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Sheffield Wednesday FC

Founded Wednesday, 4 September 1867 as Wednesday CFC
Turned professional April 1887
Name Changed 1899 (The Wednesday FC) & June 1929

Players provided 43
Total appearances
301
1872-1998

Hillsborough
Domestic Honours Football Alliance founder members winners 1888-89;
FA Cup
runners-up 1889-90, 1965-66, 1992-93, winners 1895-96, 1906-07, 1934-35;
Football League Division Two winners
1899-1900, 1925-26, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1958-59, runners-up 1949-50, 1983-84; Division One Champions 1902-03, 1903-04, 1928-29, 1929-30, runners-up 1960-61;
FA Charity Shield winners
1935, runners-up 1930;
Mercantile Credit Centenary Tournament
runners-up 1987-88;
Football League Cup winners
1990-91, runners-up 1992-93;
Football League Trophy best: Northern Final 2003-04 (beaten by Blackpool, agg 0-3);
After League restructure: Division Two/League One runners-up 2011-12;
European Honours Inter-Cities Fairs Cup best: Quarter-finals 1961-62 (beaten by Barcelona, agg 3-4);
Anglo-Italian Cup best: Group Stage 1969-70 (sixth of six English teams);
UEFA Cup best: Second round 1992-93 (beaten by Kaiserslautern, agg 3-5);
UEFA Intertoto Cup best: Group Stages 1995-96;
Home venue Hillsborough since 1899, known as Owlerton until 1912; previously occupied Olive Grove 1887-99; Sheaf House 1877-87; Myrtle Road 1869-77; Beginning at Highfield 1867-69;
Some games were played at Endcliffe in the 1880's, and Bramall Lane was used for the more important games up until 1895;
Home strip Blue and white striped shirts, blue shorts, blue socks.

  


'Consilio et Animis'
Intelligence and Courage.

 

The 43 Players   14 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
786 Ron Springett GK 33
0
33 0
48 GA
2970 1959-66 6 years
223 days
524 Ernie Blenkinsop LB   26 0 2340 1928-33 4 years
319 days
549 Alf Strange RH   20 0 1800 1930-33 3 years
245 days
791 Peter Swan CH 19
0
19 0 1710 1960-62 1 year
363 days
993 Chris Woods GK 19
0
19 0
x GA
x 1991-93 1 year
271 days
1041 Carlton Palmer D 14
4
18 1 - 1992-93 1 year
167 days
406 George Wilson CH   12 0 1080 1921-24 3 years
64 days
219 Tom Crawshaw CH   10 0 900 1895-1904 9 years
3 days

 

51 Jack Hunter HB   7 0 630 1878-82 4 years
11 days
also with Heeley, Providence and Albion
209 Fred Spikesley OL   7 6 630 1893-98 5 years
20 days
440 Fred Kean RH/CH   7 0 630 1923-27 4 years
63 days
512 Jack Brown GK   6 0
7 GA
540 1927-29 2 years
249 days
711 Jackie Sewell IF 6
0
6 0 540 1951-54 2 years
 290 days
358 Tom Brittleton RH   5 0 450 1912-14 2 years
34 days
626 Ted Catlin LB   5 0 450 1936-37 182 days
721 Albert Quixall IF 5
0
5 0 411 1953-55 1 year
224 days
47 Billy Mosforth LH   4 1 360 1877-82 5 years
10 days
with Sheffield Albion 1878-80
552 Ellis Rimmer OL   4 2 360 1930-31 1 year
248 days
556 Harry Burgess IL   4 4 360 1930-31 208 days
638 Jackie Robinson IR   4 3 360 1937-38 1 year
156 days
718 Redfern Froggatt IF   4 2 360 1952-53 208 days
281 Harry Davis OR   3 1 270 1904 49 days
292 Herod Ruddlesdin HB   3 0 270 1904-05 1 year
32 days
548 Billy Marsden LH   3 0 225 1929-30 171 days
596 Horace Burrows LH   3 0 270 1934-35 1 year
8 days
1027 David Hirst F 2
1
3 1 162 1991-92 263 days
1079 Andy Hinchcliffe CD 3
0
3 0 199 1998 199 days
328 Jimmy Stewart IL   2 1 180 1907 29 days
553 Tony Leach CH   2 0 180 1930 33 days
7 Charlie Clegg F   1 0 90 1872 90 min
17 William Clegg F   1 0 90 1873 90 min
104 Jack Hudson HB   1 0 90 1883 90 min
also with Sheffield and Heeley
137 Teddy Brayshaw CH   1 0 90 1887 90 min
154 Billy Betts LH   1 0 90 1889 90 min
335 Frank Bradshaw CF   1 3 90 1908 90 min
426 Teddy Davison GK   1 0
0 GA
90 1922 90 min
492 William Felton LB   1 0 90 1925 90 min
532 George Stephenson IR   1 0 90 1931 90 min
578 Ron Starling IR   1 0 90 1933 90 min
798 Johnny Fantham IR 1
0
1 0 90 1961 90 min
831 Gerry Young LH 1
0
1 0 90 1964 90 min
1005 Des Walker CD 1
0
1 0 90 1993 90 min
1008 Mel Sterland RB 1
0
1 0 90 1988 90 min

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