Six things Sheffield Wednesday fans can expect from Dave Jones

Since being sacked by Cardiff City in the summer, Dave Jones has spent a surprisingly long time unemployed. Sheffield Wednesday have finally given him a route back into management, with the Owls currently lying third in League One and owner Milan Mandaric desperate for promotion to the Championship. So what can Jones bring to the Steel City? Here are six things (one for each of his seasons with the Bluebirds)

One match that defines my club – #2: Yeovil Town

A fortnight ago, Gavin Barber kicked off The Seventy Two’s ambitious new One Match That Defines My Club series with a look back at Ipswich Town’s incredible play-off semi-final second leg win over Bolton Wanderers. It was a series that was meant to run every Monday morning for 77 weeks in a row but the thoughts of everyone in football were elsewhere this time last week. Over the past

A full inquiry into “football’s finger yobs” – the so-called shame of Sheffield

It was almost beyond parody. Almost. The Sun’s shocking revelation that a couple of supporters at the recent Sheffield derby stuck two fingers up at opposition fans – entitled, lest we forget, “What hope is there for football?” is, however, worth a small investigation.


Those who believe we shouldn’t expect any better from The Sun and that anything published in it is beyond contempt have a strong argument, but if …

From the Ritz to the Rubble: Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday

It’s that time again – this weekend, Sheffield Wednesday make the short trip across the city to face Sheffield United. How long ago it seems now that these two teams travelled down to Wembley together. This is now a meeting between two third-tier clubs, both desperate to return to the Championship.

With both the Blades and the Owls in a similar position, the outcome of Sunday’s clash at Bramall Lane …

Charlton Athletic 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Clinton claims a point

Not so long ago, The Valley was a “difficult place to go”. And, as with all other instances of this cliché, there was no magic formula at play other than the fact that Charlton Athletic had constructed a tidy side with a nice line in bringing the big boys down to earth.

More recently, The Valley has been a pretty easy place to go. Now one of the stalwarts of

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