Sheffield United have appointed Chris Wilder as their new manager.
Wilder, who led Northampton Town to League Two title glory last month has agreed a three-year contract at Bramall Lane.
The 48-year-old has had spells with Alfreton Town, Halifax Town, Oxford United and Northampton Town.
He will be assisted by former Rotherham United defender and manager, Alan Knill, his trusted number two at Northampton.
Wilder succeeds Nigel Adkins who was sacked after just one season at the South Yorkshire club.
"We are delighted to appoint Chris, he has a fantastic reputation. He understands the ethos of our club and is a modern 21st century manager
"We are aware that Chris is popular with the supporters, however, this is not a sentimental appointment, he has a proven track record and is hungry to bring success to the Blades. "He has a vision of success, knows what is required by the supporters and we will assist him as much as we can. Early talks have been positive and we look forward to a new era at Bramall Lane."
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Former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans is to have his appeal against his rape conviction heard today.
The Criminal Cases Review Commission referred Evan's case to the Court of Appeal on the basis of new information not raised at his trial.
They believe that the new evidence could see his conviction quashed.
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Sheffield United midfielder Jose Baxter has been suspended by the club.
Baxter was also suspended by the Blades last year after failing a drugs test.
Sheffield United Football Club can confirm that Jose Baxter has been suspended. Procedures are being followed and no further comment will be made until the completion of these actions.
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The Football Association says it is looking into claims of alleged racist chanting from Sheffield United fans towards Bradford City fans during their League One match at Bramall Lane on Monday.
A few hundred Sheffield United fans near the away terrace allegedly sang 'You’re just a town full of ISIS' towards the 4,000 travelling support from Bradford.
The FA have confirmed that they are aware of the allegations and looking into the matter.
Sheffield United won the match 3-1.
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The legendary former Sheffield United and England goalkeeper Alan Hodgkinson has died at the age of 79.
Hodgkinson, who was born in Maltby, made 674 appearances for the Blades between 1954 and 1970, and played five times for England in the late 50s.
After the end of his playing career he became a goalkeeping coach, working at more than a dozen clubs, including Manchester United, and was credited with bringing Peter Schmeichel to Old Trafford.
Sheffield United have been drawn away to Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup.
Scunthorpe could face a trip to Chelsea if they can get past Leyton Orient in their replay.
Leeds United will host Rotherham and Hull City will host Championship leaders Brighton in the third round.
All tied will be played between 8 and 11 January.