Ron Springett In The Net - Sheffield Wednesday

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HoylandOwl

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#1 27/07/2020 at 14:27

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#2 27/07/2020 at 15:01

Who could forget , Wim Jonk, Giles De Bilde, The two Scottish Cripples , Gary Pearce , Larry May , Guy Branston , the list just goes on . We have wasted some money over the years  

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#3 27/07/2020 at 15:11

Who could forget , Wim Jonk, Giles De Bilde, The two Scottish Cripples , Gary Pearce , Larry May , Guy Branston , the list just goes on . We have wasted some money over the years
LOBSTER, 27/07/2020 at 15:01


Gary Pearce . What did we expect signing a prop forward from Rugby Union. Should have gone for Stuart Pearce instesd , or at a pinch Andy. 

Givens. Stein. Hopkins .Elliott .Unsworth.. Heroes, one and all. Add Simonsen to the growing list 

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#4 27/07/2020 at 15:17

Also Jim Craig possibly the worst player to wear a Wednesday Shirt , Steve Downes , Andy ( cripple ) Hinchcliffe ) and of course Colin West 

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#5 27/07/2020 at 15:33

Who could forget , Wim Jonk, Giles De Bilde, The two Scottish Cripples , Gary Pearce , Larry May , Guy Branston , the list just goes on . We have wasted some money over the years
LOBSTER, 27/07/2020 at 15:01


The two Scottish cripples? You do realise Donnelly was injured due to our fucking medical negligence don't you?

Consilio et Animis 

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#6 27/07/2020 at 15:34

Interesting that they've missed McGeady off the list.

Also the Antonio one is bollocks, click bait shit from Dom again 

Consilio et Animis 

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#7 27/07/2020 at 15:50

See I reckon we could get to 80 without too much effort  

Happy clapping for 4 years more than Emre 

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#8 27/07/2020 at 16:01

People who say Jonk and Hjnchcliffe were bad signings should be forced into sheltered accommodation  

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#9 27/07/2020 at 16:02

People who say Jonk and Hjnchcliffe were bad signings should be forced into sheltered accommodation
Andyben, 27/07/2020 at 16:01


Yep.  

Consilio et Animis 

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#10 27/07/2020 at 16:06

People who say Jonk and Hjnchcliffe were bad signings should be forced into sheltered accommodation
Andyben, 27/07/2020 at 16:01


Jonk was really good in his first year.
Hinchcliffe was quality regardless although his knee issues were well documented when he joined. And that ultimately did him. 

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#11 27/07/2020 at 16:08

Also Jim Craig possibly the worst player to wear a Wednesday Shirt , Steve Downes , Andy ( cripple ) Hinchcliffe ) and of course Colin West
LOBSTER, 27/07/2020 at 15:17


I must agree with Steve Downes. Played alongside him for 5 years in Leeds prior to him signing for Rotherham. He did score on his debut in a 2-1 win over Sunderland, Boxing Day 1969. 

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#12 27/07/2020 at 16:09

My top 5.

Abdi - easily the worst deal of my lifetime.
Jeffers
Rhodes - great on paper, woeful in reality.
De Bilde
Bothroyd - up there with De Bilde when it comes to attitude. 

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#13 27/07/2020 at 16:19

How about Patrick Blondeau, John Beswetherick, Fred McIver 

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#14 27/07/2020 at 16:27

Beswetherick was a freebie.


A failure to sign Joe Baker?  

Consilio et Animis 

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#15 27/07/2020 at 16:31

Abdi - easily the worst deal of my lifetime.
Jeffers
Rhodes - great on paper, woeful in reality.
De Bilde
Bothroyd - up there with De Bilde when it comes to attitude.

Lachman & Urby,  

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#16 27/07/2020 at 16:40

How about Patrick Blondeau, John Beswetherick, Fred McIver
TommyCraig6, 27/07/2020 at 16:19


I thought Mciver came through our youth system ? , Blondeau was Pleat's fault good player in a particular system but unfortunately not the one Wednesday played . Plus Wednesday renaged on every promise they made to him so why should he care  

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#17 27/07/2020 at 17:08

Blondeau I was really excited to see as he was one of the best right backs in French football and highly regarded in Europe too. But, measured by his performances, the fee paid, he was an abject failure.

Larry May.
Absolute bobbins.

Dave Bennett, shudder at the thought.

Kim Olsen.

The Swedish keeper who's name escapes me....

Jay Bothroyd. Absolute whopper.

Almen Abdi

Urby.

Daryl Lachman 

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13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#18 27/07/2020 at 17:09

People who say Jonk and Hjnchcliffe were bad signings should be forced into sheltered accommodation
Andyben, 27/07/2020 at 16:01


I never get why people think these two were bad signings. I certainly rated both 

Its now or never 

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#19 27/07/2020 at 17:09

Ola tidman.

Lets add, Andy Sinton, Chris Woods 

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#20 27/07/2020 at 17:10

Andy Booth  

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#21 27/07/2020 at 17:34

Jeffers for God sake, an absolute piss take of a signing.
Craig Armstrong

I could go on for ages on this, but I agree with Reesh, classing Antonio as a mistake is bobbins.

Hoyland - the Swedish keeper was Tidman. 

Of course there are cracks, that's how the light gets in. 

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#22 27/07/2020 at 17:42

How many thought Abdi was a bad signing when we signed him?

Can't remember too many people thinking that 

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#23 27/07/2020 at 17:44

Ola tidman.

Lets add, Andy Sinton, Chris Woods
Andyben, 27/07/2020 at 17:09


That's him. Very very meh.  

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#24 27/07/2020 at 17:46

How many thought Abdi was a bad signing when we signed him?

Can't remember too many people thinking that
jbo, 27/07/2020 at 17:42


Absolutely this.
But for whatever reason it just didn't work... So for a 3m+ signing, who was akin to lord lucan in his final year, I'd say was a VERY bad signing.  

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#25 27/07/2020 at 17:48

Of course but that's hindsight and that's easy

For me a "bad signing" has to be one that was obviously bad at the time


Abdi was a brilliant signing that didn't work out to due to circumstances it was impossible to have forseen 

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#26 27/07/2020 at 17:52

Of course but that's hindsight and that's easy

For me a "bad signing" has to be one that was obviously bad at the time

Abdi was a brilliant signing that didn't work out to due to circumstances it was impossible to have forseen
jbo, 27/07/2020 at 17:48


Who's your bad at the time signing, JBO?  

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#27 27/07/2020 at 17:52

Michael Jackson 

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#28 27/07/2020 at 17:55

Chamone 

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#29 27/07/2020 at 18:23



I thought Mciver came through our youth system ? , Blondeau was Pleat's fault good player in a particular system but unfortunately not the one Wednesday played . Plus Wednesday renaged on every promise they made to him so why should he care
LOBSTER, 27/07/2020 at 16:40


Signed from Racing Jet, Belgium 

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#30 27/07/2020 at 18:24



Absolutely this.
But for whatever reason it just didn't work... So for a 3m+ signing, who was akin to lord lucan in his final year, I'd say was a VERY bad signing.
HoylandOwl, 27/07/2020 at 17:46


He did have cancer! 

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