Sheffield Wednesday fans disgusted by club statement

Sheffield Wednesday fans on Twitter are embarrassed after a club statement congratulating Sheffield United on their promotion to the Premier League was posted on Twitter.

A statement from their chairman showed respect and wished their bitter rivals luck for the near future as they prepare for life in the top flight.

Dejphon Chansiri referred to the two teams as “friends of the same city” whilst ensuring Wednesday fans that they will be giving it their all to make sure they join their cross-city rivals in the Premier League next year.

The comments went down like a lead balloon amongst Wednesdayites with supporters fuming that the club would wish any good fortune on the team they share such a huge rivalry with.

It’s no secret that the Owls and the Blades don’t get along and the reaction of the fanbase on Twitter shows how out of touch the chairman’s well-wishes are.

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Here’s what Wednesday fans have been saying on Twitter…

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