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Chief Executive departs Hillsborough

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Chief Executive Officer Katrien Meire has left Hillsborough after just a year at the club. She told the club website: “Since joining Sheffield Wednesday in January 2018, I felt a warm welcome from everyone at the club and the fans at games and around the city. “I would like to wish the chairman, the staff […]

Lees doubtful for Millwall trip

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Tom Lees is a doubt for our trip to Millwall on Tuesday evening. Lees missed Saturday’s draw with Reading after suffering a cut shin in a training accident and Steve Bruce says the skipper may well miss the game at The New Den. If Lees is ruled out then Jordan Thorniley, who replaced him on […]

Frustrating day for Owls … and Bruce

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Adam Reach’s last-minute miss summed up a frustrating afternoon for Wednesday as Steve Bruce had to settle for a goalless draw with struggling Reading in his first Hillsborough game as Owls boss. Reach swept the ball over the bar from inside the six-yard box after an excellent run and cut-back from Liam Palmer in the […]

Bruce: The big problem is size of our squad

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Steve Bruce has spoken of the challenge of thinning out Wednesday’s first team squad in the coming months. The new boss, who has already talked of having too many strikers, said he took 20 players to Ipswich last weekend and had to leave another seven behind, with three more players on the injury list. Ahead […]

New signings in squad for Reading game

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Our three deadline day signings will be in the squad for Steve Bruce’s first home match as Owls boss when we take on Reading on Saturday. Wolves defender Dominic Iorfa came in on a permanent basis on the final day of the transfer window, while defender Achraf Lazaar and winger Rolando Aarons joined on loan […]

New injury setback for Onomah

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Josh Onomah could be out for at least a month after suffering a new hamstring problem. The Tottenham loanee returned to action as a second-half substitute at Ipswich on Saturday after being sidelined since picking up a hamstring injury at Middlesbrough on Boxing Day. However, he suffered a hamstring pull in the other leg in […]

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 […]