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Chelsea tie is sellout for Owls

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Wednesday have sold out our near 6000 allocation of tickets for Sunday’s FA Cup fourth round tie at Chelsea. We were given 5917 tickets for the Stamford  Bridge tie and the club announced on Monday morning that they are now all sold.

Agnew: Good to see us creating chances

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Steve Agnew was pleased to see Wednesday creating plenty of chances – despite just the one goal – in the victory over Wigan. The after-match stats showed we had 21 shots, with eight of them on target, and caretaker boss Agnew said: “The time to be concerned is when we don’t create anything in front […]

Steven’s stunner enough to earn the points

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A quality long-range strike from man-of-the-match Steven Fletcher gave Wednesday a well-deserved win over Wigan at Hillsborough on Saturday. Fletcher, who worked tirelessly up front, got the goal his performance deserved just after the hour-mark when he expertly curled a low 20-yarder into the corner of the net. Following an instantly forgettable first-half with few […]

Forestieri ‘could make squad for Chelsea tie’

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Fernando Forestieri could be back in contention for a place in the squad for the FA Cup tie at Chelsea at the end of the month. Caretaker boss Steve Agnew says while the striker has been training well, they do not want to rush him back into action after suffering his second hamstring problem this […]

Trio eye recalls for Wigan test

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Lucas Joao is back to full fitness ahead of Saturday’s home game with Wigan. Joao, who has won the Sky Championship Goal of the Month for December for his effort at Blackburn, has been sidelined since getting injured at Middlesbrough on Boxing Day but caretaker boss Steve Agnew says he is in good shape and […]

Chansiri talks on embargo and calls to fans

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Chairman Dejphon Chansiri has underlined to fans that Wednesday could be under a transfer embargo again in the months ahead and has outlined how he hopes supporters will play their part in further boosting revenues to help take the club back to the top level. In a lengthy statement on the club’s website on Wednesday […]

Agnew praises players after “terrific cup tie”

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Steve Agnew was a far happier caretaker manager after our battling cup replay win at Luton on Tuesday evening. Agnew, who was left shocked at the woeful display at Hull on Saturday, said after Wednesday’s 1-0 win at Kenilworth Road: “That was terrific, I’m really pleased with the players. This was a very tricky tie […]

Nuhiu strike seals FA Cup trip to Chelsea

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Atdhe Nuhiu’s second-half strike clinched Wednesday an FA Cup trip to Chelsea after a hard-fought third round replay victory at Luton on Tuesday evening. Nuhiu’s deflected close-range shot put us ahead just after the break and Cameron Dawson, who had already made important saves in the first half, excelled again as he then kept out […]

Abdi and van Aken get runouts for under-23s

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Long-term injury casualties Almen Abdi and Joost van Aken both had runouts for the under-23s in a 3-2 home defeat to Bolton on Monday afternoon. Jack Stobbs gave us an early lead but we were 2-1 down by the interval and, although Conor Grant equalised, the visitors grabbed a late winner. Abdi played for 65 […]

Injury doubts ahead of FA Cup replay

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Sam Hutchinson, Keiren Westwood and Joey Pelupessy are all doubtful for Tuesday evening’s FA Cup third round replay at Luton. Hutchinson took a heavy knock in Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Hull, Westwood was having a scan on an injured toe on Monday and Pelupessy is struggling with an ankle problem. Caretaker boss Steve Agnew said […]