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Owls Blog - Us And Them: What's In A Name?

30 November 2012
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Owls blogger Richard Brook brings us his latest blog to Wednesdayite.com. Richard 31-year-old life-long Wednesday supporter, and amateur football writer. He lives with his wife and three Wednesday brain washed children. Like most of his generation Richard’s heroes were Hirst, Waddle and Sheridan, and as goalkeeper himself Kevin Pressman.

"'What's in a name?' is a question famously borrowed from Shakespeare, in the Brian Friel play 'Translations'. The play focusses on the tribal importance of language, and especially names within social groups, as it sees a couple of British cartographers sent to Ireland to map the local area and anglicise place names. Some of the Irish characters feel more strongly than others regarding the erosion of their heritage. Indeed the character Owen, who utters Juliet's famous question, does so having been wrongly referred to as Roland, for most of the plot, without bothering to correct anyone. To other characters the maintenance of their cultural and individual identities, is far more important. I know what your thinking. Firstly you are wondering if you have clicked on to the Wednesdayite blog. Yes you have. Secondly you are wondering if Wednesdayite have been hacked. No they have not. Thirdly you want to know what on earth I am on about. All I can ask is that you read on and see if I can win you round on that.

Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #15

23 November 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: Our tongue is nearly always in our cheek

In this week's festival of Friday fun:

  • Eddie on the reaction to our new signings
  • Incredible offer for Xmas
  • Matt and his armchair - their forbidden love
  • The Polar Away Coach

All this, and everybody wants to be our friend on Twitter...



Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #14

16 November 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: THIS PIC HAS NOT BEEN PHOTOSHOPPED IN ANY WAY.

In this week's Friday delight:

  • Eddie is all about the goals, yo
  • Joe tackles the internet trolls
  • Matt and his armchair
  • The Perks Of Being An Away Coach

All this, and Ibrahimovic can't hold a candle to Gordon Watson...



Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #13

09 November 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: Nice sweatshirt, José.

In this week's by-the-numbers slapdash effort:

  • Eddie talks L-O-V-E
  • Reminder that you can play at Hillsborough
  • Matt's review of Posh
  • The Away Coach Centipede

All this, and FOUR MOAR YEARS OF BARACK...



Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #12

02 November 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: DO THE HORSE DANCE IT WILL BE BRILLIANT

In this week's proper 7-5 extra time thriller:

  • Eddie's back in his happy place
  • Play on the actual pitch at actual Hillsborough
  • Matt reviews Ipswich
  • Away Coach of Solace

All this, and the best picture of Reda Johnson since promotion day...



Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #11

26 October 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: DAVE JONES IS PENSIVE...

Live and exclusive this week:

  • Eddie's fighting with his inner darkness
  • Eddie rants about Leeds
  • Matt's take on Blackburn
  • The Away Coach Who Loved Me

All this, and it's nearly the weekend...



Owls Blog - Paul Corry Graduates To The Hillsborough Limelight

23 October 2012
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Owls Blogger Chris Brookes returns to Wednesdayite.com with his latest blog, this time talking about the latest Owls debutant, Irishman Paul Corry.

Chris is a journalism graduate (Sheffield Hallam University), 22 years old and a Kop season ticket holder since 2004, but a fan from further back than that. He also runs his own blog beatsandrhymesfc.com where he interviews players past and present but with the different angle of discussing music with them, with some top name interviews on there so far. He also writes regularly about Wednesday whenever he gets the opportunity.
 
"On a Friday night of a compelling Yorkshire derby between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United the football was clouded by disgraceful incidents, but Wednesday’s young Irish midfielder and recent university graduate Paul Corry was a real source of promise in an impressive overall display from the home side.

Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #10

19 October 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: Waltzing into your life every Friday...

In this week's return to blistering form:

  • Eddie's clearly not heterosexual
  • The best podcast in the world
  • The most controversial blog we've ever posted
  • The Away Coach Supremacy

All this, and your chance to WIN, WIN, WIN! (again)...



Owls Blog - We All Hate Leeds

18 October 2012
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Our regular Owls blogger Joe Crann returns to Wednesdayite.com with his latest blog and is ready to take it to our opponents this Friday.  Joe is based in South Africa and is a journalist for Soccer-Laduma, Africa’s biggest football publication.  He's Sheffield born and bred and moved over to Cape Town, South Africa in 2011. 

"So this weekend Sheffield Wednesday take on the old nemesis, the filthy nearby neighbours, Leeds United, and excitingly it’s being televised in South Africa.

Wednesdayite Weekly - 2012/13 Issue #9

05 October 2012

The Wednesdayite Weekly: Shaken, not stirred...

In this week's thing of beauty:

  • Eddie's message to fans and players alike
  • Blogs are brilliant aren't they?
  • Away Coach, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

All this, and your chance to WIN, WIN, WIN!...



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