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Monk: The demands of the Championship

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Garry Monk has spoken of how the Championship demands an aggressive attitude to reap the rewards of promotion or a place in the play-offs. Talking ahead of his first game in charge of the Owls at Huddersfield on Sunday, the new boss  said: “The league demands physicality and aggression and if you don’t apply the […]

Lees ‘touch and go’ for Monk’s first game

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Garry Monk will wait until after training on Saturday to see if Tom Lees is fit for our match at Huddersfield 24 hours later. The Wednesday skipper suffered a hamstring injury in the warm-up before our last Championship game, the 2-1 home defeat to QPR, and Monk says it is “touch and go” whether Lees […]

Watch TV clash with London Owls

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For London Owls not travelling to Huddersfield on Sunday, we will be gathering at Mabel’s Tavern to watch the televised match. It will also be Gary Monk’s first game in charge, so why not watch the action with fellow London Owls at the pub in Mabledon Place, WC1H  9AZ, situated between Euston and St Pancras […]

Luongo unused sub in World Cup win

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Massimo Luongo failed to get a slice of the World Cup action when his Australia side won 3-0 in a qualifier in Kuwait on Tuesday evening. The Owls midfielder stayed on the bench, as did Atdhe Nuhiu for Kosovo in their 5-3 Euro 2020 qualifier defeat to England in Southampton.

Atdhe ‘sits out’ Euro qualifier victory

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Atdhe Nuhiu spent 90 minutes on the bench as his Kosovo team-mates came back from behind to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Pristina on Saturday afternoon. The Wednesday striker was an unused substitute in the game, victory taking Kosovo to the top of Group A and a point ahead […]

Bates on bench as Scotland go down

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Wednesday’s David Bates was an unused substitute in Scotland’s 2-1 Euro 2020 qualifier defeat to Russia on Friday night. The Scots took an early lead through John McGinn but Russia hit back to take all three points at Hampden Park, and the defeat sees Scotland six points behind the visitors, who sit in the second […]

Monk: We need to show a strong mentality

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Garry Monk has spoken of ensuring there is a strong mentality in the Wednesday squad after being unveiled as our new manager this afternoon. Monk, who has plenty of experience managing at Championship level, talked of inheriting a capable squad which he hopes to be able to build on, and underlined: “This league demands a […]

Monk confirmed as new Wednesday boss

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Garry Monk is the new manager at Wednesday. The former Swansea, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Birmingham boss was unveiled at a Hillsborough press conference this afternoon and his first game in charge will be the televised away clash at Huddersfield on September 15. In his playing days, Monk made 15 appearances for Wednesday as a central […]

Banned Fernando out until mid-October

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Fernando Forestieri is ruled out of action for the Owls until mid-October after losing his appeal against an FA charge of using racist language. His six-match suspension has been upheld, meaning he will miss our matches against Huddersfield, Fulham, Everton, Middlesbrough, Hull and Wigan and will not be available for selection again until the away […]

Cowley responds to S6 manager links

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Lincoln boss Danny Cowley has responded to reports linking him with becoming Wednesday’s new manager. Cowley was in charge of Lincoln for their EFL Trophy defeat at Doncaster on Tuesday evening, with his brother Nicky as assistant, and when asked about possible talks between Wednesday and the Imps, he reportedly said: “I have no idea. […]