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Hundreds expected at funeral of Howard Kendall

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out at the funeral of Everton legend Howard Kendall. The cortege will do a lap of Goodison Park in honour of the former manager before a service at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral. Peter Reid played for Everton when Kendall was in charge and worked with him at Manchester City.

Tributes to former Blades boss Howard Kendall

Football clubs and footballers have expressed their sadness at the death of ex-Everton and former Sheffield United manager Howard Kendall who has died aged 69.


Blades seek information about coin-throwing incident

Sheffield United has issued a statement asking for more information regarding a second coin-throwing incident.

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The latest incident took place after the Blades’ third penalty in the midweek League Cup Trophy tie against Notts County.

South Yorkshire Police are investigating the incident that involved a coin being thrown in the direction of the opposition goalkeeper.

The managing director of Sheffield United Mal Brannigan stated that the "behaviour of this manner will not be tolerated and anyone found to have committed this offence will receive an automatic life ban from Bramall Lane."

Adkins nominated for managerial award

Nigel Adkins has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet Manager of the Month award for August.

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The Sheffield United boss guided the Blades to second place in League One, following Saturday's 2-0 victory against Swindon Town at the County Ground.

The former Southampton manager is competing with Justin Edinburgh, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Dean Smith for the award.

The winners will be announced on Friday.

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