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40m Takeover For Owls?

Yes, we know the rumours of a takeover at S6 have been more numerous than anti-Bryan Robson chants at Bramall Lane, but this one has come slightly out of the blue.

We all know of the desperation with all involved at S6 to get some kind of investment or takeover in place as soon as possible, and the Daily Star has today provided just a little ray of light as to the future of the club.

The national is today reporting that Wednesday are 'on the verge' of being taken over by a consortium from China for 40 million, which is news to us here at Vital Sheffield Wednesday at least.

Of course, there has been previous interest from a Chinese party, led by Carson Yeung, but the interest faded when Mr. Yeung decided to look in to Birmingham City instead, a deal which has since gone stale.

Could it be that Mr. Yeung, who was invited to a match at Hillsborough early last year by former Owls' chairman Dave Allen, has re-ignited his interest here at S6, or is the party a new one?

Yes, we know it's the Daily Star - but you know what they say, there's no smoke without fire, and it'll certainly be interesting to see just what fire is burning in the Hillsborough boardroom at the moment.

I'm sure it's going to be a few interesting weeks and months at S6, both on and off the pitch...

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 13 2008

Time: 10:03AM

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Could there be a god after all, eliminate the debt, provide cash for team building and global links all in one breath, this is too good to be true
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13/02/2008 10:10:00

pleeeeeease god / buddha let it be true
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13/02/2008 10:12:00

Loving the post mansfield, I'll be taking this with a pinch of salt though!
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13/02/2008 10:20:00

Not getting excited yet but i was told last weekend that the Americans were very close to becoming the new owners of our club!
will it ever happen
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13/02/2008 10:41:00

I'll believe it when it's a done deal!
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13/02/2008 10:41:00

nick, pass the salt please!
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13/02/2008 10:44:00

Chinese, American or long as it goes thru
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13/02/2008 10:59:00

Sweet & sour owl.
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13/02/2008 11:09:00

Oh please God.... let there be light at the end of the big dark depressing tunnel
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13/02/2008 11:22:00

god i hope this is true or else were goin into the abyss
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13/02/2008 11:35:00

If there is a god....
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13/02/2008 11:53:00

Good old red top rumour mongering. Either this will happen or I'll win the euromillions jackpot this weekend, and S6 is mine! Please let there be a lot of fire to this smoke............Ooh ah, daily star!
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13/02/2008 12:03:00

Please, Please, Please let it be through. Was in the Daily Star today in Ireland.
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13/02/2008 12:28:00

i think if anyones gunna invest there guna wait till end of season to see if we stay up or go down n go into admistration n get us on cheap
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13/02/2008 13:20:00

lets hope its sooner rather than later plz and one thing keep your flipping noses out and your gobs shut wednesdayite til its sorted
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13/02/2008 13:51:00

I can tell you it aint Carson Yeung! He still owns nearly 30% of Birmingham City and league rules dictate that owning stakes (chop sticks?) in two separate clubs is illegal. Birmingham, or the Fowls - Tricky one? Pie in the sky, my feathered friends. Anyhow, with the transfer window already slammed shut, it's still relegation for you lot this season, with, or without new owners.
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13/02/2008 16:49:00

Well, if nothing happens, Kaven Walker can always blame Wednesdayite again. It's not original but it seems that everyone buys into it.
Disgruntled Owl
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13/02/2008 17:06:00

havent you got a car park to go protest in pomegranate!??you lot should be looking over your shoulders might be a battle for you yet with the mighty sornob at the helm!! uto
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13/02/2008 17:45:00

not interested in a sad piggy bar stewards opinion so go forth and multiply so you can have somebody to talk 2 on your own site
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13/02/2008 17:56:00

for **** sake nothing to do wi this but just heard kava mite be out wi hamstring injury wats happening we got a gypsy cure on us
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13/02/2008 18:15:00

yup hamstring injury. send him back
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13/02/2008 18:21:00

come on plz god let this b true
100% owl
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13/02/2008 19:50:00

well you just knew it dint ya wednesdayite have opened ther gobs bet it all goes pear shaped
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13/02/2008 20:47:00

.......erm, where's our premiership striker Mr Laws?
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14/02/2008 11:31:00

still in premiership
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14/02/2008 13:38:00

no noise from s6, not a peep, must be something in this cos otherwise they would have denied it,
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14/02/2008 16:25:00

lets bring back good memories, ive just found this on the internet, i can remember hearing it ages ago n found it again, still sends shivers up me spine go down to the article from mon jun 06 n click the link, love it
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14/02/2008 16:52:00

absolute pearler smiggy, love it, love it, love it!!!!
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14/02/2008 17:32:00

they should play this in the changing room before every game, this is 100% passion!!!
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14/02/2008 17:41:00

just listened to that, what a day, what a game! come on u owls!!!
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14/02/2008 18:33:00

Is this the quiet before the storm ? ? ? ? are we going to see freddy shepperd come in and bring an entourage of backroom staff or an Icelandic consortium?? It looks promising either way.
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16/02/2008 01:41:00

thinks must be lookin up we are looking at a starlet from chelsea; israeli international ben sahar 18yrs old. not wot you would expect be beggars carnt be chooses
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16/02/2008 14:51:00

simeks bak in training now come on wednesday lets get out of this mess
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16/02/2008 17:08:00

can any 1 help how long is sodje out for
100% owl
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17/02/2008 00:02:00

give you a clue we are looking for a striker to loan for rest of season
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17/02/2008 13:20:00

IS NO NEWS good news on this one then?
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18/02/2008 12:12:00


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