Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Calling Geoff Sheard!

Calling Geoff Sheard!

Vital Sheffield Wednesday member NicNac, as with the majority of Wednesday fans, was disgusted at the news that Geoff Sheard was abused by Wednesday fans - and she's doing something about it.

Sheard, heading a consortium looking to takeover at S6, revealed he was abused by several Wednesday 'fans' following the Owls 4-1 defeat at Wolves at the weekend.

And NicNac has taken matters in to her own hands by writing an open letter to the man himself, and opening a petition for us to sign to show Geoff that we're still backing him to takeover at Hillsborough and start a new era at S6...

--------------------------------------------

I realise you must receive lots of emails/phone calls etc every day regarding the take over and the current situation at Sheffield Wednesday.

I realise this must be a very difficult process and all parties are trying their best to resolve the situation.

However, members of the online forum I belong to (Vital SWFC, http://www.sheffwed.vitalfootball.co.uk) were disgusted to hear about abuse Geoff Sheard said he received after the Wolves game.

To this end, I have created an online petition to show Mr Sheard and
his consortium the backing he has among the rank and file Wednesdayites, the normal Joe Bloggs down the road who want to see the best for Wednesday.

Personally abusing the single ray of light we have had for a number of years is absurd, and indeed dangerous to the future of the club should Mr Sheard decide he's had enough.

I do have faith in Mr Sheard however and don't think he'd just give up
at this stage.

I believe he has shown much perseverance and dedication in the process so far, and so I am wanting to get the petition out to
as many people as possible to show Mr Sheard and his associates just what this takeover would mean to the general fanbase and thought you may be able to help.

Finally, the petition was live for a little over two and a half hours and had over 150 signatures.

Thank you for your time, any help is greatly appreciated. The petition
can be found here:

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/SWFCGSOpenLetter/index.html




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday August 20 2008
Time: 10:37AM

Comments

0
Thanks Nick! :D I actually got a mention in the Star too! http://www.thestar.co.uk/owls/OPEN-LETTER-TO-GEOFF-SHEARD.4408009.jp
NicNac
20/08/2008 10:39:00
0
Did the belong to Vital bit, cause a stir on Owls Talk? I bet they felt used and dirty, lol
Bigash
20/08/2008 11:04:00
0
I've signed up. We must support Geoff Sheard, as I believe that he is the only hope for this club at present - if the takeover fails, I think we'll end up in administration - the remaining members of the current board don't appear interested any more. Can't understand why the takeover is taking so long though. IT MUST HAPPEN!!!
swfcjambo
20/08/2008 11:06:00
0
just seen it in the star, and ive signed... cant understand why anyone would abuse him we desperatly need him!
mansfieldowl
20/08/2008 11:09:00
0
well done nicnac. I'm absolutley sickened to hear about geoff sheard getting abused. These guys can't call themselves wednesday fans, they're bloody idiots
Norman
20/08/2008 13:56:00
0
Thanks for getting this together NicNac! I can't believe that people would act that way. Shameful! Seems the idiots always are the ones who get heard. I can't imagine all the things Sheard is juggling right now! We appreciate it Geoff!
YankeeOwl
20/08/2008 15:57:00
0
Did you like my shameless plug for Vital? :D There are over 750 signatures now!
NicNac
20/08/2008 17:04:00
0
while i dont condone the abuse of mr sheard, the real fans need some answers, you still have to look at situation, whats going on, how long does it take, personally I dont think its going to happen.
madowl
20/08/2008 18:56:00
0
Geoff Sheard is a businessman. He works with millions. Do you really think he cares that a bunch of morons like him, hate him, or masturbate screaming his name?
RatherRandomOwl
20/08/2008 19:06:00
0
Can you pigs sink any lower? if it's not scabbing off other clubs for players, your now sending a begging letter to Mr Invisible. When will your sad club and fans be put out their misery for good. Pathetic.
sharpblades
20/08/2008 19:33:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Vital Match Preview - Wednesday Vs Brentford

All you need to know ahead of Wednesday Vs Brentford this weekend

Best of the SWFC #AskLoovens Twitter Takeover!

Have a peak at the best questions and answers from the #swfc TitanBet and Glenn Loovens twitter takeover

Audio - Carlos Carvalhal Comments Ahead of Owls Vs Brentford

Comments and audio from Owls boss Carlos Carvalhal ahead of Brentford visit to S6 this weekend......

Predicting - Wednesday's Starting XI Vs Brentford

Who's in and Who's out as we take a look at the potential #swfc starting line-up against Brentford....

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Outcome of Wednesday Vs Brentford?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win63%
Draw12%
Brentford Win25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 30 18 5 7 59 28
2 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
3 Burnley 31 15 11 5 56 22
4 Brighton 30 15 11 4 56 10
5 Sheff Wed 31 14 11 6 53 16
6 Derby County 31 13 12 6 51 13
7 Birmingham 31 13 9 9 48 8
8 Ipswich 31 13 9 9 48 1
9 Cardiff 31 11 13 7 46 5
10 Forest 31 10 12 9 42 4
11 Preston 31 10 12 9 42 0
12 Wolves 31 10 10 11 40 -2
13 Brentford 31 11 7 13 40 -6
14 Q.P.R. 31 9 12 10 39 -1
15 Reading 31 9 10 12 37 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 31 9 8 14 35 -2
18 Fulham 30 7 11 12 32 -3
19 Blackburn 29 6 13 10 31 -2
20 MK Dons 31 8 7 16 31 -17
21 Bristol City 31 7 10 14 31 -21
22 Rotherham 31 7 5 19 26 -19
23 Charlton 31 5 10 16 25 -30
24 Bolton 31 4 12 15 24 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg3
2.DH Owl2
3.@mwoodjnr2
4.swfcjambo1