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London Owls not travelling to Hillsborough for Monday evening’s derby can join us at Mabel’s Tavern – our usual meeting place in the capital – to watch the game live on Sky with fellow fans. For those who don’t know the venue, the pub is located in Mabledon Place, just off the Euston Road and […]
Lucas Joao is an injury doubt for next Monday’s Hillsborough derby clash with Sheff U. Joao missed training on Monday with a sore knee and the problem kept him out of Tuesday evening’s win over Brentford. Speaking after the victory agsinst the Bees, Steve Bruce said of Joao: “He is touch and go for Monday. […]
Wednesday wait for the results of tests on Achraf Lazaar after the loanee defender was helped from the field with a hamstring injury against Brentford on Tuesday evening. Lazaar had continued where he left off, after an excellent full debut against Swansea on Saturday when he stepped in for the injured Morgan Fox, before pulling […]
Steve Bruce hailed the 2-0 win over Brentford as our best 90-minute performance since he took over the managerial reins six games ago. After a largely dominant display, Bruce said: “It was certainly the best performance since I’ve been at the club. From the first whistle to the last, I thought we were worthy winners. […]
Two goals from the man-of-the-match Steven Fletcher took Wednesday into 12th place and six points away from the play-offs after a 2-0 win over Brentford on Tuesday evening. The victory also stretches our unbeaten league run to seven games and with six of those coming since Steve Bruce took over as manager. As with the […]
Westwood, Palmer, Lees, Hector, Lazaar, Hutchinson, Bannan, Reach, Aarons, Forestieri, Fletcher. Subs. Dawson, Iorfa, Pudil, Pelupessy, Boyd, Matias, Nuhiu.
Fernando Forestieri is expected to come back into the squad for Tuesday evening’s home game with Brentford. Forestieri was suspended for Saturday’s 3-1 win over Swansea after his red card at Rotherham but is likely to return to action against the Bees. Steve Bruce will also be awaiting fitness tests on Jordan Thorniley (concussion), George […]
Steven Fletcher’s spectacular overhead kick against Swansea was also voted Sky Championship Goal of the Day. The striker’s goal just before half-time put us three-up against the Swans and earnt 38 per cent of the votes to top the viewers’ poll.
Steve Bruce has defended Lucas Joao after the striker reacted angrily to being substituted just before the hour-mark in the home win over Swansea on Saturday. The Sheffield Star reported that Bruce said afterwards: “I think there was a bit of a mixed message there. We were hearing that he had hurt his knee. “However, […]
Steve Bruce was full of praise for his side and highlighted the contribution of loanee pair Achraf Lazaar and Rolando Aarons on their full Wednesday debuts in the 3-1 win over Swansea. The Owls boss said Lazaar “had a wonderful debut” and added: “The effort was there for everybody to see – some of them […]