Sheffield United To Rename Bramall Lane Stand In Honour Of Jessica Ennis – Def Leppard Cruelly Overlooked Again

Chris Wright

31st, August 2012


By Chris Wright

Sheffield United have announced that they plan to name a stand at Bramall Lane in honour of Sheffield’s very own Olympic heptathlon gold medalist, Jessica Ennis.

The stand in question is the Bramall Lane Stand, which the club will rechristen ‘The Jessica Ennis Stand’ (“two tickets in the Lower Ennis please”) before this Saturday’s League One game against Bournemouth.

Any road up, Ennis, who won’t actually be there for the unveiling, told the BBC:

“It is wonderful and totally unexpected to have further recognition from within Sheffield and from the football club.

“I never

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