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Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

LC control no.n 83232287
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingSheffield Wednesday Football Club
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Variant(s)Sheffield Wednesday F.C. (Soccer team)
Sheffield Wednesday (Soccer team)
Wednesday (Soccer team)
Owls (Soccer team)
SWFC (Sheffield Wednesday Football Club)
Beginning date1929
Associated countryGreat Britain England
LocatedSheffield (England)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inFarnsworth, K. Wednesday! 1982: t.p. (Wednesday) p. 1 (Sheffield Wednesday Football Club) p. vii, etc. (Sheffield Wednesday)
Encyclopedia of association football, 1976: p. 185 (Sheffield Wednesday F.C.)
Its website, viewed 6 December 2019: home page (Sheffield Wednesday) history page (SWFC was founded 4 September 1867 by members of Wednesday Cricket Club (itself founded in 1820 by local craftsmen whose weekly halfday off was Wednesday); turned professional in April 1887; known as "Wednesday" or "The Wednesday" until June 1929 when the name was officially changed to Sheffield Wednesday) company details page (Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 1SW)
Wikipedia, viewed 6 December 2019 (Sheffield Wednesday F.C.; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; professional association football club based in Sheffield, England; since 1899, the club has played all its home matches at Hillsborough stadium in the north-west Sheffield suburb of Owlerton; the club's nickname, the Owls, took hold in 1912)
BLNAL file , viewed 6 December 2019 (heading: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club)
Associated languageeng