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Arsene says ‘non’ to Gary’s FA Cup plea

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has turned down Gary Megson’s request to allow loanee striker Sanchez Watt to play in Saturday’s FA Cup second round tie at home to Aldershot. Megson contacted the Gunners boss to see if he would release the 20-year-old to make his Owls debut against the Shots but Wenger does not want […]

Reda all about it as defender heads Wednesday into second place in promotion push

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Wednesday moved into second place in the division one promotion chase with a single goal win over Leyton Orient at Hillsborough on Saturday. Reda Johnson got our all-important strike after 19 minutes with an excellent downward header from a cross by Chris Lines. The defender had a second header disallowed for offside and the Owls […]

Gary: An important win

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Gary Megson was delighted to have got the three points under his belt after Saturday’s narrow win over Orient. Megson had beforehand hailed the game as Wednesday’s biggest for several years, in referring to it giving us the chance to go second in the table. He said after the win: “We’ve talked all week about […]

Question time for Arsene

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Wednesday will be hoping to persuade Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to allow loanee striker Sanchez Watt to play in next Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Aldershot. Watt was the unlucky sixth loanee left out against Orient – clubs can only have five loan players in their matchday squad. And Gary Megson confirmed afterwards that he […]

Loanees set for debuts … Owls aim for second … biggest game for years says Gary

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Wednesday have the chance to move up iinto second place in the table when they take on Leyton Orient at S6 on Saturday. With leaders Charlton facing nearest challengers Huddersfield on Monday night, the Owls know that victory against Orient will lift us one place into the automatic promotion places for at least 48 hours. […]

Wednesday hit by double injury blow as Arsenal youngster arrives at Hillsborough

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Wednesday have been dealt a double injury blow with Gary Madine and Lewis Buxton ruled out until after Christmas. Madine will be on the sidelines for up to six weeks after tests revealed he fractured a toe at Tranmere on Saturday while Buxton is out for a month after pulling a hamstring in training last […]

Calling the Shots . . .

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Second division Aldershot will be coming to S6 for the FA Cup second round. The Shots defeated non-league Maidenhead United 2-0 in their first round replay on Tuesday evening. The game is scheduled for Saturday December 3, kick off 3pm with ticket prices £10 for adults and £5 concessions.

Megson hails battling performance . . . double injury blow . . . JJ set for S6 exit?

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Gary Megson praised Wednesday’s fighting spirit as they fought back from behind to earn victory at Tranmere on Saturday After seeing goals from Ryan Lowe and Chris Lines complete a 2-1 win, Megson said: “That’s as hard-earned three points as we will probably get all season – it was a really tough game. “We stood […]

Lowe hits the heights as Wednesday hit back to clinch important win at Tranmere

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Ryan Lowe was the second-half matchwinner as Wednesday came back from a goal down at Tranmere on Saturday to take three points and keep up our promotion challenge. The home side totally dominated the first half and took a deserved lead through Jose Baxter on 37 minutes but the Owls grabbed an unexpected equaliser just […]

Quartet hoping for a Rovers return as Wednesday get back to the league action

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Wednesday have four players back in contention for a place in the starting line-up for Saturday’s tough trip to Tranmere. Loanees Stephen Bywater and Ben Marshall are expected to be in the squad after missing the Morecambe cup tie under the agreements that brought them to S6, while skipper Rob Jones is available after having […]