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Wednesday's best ever comeback?

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 2 2011

Time: 9:59PM

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Not a game of much importance riding on it, but I'll always remember a 3-2 home win against Reading 5/6 years ago. 2-0 down at HT, think Allan Johnston ended up getting the winner, pretty smart chip if I remember rightly!
nickswfc
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02/10/2011 22:05:00

Play off final 2005
10goalpayne
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02/10/2011 23:03:00

It has to be the ultimate 'I was there' game: Wednesday 5-4 ManU August '68. Brilliant sunshine, 51,000+ crowd and they'd arrived on the back of winning the European Cup. They fielded their classic lineup (Charlton, Best, Law etc) and raced to a 4-2 lead. We were trailing 4-3 at the break and won the match kicking towards the kop second half. Should've been six actually, a Don Megson cross went straight in but the ref gave offside against Johnny Fantham. Goals by Jack Whitham (3) John Ritchie and Nobby Stiles og. Beat that!
OurMaurice
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03/10/2011 08:38:00

I agree OurMaurice, what a game that was. I also remember another game against Man U a few years before although not a comeback in the same game, we drew in the cup at Hillsborough and in the replay thrashed them 7-2 at Old Trafford, Kieth Ellis scoring 4.
The Fantham
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03/10/2011 10:07:00

Think you've pretty much killed his one magicouremaurace
Radon Barrier
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03/10/2011 11:23:00

2006 Mark Crossley against saints. probably not greatest comeback but it is the best i can remember feeling for a long time when we have been losing and looking like the game has gone!
wedalways
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03/10/2011 11:41:00

Owls 4 -n Chelsea 4. 3 nowt up at half time only to go 4-3 down until a last minute Sterland pen. The 5-4 ManU game was just simply THE best - nice one ourMo.
Prendergast
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03/10/2011 15:30:00

In the 1982-1982 season I remember one game we were losing to Charlton at half time 3-1 but we went on to win the game 5-4
Handsworth Owl
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03/10/2011 17:55:00

* 1982-1983 season
Handsworth Owl
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03/10/2011 17:56:00

I remember the reading game, I'm sure a couple o week before or after we did the same to norwich! But the best has to be the play-off final! Or maybe megsons comeback into my good books
smiggyswfc
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03/10/2011 18:56:00

the wednesday man U 5-4 game was my mothers first ever match, my dad took her on the kop. my favourite comeback was also against man u but in 1991. we lead through hirst (with my favourite ever goal, a header in to the kop goal after getting between pallister and bruce and firing it past schmeichel) before we being 2-1 down at half time. Nigel Jemson came on in the second half and scored 2 to give us a 3-2 win. being as I wasn't there in '68 this will have to do!
Hirsty's Shinpads
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03/10/2011 21:11:00

lol Shinpads! Now there's a fella who knows how to show a girl a good time! It reminds me of the first time I took OurLass to a match: 3-0 win away to Grimsby around August'76. She was obviously impressed, we got married two months later. Often wonder what might've happened if we'd lost!
OurMaurice
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04/10/2011 08:31:00

i took my mrs to rushden & diamonds on our first date. we won 2-1 but looking back I can't believe what I was thinking
Hirsty's Shinpads
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04/10/2011 16:13:00

We definitely need to get out of this division, if only to give this family tradition some kind of credibility boost!
OurMaurice
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04/10/2011 16:52:00

Hirsty's shinpads, i bet that's the closest she's got to diamonds since!!! Someone must have taken their girlfriend up the Arsenal on a first date surely??
sussexowl
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04/10/2011 17:30:00

Sounds like you've been at your mate's dad's porno vids again sussex.
OurMaurice
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04/10/2011 18:38:00

Well we were definitely shafted by Arsenal in both cup finals in '93.
sussexowl
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06/10/2011 15:07:00

got to agree on the man utd game was part of the crowd as a 10 year old never forget that one
matlockowl
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06/10/2011 17:15:00

 

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