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'Wednesday Forward' Line-Up Bid

Wednesday Forward, a fans' consortium headed by Rotherham businessman Spencer Fearn, is believed to be ready to table a 10m takeover bid for Wednesday.

The group, which includes local, London-based and foreign businessmen, has appeared as one of the front-runners to takeover the club and are set to submit their offer sooner rather than later.

Wednesday Forward group members are believed to have met in Sheffield last night to discuss the offer with fans' groups Wednesdayite and Wednesday Till I Die before formally submitting in to the club.

Sheffield showbiz accountant John Roddinson is also involved in the consortium, while more financial backing comes from London-based and foreign businessmen.

But they're not the only group who could be tabling a bid to takeover the League One club, with Berge Larsen, the Norweigen Oil Millionaire, believed to be lining-up an offer.

He currently owns Hartlepool United, where former Owls boss Chris Turner resigned from his position as director of football, and chief executive Russ Green also resigned, prompting links with Hillsborough.

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The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 26 2010

Time: 10:33AM

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Believe it when it happens !!!!!!!!!!
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26/08/2010 10:42:00

DOn't report any of this stuff until it actually happens - we are all too jaded and cynical to believe any of it! Up the Owls on Saturday - trounce those monkey hangers!
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26/08/2010 10:53:00

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26/08/2010 10:58:00

YAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN !!!! Please wake me up when its all done and dusted.
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26/08/2010 11:34:00

With the greatest respect to the writer of the article Im so bored of all this takeover news I couldnt even be bothered to read the article. No disprespect cos you do a great job. Its just the situation mate. Up The Owls !!
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26/08/2010 11:36:00

Tell em' ta ge on wi it! Believe it when i see it!!!
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26/08/2010 12:11:00

Hartlepool aren't doing brilliantly are they... Is that all this Norwegian Oil tycoon* has on his CV in terms of footy?
Carbone's Padawan
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26/08/2010 12:26:00

I hear you, Steve, I feel the same way when it comes to takeover talk!
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26/08/2010 12:26:00

ditto to all the above
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26/08/2010 12:32:00

two-three years of hearinh **** about takeovers, good article by the writers but at the end of the day its just rumours. we need nailed on takeover bids and then finally a takeover > good articles by thw writers though :)
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26/08/2010 15:14:00

I feel the same but would prefer Nick to report it so thanks
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26/08/2010 15:46:00

Sheffield showbiz accountant???? Sounds almost as good as being a jet heeled winger.
Radon Barrier
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26/08/2010 15:54:00


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