' academy since his appointment last January, taking a more active interest in their progress than previous managers.

A raft of players have stepped up from Wednesday's youth ranks to play in the Championship, including Matt Penney, ...

2018-10-16 00:26 open_in_new
Touching tributes paid to ‘determined’ Sheffield schoolgirl with ‘bright future of ahead of her’ following unexpected death

Linda Gooden, headteacher at King Edward VII School, described Maryam Mohamed as ‘strong willed’ and ‘very determined’ with an ‘amazingly bright future ahead of her’ following her death on Saturday, October 13.

Ms Gooden said she visited the Year 10 pupil’s home on Sunday ...

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