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Steel City derby: David Prutton recalls how Sheffield Wednesday upset the odds

THE portents could not have been more contrasting for the two promotion-chasing combatants going into the last Steel City derby.

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Sheffield Wednesday's Chris O'Grady celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the npower League One match at Hillsbrough (Picture: PA)

Steel City derby: O’Grady recalls his match-winner the last time Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United clashed

Chris O’Grady is the last player to score a Steel City derby winner - but he wasn’t allowed to celebrate.

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Pablo Hernandez celebrates scoring Leeds second goal from the penalty spot.
 (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Yorkshire Post Power Rankings: Leeds United occupy top spot, Bradford City on the rise

DESPITE A mixed week, Leeds United are still in pole position in the Yorkshire Post Power Rankings, but there are significant moves for Bradford City and Middlesbrough. Here’s our latest list.

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Sheffield Wednesday's Tom Lees: Ready for the Blades.
Picture: Steve Ellis

Steel City derby: End goal more important for Sheffield Wednesday, says Lees

Sheffield Wednesday defender Tom Lees believes league form will count for little in Sunday’s Steel City derby.

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David Brooks of Sheffield Utd.

Brooks hoping for chance in Steel City derby

David Brooks was aged just 14 the last time there was a Steel City derby.

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Hillsborough will be packed out for the 128th Steel City derby

Sheffield Wednesday: Club announce increase in stadium capacity ahead of Steel City derby

Sheffield Wednesday has announced an increase in stadium capacity for this week's Steel City derby.
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Football Today

Football Today: Barnsley set for Wembley return | How Leeds aim to bounce back | Town youth policy gets Wagner backing | Who are Yorkshire’s latest star turns? | Video highlights and more

Hello and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Late strie: Cardiff Citys last-kick equsliser from Sol Bamba.
Picture: Steve Ellis

Cardiff City 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Carlos Carvalhal bemoans Owls’ misfortune

Owls coach Carlos Carvalhal felt his side deserved more out of the game than a point as Cardiff manager Neil Warnock praised his players for their “never-say-die attitude” after Sol Bamba’s stoppage-time equaliser saved them.

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Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal

Sheffield Wednesday reaction: Disappointed Carvalhal rues costly Steven Fletcher miss

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal felt his side deserved more than just a point after Cardiff City scored stoppage time equaliser.

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Cardiff City 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Cardiff City 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Sol Bamba strike denies Owls denied at the death

Sol Bamba equalised deep in stoppage time to hand Cardiff a 1-1 Sky Bet Championship home draw against Sheffield Wednesday.

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ON THE UP: Thomas Christiansen, Carlos Carvalhal, Chris Wilder.

Weekend Preview: Neil Warnock hails long overdue revival of fortunes for Yorkshire rivals

THE PRESENCE of three Yorkshire heavyweights in the top six of the Championship is proof of a growing revival in the county’s football fortunes, according to the manager who today is hoping to ruin Carlos Carvalhal’s 100th league game at the helm of Sheffield Wednesday.

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Ross Wallace: Sheffield Wednesday winger hoping to help the team maintain their good form.

Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday: Wallace wary of bombardment from Warnock’s Bluebirds

IN A division where something akin to a revolving door policy exists when it comes to managerial appointments, Carlos Carvalhal today taking charge of his 100th Championship game is a notable milestone.

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Steven Fletcher and Gary Hooper

Dynamic duo helping Sheffield Wednesday make push for promotion

THE FACT that Sheffield Wednesday are now unbeaten in the last 10 matches in which Gary Hooper and Steven Fletcher have started together will probably come as no major surprise to the club’s fans.

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Yorkshire Power Rankings: Which team has the best form

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Leeds United on top form but which sides are keeping pace...

Yorkshire Post football writer Leon Wobschall rates the form of Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Guiseley, FC Halifax Town, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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Carlos Carvalhal (Photo: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carvalhal insists lessons will be learned from team selection

Carlos Carvalhal admits that he will learn lessons from his decision to name an unchanged Sheffield Wednesday side in Tuesday night's difficult encounter with Brentford.

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GET IN: Ross Wallace runs away to celebrate scoring what proved to be the winning goals for Sheffield Wednesday. Picture: Steve Ellis

The Verdict: Sheffield Wednesday show character to chisel out victory

THE pre-match worries that Sheffield Wednesday harboured ahead of last night’s encounter were not anything to do with the onset of Storm Aileen.

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Ross Wallace celebrates scoring Wednesday's winner late on (Photo: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday reaction: Carlos Carvalhal takes swipe at critics after 'lucky' win over Brentford

Owls manager Carlos Carvalhal admitted fortune played its part after his team stretched their unbeaten run to six matches with a 2-1 win over Brentford at Hillsborough.

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Sheffield Wednesday 2 Brentford 1

HIGHLIGHTS: Sheffield Wednesday 2 Brentford 1 - Hooper and Wallace complete Hillsborough turnaround

A sickening-looking injury to Brentford right-back Henrik Dalsgaard marred Sheffield Wednesday's come-from-behind 2-1 win as Ross Wallace claimed the points for the Owls at a rain-sodden Hillsborough.
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All smiles for Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen

Midweek Talking Points: Leeds United’s momentum rising and mounted expectation at Sheffield United

Football writer Leon Wobschall looks ahead to the Tuesday night action; including Leeds United v Birmingham City, Aston Villa v Middlesbrough, Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday v Brentford and Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers

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Thumbs up: Recent signing Joost van Aken salutes the Sheffield Wednesday fans after playing his part in their 3-1 win over Nottingham Forest on Saturday. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday v Brentford: Van Aken out to improve on impressive Owls debut

IT is in the very best traditions of Dutch players to be refreshingly candid in their footballing views and Joost van Aken is certainly no different on that score.

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