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Former Owls 'Investor' Targets Toon

Geoff Sheard, the man behind a failed bid to invest in Wednesday, has turned his interests to Championship rivals Newcastle United, according to reports today.

Sheard was behind a business consortium involved in a takeover bid of Wednesday at the start of the year, a bid which raised many questions about funding and just where the backing was coming from.

After looking like a potential saviour of the club, Sheard disappeared under dark clouds and has only raised his head in light of the takeover situation at St James' Park.

Sheard was in attendance at the Toon's 1-0 victory over Wednesday last Wednesday.

And he could be returning to Hillsborough on Boxing Day should his bid - backed to US interest according to reports - be successful - with the Newcastle officials.

If Sheard's proposed takeover of our beloved Owls was anything to go by, Newcastle fans should be expecting a long road ahead - good luck!

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 25 2009

Time: 4:12PM

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God help them!
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25/08/2009 16:45:00

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha thats absolutely brilliant, thank god for newcastle!
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25/08/2009 17:34:00

Well I p**sed myself when this came on SKY.....Good one GS out for a free meal & a bit of corporate hospitality you are a joke. I think he likes teams that play in stripes please buy the blunts please hahahahaha. Pfl don’t respond you C**k have your tea then time bed.
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