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Deon Burton interview: The Reggae Boy done good – Iron striker still demanding you ‘check the technique’

Photo: Carl Gac

Photo: Carl Gac


Looking back at over 20 years as a professional, Scunthorpe United striker Deon Burton has experiences most can only dream of, and as the one-time record label owner discussed all things music he may have inadvertently mapped out a new career for himself. Read more →

David Garrido interview: Sky Sports presenter two-steppin’ in a Wednesday wonderland


Music and football bring people together and set off nostalgia like nothing else and Sky Sports News presenter and Sheffield Wednesday supporter David Garrido finds the door to these sections of his memory banks opened in an instant. Read more →

Niclas Alexandersson interview: Swede dreams in the Steel City for ex-Owls favourite



Former Sweden international Niclas Alexandersson had the honour of representing his country on 109 occasions and in two World Cups and two European Championships, however his first glimpse at life and football in England with Sheffield Wednesday remains in his affections. Read more →

John Harkes interview: That magical night we danced away – The U.S. midfield favourite who became forever an Owl



There may be a revolving door for players at football clubs but there are just some who are destined to be talked about for generations, and the affection reserved for former USA midfielder and captain John Harkes at Sheffield Wednesday is more than reciprocated. Read more →

Frank Simek interview: ‘Man, I dig those Cumbrian Blues…’ – Vintage Stars and Stripes for U.S. defender abroad



Carlisle United’s American defender Frank Simek is by now long since established in English football but there was a time when he was in the infancy of his professional career and he took a small yet very clear and rhythmic piece of home with him. Read more →