Date:Friday October 20 2006
Wednesday fan and boxing promoter Dennis Hobson has revealed he has a team in place to take over the club that will 'excite Wednesday fans' following the departure of Paul Sturrock yesterday.
Hobson, responsible for boxers Ricky Hatton and fellow Wednesday fan Clinton Woods, has been looking to invest in the Owls recently - and is now ready to move in after the disappointing sacking of Sturrock.
He told BBC Radio Sheffield: 'We've got a source, we've got a team ready to move in now. The time is right so all I'll do is implore Dave Allen to please talk to us, it's not us who are playing for time.
'We've made all the right noises, we've done everything in the correct manner with the confidentiality agreement and stuff like that. We want to try and negotiate, we've got money to spend to throw at a new manager, we've got a team ready to come in and how can we trust him to employ a new manager and get it wrong again?'
And Hobson went on to insist his consortium are still very much interested in investing in the club despite their recent low-key whereabouts - with an exciting prospect being part of that consortium.
He said: 'I can't say at this moment in time (who it is), we've got a team ready to move in and I think it will excite the Wednesday fans.
'I've looked at 1 or 2 of these forums out there and they're saying'what's happened to the Hobsons and their consortium? I can tell you now, we're still here, we've got money to spend. It's just that fella's got to open the door to us and let's get in there and start to mend the wrongs that's already been done.'
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Date:Friday October 20 2006
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