PLAYERS

FIRST PROFESSIONAL
James J. Lang, bought from Scotland in 1876 and was said to be the first Scot recruited by an English Club to play football, but as professionalism was then illegal, he was given a sinecure in the works of a Sheffield Wednesday Committeeman

YOUNGEST PLAYER
Goalkeeper Peter Fox, 15 years 269 days v Orient, 31 March 1973.

OLDEST PLAYER
Half-back Tom Brittleton, 41 years, 8 days v Oldham Athletic, 1 May 1920. Tom went on to help Stoke gain promotion from Division 2 in 1922.

MOST APPEARANCES
Andrew Wilson (1900-20): 545 (including 501 league)
Jack Brown (1922-37): 507 (including 465 league)

CONSECUTIVE LEAGUE & CUP APPEARANCES
Martin Hodge (1983-87): 214

MOST CAPPED PLAYERS
England - Ron Springett - 33 caps while at Wednesday
Northern Ireland - Nigel Worthington - 50
Republic of Ireland - John Sheridan - 20
Scotland - Andrew Wilson - 6

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RECORD GOAL SCORERS
216 (including 199 league) - Andrew Wilson 1900-20 (all-time)
167 (including 147 league) - John Fantham 1957-70 (post-war)

MOST GOALS IN A MATCH
6 by Douglas Hunt v Norwich, Division 2, 19 November 1938
5 by Jimmy Trotter (twice), Jimmy Dailey and Derek Dooley

MOST INDIVIDUAL LEAGUE GOALS IN A SEASON
46 - Derek Dooley in 1951-52, Division 2.

MANAGERS

1891-1920 Arthur Dickinson (Secretary-Manager)
1920-33 Bob Brown
1933-37 Billy Walker
1937-42 Jimmy McMullen
1942-58 Eric Taylor
1958-61 Harry Catterick
1961-64 Vic Buckingham
1964-68 Alan Brown
1968-69 Jack Marshall
1969-71 Danny Williams
1971-73 Derek Dooley
1973-75 Steve Burtenshaw
1975-77 Len Ashurst
1977-83 Jack Charlton
1983-88 Howard Wilkinson
1988-89 Peter Eustace
1989-91 Ron Atkinson
1991-95 Trevor Francis
1995-97 David Pleat
1997-98 Ron Atkinson
1998-00 Danny Wilson
2000 Peter Shreeves
2000-01 Paul Jewell
2001 Peter Shreeves
2001-02 Terry Yorath
2002-04 Chris Turner
2004-06 Paul Sturrock
Nov 06-present  Brian Laws

ADMINISTRATORS

CLUB SECRETARIES
Since 1946: E.W. Taylor, E. England, Richard H. Chester, Graham H. Mackrell, Alan D. Sykes, Paul Johnson

FA CHAIRMEN
Sheffield Wednesday have provided two holders of this office:
Sir Charles Clegg (known as 'The Napoleon of Football') served from the mid-1880's, and Sir Andrew Stephen (1967-76).