Sheffield Wednesday fans support their team during the FA Cup 4th Round match against Stockport in January 1999.
Sheffield Wednesday fans support their team during the FA Cup 4th Round match against Stockport in January 1999.

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.

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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.

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