Definition of Sheffield Wednesday from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Sheffield Wednesday

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an English football club based at Hillsborough in north-west Sheffield. The club was established in 1867 and originally played its matches on Wednesdays. It was in the highest division of English football for much of its history, and had many successes in the Football League and the FA Cup in the first part of the 20th century. The nickname of Sheffield Wednesday is The Owls.