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Season suspended for foreseeable future

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The Championship season has been suspended for the foreseeable future, along with other footballing competitions. With the Coronavirus crisis deepening, the EFL made the following statement this afternoon: ‘As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EFL, Premier League, FA and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have today collectively agreed […]

Chairman’s pledge to ‘furloughed staff’

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Wednesday today confirmed that several members of staff are being furloughed as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme … but chairman Dejphon Chansiri has pledged to ensure that those employees affected will continue to receive their full salaries. A statement on the club website said: “In the best interests of all staff and […]

Wednesday light up support for NHS

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Wednesday put their support for the NHS up in lights this evening. The Hillsborough scoreboard was lit up in blue and white with the message ‘Thank You NHS’ as the club played its part in saluting the tremendous work being carried out by health workers all over the UK during the on-going coronavirus crisis. Thousands […]

EFL drops charges against trio

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Wednesday have issued a statement this evening, revealing that the EFL has dropped charges against club owner Dejphon Chansiri, finance director John Redgate and former chief executive Katrien Meire … but charges against the club itself will progress to a hearing. The statement said: ‘The EFL has written to the Club and informed it that […]

Coronavirus: Further suspension of football

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The EFL, along with the Premier League and women’s professional game, has today announced a further postponement of any possible return to football action until April 30 at the earliest, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. This replaces last week’s initial date, halting games until April 3 at the earliest, and it would seem certain […]

EFL fixtures suspended over coronavirus

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All EFL fixtures have been suspended until April 3 at the earliest as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. For Wednesday, this means the postponement of tomorrow’s home game with Forest, Tuesday’s trip to Bristol City and next weekend’s Hillsborough match with West Brom. The EFL released the following statement this morning: ‘The FA, Premier […]

Monk’s views on state of play at S6

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Garry Monk has spoken of how he sees his position at the club after Saturday’s 5-0 demolition at Brentford. The heavy defeat stretched our dreadful run to two wins in 14 league games, turning a play-off challenge at Christmas to being just nine points above the relegation positions and with a possible EFL points deduction […]

Monk ‘lost for words’ after thrashing

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Garry Monk said he was lost for words after Wednesday’s 5-0 capitulation at Brentford this afternoon. We were two goals down inside 20 minutes through goals from Josh Dasilva and Emiliano Marcondes, had a short spell where we were more competitive but a third Bees goal by Bryan Mbeumo just before the break all but […]

Preston double seals derby victory

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A double from Fraser Preston gave Wednesday under-23s a 2-1 win over their Sheff U counterparts at Hillsborough this evening. The visitors took the lead on 19 minutes through Leo Gaxha but Preston struck for the first time just before the break with a low shot to equalise. And he was on target again soon […]

Lee misses last league visit to Griffin Park

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Kieran Lee is ruled out of tomorrow’s trip to Brentford after limping off with a groin strain against Manchester City in midweek. Julian Borner was another injury victim in the cup tie, being forced off at half time with a hamstring problem, but he is expected to be available for selection for our last-ever league […]