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Owls pair come off the bench for Scotland

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Wednesday pair Barry Bannan and Jordan Rhodes came on as second-half substitutes for Scotland in their 1-1 international friendly draw with Canada at Hibernian’s Easter Road ground on Wednesday evening. Bannan joined the action at half-time and went close with one effort while Rhodes was introduced on 62 minutes and missed a good chance late […]

Injured quartet could return at Barnsley

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Wednesday hope to have at least four of our injured players back for the South Yorkshire derby clash with Barnsley at Oakwell on April 1. Carlos Carvalhal is looking to the quartet of Fernando Forestieri, Sam Hutchinson, Ross Wallace and Gary Hooper – or at least some of them – to be ready to return […]

Owls stay in play-offs after Fulham slip up

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Wednesday remain in the final play-off place after Fulham’s unlikely 3-1 home defeat to Wolves. It means we stay in sixth place despite the disappointment of last night’s defeat to Reading, a point clear of Fulham who have a superior goal difference of 10 goals. Norwich and Preston trail us by five points – the […]

We should have won game says Carvalhal

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Carlos Carvalhal felt Wednesday deserved to win their play-off clash with Reading on Friday night. Despite the 2-0 scoreline in Reading’s favour, Carvalhal said: “This has been one of the hardest weeks of my career. We have already lost key players and this week we lose another one with Ross Wallace.  “But still the players […]

Play-off rivals deliver hefty blow

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Wednesday’s play-off ambitions were dealt another blow when rivals Reading took all three points in a 2-0 win at Hillsborough. The defeat means it’s just one victory in six – and four defeats – for the Owls and we will be out of the play-off positions if Fulham win their home game with Wolves on Saturday. […]

Owls v Reading

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Westwood, Hunt, Lees, Loovens, Fox, Buckley, Bannan, Jones, Reach, Rhodes, Winnall. Subs. Wildsmith, Palmer, Semedo, Matias, McManaman, Fletcher, Nuhiu.

Hirst and O’Grady get international call-ups

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George Hirst has been named in the England under-18 squad for their forthcoming Qatar training camp. They fly out on March 19 for a ten-day stay, which will see them play three fixtures – against Saudi Arabia on March 22 and then two matches against Qatar, on March 24 and 27. All three games are being played at […]

Carvalhal fined after Villa dismissal

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Carlos Carvalhal has accepted the FA’s charge after being sent to the stands for leaving his technical area following the red card for Vincent Sasso at Villa Park on Saturday. Carvalhal has decided not to appeal the decision and will be fined by the authorities. He said today that he did not dispute he was […]

Defensive pair ‘ready to face Reading’

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Tom Lees and Glenn Loovens are ready to return to the heart of Wednesday’s defence for Friday night’s important clash at home to play-off rivals Reading. Lees has been out for six weeks with a knee injury before resuming full training last week while Loovens limped off towards the end of the defeat at Villa […]

Joao’s a wow with late goal … for Rovers!

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Lucas Joao kept Wednesday in the play-off positions tonight … with a last-gasp goal for loan club Blackburn to earn them a point at Fulham. The home side looked to have taken the three points needed to move into the final play-off position at the expense of ourselves, with a goal from Cyriac four minutes […]