Ahead of today’s clash with Sheffield Wednesday, we spoke with Jim Pickering about all things Owls.
How long have you followed Sheffield Wednesday and why did you choose them as your team?
Supported weds all my life. 1st game in 1969 age 6. Due to my father coming from Sheffield.
What’s your favourite moment as a fan? Season, game or anything other occasion or mention any other football related event you’ve witnessed
Rumbellows cup final win against Manchester United 1991. Sheridan scoring the winner
Tell us about a player that you were proud to have on the back of a shirt, if you didn’t is there one you wished you would have?
What’s your most memorable match playing against Leeds United?
6-0 - 2014
Are you happy with your dealings in this summer transfer windows so far? Is there any player you’d love to bring into your starting eleven? (Messi and Ronaldo cannot be considered!) and who you think is the best signing a Championship club have made.
Happy with who we brought in. Would love Mo Salah.
Fulham got Michael Hector from chelsea. Best signing for me.
What’s your hopes for this season? Top six or do you think you can make the top two with the squad you have
Would love love to go up as champions. With leeds 2nd. Get us both back to where we belong
Who are your three for the drop?
Barnsley. Stoke. Boro.
Who are the teams you consider will be in the top six of the Championship in May? Please name you top six in any order.
Weds. leeds. West brom. Bristol city. Preston. Fulham.
Who’s your danger man?
Can you tell us about a rising star in the youth ranks?
Jack Stobbs. Currently out on loan. Will come back next year. Hopefully break into 1st team.
Prediction and scorers for the game?
Lets hope for a good game.
We’d like to thank Jim for answering our questions and wish him the best for the season.
By Keith Ingham