The player himself has since responded with a statement of his own explaining the reasons behind his decision to make the switch to Glasgow from his boyhood club.
There could be further developments in this story after the Owls’ said they may consider further action should they feel it is appropriate.
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Sheffield Wednesday LIVE: Liam Shaw breaks silence and ex-defender rules out return
Last updated: Thursday, 11 March, 2021, 15:18
- Liam Shaw has explained why he has chosen to move to Celtic this summer.
- Former Owls defender will not be returning to club as part of Darren Moore’s backroom staff.
- Owls remain seven points from safety with one game in hand on Birmingham City in twenty-first place.
- New manager Darren Moore has admitted the odds are ‘stacked against’ his team after defeats in his opening two matches.
- In-form table-toppers Norwich City are up next this weekend.
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Shaw’s team mates react to Celtic news
The impending exit of Liam Shaw for Celtic is one that has got people talking over the last couple of months, and now his teammates have reacted following the confirmation of his precontract.
Celtic-bound Liam Shaw breaks his silence
It comes after the Owls said they were investigating the agreement with a view to taking ‘further steps available to protect the club’s interest’.
Sheffield Wednesday youngster Liam Shaw has broken his silence on his controversial decision to join Celtic at the end of the season.
Wayne Jacobs won’t be returning to S6
Darren Moore may well be looking to add to his backroom staff at Sheffield Wednesday, if reports are to be believed.
The statement read: “Sheffield Wednesday can confirm that midfielder Liam Shaw has signed a pre-contract agreement with Scottish Premiership side Celtic.
“We are currently investigating this matter and will consider if there are any further steps available to protect the club’s interest.”
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There were some raised eyebrows at sections of Sheffield Wednesday’s 2018/19 accounts that seemed to paint a difficult picture for the future, but it would appear there’s no cause for concern just yet.
Your accounts questions answered
We know how confusing financial accounts can be to wade through, so our Owls write Alex Miller has answered some of your FAQs.
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Sheffield Wednesday forward Josh Windass was linked with a shock reunion with his former manager Paul Cook at League One Ipswich Town over the weekend.
It’s been a long time coming...
Sheffield Wednesday have finally published their accounts for 2018/19, and a level of uncertainty has arisen after the acknowledgement that ‘a material uncertainty exists which may cast doubt over the company's ability to continue’.