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Another clean sheet as Owls take point

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Wednesday recorded a fourth consecutive Championship clean sheet in a goalless draw at Millwall on Tuesday night after a match where entertaining football was at a minimum. There was little to enthuse fans of either side in the first half and we looked well short of energy, commitment and creativity, allowing one of the division’s […]

Second-half was much better says Bruce

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Steve Bruce was happier with Wednesday’s second-half display at Millwall after a poor first 45 minutes led to an interval ‘pep talk’ from the new boss. Speaking after the goalless draw at The New Den, Bruce said: “The first half left a lot to be desired. I thought we were better in the second and […]

Owls at Millwall

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Westwood, Palmer, Thorniley, Hector, Fox, Hutchinson, Bannan, Pelupessy, Reach, Joao, Fletcher. Subs. Dawson, Iorfa, Lazaar, Boyd, Nuhiu, Aarons, Forestieri.

Boss could rest Fessi against Lions

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Fernando Forestieri could be rested for Tuesday evening’s trip to Millwall. Forestieri has started the last two games after a lengthy lay-off and Steve Bruce has hinted he may leave him out of the starting line-up. Not surprisingly, the striker has looked off the pace in both matches and Bruce, talking about managing the squad […]

Chief Executive departs Hillsborough

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Chief Executive Officer Katrien Meire has left Hillsborough after just a year at the club. She told the club website: “Since joining Sheffield Wednesday in January 2018, I felt a warm welcome from everyone at the club and the fans at games and around the city. “I would like to wish the chairman, the staff […]

Lees doubtful for Millwall trip

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Tom Lees is a doubt for our trip to Millwall on Tuesday evening. Lees missed Saturday’s draw with Reading after suffering a cut shin in a training accident and Steve Bruce says the skipper may well miss the game at The New Den. If Lees is ruled out then Jordan Thorniley, who replaced him on […]

Frustrating day for Owls … and Bruce

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Adam Reach’s last-minute miss summed up a frustrating afternoon for Wednesday as Steve Bruce had to settle for a goalless draw with struggling Reading in his first Hillsborough game as Owls boss. Reach swept the ball over the bar from inside the six-yard box after an excellent run and cut-back from Liam Palmer in the […]

Owls v Reading

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Westwood, Palmer, Thorniley, Hector, Fox, Hutchinson, Bannan, Reach, Boyd, Forestieri, Fletcher. Subs. Dawson, Iorfa, Lazaar, Pelupessy, Nuhiu, Joao, Aarons.

Bruce: The big problem is size of our squad

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Steve Bruce has spoken of the challenge of thinning out Wednesday’s first team squad in the coming months. The new boss, who has already talked of having too many strikers, said he took 20 players to Ipswich last weekend and had to leave another seven behind, with three more players on the injury list. Ahead […]

New signings in squad for Reading game

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Our three deadline day signings will be in the squad for Steve Bruce’s first home match as Owls boss when we take on Reading on Saturday. Wolves defender Dominic Iorfa came in on a permanent basis on the final day of the transfer window, while defender Achraf Lazaar and winger Rolando Aarons joined on loan […]