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Owls Blog - Rallying Call

on August 17, 2012
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The new season blogs are coming thick and fast at the moment and we welcome another new Owls blogger to wednesdayite.com, Sam Longstone is a journalism student, sports fan and massive Wednesdayite and here is his 'Rallying Call' for 2012-13. 
 
"Relegation from the Premier League at the turn of the century marked the beginning of a dull decade for most wednesdayites. Countless managers attempted to save our sinking ship but nothing could be done to spare us from mid table mediocrity, and plenty of promotions and relegations between the old third and second divisions.
 

Owls Blog - Reflection

on August 17, 2012
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With the big Championship kick off exactly 24 hours away now Owls blogger Joe Crawthorn reflects on seasons gone by and speculates on how the Owls will fair this season.
 
"So the new season starts tomorrow, sorry let me re-phrase that, the new CHAMPIONSHIP season starts tomorrow and every football fan up and down the country will be thinking of the season ahead. What will this season bring that is so different to the last? Promotion? Relegation? 
 

Owls Blog - SWFC - Let The Games Begin…

on August 17, 2012
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We have yet another blog from regular Owls blogger Joe Crann. With the big Championship kick off just over 24 hours away, Joe takes a look at Monday nights performance against Oldham. 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 here. It’s finally here. After months of stressing over England buggering up and losing on penalties, Team GB buggering up and, well, losing on penalties. The football season has returned and my, have Wednesday whet the appetite…
 

Owls Blog - 2012-13 Season Preview

on August 17, 2012
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Owls Blogger and Sky Sports fan zone SWFC blogger Carl Mullooly returns to Wednesdayite.com for the big Championship kick off this Saturday and starts with a preview of the 2012-13 season for the Owls.

"Three months have quickly passed since a packed Hillsborough threw a massive promotion party. The European Championships and Summer Olympics have bridged the gap very well, but now it’s time for the serious business. Football is back, and there is cause for optimism on the blue side of the city.

Owls Blog - Making The Step Up – Recruitment Concerns

on August 15, 2012
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Our regular match reviewer and Owls blogger Ricky Charlesworth follows up from his early pre-season blog 'All Positive Signings' with a review of how the Owls new signings are looking now with less than a week to go to the Championship kick off against Derby.  

"Despite nine new signings coming through the door this summer, there was only three on show at the final whistle at Oldham on Monday night (four if you count Michail Antonio).

Owls Blog - SWFC’s Final Decisions – Harewood and Co.

on August 12, 2012
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We have yet another blog from regular Owls blogger Joe Crann. Joe takes a look at trialists who have come to Hillsborough during pre-season. 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.

"We’re into the final month of madness. At the time of writing there are 21 days left of the current transfer window, three days until Sheffield Wednesday’s first competitive game against Oldham, and eight days before the blue and white hordes descend on Derby County’s Pride Park.
 

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.