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Bruce gives verdict on ‘debut day’ success

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Steve Bruce admitted he thought it might not be Wednesday’s day … until Lucas Joao grabbed an 89th minute in the manager’s first game in charge at Ipswich on Saturday. Having seen Wednesday fail to convert several good chances, Bruce said: “It was great to be back and I’m delighted with the win. It’s a good […]

Joao seals first game victory for Bruce

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Lucas Joao’s 89th minute strike at bottom club Ipswich gave Steve Bruce a winning start to his managerial career at Wednesday … and that was after watching us miss a handful of chances to take control of the match. The goal came when Adam Reach took Michael Hector’s pass in his stride, cut in from […]

Owls seal double loan deal with Newcastle

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Newcastle pair Achraf Lazaar and Rolando Aarons have completed transfer deadline day loan moves to Wednesday. They became Steve Bruce’s second and third signings of his first day at Hillsborough, following on from the permanent transfer of right back Dominic Iorfa from Wolves. Moroccan-born Lazaar, 27, is a left-back who has made just 10 appearances […]

Steve clinches signing of Wolves defender

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Steve Bruce has celebrated his first day as Wednesday boss by signing Wolves defender Dominic Iorfa for a reported £500,000 fee. Bruce revealed at his ‘welcome’ press conference on Thursday afternoon that he was hoping to bring some new faces into the club before the transfer deadline hours later. And it was confirmed at about […]

Bruce moves for trio on first day at S6

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Steve Bruce has wasted no time in looking to strengthen the Wednesday squad with three new faces set to join the club on his first day at S6. Bruce revealed at his press conference on Thursday that he was targeting new players to sign before the transfer window closes later in the evening. Then came […]

Bruce eyes ‘signing or two’ before deadline

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Steve Bruce has not ruled out making a signing or two before Thursday evening’s transfer deadline. Speaking at his first press conference at Hillsborough, the new Wednesday boss said: “We have one or two things in the pipeline and we’ll see how it goes over the coming hours.” He also underlined that all signings would […]

Steve’s “disappointment” at TV pundits

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Steve Bruce has spoken of his disappointment at criticism over his ‘delayed’ arrival as new manager at Hillsborough. Bruce will take charge of Wednesday for the first time at Ipswich on Saturday, following his appointment earlier this month when it was also announced that he would not become the new boss until February 1 for […]

Agnew’s praise for the players

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Steve Agnew praised the team’s performance after our 3-0 FA Cup defeat at Chelsea. The caretaker boss said: “I have to give credit to the players, they gave everything in terms of the character, the effort and the organisation.” He said they carried out the game plan well but that it was difficult to create […]

Owls out after VAR penalty drama

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A tale of two penalty decisions midway through the first half paved the way for Wednesday’s 3-0 FA Cup exit at Chelsea on Sunday evening. We were awarded a spot kick for a challenge by Ethan Ampadu on Joey Pelupessy – only for VAR to then rule that the defender’s tackle was a fair one. […]

Chelsea tie screened live at Mabel’s Tavern

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London Owls who haven’t managed to get a ticket for Sunday’s FA Cup tie at Chelsea can join fellow fans to watch the game at our usual meeting place of Mabel’s Tavern. The match is being screened live on BBC One and kicks off at 6pm.