Sheffield Wednesday's Jacob Murphy battles for the ball with Nottingham Forest's Sammy Ameobi right in front of the assembled cut-outs.

A unique occasion: 10 snaps of Sheffield Wednesday's army of cardboard supporters

It was an unique occasion, Sheffield Wednesday’s return to Hillsborough on Saturday. And while supporters were not allowed to roar the Owls on, there were blue-and-white-clad faces staring down at the players. Sort of.

Monday, 22nd June 2020, 12:30 pm

Following the example of clubs across Europe, Hillsborough placed a number of cardboard cut outs of spectators in the North Stand.

Here are a few pictures of the, erm, roaring crowd. They were there in spirit.

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