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Injured trio doubtful for start of season

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Long-term injury casualties – Kieran Lee, Steven Fletcher and Gary Hooper – are all doubts to make the Wednesday squad for the season opener at Wigan next month. Manager Jos Luhukay said Lee and Fletcher are making good progress while Hooper is still not 100 per cent fit and added that all three players could […]

Jos: We’ve got a lot of work to do

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Jos Luhukay said Wednesday have plenty of work to do in the build-up to the season after Friday night’s 1-0 warm-up win at Lincoln. The Owls manager said: “We lost a lot of balls and were too hectic. We only had two chances in the first half. “I thought we started well in the opening […]

Forestieri fires winner in Lincoln friendly

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A cracking effort from Fernando Forestieri was enough to give Wednesday a 1-0 win at Lincoln in our first pre-season friendly. Forestieri fired home from the edge of the penalty area on 55 minutes to secure victory in a game which saw Wednesday field two different line-ups for each half. First-half line-up: Westwood, Baker, Lees, […]

Pre-match meeting place for Lincoln friendly

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For London Owls travelling to Lincoln for the pre-season friendly on Friday evening, we will be meeting at The Cardinal’s Hat pub before the game. The pub is at 268 High Street, Lincoln LN2 1HW and is about one mile from Sincil Bank. The match kicks off at 7.30pm.

Smart work as under-23s start with win

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Triallist Sam Smart and fellow striker Preslav Borukov were on the mark as Wednesday’s under-23s began their warm-up to the season with a 2-1 win over Hallam FC on Tuesday evening. Smart, pictured, is on trial from Basingstoke while Borukov is looking to push for a place in the first team squad after impressing at […]

Rhodes off to Norwich in loan deal

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Jordan Rhodes has joined Championship rivals Norwich on a season-long loan. Rhodes, who initially signed for us from Middlesbrough on loan in January 2017 and then completed a reported £8m move, has failed to make a big impression at Hillsborough, scoring only 10 goals in 55 appearances.    

Rethink for Jos in defender search

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Wednesday will have to look elsewhere for another central defender after Frederico Venancio signed for Portuguese club, Vitória Guimaraes. Jos Luhukay had been keen to sign the player from Vitória de Setubal after last season’s spell on loan at S6.

Away kit unveiled for new season

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Wednesday have unveiled our new away kit for next season … hot on the heels of the ‘return to stripes’ home shirt. The away strip, shown off in the picture by Jordan Thorniley, Barry Bannan, Fernando Forestieri and Keiren Westwood, will get its first outing at Wigan on the opening day of the season.  

More date changes for next season

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Two more date changes have been announced for Wednesday’s fixtures for the forthcoming season. Our midweek trip to Millwall next year has been moved forward 24 hours to Tuesday, February 12 and it is likewise for the home game with Bolton, which will now take place on Tuesday, November 27.

Hunt completes move to City

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Jack Hunt has completed his move to Championship rivals Bristol City. Hunt, who had a year left on his contract, has signed for an undisclosed fee with the figure of £1.6m quoted in several reports. He joined us on loan from Crystal Palace in the summer of 2015, before signing a permanent deal in the […]