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New Consortium In For Wednesday

New Consortium In For Wednesday

A new consortium is lining up a takeover bid for Wednesday, according to reports from BBC Radio Sheffield this afternoon.

Although the full details are as yet unknown, the bid is set to rival Club 9 Sports' offer for the Owls according the Radio Sheffield report.

Two members of the consortium are said to be Sheffield-based and big Wednesday fans.

The Owls have yet to confirm or deny the new approach.

Wednesdayites are likely to take the news with a pinch of salt given the recent takeover talk surrounding the club, but it gives Wednesday an alternative bid to rival Club 9, who were thought to be the only consortium in the running for the club.

More news to follow as it breaks.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday August 4 2010
Time: 4:12PM

Comments

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hmmmm....excuse me if i dont jump for joy just yet, think iv heard this before.
DEZZYP
04/08/2010 16:26:00
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Too many times mate, better than nothing though. Take it with a pinch of salt!
nickswfc
04/08/2010 16:29:00
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Understandable I guess dezzy, think its fronted by Spencer Fearn, could actually be genuine. Then theres the American individual (not club9) that LS referred to that will bid before Aug 31st. Bidding war eh?:) .....Roll on Saturday
nice1emile
04/08/2010 16:32:00
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i suppose theres no better time to buy a club then when theres talk of tax bills and administration. maybe we should have missed paying tax years ago to get some new blood in, if only we knew it was that simple. one slight concern i have is that when we sold granty i expected a statement about 3 minutes later saying tax bill has been paid and weaver getting signed up, still no confirmation though.
DEZZYP
04/08/2010 16:54:00
0
Very Happy about Howard Wilkinson remaining Chairman !
stevetheowl
04/08/2010 17:30:00
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its our own club putting this out to get c9s to up their bid loooool...
dublin owl
04/08/2010 18:14:00
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With our club dublin owl anything is possible he he he
stevetheowl
04/08/2010 18:17:00
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Whatever!!! I'll believe it when I see it... Please please please, no more takeover talk. Can we not just concentrate on the football for now?!? UTO WTID p.s. roll on Saturday.... COME ON YOU BLUE AND WHITE WIZARRRDDDDSSSSS!!!!!
Owlsmad
04/08/2010 18:27:00
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I agree with Dulin owl!!! Fake bid invented by the board for their own good!!!
Norn Iron Owl
04/08/2010 19:53:00
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Seth Bennett did some investigative journalism(how about that), didn't come from the board. Explain how inventing a fake consortium would look good for the board
nice1emile
04/08/2010 20:40:00
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