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9 May 2017

Sheffield Wednesday are saddened to learn of the passing of former defender Tony Conwell.

He passed away this week, aged 85.

Tony signed for the Owls in January 1949 as a part time professional at just 16-years-old and was promptly elevated to full time status after impressing at Hillsborough.

A pacey and tough-tackling right back, he made his senior debut at the start of the 1953/54 campaign against Manchester City and would go on to play in all but two of the next 20 games.

In total, Tony made 47 appearances for Wednesday in a six-year stint before joining Huddersfield in the summer of 1955.

Our thoughts are with Tony’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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