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Owls Blog - Geography of Sheffield Wednesday

on August 13, 2012
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With the Owls season beginning in ernest this evening at Oldham in the Capital One Cup, Owls blogger Laura Jones kicks off proceedings with her 'School of Sheffield Wednesday' blog.

Laura is an Owl from birth and now writes and tweets about the pleasure and pain of being a football fan as any good sadomasochist would. Laura writes her own blog Yes I Can Explain The Offside Rule where she looks at an autobiographical view of being born and raised a Wednesdayite.

Owls Blog - Singing For The Unsung

on August 07, 2012
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We welcome back blog hero Daniel Burkinshaw as we get ready for the new season. Daniel is a season ticket holder on the Kop and attended his first game in April 1981, a 4-1 home victory over Cambridge United.
 
His favourite Wednesday goal is Danny Wilson's against Chelsea in the 1991 semi-final at Hillsborough but after Danny masterminded Steve Simonsen's penalty miss, he's thinking of changing to 'favourite Blunt miss'!

Dan has been musing on legendary SWFC songs...
 

Owls Blog - SWFC & The Cup of Many Names

on August 06, 2012
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Owls blogger Joe Crann is supplying us with blogs thick and fast at the moment, and with the Owls first competitive game of the season due to be played next Monday, Joe's latest blog for Wednesdayite.com is all League Cup themed.  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, as you well know our first competitive game is coming up soon when the Mighty Owls will travel to Boundary Park to take on Oldham Athletic in the newly-named Capital One Cup.
 

Owls Blog - Chris Turner: Wembley 1991 Lives With Me Forever

on August 01, 2012
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Owls blogger brings us his latest blog to Wednesdayite.com, Richard Brook is a 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. This time around Richard speak with an Owls hero of '91.

"April 21st 1991 is a day that will live long in the memory of every Wednesdayite old enough to remember it. It is the greatest day in Sheffield Wednesday's post war history, and a million miles away from the tortuous last decade, a slumber from which, the last of the sleeping giants is at last showing tentative signs of recovering from.

Owls Blog - Let's Get Friendly

on July 31, 2012
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As the Owls are well into pre-season Owls blogger Joe Crann takes a look at the Owls games so far in his latest blog for Wednesdayite.com. 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, that time of the year has arrived.  We’re already salivating at the prospect of the new Football League starting again, yet it’s still just out of our grasp and we have to get our fix from the inevitable list of friendly games that are played out in order for our boys to gain some match fitness.
 

Owls Blog - SWFC A Poem for Home

on July 20, 2012
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Hot on the heels of his last blog Owls blogger Joe Crann brings us another blog for Wednesdayite.com. 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.

"It’s been properly hectic in South Africa at the minute, like England it’s transfer silly season and me and the rest of the Soccer-Laduma guys are trying our best to keep on top of every little happening that goes on in the country.
 

Owls Blog - Kop A Load of This - Part 1

on July 19, 2012
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New Owls blogger Joe Crawthorn brings us the first instalment of his series of blogs 'Kop A Load of This' to Wednesdayite.com and starts off by telling us about his romance for the Wednesday.
 
"As a new blogger I think it is only right I explain who I am, after all I wouldn’t want to be presenting my thoughts, feelings and deepest darkest secrets to an audience who didn’t know who I am, so here it goes…
 

Owls Blog - Songs for Whoever

on July 14, 2012
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Owls blogger Joe Crann brings us his latest blog for Wednesdayite.com. 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.

"Let’s get straight into this, I’ve spent the better part of the last year going to South African football games where the vuvuzela reigns supreme and the vocal chords of football fans are left chronically unused unless it’s to let a player know that he’s messed up.
 

Owls Blog - Now Let Us Be Realistic...

on July 08, 2012
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Owls blogger Joe Crann brings us his latest blog for Wednesdayite.com. 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.

"Howsit folks. So, at the time of writing we’ve got 44 sleeps (not that I’m counting) until our first season back in The Championship begins with an away game against Derby County. And frankly, I can’t wait.
 

Owls Blog - Owls Next Stop Premiership: The Power Of Dreams

on July 03, 2012
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Owls blogger brings us his latest blog to Wednesdayite.com, Richard Brook is a 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.

Richard has previously written for heavy metal magazine Zero Tolerance. Richard’s football writing can be found at www.rjb81media.co.uk and Richard can be contacted on Twitter @rjb81media1 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.