Posts Tagged "Sheffield Wednesday"

Time To Go: The Fight For The Future Of Sheffield Wednesday

By on Sep 29, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 21 comments

A horse called “Owls FC” was due to run at Sedgefield racetrack this week. It didn’t. At first this seemed a very appropriate analogy for current affairs at Sheffield Wednesday – the “Owls.” But in reality it couldn’t be more inappropriate, as the Wednesday takeover tale keeps on running. A few days ago, the local papers that cover Wednesday in detail – Sheffield’s...

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Clubs In Crisis II – Sheffield Wednesday, Portsmouth & Manchester United Redux

By on Sep 25, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 0 comments

There are still a few yellowing old Sunday Express’s  in our attic, full of intellect-free, right-wing twaddle (so different now, eh?) from the likes of John Junor, who once famously asked “wouldn’t you rather admit to being a pig than to being Irish?”, and I have every faith that if any of the sports sections survive, there’ll be an article somewhere...

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Sheffield Wednesday Wait & Wait

Sheffield Wednesday Wait & Wait

By on Aug 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

If Sheffield Wednesday ever want to get back to the Premier League, I suppose it makes sense to start acting like a Premier League club, and an established one at that. Unfortunately for long-long-suffering Wednesday-ites, their club seem to have chosen Liverpool as their role model this summer. Worst season in years? Check. Interminable takeover saga? Check....

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Are Wednesday & Palace Cracking Up?

Are Wednesday & Palace Cracking Up?

By on May 25, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 9 comments

A brave, or foolhardy, contributor to the Sheffield Wednesday fans’ website “Owlstalk” last week asked the straightforward question “Who did what?” about club chairman Lee Strafford’s recent departure. The last time I dared look at the thread, it had stretched to 57 pages of responses but barely an answer. Meanwhile, at Crystal Palace, former chairman Simon Jordan...

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Planning For Future, The Palace & Wednesday Way

Planning For Future, The Palace & Wednesday Way

By on May 9, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Of the two teams involved in the unreasonably tense relegation “showdown” at Hillsborough last weekend, Sheffield Wednesday look the best, and possibly the only club capable of dealing with life in League One next season. On the brink of a takeover since Christopher Ecclestone was “The Doctor”, Wednesday will have been delighted with potential owner number 94’s...

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