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Strafford Calls For Owls' 12th Man

Strafford Calls For Owls' 12th Man

Wednesday chairman Lee Strafford has called on Wednesdayites to pack out Hillsborough for the crunch Steel City derby clash against United this weekend.

Just 5,600 tickets remained available in home areas of the ground this morning and the club are hoping all are snapped up in what could be a do-or-die match for Alan Irvine's men.

Sheffield United have sold out all of their allocation for the away end.

And Strafford insists the clash is the biggest Steel City derby since the two sides met at Wembley in 1993 as the Owls look for vital points to keep their Championship status in tact.

He told the official SWFC website: 'Every extra Wednesdayite's voice at Hillsborough on Sunday can make a positive impact on our club's fortunes and you can all play a part in what could be a key moment in the club's recent history.

He continued: 'I am sure that every Wednesday supporter will want to make a difference and the best way you can do that is by coming down to Hillsborough on Sunday.

Match tickets can still by bought by clicking here or visiting the Owls Megastore.

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

Date:Monday April 12 2010
Time: 12:03PM


The "12th man" is all good and well but it makes no difference if the 11 on the pitch are bleeding useless.
12/04/2010 18:36:00
lol that about sums it up. i hope we pick a centre forward this week instead of link up men trying to take on the top job
Hirsty's Shinpads
12/04/2010 19:20:00
pack out your falling down that is a joke strap-on!! ha ha
12/04/2010 20:09:00
see its school holiday time again
12/04/2010 20:10:00
I'm pretty sure there will be more at World Cup Hillsborough than that little shed across the city for the reverse fixture
13/04/2010 09:16:00
well we need something a striker would be nice as david blane in sh iting himself as our strike fore could break his record for doing ****** all in a box for days on end. as for the pig fans lets look back over the years & every one know who's the best supported club in Sheffield & we play in blue & white now jog on knob heads
13/04/2010 09:26:00
not now piggy...times have changed....its 2010 not 1991 again as much as you would luv it to be.
13/04/2010 20:53:00
back to school soon
13/04/2010 22:59:00
well pfl your right there son you have still to win some thing c u sunday
15/04/2010 00:38:00
but we have won more derby games over you sorry lot...fact son!!
16/04/2010 09:57:00
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