Monthly Archives: December 2011

Batth-time for Wednesday as Danny extends stay at S6

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Danny Batth is to stay at Hillsborough until the end of the season. The young central defender joined us on loan from Wolves towards the end of last season, rejoined on a half-season deal in the summer and has now extended the arrangement until the end of the campaign. Batth has struck up a strong […]

London Owls Newsletter – Christmas Special

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London Owls Newsletter – Christmas 2011 Merry Christmas fellow Owls, Here is the Christmas Special* of the London Owls newsletter, where we look at the latest transfer news and review one of the most exciting games Hillsborough has seen in recent years. Enjoy the holiday season and remember that Santa is a Wednesdayite! UTO Matt […]

O’Connor linked with coaching role in the United States

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James O’Connor is reported to be ready to leave Hillsborough for a coaching role in the United States. The midfielder is said to be lined up to join an unnamed side in  Major League Soccer and is expected to leave the club in the next few days. He has been a regular this season but […]

Megson: The highs and lows of a rollercoaster 90 minutes

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Like all Wednesday fans at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, Gary Megson shared the rollercoaster of emotions … from two-down to 4-2 up in the space of an hour … only to allow promotion rivals Huddersfield to square the game in the seventh minute of added time. Megson said: “The game had everything, we’d lost it, then […]

Injury-time heartache as Rhodes blocks our way to victory

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An equaliser deep into injury time robbed Wednesday of victory in an eight-goal promotion thriller against Huddersfield at S6 on Saturday. We went two-down early on as danger man Jordan Rhodes scored with two headers but were level before the half-hour mark with a Rob Jones header and Reda Johnson from close in. Ben Marshall […]

Megson’s striking poser for big clash at S6

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Gary Megson has to make a decision who to play up front alongside Chris O’Grady for Saturday’s big S6 clash with fellow promotion contenders Huddersfield. Megson opted for Arsenal loanee Sanchez Watt, with Ryan Lowe on the subs’ bench at Oldham. However, with Ben Marshall withdrawn at half-time after illness, Lowe came on for the […]

Megson: Huddersfield clash will be like old days

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Wednesday will be hoping for a 25,000-plus crowd for next Saturday’s Yorkshire derby promotion clash with Huddersfield. With the Terriers losing their second successive game on Saturday, we go into the game knowing that a win would take us seven points clear of Lee Clark’s men. Gary Megson said: “Hillsborough will be like the old […]

Our fans are best in country says Gary

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Gary Megson hailed his team – and the near 4000 fans – after Wednesday’s weekend win at Oldham. Megson said: “This is a really tough place to come to, a lot of teams will come here and leave with nothing so I am really pleased to get this win.” Talking of Saturday’s support he said: […]

Double strike as Owls keep up challenge

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Second-half goals from David Prutton and Ryan Lowe boosted Wednesday’s promotion push with a 2-0 win at Oldham on Saturday. We struggled to impose ourselves in the first-half and only an excellent save from Stephen Bywater denied the home side. However Wednesday, backed by 4000 fans, grabbed the lead just after the hour with an […]

FA Cup clash with Hammers moved to Sunday afternoon

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Wednesday’s FA Cup third round tie at home to West Ham will be played on Sunday, January 8, kick off 3pm. Ticket prices are £20 with £10 concessions.