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It’s Friday already. Hasn’t the week flown by since we thumped the green florists?

Anyway Barnsley.

Ex-Wednesday players born in Barnsley

  1. Defender, now playing somewhere like St Johnstone?
  2. Goooooooal keeper.
  3. Currently Mr Big Pig

Other Barnsley born footballers

4. Man U Leeds U brothers

5. Defender, ever present on St Johnstone’s team sheet.

6. Me owd flower played for Donny.

7. Died aged 26 in a tragic incident.

Other sporty people from Barnsley

8. Triple Olympic gold medalist cyclist.

9. Right arm quicky recently packed in international duty.

10. Scored in an amusing 1-2 “FA Cup 5th round defeat for Man U v Spurs” 1969.

Facts about Barnsley FC

11. What was their original club name?

12. In which year did Barnsley win the FA Cup? Where was it played? Who did they beat?

13. In what year did Barnsley first reach the top tier in English football?

14. In Barnsley’s only season in the EPL who scored in both the Wednesday matches?

15. In the same season, Liverpool were struggling to overcome Barnsley at Oakwell. What happened to assist Liverpool’s cause?


I’ll be back to check answers in half hour or so.

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Ipswich related quiz

1) Which 2 former Ipswich bosses managed England?

2) Name the only man to have been appointed by both us and Ipswich permanently as manager 

3) Which former England captain and Ipswich stalwart was chief scout at the Owls in the 90s

4) The now infamous game at Ipswich Which ultimately ended the careers of Kay, Swan and Layne finished what score?

5) Who was sent off after the final whistle at Portman Road in a PL fixture between the clubs and for what?

6) In 1990 the Owls rescued a point from 2 goals down at Hillsborough against Ipswich,  which player did Trevor Francis come on for before half time and who scored our equaliser 

7) Which former Owl scored his first goal for Ipswich at Hillsborough back in 2008

😎 What was the score in Brian Laws first match as Wednesday boss and who scored for us





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Quick quiz


Which lifelong Wednesday fan made over 300 appearances for Vale and notched over 50 goals for the club?


Kenwyne Jones scored on our last league visit to Vale Park but which club did he FAIL to score against during his Wednesday loan?


Which player cost the Owls a reputed £1m when he joined from Vale?


Which former Blade was a thorn in our side during our first season back in the 3rd tier in the 21st century


What award 'ceremony' preceded our home game against Vale back in 1990 and what did that game finish up scorewise




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