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When was Sheffield Wednesday founded?

Sheffield Wednesday were originally founded in 1867. They were originally called ‘The Wednesday’ and were formed by members of the local cricket team. The Wednesday changed their name to The Wednesday Football Club and then to Sheffield Wednesday in 1929.

Why is Sheffield Wednesday called that?

The name ‘Wednesday’ originates from the fact that the founding members of the club enjoyed a half day off work on Wednesdays. This allowed them to play sport, so they adopted this into the club name. The name Sheffield was added in 1929 to reflect their location in the city.

Why are Sheffield Wednesday called the Owls?

Sheffield Wednesday moved to the district of Owlerton in 1899. Some years later, in 1912, Wednesday player George Robertson presented the club with an owl mascot. It’s said that this mascot brought good luck, so Sheffield Wednesday adopted ‘The Owls’ as their official nickname.

Why are Sheffield Wednesday called the Pigs?

Sheffield Wednesday fans are often called ‘Pigs’ by their rival supporters at Sheffield United. This is due to a fictional story that the Wednesday ground was built on the site of an old pigsty. The word ‘pigs’ has derogatory connotations, so the name has stuck.

How many trophies have Sheffield Wednesday won?

Sheffield Wednesday have won 14 major trophies in their history. The list includes four First Division titles between 1903 and 1930. The club has also won the FA Cup three times, in 1896, 1907 and 1935. Wednesday’s other trophies are five second division titles plus a League Cup and Charity Shield.

Who are Sheffield Wednesday’s rivals?

Sheffield Wednesday’s biggest rivals are Sheffield United. There is an obvious rivalry because of their locations, and games between the teams are called Steel City Derbies. Wednesday’s other rivals are Leeds United, Doncaster Rovers, Rotherham United and Barnsley.

Sheffield United Trivia Questions Listed

  1. Against whom did Sheffield Wednesday face off in their first official match in 1867?
  2. Between 1933 and 1937, who led Sheffield Wednesday as the manager?
  3. How many times have Sheffield Wednesday won the EFL Cup (formerly known as the League Cup)?
  4. How many times have Sheffield Wednesday won the Premier League or English Football League?
  5. How many trophies has Sheffield Wednesday won in total?
  6. In what season did Sheffield Wednesday play in the UEFA Cup (now the UEFA Europa League)?
  7. In which year did Sheffield Wednesday come out on top in the FA Community Shield?
  8. Sheffield Wednesday won the FA Cup on how many occasions?
  9. Sheffield Wednesday, how many EFL Cup championships do they have?
  10. Steve Bould marked Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League debut in 1992/93 with a goal. Who was the unfortunate opponent?
  11. The FA Community Shield has been won by Sheffield Wednesday on how many occasions?
  12. What are Sheffield Wednesday’s traditional colours?
  13. What is on the Sheffield Wednesday badge?
  14. What is the capacity of Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium?
  15. What is the commonly used nickname for Sheffield Wednesday?
  16. What is the largest defeat Sheffield Wednesday has experienced?
  17. What is the name of Sheffield Wednesday’s home ground?
  18. What is the name of the local rivalry between Rotherham United and Sheffield Wednesday?
  19. What is the name of the local rivalry between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday?
  20. What shirt number does Julian Börner wear for the Sheffield Wednesday?
  21. What was the final score in Sheffield Wednesday’s League Cup final victory over Manchester United in 1991?
  22. What was the heaviest football league defeat of Sheffield Wednesday on 5 October 1912 on Villa Park ground?
  23. What year was Sheffield Wednesday founded?
  24. When did Sheffield Wednesday last win the Premier League or English Football League?
  25. Which Latin motto is on the Sheffield Wednesday’ badge?
  26. Which country does Sheffield Wednesday legend Kevin Pressman belong to?
  27. Which player from Sheffield Wednesday was chosen as the FWA Footballer of the Year for the 1992–93 season?
  28. Who has not managed Sheffield Wednesday?
  29. Who is the Sheffield Wednesday’s all-time leading goal scorer?
  30. Who is the owner of Sheffield Wednesday?
  31. Who was Sheffield Wednesday’ opponent in the 1992-93 FA Cup final?