Why is named Sheffield Wednesday?
Many people worry why Sheffield Wednesday called Wednesday in a literal translation. It's like his to Barcelona is told “Barca Monday” or Madrid, “Real Madrid Thursday”. The answer is simpler than it seems: because it was founded on a Wednesday 4 September 1867 and Sheffield. Known as the team “pouring water on”, It has four leagues and three glasses under his belt and is so famous for hosting Hillsborough Stadium, where there was a tragedy that took the lives of 96 people in 1989.
The team began as a team of Cricket only played football in winter. From 1925 He left the world of cricket to devote himself exclusively to football. At first wore dark to finish wearing blue and white. Barney, your pet is an owl, hence the nickname that receives the English team. But as we mentioned before, If something is known to Sheffield is by the terrible event happened in their stadium the 15 April 1989.
The match between Nottingham Forest against Liverpool, who had already suffered a similar tragedy at Heysel few years earlier, He ended with 96 killed and over 700 injured because of a terrible neglect of the party organization. Irreparable loss. Hillsborough Tragedy, the biggest nightmare of English football