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Beyond the Stands: Sheffield United

| 31.10.2018

The players get all the glory, but there’s much more to a football club than what happens on the pitch.

There are cooks, cleaners and people like Glenn Nortcliffe, who became Sheffield United’s assistant groundsman after joining a youth training scheme in 1986.

The lifelong Blades fan was then named head groundsman at 20-years-old. He’s been at Bramall Lane ever since.

People like Glenn are the foundation of any club. He provides a link to the past while helping to pave an exciting future.

Here’s to the unsung heroes.

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Daniel Anwar

Daniel has covered sports for Squawka, FourFourTwo and iSportconnect. He is a naively optimistic Arsenal fan and is also passionate about music, film and chicken wings.