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Jones: We were beaten by better team

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Dave Jones held his hands up and said Wednesday were beaten by the better side against Leicester … but his biggest concern was how we were outworked and outfought by the opposition when the going got tough. Jones said: “Leicester are a very good side with some very good players and they are a better […]

Jones under mounting pressure

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Dave Jones finds himself under growing pressure after Wednesday’s dismal home defeat to Leicester, Even allowing for the difference in quality between the two sides, the Owls also showed a worrying lack of teamwork, application and workrate and hardly caused Leicester a problem in the entire 90 minutes. Defeat took us back into the bottom […]

Owls slip back into relegation zone

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Wednesday were totally outplayed as we slumped to a fourth successive defeat at home to Leicester and slipped back into the Championship relegation zone. The visitors looked the better side throughout and took the lead with a goal from Daniel Drinkwater just before half-time. We failed to trouble Schmeichel in the Leicester goal and a […]

Wednesday line up v leice

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Kirkland, Buxton, Taylor(c), Gardner, Helan, Antonio, Semedo, McCabe, J.Johnson, Bothroyd, sidebi. Subs Jones, Mayor, Lines, Pecnik, Rodri, Madine. #swfc

Injured Reda ruled out until New Year

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Dave Jones has confirmed that Reda Johnson will not be back in action for Wednesday before the New Year. Johnson has been sidelined since early season with a foot injury and he angered Jones last month after tweeting that he would be out for at least two months. The Owls boss said at the time […]

Premier League pair join Wednesday on loan

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Wednesday have signed Stoke City striker Mamady Sidibe on a month’s loan. The 32-year-old Mali international has been sidelined with serious knee and achilles tendon injuries but is now ready to return to action and Dave Jones will welcome him to a Wednesday frontline which is desperate for some added firepower.  Stoke manager Tony Pulis said: “It’s been […]

Taylor ready to replace banned Llera

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Martin Taylor is likely to replace the suspended Miguel Llera for Saturday’s visit of Leicester. Llera’s late booking at Forest on Saturday was his fifth of the season and that means a one-match ban for the clash with the Foxes. Taylor joined early in the season from Watford, in a bid to improve our leaky […]

Blow for Owls as Barkley returns to Goodison

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Wednesday’s plans have been dealt a blow with young loanee midfielder Ross Barkley being recalled by Everton. David Moyes has asked for the 18-year-old to return to Goodison after skipper Phil Neville was ruled out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery. Barkley was on a week-by-week loan arrangement with Wednesday after an initial […]

Jones to step up striker search after Forest blank

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Dave Jones will be stepping up his bid to bring in a new striker before next week’s emergency loan deadline after a scoreless display in the defeat at Forest on Saturday. Jones said: “It doesn’t matter what formation we play, we will create chances. They are a great bunch of lads, they work so hard, and […]

Llera own goal is tough on Wednesday

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Wednesday could count themselves unfortunate not to return home with at least a draw from promotion-chasing Forest on Saturday. We posed far more of an attacking threat compared to last week’s defeat at Middlesbrough and the points might easily have gone the other way, victory going to Forest after Miguel Llera headed into his own net 15 […]