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  1. Remembering Wednesday #Legend Mick Prendergast who would have been 67 today - 59 goals in 206 games for #SWFC 1969-78. #HeartofALion
  2. It was arrivederci Dave Allen! Where we've been since ! 2008 16th in the Championship 2009 12th in the Championship - 1st League double over United in 95 years! 2010 22nd in Championship & relegated to league 1 2011 15th in League 1 2012 2nd in League 1 & Promoted - Mind The Gap 2013 18th in Championship 2014 16th in Championship 2015 13th in Championship 2016 6th in Championship - Losing PO Finaliasts 2017 4th in Championship - Losing PO SemiFinalists 2018 ??? SHEFFIELD Wednesday chariman and director Dave Allen said a breach of confidentiality was "the straw that broke the camel's back" which forced him to resign. Allen joined the board at Hillsborough in 2000 and became chairman in 2003. In recent years though, he has made it known that he would sell his part of the club for the right price and clashed with the shareholding fans group Wednesdayite for holding up possible takeovers. He released a statement saying: "After much thought and careful consideration, I have decided to resign my position of chairman and director of SWFC. "This has not been an easy decision. It has always been my passionate desire to see the club back in the Premier Division. "However, recent events have really sickened me and the 'final straw that has broken the camel's back' is to realise that confidential boardroom matters have been discussed with outside parties. "It is just totally unacceptable. Whilst I could deal with the matter at Board level I have decided that enough is enough. To run any business successfully you must have confidentiality in the boardroom and trust in your fellow directors. "I would like to take this opportunity to wish the club well and hope that you are able to find an outside party who is prepared to invest 'mega bucks' into the business. Believe me that is just one of the things it needs. "Finally I have to say that it is a sad day for me. As Chairman of the club I have put a lot of time, effort and money into getting the business right on track and I believe that I have achieved that goal. "Therefore, I am sorry to be leaving but I just cannot come to terms with some of the unprofessional behaviour surrounding the business." A statement on the official club website read: "The board would like to place on record their appreciation of Mr Allen's contribution during his chairmanship."
  3. Not forgetting Bernard Shaw!
  4. Exclusive Print and book available online

    That scrapbook if a wonderful Wednesday thing!!
  5. Amazingly enough Howard Wilkinson !!!
  6. The genius that is Shez did this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbO9xum13PM … #SWFC 3 - @SUFC_tweets 2 in the Zenith Data Systems Cup 2nd round - northern section Attendance 30,464
  7. OTD 45 years ago Wenesday beat Middlesborough 2-1 Hillsborough and this 1970's star made his Wednesday debut ! #wawaw
  8. Now that must have been a very fine day to be a Wednesday supporter - nice to see the First Lord of the Admiralty cheering on the lads! The Owls were 2nd in Division 1 and the rain effected attendance was a mere 14,246 - not so hardy in 1929 . Goals Allen 4, Rimmer 2 & Hooper 1.
  9. 20 years ago 14th November 1997 - the return of Big Ron to Hillsborough for his second spell as manager of the famous Wednesday Club of Sheffield.
  10. Olive Grove Years Tonight

    I was waiting for them too! I was sat just behind you but you looked a bit busy!!
  11. Happy 74th Birthday to Mr Sheffield Wednesday - Howard Wilkinson - Player, Manager, Director, Chairman and Wednesdayite . If anyone deserves a statue at Hillsborough !
  12. On this weekend of Rememberance

    On this weekend of Remembrance - #Respect to Wednesday player Jimmy Campbell born #OnThisDay in 1886 - served 4 years in the Army, was wounded in WW1 and sadly died an early death aged 38. #SWFC #WAWAW Good old Wednesday - supporting the troops!
  13. Olive Grove Years Tonight

    Some of the wonderful memorablia on show
  14. On this weekend of Rememberance

    On this weekend of Rememberance - #Respect to Wednesday play Sam Kirkman served and wounded in France in WW1 #SWFC #WAWAW
  15. On this weekend of Rememberance

    Respect to former Wednesday player J.W.Lamb - served in the famous "Footballers Battalion" during WW1 and badly injured in August 1916.