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Chris in line for recall to starting line-up

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Fit-again Chris Lines is expected to be recalled to the Wednesday midfield as we look to end a run of four successive defeats when Watford come to S6 tonight. Lines came on as a second-half substitute against Leicester on Saturday after his lengthy lay-off and Dave Jones is likely to give him a place in […]

Chairman Mandaric issues rallying call to the fans

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Milan Mandaric has asked Wednesday fans to show patience and support after just two wins in the last 15 league games sees us facing a Championship relegation battle in the coming months. In a statement on the club website, Mandaric said: “Like everyone connected with Sheffield Wednesday, I am disappointed with the current position of the team […]

O’Grady faces fitness test for Watford clash

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Chris O’Grady could be back from injury for tomorrow’s important home clash with Watford. He was dropped for the trip to Middlesbrough earlier this month and then sustained a foot injury which was expected to keep him out for a fortnight. Dave Jones has confirmed that O’Grady trained today and his fitness will be assessed […]

Jones: We were beaten by better team

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Dave Jones held his hands up and said Wednesday were beaten by the better side against Leicester … but his biggest concern was how we were outworked and outfought by the opposition when the going got tough. Jones said: “Leicester are a very good side with some very good players and they are a better […]

Jones under mounting pressure

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Dave Jones finds himself under growing pressure after Wednesday’s dismal home defeat to Leicester, Even allowing for the difference in quality between the two sides, the Owls also showed a worrying lack of teamwork, application and workrate and hardly caused Leicester a problem in the entire 90 minutes. Defeat took us back into the bottom […]

Owls slip back into relegation zone

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Wednesday were totally outplayed as we slumped to a fourth successive defeat at home to Leicester and slipped back into the Championship relegation zone. The visitors looked the better side throughout and took the lead with a goal from Daniel Drinkwater just before half-time. We failed to trouble Schmeichel in the Leicester goal and a […]

Injured Reda ruled out until New Year

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Dave Jones has confirmed that Reda Johnson will not be back in action for Wednesday before the New Year. Johnson has been sidelined since early season with a foot injury and he angered Jones last month after tweeting that he would be out for at least two months. The Owls boss said at the time […]

Premier League pair join Wednesday on loan

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Wednesday have signed Stoke City striker Mamady Sidibe on a month’s loan. The 32-year-old Mali international has been sidelined with serious knee and achilles tendon injuries but is now ready to return to action and Dave Jones will welcome him to a Wednesday frontline which is desperate for some added firepower.  Stoke manager Tony Pulis said: “It’s been […]

Taylor ready to replace banned Llera

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Martin Taylor is likely to replace the suspended Miguel Llera for Saturday’s visit of Leicester. Llera’s late booking at Forest on Saturday was his fifth of the season and that means a one-match ban for the clash with the Foxes. Taylor joined early in the season from Watford, in a bid to improve our leaky […]

Blow for Owls as Barkley returns to Goodison

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Wednesday’s plans have been dealt a blow with young loanee midfielder Ross Barkley being recalled by Everton. David Moyes has asked for the 18-year-old to return to Goodison after skipper Phil Neville was ruled out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery. Barkley was on a week-by-week loan arrangement with Wednesday after an initial […]