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Join fellow fans for Leeds TV clash

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If you’re not part of the sellout Wednesday following at Elland Road on Saturday then you can join fellow London Owls to watch the match against Leeds on Sky. We’ll be gathering at our usual London meeting place – Mabel’s Tavern – for the clash with our Yorkshire rivals and fellow play-off contenders and, don’t forget, kick off […]

‘Ref was disaster in first half’ says Carlos

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Carlos Carvalhal was highly critical of referee Darren Bond’s first-half performance after our disappointing 2-1 home defeat to Brentford. Carvalhal acknowledged that Wednesday were poor in the first 45 minutes but said of Bond: “The referee in the first half was a disaster. A very poor performance, he made everybody nervous, he made the fans […]

Owls miss chance to pressure top six rivals

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Wednesday’s play-off push took a setback when we paid for another lacklustre first-half display at Hillsborough and went down 2-1 to Brentford. We went into the game knowing that victory would have taken us up into fourth place and 10 points clear of seventh-placed Norwich. Instead, Wednesday ended up staying in sixth place, still seven points […]

Owls v Brentford

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Westwood, Palmer, Loovens, Sasso, Reach, Wallace, Abdi, Hutchinson, Bannan, Forestieri, Rhodes. Subs. Wildsmith, Pudil, Jones, Semedo, Fletcher, McManaman, Winnall.

Victory would mean fourth spot for Owls

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Wednesday go into Tuesday night’s game with Brentford at Hillsborough knowing that a fifth successive win would lift us from sixth place to fourth in the Championship. Victory would take us three points ahead of fifth-placed Leeds and, with third-placed Huddersfield hosting Reading in fourth, success for ourselves will ensure we move up two places … whatever the result at […]

Carlos hails teamwork … and stunning goals

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Carlos Carvalhal was delighted with Wednesday’s teamwork – and two cracking goals – after the win at Forest. The head coach felt the 2-1 scoreline was a fair one, talking about how the home side caused some problems early on before we managed to take control. He said: “It was a difficult game but we […]

Abdi days as Owls gain ground

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abdi goal

Wednesday went level on points with fifth-placed Leeds after a 2-1 victory at Forest kept our play-off push firmly on track. A cracking effort from Almen Abdi on 28 minutes and another excellent finish from Fernando Forestieri soon after half time put us in control before an error from Vincent Sasso allowed Forest to pull a […]

Owls at Forest

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Westwood, Hunt, Loovens, Sasso, Pudil, Reach, Bannan, Hutchinson, Abdi, Forestieri, Rhodes. Subs. Wildsmith, Palmer, Jones, McManaman, Wallace, Winnall, Fletcher.

Hutchinson in fitness fight for Forest clash

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Wednesday are hoping Sam Hutchinson recovers from injury in time for Saturday’s trip to Nottingham Forest. The midfielder suffered a hip injury in the first half against Blackburn on Tuesday night, playing on into the second period before eventually being forced off and replaced by David Jones with 17 minutes left. However, Carlos Carvalhal is […]

‘We didn’t play well but we’ll take the points’

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Carlos Carvalhal admitted Wednesday did not play well but was happy with another three points in the 2-1 win over Blackburn. After watching the Owls come close to conceding an equaliser late on and fail to impress in front of a 24,000-plus crowd at S6, Carvalhal said: “It’s nice to have won because we didn’t perform […]