Turner’s anguish at Sheffield Wednesday takeover fiasco

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Chris Turner has spoken for the first time of his anguish after being cut adrift from football by the Sheffield Wednesday takeover that never was.

The former Owls goalkeeper and manager put his reputation on the line by fronting the Middle East oil investors who said they would buy the club back in September.

He admits that he quit Hartlepool to drive the bid, having been convinced of the backers’ declared commitment to the deal.

Now Turner is out of work, having sacrified his manager’s job in the North East to take on the role of Wednesday’s saviour.

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