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Sheffield has been, since the nineteenth century, the main centre in the United Kingdom for steel production. Sheffield is the home of crucible and stainless steel.

Sheffield United are not to be confused with Sheffield's other team, Sheffield Wednesday, is called the Owls, as the name of Hillsborough, where they have been based since 1889, was originally Owlerton Stadium.

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