Football - New shirt deal for Owls

Sheffield Wednesday have announced global software development company WANdisco as the club's new home shirt sponsors.

PA Sport Report

WANdisco's logo will replace that of previous home shirt sponsor Gilder Honda for the 2013/14 Championship season.

Former Owls chairman Dave Richards co-founded WANdisco, originally based in the Silicon Valley, in 2005.

Lifelong Wednesday fan Richards, chairman and chief executive of the company, said: "I am thoroughly delighted to align the WANdisco brand to that of Sheffield Wednesday.

"This club always has and always will have a place in my heart and I could hardly be more proud that the WANdisco logo will adorn the home shirt of the Owls."

Wednesday chairman Milan Mandaric added: "We take great pride in our commercial partners and WANdisco is the ideal fit for Sheffield Wednesday.

"Quite apart from being co-founded by a supporter of our club, WANdisco are renowned worldwide in the software industry.

"In addition, I have a tangible connection with the company given my own business background in Silicon Valley."

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