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Wednesdayite Approached

Wednesdayite Approached

Wednesdayite have revealed that they've had 'preliminary communication' from a party with regards to their ten per cent shareholding in the club.

With current takeover talk surrounding the Owls on-going, it's expected that front-runner Geoff Sheard and his consortium have approached the fans' group with regards to a possible purchase of the group's 10.07% shareholding at S6.

A statement on the Wednesdayite website read: 'Wednesdayite can confirm we have received a preliminary communication with regards to our 10.07% shareholding in Sheffield Wednesday PLC. We have referred this communication to our professional advisors and await the necessary advice.

'We are not at liberty to make any further comment at this time.'

Sheard and his consortium could well require the group's shareholding to be able to purchase a majority and takeover at S6 this pre-season.

Former Boston United chairman Jon Sotnick had also been in the running to takeover the Owls, but has since revealed he dropped his interest, leaving Sheard as the favourite to take the Hillsborough hot seat.

But at last, there seems to be movement on the takeover front after months of frustration, so keep your eyes peeled to Vital Sheffield Wednesday for all the latest updates!

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Writer:Nick
Date:Friday June 27 2008
Time: 6:18PM

Comments

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Yippee...... here it comes.
Handsworth Owl
27/06/2008 18:38:00
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wahooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
mick66owl
27/06/2008 18:45:00
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This takeover talk has been going in since February, it's dragged on almost as long as my attempt to sell my house. Anyone interested in a 3-bed semi-detatched in Oughtibridge for 20 grand below original asking price? Forgive me for taking the liberty, but times are tough.
onedeaddj
27/06/2008 18:51:00
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I'm holding my breath, could this be it???!!! please god
BIG TONY
27/06/2008 21:32:00
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Really dont no wat to say to this news so I wont .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................!! lol
stevetheowl
27/06/2008 23:59:00
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steve yes you can marry my daughter if this happens. but if it falls through ooh dear o dear
mick66owl
28/06/2008 00:25:00
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Oh no, based on that I really dont fancy my chances mick, you must really hate me basing it on them odds. he he he he lol. UP THE OWLS !!!!!
stevetheowl
28/06/2008 10:34:00
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PS. Im still thinking of ways to pesuade you to let me look after ya Tommy Spurr signed shirt when it comes. He He He. You know it would be in safe hands ! lol
stevetheowl
28/06/2008 10:36:00
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Keep dreaming little piggies, never going to happen. You will still be buying journeyman players like O'Connor this time next year in League one.
sharpblades
28/06/2008 22:27:00
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oh dear another one is here kind of like a dogs fart
BIG TONY
28/06/2008 22:57:00
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