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Television date for Blackpool FA Cup replay

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Wednesday’s FA Cup fourth round replay with Blackpool at Hillsborough will be live on ESPN. The tie is on February 7 and is a 7.45pm kick off.

New boy Bostock could be in squad at MK

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New loan signing John Bostock is eligible to play in Wednesday’s promotion clash at MK Dons on Tuesday. Twenty-year-old midfielder Bostock has signed on loan from Tottenham until the end of the season and could go straight into the squad against the Dons. * The Owls home game with Preston on March 31 is to […]

Owls off to Everton if we win replay

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Wednesday will be off to Premier League Everton in the FA Cup if we can beat Blackpool in our fourth round replay. The tie would see Gary Megson pitched against a team he used to play for and for older fans would bring back memories of the 1966 FA Cup Final when we lost 3-2 […]

Replay date confirmed . . . look out for ball number seven

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Wednesday’s FA Cup fourth round replay with Blackpool at Hillsborough has been confirmed for Tuesday, February 7, kick off 7.45pm. Tickets will be priced £10 adults and £5 concessions. Draw for the fifth round takes place at approximately 3.40pm today – it’s live on ITV with the Wednesday/Blackpool number being 7.    

Wednesday looking to strengthen before Tuesday’s deadline

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Wednesday will be looking to bring in one or two players before next Tuesday’s transfer deadline. Gary Megson confirmed after the draw at Blackpool that he hopes to strengthen the side in the next couple of days, saying: “We’re trying to bring in one or two new players but other clubs are also interested in […]

‘Ref couldn’t wait to give the penalty’ says Megson

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Gary Megson felt the referee couldn’t wait to give Blackpool the injury-time penalty that robbed us of a place in the FA Cup fifth round. Referring to the penalty award, given for Chris Sedgwick’s challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher, Megson pointed to a similar challenge on Jermaine Johnson seconds earlier which was allowed to go unpunished. […]

Another late blow for Wednesday as Phillips strikes from spot

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Kevin Phillips, so often the scourge of Wednesday over the years, robbed us of an FA Cup upset at Blackpool on Saturday. Clinton Morrison’s excellent strike soon after the break put us ahead but, just as we looked to have earnt a place in the fifth round we once again conceded an injury-time goal, Chris […]

Wednesday line-up at Blackpool

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Wednesday line-up at Blackpool: Bywater; Buxton, R Jones, Batth, Beevers; Palmer, Prutton, Lines, Sedgwick; Morrison, Lowe

We’re off to Blackpool … but with more than half an eye on MK

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Lewis Buxton should be fit – if selected – for the Owls squad for Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie at Blackpool. Buxton missed Tuesday’s win at Scunthorpe wth a tight hamstring but Gary Megson said he should be clear for the trip to play Ian Holloway’s Championship oufit. However, with a promotion clash at MK Dons […]

Megson eyes up possible loan deal for midfielder Bodde

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Gary Megson has confirmed he is interested in Swansea midfielder Ferrie Bodde. He said: “I tried to sign Ferrie quite a few years ago when I was at Bolton. At that time he had really bad luck with cruciate problems and he’s been out for a long time. “He’s a really good player but I don’t […]