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Carvalhal’s frustration over spot kick claim

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Carlos Carvalhal reflected on another controversial refereeing decision as 10-man Wednesday went down 2-0 at Derby. The game couldn’t have got off to a worse start, returning skipper Glenn Loovens sent off after just four minutes for a foul on Matej Vydra, who then got up to fire home the resulting penalty. It was an uphill battle […]

Owls at Derby

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Westwood, Hunt, Lees, Loovens, Fox, Wallace, Bannan, Lee, Reach, Hooper, Fletcher. Subs. Wildsmith, Palmer, van Aken, Jones, Matias, Joao, Nuhiu.

Westwood in contention for recall

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Keiren Westwood could return to the starting line-up for Saturday’s trip to Derby. The keeper has resumed full training this week after his rib injury and Carlos Carvalhal says he has now fully recovered. The head coach also confirmed that Glenn Loovens is expected to make the squad of 18 for Pride Park, after suffering a hip […]

I’m not for quitting says Carvalhal

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Carlos Carvalhal says he has not considered quitting Wednesday this week and still believes that he will lead us to promotion at the end of the season. After Saturday’s abject defeat to bottom club Bolton, there were calls from some Wednesday fans for Carvalhal to walk away from the job. However, he says that has not […]

Wednesday wait on injury update over Rhodes

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Wednesday wait for an update on Jordan Rhodes after the striker was stretchered off at Bolton on Saturday. Rhodes came on as a second-half substitute at the Macron Stadium but suffered an ankle injury as he landed following an aerial challenge in the closing minutes and left the ground with his foot in a protective […]

‘I understand the frustration of the fans’

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Carlos Carvalhal said he could understand the frustration of the fans after defeat to bottom club Bolton. Some of the sellout Wednesday following called for the head coach to resign at the end of the game and Carvalhal said: “I understand the fans’ frustration. I am probably more disappointed than them as it is my team […]

Owls flop to defeat against bottom club

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Wednesday’s disappointing start to the season continued as bottom club Bolton chalked up their first league win of the season in a 2-1 defeat for the Owls. We found ourselves two goals down just after the hour-mark, Sammy Ameobah curling home from the edge of the box after 10 minutes and then Sam Hutchinson deflecting […]

Owls at Bolton

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Wildsmith, Hunt, Lees, van Aken, Reach, Wallace, Bannan, Lee, Jones, Hooper, Fletcher. Subs. Dawson, Palmer, Pudil, Hutchinson, Butterfield, Joao, Rhodes.

Carvalhal’s response to Hooper rumours

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Carlos Carvalhal says he has no knowledge of reports linking Gary Hooper with a move to the Premier League. There have been stories of clubs such as West Brom,  Palace and Brighton being ready to bid £6m for Hooper in the January transfer window but Carvalhal said: “I am focussed on my work and my players and […]

Owls wait on Westwood for Bolton trip

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Wednesday wait on the fitness of Keiren Westwood as we prepare to return to Championship action at Bolton on Saturday after the international break. Westwood missed our previous two games before the break due to an on-going rib injury that then also forced him to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland squad for their World Cup qualifiers. He is […]