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Oxford United v Doncaster Rovers: Alfie May back to bolster firepower options for Ferguson

Alfie May makes a welcome return from injury today for Doncaster Rovers following a two-month spell on the sidelines.

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Mark Selby celebrates in front of the fans with the Betway UK Championship trophy after victory over Ronnie O'Sullivan in last year's final.

UK finals tickets set for release as demand rockets

Tickets for Sunday’s Betway UK Championship final in York are like gold dust – and tickets for next year’s event at the Barbican will go on sale on Monday.

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Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal.

Sheffield Wednesday’s display of ‘heart and soul’ encourages Carvalhal

Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal has called on his players to show their fighting spirit to kickstart their season.

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Barnsley's head coach Paul Heckingbottom.

Barnsley’s barren spell seen by Heckingbottom as educational tool

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom believes Barnsley’s current losing streak will actually help his Oakwell rookies.

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Sam Winnall in action for Barnsley

Barnsley prepared to face former Oakwell favourite Winnall

Paul Heckingbottom is expecting to face former Barnsley favourite Sam Winnall this weekend.
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Marco Matias was a surprising addition to Sheffield Wednesday's starting line-up against Hull City (Picture: Steve Ellis).

Carvalhal maintains Matias deserved weekend opportunity with Sheffield Wednesday

HEAD COACH Carlos Carvalhal believes Hillsborough’s forgotten man Marco Matias deserved his starting chance with Sheffield Wednesday last Saturday.

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Hull City goalkeeper Allan McGregor puches the ball clear of Sheffield Wednesday's Atdhe Nuhiu (Picture: Steve Ellis).

Verdict: Dawson’s late strike stuns Sheffield Wednesday – but it’s not enough to save Slutsky’s Hull City future

MAYBE playing Sheffield Wednesday should carry a public health warning for the next Hull City manager.

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Leonid Slutsky has left his role as Hull City manager.

Hull City part company with Leonid Slutsky as Owls draw proves final straw

Hull City blamed the club’s poor run of Championship results last night after parting company with head coach Leonid Slutsky.

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Frustration for the Owls with City's late equaliser.....Pic Steve Ellis

Sheffield Wednesday 2 Hull City 2: Dawson equaliser denies Owls victory

Michael Dawson rescued a point for Hull City in a 2-2 draw at Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.

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Sheffield United loan goalkeeper Jamal Blackman (Picture: SportImage)

Millwall v Sheffield United: Chelsea loanee Blackman ready to run New Den gauntlet

Jamal Blackman is bracing himself for a boisterous welcome when he walks out at Millwall this afternoon.

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Thou shalt not pass: Glenn Loovens, right, stands firm against Milwalls Lee Gregory in a rare Wednesday win of late. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City: Owls defence speaking the same language in quest for clean sheets

Sheffield Wednesday will go ‘double Dutch’ today but don’t expect to hear defensive duo Glenn Loovens and Joost van Aken speaking in their native Netherlands language.

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Peter Lines and Oliver Lines.

UK Championship: Lines of sight on historic family meeting in York

Father-and-son duo Peter and Oliver Lines are looking to create their own piece of snooker history on Saturday.

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Sheffield Wednesday manager Chris Wilder (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage).

Sheffield United will head back to The Den in a much better place

The last time Sheffield United played at Millwall they left South London stranded at the bottom of League One.

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Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal.

Carvalhal urges Sheffield Wednesday fans to play part in ‘crucial time of season’

HEAD COACH Carlos Carvalhal is putting a positive spin on Sheffield Wednesday’s draw-laden six-match unbeaten run.

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BACK IN THE FRAME: Sheffield United's George Baldoc holds off Vurnon Anita at Elland Road last month. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

George Baldock back in contention for Sheffield United to face Millwall

GEORGE BALDOCK could make a welcome return for Sheffield United this weekend to ease a headache for Blades boss Chris Wilder.

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INJURED: Sheffield Wednesday's Tom Lees. Picture: Steve Ellis

Defender ruled out for Sheffield Wednesday’s derby date with Hull City

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY defender Tom Lees has been ruled out Saturday’s Yorkshire derby with Hull City.

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Ashley Hugill has reached the last 64 in three events after earning a two-year Tour card.

Local hero Ashley Hugill looks to gain foothold as UK Championships returns

YORK’S Ashley Hugill is hoping for a few home comforts as the Betway UK Championship cues off at the Barbican today.

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John Lundstram (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage)

Sheffield United are driven by desire to silence their doubters – John Lundstram

John Lundstram believes Sheffield United are relishing the chance to prove the Championship doubters wrong.

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Oliver Lines during day five of the 2015 Betway UK Snooker Championship at The York Barbican, York. (Picture: PA)

UK Championship: All in the mind for Oliver Lines in his quest for scalps

Judd Trump suffered a shock exit in last year’s Betway UK Championship – and Leeds rookie Oliver Lines will not let him forget it.

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John Lundstram of Sheffield United is tackled by Maikel Kieftenbeld of Birmingham City (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage)

Verdict: Sheffield United 1 Birmingham City 1 – Perseverance paying off as Clarke enjoys hero status at Bramall Lane

Leon Clarke is an example to strikers everywhere that perseverance can bring its rewards.

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