UK time is: 15:53:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Club Reject AGM Proposals

Wednesday have released the voting results from the recent AGM meeting - and have distanced themselves further from the fans by defeating three of the six fan-related resolutions.

Donations from Wednesdayite, quarterly meetings between Wednesdayite, other fans groups and the Owls board and the resolution to appoint a supporters' representative to the current board have all been defeated following voting on Monday evening.

The results will do nothing to help the already-poor relationship between the Wednesday fans and the current board and have already caused unrest amongst fans on Owls message boards on the web.

Owls chairman Dave Allen already insisted he would refuse any donations from potential investors, including donations from Wednesdayite, unless the Owls board were allowed to choose where the money was spent.

Even so, the results today will not help relations between the club - who have already admitted in the media to struggle to keep such players as David Graham and former loanee Lloyd Sam because of wage demands - and fans groups such as Wednesdayite - whose members were in attendance at the meeting at Cutler's Hall on Monday night.

The fans' group, whose membership has reached over 1000 in just over a year, has already seen a £10,000 donation turned down by the club earlier this season on grounds that the club wanted to spend it their own way and not as intended by the group.

The full results are below...

--------------------------------------------

Resolution 3: To re-appoint Mr D E D Allen as a director.

For: 24,518,414
Against: 6,291,033

Resolution carried.

--------------------------------------------

Resolution 4: To re-appoint Mr K Cooke as a director.

For: 24,689,758
Against: 6,120,051

Resolution carried.

--------------------------------------------

Resolution 5: That the Company instigate a programme of consultation with supporters' organisations, including quarterly meetings between board members and representatives of Wednesdayite.

For: 8,282,646
Against: 22,583,288

Resolution defeated.

--------------------------------------------

Resolution 6: The Directors set up a consultation process to facilitate the appointment to the Board a representative of supporters/small shareholders.

For: 7,966,222
Against: 22,892,312

Resolution defeated.

--------------------------------------------

Resolution 7: The Directors accept all donations from Wednesdayite and apply them as stipulated for the specific purpose as intended by Wednesdayite's Good Cause Funds (Squadbuilder, Facilities, Community) giving reasonable recognition and allow Wednesdayite to become Academy Patrons on the same terms as other patrons.

For: 9,226,571
Against: 21,677,558

Resolution defeated.

--------------------------------------------

Have YOUR say on this article by entering the debate on the official Vital Sheffield Wednesday message forums by CLICKING HERE




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 15 2006

Time: 5:36PM

Your Comments

for someone who is apparently if you read your site and other press villified..I am surprised that allen has returned with such a comfortable majority to the role of a director...
ernshaw
it's easy when you hold the boards voting power
wednesday4europe
because the directors, who are all mates of allens, have about 20,000,000 of the shares!
newman87
Well when the voting rights are mainly in the hands of the directors what else can you expect? If the club had a big share issue for player/transfer funds you can bet your life that they still won’t come with voting rights.
Timsncfc
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday await League Cup draw (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Gray: Owls good value for cup triumph (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Report: Burnley 0-1 Wednesday (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Owls out to maintain momentum in cup (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Gray: Owls searching for Boro win (Friday August 22 2014)

International call-up for Owls stopper (Thursday August 21 2014)

Gray frustrated by Millwall late show (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Kids quids in for Millwall clash (Monday August 18 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Norwich 4 3 0 1 5 9
4. Wolves 4 3 0 1 2 9
5. Charlton 4 2 2 0 2 8
6. Sheff Wed 4 2 2 0 2 8
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7

Breaking League News

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Swansea City
» Rotherham : 27/08/2014 15:49:00
» Rotherham : 27/08/2014 15:25:00
» Reading : 27/08/2014 14:19:00
Meet The Ref - Latics v Birmingham - David Webb
» Wigan : 27/08/2014 13:20:00
Why the Ruiz Deal Was Called Off!
» Fulham : 27/08/2014 12:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 17%
Play-offs 23%
Mid-table 52%
Relegation scrap 6%
Relegated 2%