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Changes to fixture dates

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An update on Wednesday’s fixtures for next season … The home game with Sunderland, scheduled for Tuesday August 15, will now be played on the following evening. In addition, the S6 match with Preston, due to for Easter Saturday, will now be played on Good Friday, with a 3pm kick off.

Owls to face Preston on opening day

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Wednesday kick off the new Championship season with an away match against Preston on August 5. We then play at home to QPR on August 12 and Sunderland at S6 on the 15th, followed by Fulham away on August 19. The city derbies with Sheff U are at Hillsborough on September 23 and then the […]

‘Derby’ cup clash for Wednesday

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Wednesday have been drawn at home to near neighbours Chesterfield in the first round of the newly-named Carabao Cup. The ‘League Cup’ tie will take place week commencing August 7.

Carlos to face former club in Portugal

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Carlos Carvalhal will meet one of his previous clubs when Wednesday travel to Portugal for part of our pre-season schedule next month. We will face Primeira Liga side Vitória de Setúbal on Saturday July 22 at Estádio Municipal de Albufeira, kick-off 8pm, a club where Carvalhal had two spells, helping them to promotion to the […]

Owls striker in World Cup start

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Atdhe Nuhiu was in the Kosovo starting line-up for their home World Cup qualifier against Turkey on Sunday evening. Nuhiu played the full 90 minuted but his Kosovo side went down 4-1. Earlier in the day, Keiren Westwood was an unused substitute in the Republic of Ireland’s 1-1 home draw with Austria in their World […]

Double celebration for striker George

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George Hirst and his Young Lions team-mates clinched the Toulon Tournament trophy in a dramatic penalty shootout against the Ivory Coast on Saturday afternoon. England were one-up and then Hirst missed a penalty before Ivory Coast grabbed a last-minute equaliser from the spot. There were no further goals in extra time and that took the […]

Wednesday pair on the bench

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Wednesday pair Barry Bannan and Steven Fletcher are both on the bench for Scotland in their World Cup qualifier against England at Hampden Park this afternoon.

‘£3m central defender bid turned down’

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Wednesday are reported to have had a £3m bid turned down for Cardiff central defender Sean Morrison. Carlos Carvalhal is targetting centre back as one of the positions that needs strengthening for next season and. while this initial approach for the Cardiff skipper has been rebuffed, it would not be surprising if Wednesday went back […]

Hirst helps England book place in final

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George Hirst was a second-half substitute as England’s Young Lions clinched a place in the final of the Toulon Tournament with a 3-0 win over Scotland. Hirst came on after 63 minutes with holders England booking a place in Saturday’s final against the Ivory Coast.

Owls off to Portugal for pre-season warm-up

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Wednesday will fly out to Portugal as part of their pre-season programme. The squad leaves for Portugal on July 17, returning to England on July 23, and details of any match action has still to be announced. The friendly programme kicks off with a match at Alfreton on July 11, kick off 7.30pm, followed by […]