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Who makes your Dream Scene? - Part two

1 March 2017


Earlier this week, swfc.co.uk suggested players from our past that you may wish to consider in your top ten to be included on the 'Sheffield Wednesday Dream Scene'.

Today, we present a further ten players for you to consider!

Keep your suggestions coming by emailing website@swfc.co.uk!

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch so far over this exciting project for our 150th anniversary!

Derek Dooley                    
1947-1953            
Apps: 63

Iconic striker who scored 63 times for Wednesday. His career was tragically cut short after sustaining a badly broken leg in a game against Preston at Deepdale. He later went on to manage the club between 1971-73.



Don Megson                      
1953-1970            
Apps: 442

1966 FA Cup finalist and captain. He was first choice left back for the Owls for a decade and also helped Wednesday finish Division One runners-up in 1961.

Johnny Fantham              
1956-1969            
Apps: 434

The Sheffield-born attacker is Wednesday’s post-war record goalscorer with 166 goals.

Terry Curran                       
1979-1982            
Apps: 138 

‘TC’ scored 39 goals for Wednesday, including one in the 1979 Boxing Day Massacre against Sheffield United. He won promotion from Division Three with the Owls in 1979-80 and was top scorer with 24 goals.



Ron Springett                    
1958-1967            
Apps: 384

An influential goalkeeper who has the most England caps by any player during their time with Wednesday (33). Division Two winner in 1959 and was part of the 1966 England World Cup winning squad, he was an FA Cup finalist with the Owls the same year.

Albert Quixall                   
1948-1958            
Apps: 260

Sheffield-born inside forward who was capped five times for England whilst at Wednesday. Won two promotions in 1952 and 1956 and scored 65 goals for the Owls.

Tommy Craig                     
1969-1974            
Apps: 233

Talented midfielder who scored 40 goals for Wednesday. His £100,000 move to the Owls from Aberdeen in 1969 was a British record transfer fee for a teenager at the time.

Peter Swan                         
1953-1965 & 1972-1973  
Apps: 301

19 caps for England during his time at Wednesday. The defender played in the 1962 World Cup. He was later suspended for his involvement in a betting scandal.

David ‘Bronco’ Layne     
1962-1964 & 1972-1973  
Apps: 81

Sheffield-born centre forward who scored 58 goals for Wednesday. He was also banned for his involvement in a betting scandal.

Mel Sterland          
1979-1989            
Apps: 347

Popular Sheffield-born goal-scoring right back who found the net 49 times for Wednesday. One full cap for England whilst at the Owls. Scorer of many vital goals but none more so than the penalty at home to Crystal Palace in April 1984, that clinched promotion back to the top flight.




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