Sheffield Wednesday celebrated their return to the Championship with an open-top bus parade. Players and coaching staff paraded through the city centre to celebrate their league one play-off victory against South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley. Speaking to Sheffield Live reporter Baillor Jalloh, defenders Liam Palmer and Reece James thanked fans for their support throughout the season.
Thousands of Wednesday fans gathered at Devonshire Green and Sheffield Town Hall to celebrate the club’s return to the championship after their 1-0 win on Monday against Barnsley in the League One playoffs. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield Wednesday have appointed Garry Monk as their new boss. The 40 year old, ex-defender, and former Leeds manager was unveiled at Hillsborough on Friday. Alan Biggs reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield Wednesday have ended the contract of manager Jos Luhukay less than a year after his appointment at Hillsborough. Sheffield Live! asked fans for their reaction. Baillor Jalloh reports.
The Charity Cup, held at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium has raised £12,000 for St Luke’s Hospice and the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme. Two teams, kitted out in Wednesday’s home and away strips, were drawn from Owls supporters who pledged to each raise at least £500 for charity as well sports and other guest stars including musicians Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers and Jon Windle of Little Man Tate. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Jos Luhukay’s first match in charge of the Owls ended on a positive start with a goalless draw at Bramall Lane on Friday night. Sheffield Wednesday took a point from the match despite going down to ten men in the second half. Owls captain Glenn Loovens was sent off for a second bookable offence but the Blades, who won 4-2 at Hillsborough in September, could not make the breakthrough. After the game, both managers spoke to Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh.
Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder, spoke to Sheffield Live! ahead of the huge derby fixture at Bramall Lane against city rivals Sheffield Wednesday. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Jos Luhukay has been officially unveiled as the new manager of Sheffield Wednesday with the challenge of returning the team to top flight football. The Dutchman, who has spent most of his managing career in the lower leagues in Germany, arrived at Hillsborough after Carlos Carvalhal left the club by mutual agreement on Christmas Eve. Owls chairman, Dejphon Chansiri, has asked the new manager to “finish the job” by getting the club back into the Premier league. Luhukay’s first match will be against arch rivals Sheffield United on Friday. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Former Sheffield player, now pundit, Jon Newsome and Radio Sheffield’s Rob Staton join Alan Biggs for the first live show of 2018.
Former Sheffield Wednesday and England international footballer, Carlton Palmer, has launched his autobiography with a book signing in aid of the Cavendish Cancer Care charity. Palmer has committed 20 per cent of the cover price of signed copies to be donated to the charity. The retired midfielder said he has lost many friends to cancer and called it “the devils disease”. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Carlton Palmer at Owlerton Stadium.