Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
Christian Doidge

Rotherham United: Is Millers boss Warne still keen on hitmen Godden and Doidge?

Rotherham United could relaunch their bid to sign hot-shot duo Matt Godden and Christian Doidge in the next transfer window.

Chris Wilder is delighted to sign Jamal Blackman: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman was Chris Wilder’s “number one” target

Chris Wilder has described Jamal Blackman as Sheffield United’s “number one” transfer target after unveiling the Chelsea goalkeeper as his seventh summer signing.

Chris Wilder (left) and Alan Knill: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Duo’s futures are addressed ahead of final friendly

Matt Done and John Brayford could both play for Sheffield United next season if they fail to secure moves away from Bramall Lane.

Blades boss Chris Wilder

Sheffield United: What else, other than a win, does Chris Wilder want from Eastleigh?

A win would be desirable but, when Sheffield United complete their pre-season programme at Eastleigh this evening, what Chris Wilder really wants is a clean bill of health.

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: One small step for Jack, one giant leap for Jake

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: One small step for Jack, one giant leap for Jake

It was a seemingly inconsequential moment but one that revealed plenty about the progress Jake Eastwood has made since being thrust into the firing line at Sheffield United.

Jamal Blackman has joined Sheffield United

Sheffield United: Blades sign Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman

Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman has joined Sheffield United on loan.

Paul Warne

Rotherham United: What Millers signings does Paul Warne still want to make?

Boss Paul Warne has revealed his final transfer targets as Rotherham United prepare to wrap up their pre-season programme ahead of the 2017/18 League One campaign.

John Lundstram has signed a three-year deal at Bramall Lane. Pic Sport Image

Sheffield United: John Lundstram is backed to be the next big thing at Bramall Lane

Sheffield United have signed the ‘next big thing’ to emerge from English football’s lower leagues after unveiling former Oxford midfielder John Lundstram.

David Brooks celebrates his goal against Stoke City: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: David Brooks’ progress prompts a recruitment re-think

The emergence of David Brooks has prompted Sheffield United to redraft their recruitment plans, assistant manager Alan Knill admitted last night.

Barnsley vs Chesterfield - Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom - Pic By James Williamson

Barnsley: Reds boss Heckingbottom keen to get to work with new signings

Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom is eager to get working with potential new signings.

Darnell Fisher

Rotherham United: Fisher leaves Millers for Preston

Defender Darnell Fisher today became the first of the Rotherham United departures predicted by boss Paul Warne.

Southend's Ryan Leonard is a wanted man

Sheffield United: No respite for Southend as Blades remain in the hunt for Ryan Leonard

Southend have been told their captain Ryan Leonard remains a Sheffield United target despite John Lundstram’s move to Bramall Lane.

Aimen Belaid

Rotherham United: More to go and maybe more in, says Millers boss Warne

Paul Warne believes up to three more players could leave Rotherham United before the close of the summer transfer window.

David Ball puts the Millers in front. Pictures: Howard Roe

Millers magic in the first half ... Chesterfield 1 Rotherham United 3

Eleven days to go but certainly not 11 places up for grabs as Rotherham United count down to League One opening day.

Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom

Rochdale 0-2 Barnsley: Super-sub wins it for Reds

On loan Barnsley striker Ike Ugbo bagged a brace as the Reds continued their pre-season campaign with a 2-0 win at Rochdale.

Andy Yiadom gets away from Anthony Knockaert and Glenn Murray. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Barnsley: Places still up for grabs in Championship opener, challenges boss Heckingbottom

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom insists places are still up for grabs for Barnsley’s Championship curtain-raiser against Bristol City.

Jamie Proctor

Rotherham United: Proctor back in battle of the Millers new boys

In-form striker Jamie Proctor is set to be handed the chance to fight off the challenge of Kieffer Moore in the battle of the Rotherham United new boys.

Angus MacDonald denies Joe Lolley

Heckingbottom sees positives in defeat for Barnsley: Reds 0 Huddersfield Town 1

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom is focused on taking the positives out of Saturday’s defeat to Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town.

Michael Ihiekwe impresses against Sheffield United

Rotherham United: How close is Warne to his first-choice Millers 11?

Manager Paul Warne is on the brink of finalising his starting 11 as the clock ticks down to Rotherham United’s 2017/18 League One campaign.

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