Two Back-to-back League Wins heading into the International Break

September 2nd, 2009 by northstandowl

Here we are again, Heading into that international break watching our beloved Stevie G and Wayne Rooney come across players with Names we cant even Pronounce, and I bet we will still be waiting until the final 15 minutes for that net to ripple!
Internationals Aside though, The real talking Point in this blog is Sheffield [...]

From to jubilation to dispair

February 15th, 2009 by samcooper22

Sheffield Wednesday were involved in two record breaking games in the space of a week. Last Saturday the Owls completed their first double over arch-rivals Sheffield United in 95 years, whilst this week they suffered their first ever defeat to Doncaster Rovers.
Tudgay wonder-strike blunts Blades
Marcus Tudgay’s stunning 25-yard strike gave Sheffield Wednesday their first league [...]

Wednesday weather the Doncaster storm

November 9th, 2008 by willswfc

Sheffield Wednesday striker Leon Clarke notched his second goal in as many appearances as a fortunate Wednesday side overcame a dominant Doncaster one to leave Rovers firmly planted to the bottom of the division – while Wednesday climbed up to 11th place ahead of Watford vs Swansea.
Wednesday kept the same side that got a well-earned [...]

Owls take on Donny as Laws reaches ton

November 6th, 2008 by willswfc

Come 5pm on Saturday, Brian Laws will have been in charge 100 games in charge for Sheffield Wednesday.
He’s experienced many highs and lows – all that can be expected from the Owls, who can follow thirteen games unbeaten with six straight defeats – and now it’s game number 100 for the former Grimsby and Scunthorpe [...]

Fruitless double dutch

August 13th, 2008 by samcooper22

 The 23-year-old struck twice but the Owls crashed out
Sheffield Wednesday were knocked out of the Carling Cup at the first hurdle last night following a penalty shootout defeat to local rivals Rotherham United.
Dutch winger, Etienne Esajas twice put Wednesday into the lead at Hillsborough.
The first came after just 14 minutes, a lovely angled drive into [...]

Bring them on – Burnley

August 8th, 2008 by samcooper22

Every week here on BlogsFC, I am going to write a match preview article called ‘bring them on’.
This Saturday sees Sheffield Wednesday kick off their new Coca-Cola Championship campaign by welcoming Burnley to Hillsborough.
Burnley, have seen the addition of Manchester United winger Chris Eagles this week for a fee believed to be in region of [...]

“Start massively important” – Wood

August 7th, 2008 by samcooper22

Newly named Sheffield Wednesday team captain Richard Wood believes it’s vital the Owls get off to a good start after last seasons poor start.
The Owls started last season with six losses from six but Wood believes this summers pre-season form has been impressive and that should stand them in good stead.
“It’s massively important that we [...]

Takeover at a ’significant stage’

August 7th, 2008 by samcooper22


 S6 could soon be under new ownership
Geoff Sheard, the man leading the consortium which is trying to buy Sheffield Wednesday, claims that he could be in full control within days.
This  comes after supporters group Wednesdayite, agreed to sell their 10% claim in the club.
Sheard has also already agreed deals with Owls director Geoff Hulley, Keith [...]

Owls pre-season preview

August 2nd, 2008 by samcooper22

Here we go again, a week before the start of a brand new campaign at Hillsborough and what can we expect?
Is this team that has been playing in blue and white stripes, that have won 4 out of 7 pre-season games, scoring 16 goals along the way, really the same club that narrowly avoided the drop [...]

Owls come just short

August 2nd, 2008 by samcooper22

Egyptian striker Zaki netted a last minute winner
Sheffield Wednesday wrapped up their pre-season campaign with a narrow defeat to Premier League Wigan Athletic at Hillsborough.
 The Latics twice took the lead through ex-England international Emile Heskey and Titus Bramble but the hosts drawed level, firstly through Jermaine Johnson and then the impressive Deon Burton.
 But Steve Bruce’s men [...]