Barry Devonside, whose son was killed in the Hillsborough stadimum disaster,  arrives at Preston crown court on Monday for the trial of David Duckenfield and Graham Mackrell. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A father whose two teenage daughters were killed in the Hillsborough stadium disaster has told a court that the worst moment of his life was having to(...)

David Duckenfield, match-day police commander at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, arrives at court in Preston on Monday. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

A jury for the trial of the Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield is expected to be selected on Tuesday after 68 potential jurors were excuse(...)

 Danny Ward saves  Fernando Forestieri’s penalty to send Huddersfield Town to Wembley. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Huddersfield Town 1 (1-1 on aggregate, Huddersfield win 4-3 on penalties) Huddersfield Town will face Reading in the Championsh(...)

Ireland goalkeeper Kieren Westwood saves a shot from Nahki Wells during Sheffield Wednesday’s play-off draw with Huddersfield Town. Photograph: Reuters/Ed Sykes

Huddersfield Town 0 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday finished the Championship’s regular season level on points and th(...)

Ireland’s Robbie Brady is on the verge of leaving Norwich. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

On a day when the biggest actual transfer the Premier League could muster was Mauro Zarate’s €2.5 million move to Watford, the handful of Irish playe(...)

Alvaro Negredo scored Middlesbrough’s second in their 3-0 FA Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Smith

Middlesbrough 3 Sheffield Wednesday 0 A tie that had threatened to turn into a grim case study highlighting the compelling need for a winter break in(...)

Keiren Westwood at a Republic of Ireland press conference on Fota Island: “The only reason I wouldn’t be in the squad is because I was injured.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

For a guy who was once on course to be a copper, Keiren Westwood has generated his fair share of suspicion, but as the 31-year-old prepares for his s(...)

Hull City’s French-born Senegalese midfielder Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Hull City 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Hull secured a return to the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 defeat of Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship(...)

Bournemouth are promoted as Championship winners after Watford could only draw 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday. Photograph: Getty

Derby County 0 Reading 3 Derby saw their play-off hopes crushed by out-of-form Reading who ended a run of four Championship defeats by pulling (...)

Sheffield Wednesday’s players reacts after Manchester City scored their second goal  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble / Reuters

Manchester City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1Dust off the cliches: romance, magic and all the other old FA Cup chestnuts are in the rudest of health after b(...)