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Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

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Traditional Sheffield Wednesday football shirt

The club was founded in 1867 - one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the fifth oldest in the English league. The Wednesday, as they were named until 1929, were founding members of The Football Alliance in 1889, and joined The Football League three years later when the leagues merged. They have won four League titles, three FA Cups and one League Cup.

They play their home matches at Hillsborough Stadium in the north-western suburb of Hillsborough. It is a 39,814 all-seater stadium, originally built in 1899 when the lease expired at their previous ground of Olive Grove.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

12.317

2.217

58.2

188

2006/07

12.232

1.491

51.5

183

2005/06

11.613

-0.457

48.8

171

2004/05

9.661

-3.007

57.0

178

2003/04

9.026

-4.105

66.3

176

2002/03

8.512

-8.361

 

192

2001/02

18.552

-0.387

61.5

194

2000/01

13.228

 

 

198

1999/00

18.026

-2.633

79.8

222

1998/99

19.124

-9.230

70.8

228

1997/98

16.303

-9.938

72.6

227

1996/97

14.335

-3.242

52.8

 

1995/96

10.078

-2.252

63.6

190

1994/95

10.995

0.983

 

166

1993/94

11.914

-0.199

 

138

Website: 
www.swfc.co.uk

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