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Motorcyclist killed in Sheffield crash

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Sheffield.

A Yamaha motorcycle collided with a car on Mansfield Road Intake on Sunday afternoon. They were both travelling towards the Manor when the crash happened at the junction with Cadman Road.

The 27-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The 55-year-old car driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Mansfield's Jones out for the long term

Mansfield Town defender Luke Jones is unlikely to play this season after suffering an Achilles injury in training.

The summer signing had been pencilled in for a comeback from tendonitis in the next couple of weeks, having recently started doing some light jogging.

But the club confirmed he now faces a spell on the sidelines of between ‘four to six months’.

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Sheffield Utd patron to quit role if club re-sign Evans

Sheffield United patron and TV presenter Charlie Webster said she will quit her role with the club if they re-sign Ched Evans.

TV presenter and Sheffield United patron Charlie Webster who said she will quit her role with the club if they re-sign Ched Evans. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The 25-year-old former Sheffield United player and Welsh international was released from jail early yesterday morning after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room.

Many Blades fans have called for him to be rehabilitated, but almost 150,000 people have signed an online petition urging the Bramall Lane club not to welcome him back.

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Sheffield United deny Ched Evans contract reports

Sheffield United has denied reports it has offered a contract to convicted rapist Ched Evans, claiming newspaper reports are "false and damaging to the club".

Ched Evans was released from prison yesterday. Credit: PA Wire

Following Evans' release from prison yesterday, The Sun newspaper reported that the 25-year-old's former club had offered him a two-year contract.

But Sheffield United co-chairmen, Kevin McCabe and Jim Phipps, said they were still "continuing to deliberate on any long term decision about Ched Evans."

On Wednesday, an ITV News Calendar poll found 52% of people were against him rejoining the club.

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