Kevin Pressman reacts to Nicky Weaver's appointment as Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper coach

A general view of Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium on April 26, 2016 in Sheffield, England. The fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football...

The legendary former Sheffield Wednesday keeper left the same role at Millwall earlier this summer.

Nicky Weaver, Goalkeeper of Sheffield Wednesday in action during the npower League One match between Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday at The Valley on October 30, 2010 in London,...

Nicky Weaver has received congratulations on his new role at Sheffield Wednesday by the man many Owls fans wanted to fill it.

As reported by HITC, Kevin Pressman was several Wednesdayites' first choice to succeed Andy Rhodes as goalkeeper coach at Hillsborough, after the latter was named Oldham Athletic's new assistant manager in June.

And the 50-year-old's decision to 'like' a tweet from Wednesday announcing Rhodes' exit further raised hope of an emotional return for the man who spent the bulk of his career as Owls number one.

Pressman Tweet

But the position has since been filled by Weaver, who had initially taken over from Rhodes on a temporary basis, while Pressman remains a free agent after leaving the same role at Millwall at the end of last season.

And Pressman posted, after the news of Weaver's promotion from academy goalkeeper coach was announced on Thursday:

It remains to be seen whether or not Pressman was indeed interested in a return to Sheffield Wednesday, whom he has supported for most of his life.

What do you make of Weaver's appointment by Sheffield Wednesday?

GOALKEEPER KEVIN PRESSMAN OF SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY IN ACTION DURING A PREMIERSHIP MATCH AGAINST LIVERPOOL AT HILLSBOROUGH. LIVERPOOL WON THE GAME 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Shaun Botterill

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