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Bywater back as Owls take on Reading?

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Stephen Bywater is expected to return to action tonight when Wednesday take on Reading in their second pre-season friendly in Portugal. Bywater and Nicky Weaver missed Sunday’s game with Sporting Lisbon through injury, local youngster Carlos Hernandes being drafted in to play in goal. Meanwhile, keeper Chris Kirkland has returned to S6 and confirmed he […]

Wednesday suffer double keeper blow

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Injuries to keepers Stephen Bywater and Nicky Weaver saw Wednesday borrowing a young Portugese goalie for the friendly with Sporting Lisbon on Sunday evening. Dave Jones drafted in 19-year-old Carlos Henriques after both Bywater and Weaver suffered minor strains in training. Meanwhile, Wednesday are expected to go back to Reading with an improved offer for […]

Wednesday outplayed as Sporting ease to win

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A goal in each half gave Sporting Lisbon a comfortable win over Wednesday on Sunday evening. A weak second half free kick from sub Miguel Llera was just about the only time the home keeper was called into action in a game which highlighted the gap in standing of the two teams.

Sporting strike again to go two up

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Wednesday go two down to Sporting on 68 minutes. Harewood and Lowe on for Madine and Maguire early in second half.

Owls trail at half time after early blow

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Wednesday one down at half time against Sporting Lisbon. Owls fail to trouble Sporting defence after home side take early lead when they easily open up our defence on our left.

Wednesday concede early goal against Sporting

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Wednesday go one down to Sporting Lisbon after 10 minutes. Portugese keeper Carlos Henriques in goal, starts for Pecnik, Lee, Maguire and Gardner. Starting line-up Henriques, Lee, Beevers, Gardner, R Johnson, Lines, Semedo, Pecnik, J Johnson, Madine, Lines.

Could old boy Wood be on way back to S6?

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Wednesday are reported to be considering a bid to bring Richard Wood back to Hillsborough. The central defender left S6 in November 2009 when he signed for Coventry. He has failed to make a big impression at the Ricoh and suffered a serious knee injury in February. Wood has a year of his contract left […]

Kirkland could be set to leave Wednesday

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Chris Kirkland could be leaving Hillsborough within weeks of joining us. Reports indicate that the keeper is in talks over terminating his contract for personal reasons He did not figure in Tuesday’s pre-season games and is not expected to join the squad when they fly out to Portugal for a week’s training camp,

Maguire at the double as Owls hit four in pre-season victory

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New striker Chris Maguire was on target twice as Wednesday won 4-0 in a pre-season friendly at Stocksbridge Park Steels on Tuesday evening. Both his goals came in the first-half and Gary Madine was also on the mark before the break. With the Owls resting several first teamers during the second half, Patrick Antelmi completed the scoring late […]

Summer Pecnik for Owls as Nejc signs on

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Slovenia international Nejc Pecnik has signed a two-year deal with Wednesday. The 26-year-old wideman can also play up front and joins from Portugese side CD Nacional after impressing in trials at S6. * Wednesday start their pre-season with two games on Tuesday evening – the first team squad being split up for trips to Sheffield […]