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Wednesdayite have announced the biggest growth rate in its membership since it was formed following comments made about the fans group by Owls chairman Dave Allen last week.

The fans group, who own over 10 per cent of the shares in the club after being gifted them by Allen previously, have come under fire from the Owls supremo after he pointed the finger towards them following the collapse of any takeover from Paul Gregg at the end of last week.

Allen revealed he would gift £500,000 in to Wednesday should Wednesdayite return the shares to the club to help with any potential takeover.

But last week he called a press conference to slam the actions of the group, saying: 'These people who call themselves fans are nothing but a bunch of cretins, and I hope you`ve got that word right, cretins, because that is what they are.'

And on one Wednesday fan and shareholder who spoke about Allen at the last AGM held by the club at Cutler's Hall he said: 'There was one woman stood up, the most venomous bitch I've ever come across in my life, she'd got three pages of diatribe to read out about me, it was just absolutely appalling."

And the press conference from Allen seems to have had a somewhat negative effect on his leadership at the club, with fans opting to join Wednesdayite rather than make them the scapegoats.

And a statement from Wednesdayite read today: 'Over the last few days our membership has seen the biggest growth rate since Wednesdayite was formed and Mr Allen is clearly becoming more isolated and desperate in his views.

'We ask his fellow Board members whether they wish to be associated with Mr Allen's latest outburst and demonstrably act accordingly. Dialogue CAN take place if enough of you in the Boardroom vote for it, irrespective of Mr Allen's opposition.

The fans group are going through what is probably their most active time since being formed, but have had to deal with the consequences of Allen's press conference last week, with some 'fans' opting to damage some property at Wednesdayite headquarters in Hillsborough.

And Wednesdayite have also welcomed the proposals from the Shareholders Association for Owls' shareholders to get in touch and obtain 'sales pledges' which represent 19 per cent in the club - something which could help Allen find the shares to make the club achieve a takeover.

The statement continued: 'We welcome the proposals by the Shareholders Association for SWFC shareholders to contact them in order to obtain 'sales pledges' representing 19% of the shares in SWFC plc. Added to the Board's 32% holding, this might well provide a solution to Mr Allen's claim that any investor will only conclude a takeover if a majority of the shares can be acquired.

'If pledges of 19% are achieved, we look forward to Mr Allen promptly delivering on his promise to find a suitable purchaser of the 51% majority stake given that this constraint will no longer be an issue.'

Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday July 26 2007
Time: 2:28PM

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Bang on. Hopefully they'll receive sales pledges over 19%, then DA has no more excuses!
NicNac
26/07/2007 14:49:00
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Both Wednesdayite and Allen are like fighting toddlers. We're better off without either.
onedeaddj
26/07/2007 15:49:00
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Its all very depressing. I don't think articles like this should be allowed on responsible websites- it only encourages them.
Duggo
26/07/2007 16:01:00
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wednesdayite have done enough damage who the hell do they think they are the voice of the fans not mine they should carry on doing the grate work they do for the fans and butt out trying to be directors i see them as a thorn in this situation they should give the shares back and keep there critical opinions to them selfs If it was not for these wana bes we would have a major investor by now can you really blame dave allen and the board for wanting nothing to do with them. I want the best for this club and it is far from were we are now I am not a dave allen fan but think despite some rash at the time descions hes only done good for the club what has the wednesdayite done for the good running and financial input Jack s**t apart from hinder our chances of moving forward
fozzyp
26/07/2007 16:19:00
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Have you actually read the article? Wednesdayite aren't stopping the club getting taken over, Allen says he needs the 10 per cent shares to sell it, so why doesn't he listen to the shareholders instead of demanding the shares from the fans?
nickswfc
26/07/2007 16:48:00
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Have you read the response to wednesdayites letter in the forum read between the lines who are they to keep the shares they can call an agm when ever they wish with the shares they have this and they have done twice if you was a major investor would you want to be invovled in all this with the risk of all the crap that comes with it I think no
fozzyp
26/07/2007 17:38:00
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Well sed fozzyp. Completely agree!
DronnyOwl
27/07/2007 10:17:00
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