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Rotherham United: Wood sets play-off target as Millers fans fly the flag

Proud skipper Richard Wood is calling on Rotherham United to win their final three League One matches of the season so they kick off their impending play-off campaign as the team to fear.

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James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: The great myth about The Blades’ transfer business

James Shield’s Sheffield United Column: The great myth about The Blades’ transfer business

There are plenty of myths circulating around football: Mark Robins saved Sir Alex Ferguson’s job, Mwepu Ilunga didn’t hear the whistle and Diamond Lights was actually a pretty groovy track.

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Ryan Leonard believes Sheffield United can win promotion this season: Harry Marshall/Sportimage

Sheffield United: This is why Ryan Leonard could have a key role to play as Chris Wilder’s side chase Premier League football

Ryan Leonard is a player in a hurry.

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Stocksbridge PS striker Brodie Litchfield  hit a hat-trick as his team ended winless run in midweek. Pic by Peter Revitt

Non League: Stocksbridge Park Steels eye 12 points, pressure is off Sheffield FC

Stocksbridge Park Steels boss Chris Hilton is calling for his side to end the season on a high by targeting maximum points from the remaining four games.

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Sheffield United are in the play-off hunt: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United Fan’s Column: This is how i think the promotion race will finish

I don’t normally do predictions when it comes to football, but with three games left, why not have a go? I have looked at the fixtures remaining for the seven teams vying for the two play-off places still up for grabs and estimated (guessed) how many points each team will get.

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Barnsley's Liam Lindsay

Barnsley have belief they will beat the drop

Defender Liam Lindsay insists Barnsley’s fate is firmly in their own hands.

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Paul Warne

Rotherham United: He says he talks rubbish, but Paul Warne is taking the Millers into the play-offs

Rotherham United players must listen to manager Paul Warne “talking rubbish” for one last time before mathematically sealing their place in the League One play-offs.

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Will Vaulks

Gillingham 0, Rotherham United 1: Millers all but guarantee a play-off place as Will Vaulks grabs winning goal

After 43 games, 69 goals and 22 wins, Rotherham United achieved their long-held aim with three matches to spare.

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Oli McBurnie

Barnsley: McBurnie’s frustration at more dropped points

Super striker Oli McBurnie has revealed the Barnsley players were frustrated after their disappointing draw with Bolton.

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Paul Warne

Rotherham United: Four games to go ... what does Paul Warne think the Millers need to pin down their top-six spot?

Rotherham United are one win away from securing their place in the League One play-offs, believes manager Paul Warne.

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Michael Smith could have scored inside 30 seconds

Not even the leaders can topple Rotherham United as Warne gets it dead right: Wigan Athletic 0 Millers 0

Like the rest of us, Rotherham United wide men Jon Taylor and Ryan Williams must have wondered what was going on.

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Star man Michael Ihiekwe

Rotherham United: Player ratings for the Millers’ 0-0 draw at leaders Wigan

The Star’s Millers man, Paul Davis, assesses some excellent performances at the DW Stadium.

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Kieffer Moore

Barnsley: Moore spurred on by Reds fans’ accolade

Striker Kieffer Moore is delighted his hard work is being recognised by Barnsley fans.

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Sheffield United are chasing back to back promotions.

Sheffield United: ‘Doing this can help us reach the Championship play-offs’ defender insists ahead of crucial showdown with Millwall

Chris Basham believes Sheffield United’s experiences last season, when they collected 100 points en route to the League One title, could prove crucial as the battle for the Championship play-offs reaches its climax.

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Lee Evans scored twice during Sheffield United's win over Middlesbrough on Tuesday: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder says he is “privileged” to manage The Blades as he prepares for landmark moment against Millwall

The magnitude of the game, not the landmark moment, explains why Chris Wilder is so excited about tomorrow’s visit of Millwall.

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Chris Basham celebrates with the fans: David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘The moment I knew something special is happening to this great club’

It was six days ago at Oakwell, not Tuesday’s victory over Middlesbrough or even last season’s League One title winning campaign, when Chris Basham realised just how much Sheffield United has changed.

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Chris Wilder (centre) has overseen a dramatic improvement in Sheffield United's fortunes: Harry Marshall/Sportimage

Sheffield United: As Chris Wilder approaches his 100th game in charge of The Blades, The Star analyses five key areas where he has helped improve the club’s performance

Sheffield United enter tomorrow’s game against Millwall ninth in the Championship table and only three points behind Neil Harris’ side who occupy the fourth and final play-off berth.

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Richard Wood

Rotherham United: Skipper Wood on a potential Millers play-off campaign ... ‘Other teams will fear us’

Captain Richard Wood believes Rotherham United will be the team to fear in the play-offs if they clinch their spot in League One’s top six.

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Adam Hammill

Barnsley: Hammill responds to claims of Morais fall-out

Adam Hammill has played down reports of a rift between himself and Barnsley boss Jose Morais.

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Joe Newell

Rotherham United: Newell on brink of new Millers deal

In-form winger Joe Newell is expected to commit his future to Rotherham United before the end of the regular League One season.

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