I have just got back from France where I had very limited internet so my apologise for the delay in issuing this statement..... No I wasn't visiting RC Lens.......... or trying to find Mr Hulley!
I knew something was kicking off on Tuesday when I got 20 missed calls from unknown numbers (the majority turned out to be press, following google searches of the numbers), I choose not to return these as I had no information, so for those of you who think we chase the press please think again.
It is with deep regret that the Wednesdayite Board have been forced to take the unprecedented step of terminating Mr. David Barlow's term as a Director.
In Peter's latest blog he pays tribute to one of Greatest players ever to walk the Hillsborough turf.
Read Peters blog below:
The SWFC academy are having a fundraiser on Thursday 3rd April, why not join us in attending what will be a fantastic evening, please see poster below and book your tickets
Back in November Budweiser announced Handsworth Junior Sporting Club as one of eight recipients of a £50,000 grant as part of its Club Futures programme. But now you have the opportunity to help them get a further £100,000, please read on....
In Peter's latest blog he looks at the goalscorers we have had during his lifetime, he wrote this just prior to Connor Wickham being recalled by Sunderland. We wish Connor all the best in his career and if he ever wants to come back he will be made warmly welcome
With the signing of Benik Afobe on loan from Arsenal for the rest of the season could we see Benik being remembered as fondly as some of the strikers who have come before him. The lad is still very young and lets give him some time to find his scoring boots.
Read Peters blog below:
Every fan, manager and player dreams of lifting The FA Cup – and a new initiative from The Football Association this season is providing a glimpse of what it would be like for Sheffield Wednesday to get their hands on the famous trophy.
In a bid to introduce a new generation of fans to the magic of the world’s oldest domestic football competition ahead of Sheffield Wednesday’s Fourth Round tie against Rochdale at Spotlands, The FA has released a short film showing a young Owls fan dreaming of winning The FA Cup at Wembley.
You can now join Wednesdayite for the rest of the season (membership expires 31 July 2014) and benefit form discounted away travel (at least £2 per trip) and also discounted car parking on Match days (save £1 per match).
We will also be announcing the next date for a Hirsty bar shortly and members will save at least £4 on the non-member price.
So what are you waiting for
With the game against Leeds United being a 12:15 kick off on Saturday the 11th January 2014, the Wednesdayite lounge will be open from 10am until noon.
Please note the lounge will NOT be open prior to the Macclesfield Town FA Cup replay on Tuesday 14th January 2014.
Hopefully we will not be opening the lounge on Saturday 25th January for our game against QPR instead we will hopefully be travelling across the Pennines to Rochdale
The lounge will be back to normal for the home game against Barnsley on the 1st February , opening at Noon until 2;45pm. The lounge will be open for all game for the rest of the season, opening at 6pm for night games, Noon for Saturday games
The FA Cup fourth round draw took place at 2pm this afternoon.
The family theme for this season’s #FACup continued with Martin and Paul Allen making the Fourth Round draw
We were number 21 in the draw and we have been drawn to play Rochdale away should we be able to get past Macclesfield Town in the replay on Tuesday 14th Janaury following our 1-1 draw at Moss Rose yesterday
The full draw will be shown below (Ties to be played on the weekend of 25 and 26 January 2014)