Aaron Ramsdale enjoyed Sheffield Wednesday’s play-off result but Arsenal goalkeeper is told League One side still bigger than former club Sheffield United by Simon Jordan

Aaron Ramsdale enjoyed Sheffield Wednesday’s play-off result but Arsenal goalkeeper is told League One side still bigger than former club Sheffield United by Simon Jordan

Sheffield Wednesday have been condemned to another year in League One after their defeat to Sunderland – however, Simon Jordan believes they’re still the biggest club in the city.

The Owls were relegated from the Championship last season following a points deduction and had the opportunity to bounce back at the first time of asking through the League One play-offs.

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Hillsborough was packed to the rafters on Monday night with a crowd of 33,500

But unfortunately for Darren Moore’s side, it wasn’t meant to be, as his team fell to a 2-1 defeat on aggregate to promotion chasing Sunderland.

The South Yorkshire outfit got themselves back into the game in the second leg after trailing 1-0 from their trip to the Stadium of Light, scoring through a well worked move, rounded off by Lee Gregory.

However, the former Premier League club were left to rue their chances despite dominating the game, as Sunderland’s Patrick Roberts put the final nail in their League One coffin in stoppage time.

Sheffield’s passion for football runs deep through the city, including within the rivalry between Wednesday and their neighbours, Sheffield United.

And the friction between the two clubs is so strong that even former Blades keeper Aaron Ramsdale took to Twitter to indirectly comment on the Owls’ loss on Monday night.

“Whoops,” the Arsenal no.1 wrote, coupled with a laughing emoji.

Ramsdale played 42 games for the Blades

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Ramsdale played 42 games for the Blades


The Steel City derby hasn’t been played since March 2019, and whilst United sit in the league above Wednesday, nothing has separated the sides in their last three encounters – all of them ending in a 0-0 draw.

Despite this, though, former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan believes it’s actually the Owls that are the bigger club, despite the Blades being in the Championship play-offs.

“You find a club that’s in League One, with that size and scale of a support base,” the talkSPORT host said on Tuesday’s

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