VIDEO: Local football fans give their views on foreign investment as Sheffield Wednesday’s latest round of takeover talks are leaked

Sheffield Wednesday have been linked with a takeover by a Thai consortium... but some fans of the Hillsborough club have exercised some caution about the whole saga.

The Owls, of course, were stung last year when Hafiz Mammadov’s proposed takeover collapsed and here, The Star speaks to four local football fans to get their take on developments in S6.

Milan Mandaric

Milan Mandaric

The Star’s Sheffield Wednesday reporter Dom Howson understands that meetings and talks have been taking place for a number of months between the party and current Owls owner Milan Mandaric and he believes they visited the ground during the recent 1-0 win over Blackpool.


Owls hero Terry Curran gives takeover talks the thumbs up

VIDEO: The Star’s Owls reporter Dom Howson gives his views on the Thai talks

Why Owls fans won’t be getting carried away over latest news

But Wednesdayites are refusing to get carried away at the possibility of a takeover on social media. There have been so many false dawns over the years at Hillsborough that many fans will only believe it once the deal has gone through.

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