Takeover talk shows how far Sheffield Wednesday have come

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Big club, solvent, no debts, owns its own ground and training facilities. Is this really football we are talking about?

In League One but crowds pushing 20,000, a rich history and the potential to explode back into the higher echelons.

That’s the sort of rude health Milan Mandaric has given Sheffield Wednesday. Is it any wonder there are takeover rumours?

It would be a bigger surprise if there were no mega-rich opportunists wondering if they can take the cherry off this particular cake.

And all that background gossip is unlikely to go away even if there was nothing in the latest round of gossip, as the Hillsborough chairman insists.

Read more in this week’s Sheffield Telegraph