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Owl_80 last won the day on January 6 2011

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  1. Out. Good attempt getting two consecutive play-off positions but you were brought in to get promotion within 2 years, you have had more money to spend on players than any other manager in the club's history but your "project" has failed. Good luck for the future in whatever you do but now please move aside for someone else to give it a try we will fondly remember you and thanks for trying.
  2. I think your summing up of the situation is just about spot on.
  3. Alan Pardew

    No no NO.
  4. To do a press conference like that just shows the sheer pressure he's now under after that Sunday afternoon debacle against Real Madrid Oops sorry I meant Sheffield United. I've wanted him out since that other debacle against Huddersfield last season, I still want him out but my god it was nice to see him firing up at last and handing out some fire especially as it was all aimed at Giddings the King of the dump button on Football Heaven and Praise or Grumble. Because of that interview I would not be human not to feel some sympathy for him so as far as I'm concerned I'm now willing to give him until we've played 20 games to turn us into a side worthy of going up this season but he urgently needs to stop them bottling big important games.
  5. Brilliant that is all I can say.
  6. This Ian character that's boring the backside off everyone every night has he replaced Michael the Blunt as Football Heaven's most spiteful hateful caller?. I find him absolutely horrible and specifically for HIM i'm praying we tank his team on Sunday.
  7. Some right old BO11OCK$ being talked on here of course it matters that we beat the pigs this Sunday, I don't want them bragging for the next 25 years how they stuffed us after just coming up. We have the QUALITY this time, they have as always only fight and will, if our lads have the fight in them also on Sunday the quality will see us win, and maybe even win comfortably. believe .... BELIEVE.
  8. Johnny Bucket played the Nigel Pearson clip again last night when he was on about Wednesday at the 150th, Jonathan read it as Pearson will definitely never manage the Owls but I read it the same as Mark the Pitsmoor Owl did that he never said he wouldn't take it and he was just being respectful to the guy currently in charge. I'd like him to be the next Wednesday manager and like Mark said offer him the chance with the right money and he'll GRAB it with both hands because he loves Wednesday and just about said so in the interview.
  9. The best game .... SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 5 MANCHESTER UNITED 4 Saturday 31 August 1968 The visit to Hillsborough of reigning European champions Manchester United fired the imagination of Wednesday fans, with a bumper crowd of 52,931 welcoming a star-studded team that included eight of the side that had beat Benfica at Wembley to become the first English team to win the European Cup. Such household names as Bobby Charlton, Denis Law and George Best were on show for the Red Devils, but after just two minutes they were behind when Tony Dunne failed to cut out David Ford’s forward pass and Jack Whitham hit a great shot from outside the area that flashed passed Alex Stepney. Soon after, Dunne was forced to leave the field injured, substitute Francis Burns taking his place, and after 11 minutes of play the scores were level – Best, European Player of the Year, firing home after a great individual run. Three minutes later the visitors went ahead as Wednesday ‘keeper Peter Springett could only push out a Best shot for Law to crash the loose ball into the net. The play continued to switch from end to end and it was 2-2 when John Ritchie headed home from David Ford’s centre. The fans must have been breathless by now and the scoring did not abate, a United free-kick being headed on by Brian Kidd for Law to hit in a first-time shot off the cross bar. Next, Alex Stepney saved brilliantly from Ford to keep United in front, and the Owls then struck the woodwork again, Ford being the unlucky man. With eight minutes left of the first half, the match seemed to have swung convincingly in the visitors direction, as Law knocked on a low centre from Kidd to allow Bobby Charlton to fire home one of his trademark shots from outside of the penalty area. Wednesday were not finished though, and an incredible 45 minutes ended 4-3 to United as Whitham netted again for the Owls, driving home from John Fantham’s centre. It took Wednesday just two minutes of the second half to draw level, but they needed help from visiting player Stiles as he headed into his own net when trying to clear the ball from Ford’s free-kick. The club’s electric scoreboard credited Whitham, who was close to Stiles, as the scorer, but it was clearly all the work of England World Cup winner Stiles! After 56 minutes Wednesday fans went wild as Don Megson’s 30-yard shot crashed into the net to put the Owls ahead. The celebrations were cut short by an offside flag, however. Both sides were pushing for a winner and Springett had to dive full length to save Charlton’s shot. With 15 minutes remaining, this amazing game was decided, when Stepney could not hold onto Ford’s low centre and Whitham was on hand to complete his hat-trick and give the Owls a 5-4 win. Wednesday had to hang on as United pressed for an equaliser – at times, everyone apart from Stepney was in the Wednesday half – but the Owls almost grabbed a sixth with five minutes remaining when Ritchie spurned a simple chance, firing high into the Kop. With three minutes left Nobby Stiles’ shot beat Springett, but Vic Mobley got back to turn the goal-bound shot from off the line for a corner. It was the last action in arguably the greatest game ever played at Hillsborough. Sheffield Wednesday: R.D Springett, G. Young, D.H. Megson, (captain), S. Ellis, V.J. Mobley, P. Eustace, J. Whitham, J. McCalliog, J.H Ritchie, D. Ford, J. Fantham. Unused Sub: A Warboys. Manchester United: A.C. Stepney, S.A Brennan, A.P. Dunne, (F. Burns 3 mins), J. Fitzpatrick, D. Sadler, N.P. Stiles, W. Morgan, B. Kidd, R. Charlton, D. Law, G. Best. Referee: W.S. Castle (Sedgley, Worcs).
  10. Sheffield Wednesday 1 Sheffield United 1 January 6th 1968 Attendance 43,487
  11. FF to Brighton

    Fernando Forestieri has a bust-up with Sam Winnall on the training pitch, no bugger has a clue what it was about or even who started it and everyone wants to flog off our best player by miles what is up with us all???. Players have bust-ups and fights all the time away from the pitch for god's sake. Keep him, we need him.
  12. Blessing in disguise

    You think Carlos can put it all right by spending money in what's left of the transfer window, money that we probably can't spend anyway because of spending restriction rules it ain't about to happen mate he's got to go he's failed us.
  13. Just got back...!

    Yes he should have gone after the 2nd leg of the play-off semi but like you say the happy clappers will probably make sure he's still there while it's too late for any hope of success this season it's always the case with them, how long did it take to get Dave Jones out even though it was clear he'd lost the plot ages back?. Heard a caller on Football Heaven last week say we have to keep him because "we have no choice", thick g!t ... we have the dough to go for anyone, some may not want to come but many will jump at the chance given our owner and the money he's prepared to spend, our fantastic fan base and rich history. I don't care how nice Carlos is, he's failing and everyone can see it why keep him?.

    Home kit = love it! Away kit = could do better