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Fan Chat James Sheffield Wednesday

English Football Fan Chat:
Sheffield Wednesday

June 24, 2021

In our latest English football fan chat, we learn all about the ups and downs of being a Sheffield Wednesday supporter, as they were relegated to League One for the 2021-22 season. James was born and raised in South Yorkshire, and has attended games with his family at Hillsborough Stadium since he was a kid.…

Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday

Sorting Through the Mess that is Sheffield Wednesday

February 23, 2021

Fans focused on the Premier League might not be aware of goings on down in the Championship, much less down towards the bottom of that league. But there’s a pretty big club struggling down there, in some interesting but not terribly uncommon ways. So we thought we would try to answer these questions: What the…

english football teams playing a soccer game

Back in Sheffield for Another Steel City Derby

January 14, 2018

Somewhere, in the streets near my hotel, a small band of lads are giving it one last “We are BLAAAADES!” The result is a kind of echoing silence. No “We are Wednesday” response, no clopping of police horse hooves, no sirens, no word from any other Blades. Still determined to give it a go, I…

Me and the Blades: A Sheffield Sensation

October 1, 2017

There would now appear to be two English clubs where I have come to be known as the Yank with the camera and the blog. All I have ever wanted to do is go to interesting places, have interesting experiences, meet interesting people, and then tell the story. I could add to that, in the…

a football supporter looking sad in the stands.

Agony and Ecstasy:
The 2017 Steel City Derby

September 25, 2017

Perhaps the reason we go to football games is because we just might have an experience people will talk about for generations. We sit through countless forgettable affairs because someday we’re going to see a world-class game-winner, or a stunning upset, or a penalty kick hit a season-saving post, or some seismic shift in the…

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