The Sheffield Wednesday Miscellany—a book on the Owls like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories, and legends. Sheffield Wednesday enjoy a notable history. Names such as David Hirst, Ernest Blenkinsop, Jack Brown, and Tommy Crawshaw have worn the famous blue and white stripes hundreds of times and the mercurial Paolo di Canio delighted Hillsborough until an infamous encounter with a referee…In an intriguing format, this book delves the club's history and brings to the fore countless events and some priceless trivia gems—who can claim to have known that one Football League game the club played in was scheduled to last just 11 minutes, a game with Everton was once turned round despite trailing 5-0 at half time, and that Wednesday were once known as "the Blades"? Also featured are a wide range of statistics, quotes, and biographies from the club's 140-odd–year history, making it a must for any fan. Can you really afford not to own a copy?
|Publisher:||The History Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Darren Phillips has been a sports journalist for nearly 18 years, and in that time has worked on the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo, the Sheffield Star, the St Helens Star and the St Helens Reporter. He is the author of six football books. He lives in Heywood, Lancashire.