Sheffield Wednesday in 1999: Walker, Srnicek and De Bilde - 20 nostalgic photos taken 20 years ago
It’s fair to say 1999 was far from a vintage year for Sheffield Wednesday. With only a small handful of wins coming from March onwards and the doomed relegation season of 1999/00 set apace, it was the Owls’ last full year of Premier League football to date.
From Gilles De Bilde to Pavel Srnicek, there were a number of cult hero names to take part, pitted against some big names from clubs around the country.
Let’s take a look at 20 images that capture what was a challenging calendar year for the Hillsborough club.