Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis has tweeted:
Sheffield United are set to rename one of their stands after Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis.
From this weekend, the Bramall Lane stand will be renamed The Jessica Ennis Stand in recognition of the Sheffield heptathlete's achievements.
Sheffield United owner Kevin McCabe said: "It is an appropriate and fitting tribute to re-name our Bramall Lane double tier stand after one of the finest athletes this country has ever produced".
Ennis told the club's website: "I never expected when I started out in athletics in Sheffield all those years ago that I would have a football stand at Sheffield United named after me".
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More than 10,000 people are thought to have crammed into Sheffield's city centre to welcome gold medal-winning heptathlete Jessica Ennis back home.
She told the crowd: "This is my home and this is the place that I love."
Jessica Ennis has arrived in Sheffield's city centre where homecoming celebrations are taking place after her Olympic heptathlon gold medal win.
Olympic heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis has arrived in Sheffield for her homecoming celebrations.
Before greeting thousands of fans that had gathered to welcome her home, Ennis told ITV News' Alastair Stewart: "It's so nice to be back in my home city, and I'm really looking forward to seeing everyone".
She also said she was still "on a massive high" after her victory.