Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Wednesdayite Say Yes To Sheard

Wednesdayite Say Yes To Sheard

Confirmed following the Wednesdayite meeting last night - the fans group has emphatically voted in favour of selling its shares to the Geoff Sheard led consortium.

In a two-part poll, a massive 97.4% of members who voted decided to change the Wednesdayite constitution to allow their shares to be sold. 92.1% of them then followed that up by choosing to offer those shares to Geoff Sheard. The overall turnout was greater than 77%.

Wednesdayite chairman Darryl Keys said 'We are delighted that our members have voted in great numbers on such an important issue and emphatically supported our recommendation. I hope this sends a resounding message to the club, its Directors and the fan base at large that Wednesdayite has never been a stumbling block to any investor and that we have always recognised that at the appropriate time our shareholding had to play its part in securing a better and more successful future for the club.'

He went on to confirm that 'Wednesdayite will now formally write to Sheard advising him of the outcome of the ballot and to see if he still wishes to proceed with the acquisition of Wednesdayite's shares in the light of progress made with the other main shareholders and his stated intention to acquire an initial 29.9% holding.'

Wonderful news!




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Auckland Owl
Date:Thursday August 7 2008
Time: 7:00AM

Comments

0
Interesting :)
Placebo
07/08/2008 07:37:00
0
Interesting to say the least !!
EusE
07/08/2008 08:08:00
0
only 92% voted in favour of selling, what were the alternatives???
dbblue
07/08/2008 08:10:00
0
I agree dbblue - but then some people have their heads burried in the sand.
Smurf
07/08/2008 08:45:00
0
emu's hey smurf thought we were owls?? lol
mick66owl
07/08/2008 08:48:00
0
i dont think we can complain about a 92% vote for yes dbblue, i respect the 8% that wanted to keep the shares (for now), although i personally voted yes to change the rules and yes on the sheard bid
johnnywalker69
07/08/2008 09:13:00
0
should only be days away now sheard says on bbc teletext
smiggyswfc
07/08/2008 12:08:00
0
Wednesdayite knockers will always find something to moan about. ONLY 92%?!!!!!
NicNac
07/08/2008 12:42:00
0
92 percent! rather happy with that and pretty much everything on this fine day
owler
07/08/2008 13:02:00
0
not a grumble about the 92% but more a query about the 8% and why!!!
dbblue
08/08/2008 16:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

Officials - Sheff Wednesday v Brentford (21/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Sheffield Wednesday and Brentford this Tuesday.

Vital Pre-Match - Carlos 'Owls Players Need The Fans'

Make some noise for the boys!

Vital Head-To-Head - Wednesday Vs Brentford

Who has the upper hand between the Owls and the Bees historically?

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)

Outcome of Wednesday Vs Brentford?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win76%
Draw16%
Bees Win8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
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)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
2.Radon Barrier1
3.HORSFOWL1
Write for Vital Football