Free Digital Book

When’s The Replay? is a free digital book that celebrates Sheffield Wednesday’s first FA Cup triumph. The book was released on 18 April 2020, 124 years to the day when Jack Earp The Wednesday captain received the FA Cup from Lord Kinnaird and lifted it aloft at The Crystal Palace in South London.


When’s The Replay? is  collaboration between authors John Brodie, Jason Dickinson, Mark Metcalf and Clive Nicholson who have combined previously released material with over 80 images to share the story of how Wednesday became the first team from Yorkshire to win the cup. They hope that, during these challenging times, Wednesday supporters will enjoy discovering the forgotten heroes from 1896 and how they created history that day.

The title When’s The Replay? is taken from a cup final anecdote which you can discover by clicking on the image above and downloading the book for free today. It takes a minute to download a PDF file which can be viewed in your web browser or saved to your computer or device.

Printed Copies

Raising money for S6 Foodbank

We appreciate that some Wednesday supporters may like to have a printed copy to keep. If you would like a printed copy of the book then you can order it from Amazon here. All profits from the physical copy sales will be donated to the S6 Foodbank.


The contents of the book comes from the books; The Wednesday Boys and Flying Over An Olive Grove. The books are both sold-out but you could follow the links below to try and find second hand copies and discover other books by the authors.