Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Fans Doubtful Over Takeover

Owls Fans Doubtful Over Takeover

The latest poll on Vital Sheffield Wednesday asked how optimistic fans were that a takeover of the club would happen - and the results are in.

A takeover has been on the lips of all involved with the club, for what seems like forever, but interest seemed to hot up in Wednesday towards the end of last season, with Geoff Sheard and his consortium linked with the Owls, while Jon Sotnick also showed an interest.

But the last few weeks have seen little clues as to whether a much-needed takeover will go ahead this summer, or ever, and it seems to be rubbing off on the majority of Vital Sheffield Wednesday users who seem to have given up hope on the impending deal.

61 per cent of users are so disillusioned that the believe a takeover will never happen, while two per cent believe there will be no movement until next season, which could well be too late for Wednesday to have a much more productive season on the pitch in 2008-09.

But there's still hope amongst fans, with 23 per cent believing that a deal could well be done and dusted this close season - whether it's done and dusted in time for boss Brian Laws to bolste his squad sufficiently before the start of the season is yet to be seen.

And there are still the 10 per cent of optimistic, 'glass half full' users who believes something could well be struck within the next few weeks to give the club a much-needed boost, while four per cent believe there could be movement in the next month.

Who knows? Lets hope the 61 per cent are proven wrong this pre-season - here's hoping...

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday May 21 2008
Time: 11:00AM

Comments

0
It is 62% now because I have just voted.
Smurf
21/05/2008 01:06:00
0
Still 61 per cent!
welshyowl
21/05/2008 11:21:00
0
CAN we sign kris commons who has been released by forest please
mansfieldowl
21/05/2008 14:00:00
0
He's signing for Derby I think mate.
GameBurton07
21/05/2008 14:38:00
0
freebies only boys
mick66owl
21/05/2008 15:13:00
0
its a shame the season before last we were scoring the most goals in the championship with great attacking drive (scored more than all those promoted) yet this season since we've got one of the best defences in the division but lost our attacking mentality and a few key players. would have been an automatic promotion target if we hadnt sold brunt, maclean and whelan. and bougherra. shows how much money can affect/ruin championship football .
addz123
21/05/2008 16:08:00
0
My view is its not going to happen - and the club are just stress it to keep people interested and not annoyed with them. There trying to make it look like there looking to help our club move forward but really there just having orgys with Dave Allen and his men.
gudetehowl
21/05/2008 23:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Fancies Spence Job

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Join The Vital Wednesday Team

Have you Owls views seen by the clubs international fanbase!

Carlos's Dream Lives On

We react to the breaking news this afternoon that Carlos Carvalhal remains head coach.

Wednesday Duo Get Scotland Call (23/5/17)

Sheffield Wednesday duo Barry Bannan and Steven Fletcher have been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Rumour Mill: Holmes, Sweet Holmes

We look at the latest speculation linking Charlton Athletic winger Ricky Holmes to the club.

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you happy Carlos is staying at S6?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes!100%
Indifferent feelings0%
New man by Christmas0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.swfcjambo4
3.tonyone1
4.brinsworthowl1
Write for Vital Football