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Owls Blog - Steel City Heroes - Where are they now?

on February 22, 2012
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With the Steel City Derby being played at Hillsborough on Sunday first team regular Wednesdayite blogger Ricky Charlesworth looks at the Steel City Heroes who completed a famous double in the 2008-2009 season.

A full 95 years had passed since the Owls last completed a league double over the Blades and Ricky looks at the players on duty over the two games and asks 'Where Are They Now?'

Owls Blog - Looking For The Positives

on February 17, 2012
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Owls Blogger and Sky Sports fan zone SWFC blogger Carl Mullooly returns to Wednesdayite.com with his blog for February and looks at the Owls recent form.

"I try not to be negative about the team and tend to look for the positives, but at the moment I’m struggling to come to terms with our current form and performances. I’ve had some thoughts about why we have suffered a down turn in form which I wanted to put down. In saying all this, we are still in a decent position and by no means out of the automatic promotion picture, but I think we need a swift upturn in form and in the back of my mind I really hope we don’t face a battle to make the play offs.

Owls Blog - Lord Hillsborough & Wednesdayites Abroad

on February 17, 2012
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Following up with his success on Twitter with over 700 followers, and now with his blogs becoming amongst the most popular on Wednesdayite.com Lord Hillsborough is back with his latest blog

The Lord introduces us to some of his worldy friends this time out, mainly in the shape of the New York Owls supporters' group.

 

Wednesdayite Weekly - 2011/12 Issue #25

on February 17, 2012

It's the Wednesdayite Weekly - the second best thing about Friday (everything else is tied for first) - featuring news, views and the clearly deteriorating mental state of our Vice-Chair

This issue's bulletpoints:

  • Eddie's Rant About The Doom-Sayers
  • Derby Day - STUFF YOU NEED TO KNOW
  • Owls Blogs - Can YOU write?
  • Away Coach Update

All this, and a brilliant letter from Nev about The Wednesday Cricket Club



Wednesdayite Weekly - 2011/12 Issue #24

on February 10, 2012

It's the Wednesdayite Weekly - your usual Friday dose of all the news from Planet SWFC, Wednesdayite and the ramblings of Vice-Chair Eddie's brilliant mind...

This issue's bulletpoints:

  • Milan Cleared
  • Derby Day Breakfast
  • Owls Blog
  • Away Coach Update

All this, and a load of brilliant stuff about the fun we've had on Twitter this week!



Owls Blog - Don't Panic Captain Mandaric

on January 31, 2012
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We welcome back Glyn Thornhill to Wednesdayite.com for his second appearance of the season as an Owls Blogger.  We'll hand straight over to Glyn to talk about all of the Owls burning issues as the January transfer window comes to a close. 

"Never a dull moment at S6 these days is there. What with our illustrious Chairman having to fend off allegations from HMRC to the unbelievable injury time allowances from a certain referee Mr Deadman - (who again left us infuriated) at Blackpool on Saturday in injury time – Owls must have upset this referee somewhere in his past performances.

Owls Blog - Oh I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

on January 30, 2012
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We welcome back Owls blogger Jake Carr with his second blogging appearance of the season on Wednesdayite.com.  Jake is the self professed 'Out of Town Owl' and gives his view of the Owls v Blackpool FA Cup game.

"I tell a lie, I don't particularly like to live beside the seaside, and who would if your local team was Blackpool. Alright they're a half decent team, but it is their fans that lead them to shame. As I’m from the Fylde coast the only possible way to watch, what Blackpool fans were describing as "The MASSIVE Wednesday." (They said it not me) was to take my seat in their home stand.

Owls Blog - Waiting for Our Time

on January 30, 2012
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We welcome a new Owls Blogger to Wednesdayite.com and making his first appearance on our blogging pages is Ashley Howell. 

Ashley in currently sunning himself in Mexico whilst 2,000 of us were wrapping up warm in Blackpool, but without further a do it's over to Ashley on his debut as he reminisces of years gone by.

 

2001

on January 27, 2012

The Sheffield Wednesday Supporters' Society functioning under the name of 'The Owls Trust' is set up. At the time, Sheffield Wednesday club directors Dave Allen, Keith Addy and Geoff Hulley bought an amount of shares in the club equal to 36.7% of the total share capital of Sheffield Wednesday PLC, from investment company Charterhouse. The purchase of more than 29.9% of any company triggers a mandatory bid for the remaining shares in company law, however to avoid making such a bid, a portion of those shares equal to 9.46% of Sheffield Wednesday PLC were donated to the fledgling fans' trust.

2004

on January 27, 2012

The organisation angered then chairman of Sheffield Wednesday, Dave Allen, as well as many Wednesday fans, by being perceived to support a takeover bid by Ken Bates. However, the organisation - in particular its chief executive John Hemmingham and chairman Jim Harrison - maintained that it was not supporting a takeover, but was supporting the principle of allowing potential investors, including Ken Bates, access to relevant documents in order to formulate an educated bid for the company. This feud resulted in the trust being evicted from their offices in Hillsborough.

 

 

 

 

 

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