UK time is: 12:27:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Canadian Net Giant Shows Owls Interest

Talk on the Owls' takeover front has gone quiet in recent weeks but technology giant Jeff Mallett has been linked with a buyout of the club in today's papers.

Mallett already has links with Championship rivals Derby County, which are believed to be more 'behind the scenes' than actually pumping cash into the Pride Park club.

Wednesday chairman Lee Strafford has already been over to America for discussions about the possibility of investment, and it's believed the Owls supremo has held initial discussions with Mallett.

The multi-millionaire already has stakes in the Vancouver Whitecaps and San Francisco Giants baseball team, and is thought to also have a love for the English football game, shown by his involvement with the Rams.

Sources close to Mallett have today revealed to 'The People' newspaper that the business tycoon likes to get any kind of deal done quickly, so expect further updates sooner rather than later...




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Championship odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 31 2009

Time: 10:55AM

Your Comments

Not sure if I believe that one.
GameBurton07
it is in a sunday paper but ill roll with it for now does sound pretty damn good
wesp
ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha whatever next!! keep on dreaming piggies and we will keep on dreaming about winning on the big stage some day!!
bladesforlife1889
ha ha ur staying down u sad piggy *****! better luck next year
welsh_owls
would love for this to be true but how often have we herd this..bfl we have a saying in dublin if you have nothing good to say then ####off.was on your site for a nose the other day and looks like your next sponsor could be cleanx you winger
dublin owl
BFL smiling again! But I thought you didn't rate your chances for next year. I don't think we should get excited by any takeover talk, it's always turned out to be ********* in the past.
robc
Just googled him and it says that the canadian multi-millionaire is looking into a takeover at Sheffield Wednesday and will become a major shareholder in the next few weeks investing $50 million to help the sheffield club return to the premier league, i wonder if he's related to jeff sheard
ecco owl
i will never believe anything about any takeover regarding swfc until i read 'takeover completed' on this site!!!!
supersibon
whatever im sick of hearing this what will be will be
bradford_owl
Then again we did'nt sell enough season tickets before the first cut off point, this could be a ploy to make rush out and buy them, only to disappoint us once again just like last year with the geoff sheard saga.
ecco owl
I wondered how long it would be b4 the ****wasp we know as PFL would rear his fowl smelling head. Bit of advice my friend, I do use that term extremely loosely by the way, concentrate on your own clubs problems b4 you come on here shouting your mouth off. You dont have parachute payments to fall back on anymore and you have a manager that doesnt really want to be there.
Skeggy Owl
Ah PFL we're dreaming of winning in the "big stage" are we? Would that be Wembly you're talking about by any chance?
dobby1
jurys out for me i'll wait n see. and as pfl burnaleeeeeeeee burnaleeeeeeeeeeeeee burnaleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
mick66owl
Whats the worst BFL not having any money or having a chairman with money but won't spend it?
Radon Barrier
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls out to improve Hillsborough form (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Gray pleased with Brentford point (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Owls youngster makes England U20 squad (Thursday October 2 2014)

Gray hopeful over Lees injury setback (Sunday September 28 2014)

Report: Cardiff 2-1 Wednesday (Sunday September 28 2014)

Gray: Owls will bounce back from cup woe (Thursday September 25 2014)

Report: City 7-0 Wednesday (Thursday September 25 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16

Breaking League News

Fulham v Charlton Athletic - PREVIEW
Charlton : 24/10/2014 12:18:00
Rate The Ref: Away to Birmingham
Bournemouth : 24/10/2014 12:12:00
12th Man - Is It Time For A Change?
Wigan : 24/10/2014 12:11:00
Byram: They Should Be In The Premier League
Norwich : 24/10/2014 10:27:00
Wolves players to take Ebola advice
Wolves : 24/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 15%
Play-offs 26%
Mid-table 50%
Relegation scrap 8%
Relegated 1%