Fans would then pay homage to their heroes by proudly displaying their team photos on their bedroom walls or even as covers on school books – and Wednesdayites were no different, with posters of Chris Waddle, Mike Lyons and David Hirst taking pride of place in many Owls-supporting homes.
Here, we’ve delved into our archive to bring you 15 team photos from every decade since the 50s featuring some of Wednesday’s best-known names.
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