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Pearson Shows Owls Interest

Former Hull City chairman Adam Pearson is said to have held discussions with the Wednesday board over a possible takeover of the club according to BBC Radio Sheffield.

The 42-year-old is keen to get back in to football after selling his controlling stake in the KC Stadium club to Paul Duffen in the summer.

And the Owls are said to be among a number of clubs from the Championship and League One on Pearson's hit list, after he tried and failed to buy out Leeds United in the close season.

Pearson declined to comment on the speculation to Radio Sheffield but is said to have held a number of discussions with Owls chairman Dave Allen and the rest of the board at S6 over possible investment.

Allen is actively seeking fresh investment in the club, and could be just one step away after entering discussions with fans group Wednesdayite, who he blamed for holding the club back previously.

Pearson made his name in football as a director at Leeds United before helping transform the fortunes of the Tigers' from a League Two club to a comfortable Championship club with a brand new stadium.




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The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 8 2007

Time: 9:54AM

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Lets hope we get some much needed investment soon. Can't see us doing anything with the team as present. Did the team think it was a 5:15 kick off again?
swfcjambo
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08/10/2007 10:30:00

Not to sure about this one yet.
will it ever happen
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08/10/2007 11:18:00

He sounds well fickle, in July was supposed to bid for Leeds, September Huddersfield, now us? Riiight, and how much money does he have exactly? If he had lots it'd be known about...... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Pearson
Placebo
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08/10/2007 14:52:00

he did agood job at hull city but club needed investment he didn't have so he sold out who will his backers be if gets control of the owls we need serious cash to move forward not somone with a couple of million to keep creditors at bay
beverley owl
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08/10/2007 22:07:00

I agree with Beverely owl.I cant see this happening he sold Hull because he felt the club need investment.Cant see him Taken you back to Premership.Think you need a few 5-10m to spend on the club.
matty17x
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08/10/2007 23:38:00

we need somone bigger thn this he wants to buy huddlesfield for god sake
boothe
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08/10/2007 23:57:00

i cant beleive what im reading on the official site. am i awake or is it just a horrific dream? further proof that we are the worst rum club in the football league, give me keith haslam @ stags anyday!!!!!!!!!!!
mansfieldowl
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09/10/2007 12:37:00

Significant investment is needed rather than someone who is just able to facilitate the debt without investing heavily. Don't think this man's the answer.
Hibbyowl
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09/10/2007 17:19:00

Worryingly, he'd be a decent Chairman for a League One club... How did Peter Gilbert ever become a professional footballer? Still, a win next game and it'll all be sunny again.
HootingMad
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09/10/2007 22:18:00

bridges is having his contract payed up bu hull, why dont we take a look, will be a marked improvement on dodgy sodje
mansfieldowl
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10/10/2007 10:09:00

ANOTHER SMALL time chairman no better than the 1 we have. no thanks mr pearson
mick66owl
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10/10/2007 15:19:00

 

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