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QPR cup tie moved to Friday night

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Our FA Cup fourth round tie at QPR will now be played on Friday, January 24, kick off 8pm.  

City Council Prohibition Notice ‘invalid’

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The Prohibition Notice served on Sheffield Wednesday by the City Council in July last year, preventing access and exiting for home supporters at the Leppings Lane end of our ground, has been ruled to be invalid. A statement from the club reads: ‘At the Sheffield Magistrates Court on 8 January, District Judge Redhouse allowed Sheffield […]

Wednesday away to QPR in FA Cup

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Wednesday have been drawn away to QPR in the FA Cup fourth round. Ties will be played over the weekend of January 24-27.

Wednesday await injury update on Fletcher

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Wednesday will await further checks on Steven Fletcher after he was stretchered off in the second half of the FA Cup win at Brighton. Fletcher was clearly in much pain, signalling to the bench straightaway that he had a problem in the knee area, after landing awkwardly in a challenge. Garry Monk confirmed afterwards that […]

Debut was a dream come true says Osaze

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Debutant Osaze Urhoghide spoke of the surprise and excitement at making his Wednesday debut at Brighton today … while manager Garry Monk paid tribute to the hard work the young defender has displayed to get to this stage. Nineteen-year-old Urhoghide was freed by AFC Wimbledon at the end of last season and had trials with […]

‘We showed the pride and courage I wanted to see’

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Garry Monk spoke of his pride at seeing Wednesday show the courage he was looking for in the 1-0 FA Cup third round win at Brighton. It was a deserved victory in a performance which displayed far more desire, determination and all-round teamwork than we saw in the hat-trick of Championship defeats over the festive […]

Brighton rocked as Owls go through

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Wednesday’s much-changed side rose to the challenge and knocked Premier League Brighton out of the FA Cup on their own patch today. The only goal of the game came on 65 minutes when a free kick on the edge of the box was tapped to Adam Reach and his shot took a big deflection past […]

Young defender’s debut at Brighton

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Nineteen-year-old defender Osaze Urhoghide makes his Wednesday debut in FA Cup tie at Brighton this afternoon. Urhoghide joined us from AFC Wimbledon in the summer and has been a regular in the under-23 squad. Full line-up: Dawson; Urhoghide, Borner, Iorfa, Fox; Lee, Luongo, Pelupessy, Reach; Murphy, Fletcher. Subs. Wildsmith, Harris, Rhodes, Winnall, Lees, Nuhiu, Hunt.

Monk to make changes after poor run

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Garry Monk says there will be changes for tomorrow’s FA Cup third round tie at Brighton … but because of poor form rather than resting players for the cup. The Owls boss expressed his disappointment at the team’s recent performances after the home loss to Hull on New Year’s Day completed three successive defeats and […]

‘We need to put words into actions on pitch’

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Garry Monk says his Wednesday squad need to answer the critics with their performances on the field following today’s third successive defeat. After a sterile performance in the 1-0 Hillsborough reverse to Hull, the Owls boss said: “We are not happy with that at all and it has been a disappointing week. A contrast to […]