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Sheffield Wednesday Football Club are one of the most famous names in English football, winning their first league title in 1903…

You’ll find some of the current bestselling Sheffield Wednesday books below.

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'Is There Time for a Winner?': Sheffield Wednesday's 2022/23 promotion miracle​

'Is There Time for a Winner?': Sheffield Wednesday's 2022/23 Promotion Miracle

Paperback
By Alex Miller, Joe Crann, Barry Bannan

Over the course of 17 days in May, the life of a Sheffield Wednesday life was tumultuous – to put it mildly!

It’s difficult to know where to start!

One of the greatest comebacks in football history, ‘Is There Time for a Winner?’ relives the end of Wednesday’s incredible 2022/23 campaign.

Unbelievable!

When A Giant Stirred. Sheffield Wednesday 1976-1993​

When A Giant Stirred. Sheffield Wednesday 1976-1993

Paperback
By Gareth Platt

This book brings you the inside story of that amazing era, featuring interviews with players, looking in detail at the glory years.

Beginning at the foot of Division Three and ending in the two epic Wembley finals of 1993.

Sheffield Wednesday FC: The Official History 1867-2017​

Sheffield Wednesday FC: The Official History 1867-2017

Paperback
By Jason Dickinson

The third oldest football club in England, Sheffield Wednesday have experienced contrasting fortunes in their first 150 years.

They remain one of the best-supported teams in the country, with a rich and fascinating history, and this book highlights the ups and downs of The Owls – from the formation of the original cricket club in 1820, right up to the present day…

Sheffield Wednesday On This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year​

Sheffield Wednesday On This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year

Hardcover
By Jason Dickinson

Sheffield Wednesday On This Day explains, in diary format, the big events in the club’s history, with individual entries for every day, and multiple listings for more historic and busier days.

The book includes all the club’s promotions, big matches, cup runs, final appearances, significant events, sensational signings, and much more…

The Origins of Sheffield Wednesday​

The Origins of Sheffield Wednesday

Paperback
By Jason Dickinson

The City of Sheffield is the birthplace of association football.

But in the early 19th century it was also the centre of the cricket world in the north of England.

In 1820, six local Sheffield businessmen formed Wednesday Cricket Club and within a few years they became the prominent team in the town…

Our Lowest Ebb? ( A new history of Sheffield Wednesday's darkest times: 1973-1976)​

Our Lowest Ebb? ( A new history of Sheffield Wednesday's darkest times: 1973-1976)

Paperback
By John Dyson

Relegation from Division Two, then nearly relegation to Division Four, this is the story of when Sheffield Wednesday struggled. Proper struggled.

The club went a season without an away win, home attendances regularly dipped below 10,000, and there was a period of 17 league games with only two goals scored.

And yet… there was light amongst the darkness.

Author John Dyson has combined new interviews with key players, management and club officials, plus the perspective of supporters and others, to join the dots to craft a new history of a difficult time.

Sheffield Wednesday Miscellany: Owls Trivia, History, Facts & Stats​

Sheffield Wednesday Miscellany: Owls Trivia, History, Facts & Stats

Hardcover
By Jason Dickinson

A great way to learn about the Owls’ history, in bitesize chunks.

This book is full of fascinating figures and facts, tales, stories, anecdotes plus weird and wonderful stuff too.

From humble beginnings in the 1860s, to players best forgotten and club legends, Sheffield Wednesday Miscellany delves deep into what makes the club what it is today.

'91: The inside story of Sheffield Wednesday's historic 1990/91 season​

'91: The inside story of Sheffield Wednesday's historic 1990/91 season

Paperback
By Alex Miller

Sheffield Wednesday were relegated to the second division of English football in 1990 for the first time in six seasons. 

The talented squad of Carlton Palmer, David Hirst, Roland Nilsson and John Sheridan etc could go one of two ways…

Back in the Big Time: Sheffield Wednesday's Return to Division One, 1984-86​

Back in the Big Time: Sheffield Wednesday's Return to Division One, 1984-86

Hardcover
By John Dyson

The book tells the story of Wednesday’s return to the top flight after 14 years…

Very Wednesday: The Extraordinary and Unprecedented 2019/20 Season​

Very Wednesday: The Extraordinary and Unprecedented 2019/20 Season​

Paperback
By Louis Paul Shackshaft

The Championship side were aiming for a top-half finish as they entered a new decade.

Very Wednesday tells the unofficial story of the extraordinary of the 2019/20 season – on and off the field.

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