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Season-long loan for van Aken

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Joost van Aken has left Hillsborough for a season-long loan with Bundesliga 2 side VfL Osnabruck. The 25-year-old central defender, who has suffered some injury problems, has made just 16 first team appearances since joining us under Carlos Carvalhal two years ago.      

Owls draw possible away tie at Rotherham

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Wednesday have been drawn away to Rotherham in the next round of the Carabao Cup  … if we progress through against Bury in our postponed first round tie. Tonight’s scheduled game at home to Bury was suspended by the EFL due to the on-going financial crisis which has put the Gigg Lane club’s future in […]

Bannan ‘ready to return for Millwall trip’

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Barry Bannan should be fit to return to the Wednesday line-up for next Saturday’s trip to Millwall. Bannan missed Saturday’s win over Barnsley after suffering a calf strain in training but Lee Bullen expects the midfielder to have recovered in time for the New Den clash. Bullen said he would have selected the same side […]

‘I’m delighted for the whole squad’

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Lee Bullen was full of praise for Wednesday’s all-round team display after beating Barnsley to go top of the Championship. The caretaker boss, who admitted he “had a little bit of a go at half time as I felt there was more in the locker” went on to say: “We ‘out-Barnsleyed’ Barnsley if you like with […]

Owls go top after impressive display

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Wednesday made it two wins out of two and went top of the early Championship table with an impressive 2-0 victory over Barnsley at Hillsborough. Goals in each half from loanee winger Jacob Murphy and Steven Fletcher sealed the points in an all-round first-class attacking team display and, while we rode our luck at times […]

Will new signings be in the squad?

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Wednesday fans will be waiting to see if any of our three deadline day signings make the squad for Saturday’s Hillsborough opener against Barnsley. New arrivals Massimo Luongo, Jacob Murphy and David Bates all trained on Friday and Lee Bullen said he would decide after that session whether to select any of them or to […]

Midfielder Kirby goes out on loan

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Young midfielder Connor Kirby has joined League Two side Macclesfield on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old has made four first team appearances for us and has been a regular in the under-23s side, having signed professional terms four years ago.

Third signing on transfer deadline day

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Wednesday completed a hat-trick of transfer deadline day signings with the arrival of Hamburg central defender David Bates on a season-long loan. Bates, 22, signed for Hamburg from Rangers on a four-year contract last summer and has made 28 appearances for the Bundesliga 2 side. He previously played for Raith Rovers, East Stirling and Brechin […]

Carabao Cup tie is called off

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Our scheduled Carabao Cup first round tie with Bury at Hillsborough next Tuesday has been suspended by the EFL. The League released a statement today confirming that the troubled division one club had failed to provide additional specific detail requested in relation to a number of its financial obligations and Bury’s future existence looks to […]

Winger completes season-long loan deal

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Newcastle winger Jacob Murphy has completed his move to Wednesday on a season-long loan. Murphy, 24, had a medical at Hillsborough today after agreeing the move to S6. He joined Newcastle from Norwich two years ago but failed to gain a regular place in the side under Rafael Benitez and went out to loan at […]