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Sheffield Wednesday F.C.
Badge of Sheffield Wednesday
Full name Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
Nickname(s) The Owls
Founded 1867
Ground Hillsborough Stadium
Ground Capacity 39,814
Chairman Dejphon Chansiri
Manager Carlos Carvalhal
League League Championship
2012/13 League Championship, 18th

Sheffield Wednesday F.C. is an English football club. They are based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They play their home matches at a stadium called Hillsborough Stadium. They originally played at a stadium called Olive Grove Stadium and were called The Wednesday.

The club plays in the English Football League Championship.

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday are referred to as Owls. The team's symbol is an owl.


  • 1867-1929 The Wednesday C.C./F.C.
  • 1929-present Sheffield Wednesday F.C.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 First Division 17th
2001/02 First Division 20th
2002/03 First Division 22nd
2003/04 Second Division 16th
2004/05 League One 5th
2005/06 League Championship 18th
2006/07 League Championship 9th
2007/08 League Championship 16th
2008/09 League Championship 12th

Former position

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