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Quiz League gets underway … new members welcome

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The Quiz League kicks off on Thursday at the Calthorpe Arms. Anyone interested in taking part should contact Ian Colley – iancol@clara.co.uk – new members are most welcome. The full schedule is listed below, with ourselves hosting the quiz night on January 31. 2012 20/09/12 Quiz League hosted by Dagenham 04/10/12 Individual Questions by Nick Sandamas […]

We’re paying for mistakes says Jones after Brighton setback

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Dave Jones pointed to mistakes costing Wednesday points after Friday night’s disappointing 3-0 defeat at Brighton. The Owls boss said: “At the moment we are making too many mistakes and they are costing us … they are basic errors and players have got to dig in and do better than what they are at the […]

Wednesday slip to second successive defeat on the road

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Wednesday suffered their second successive defeat with a comprehensive three-goal defeat at Brighton on Friday night. We fell behind to a disputed and then deflected free kick from Wayne Bridge midway through the first half and two goals in the first 13 minutes after the interval – from Craig Mackail-Smith and Will Buckley – killed […]

Taylor and Bothroyd eye starting place as Owls look to go top

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Deadline day signing Martin Taylor and loan striker Jay Bothroyd are both likely to be in the squad as Wednesday look to go top of the Championship at Brighton on Friday night. Dave Jones could turn to central defender Taylor to bolster a back four that has looked fragile at times while the experienced Bothroyd […]

Lines sets target for return to training

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Chris Lines hopes to be back in training by the end of the month. The midfielder suffered a groin injury in the pre-season game against West Brom and the immediate diagnosis was that he could be out for up to three months. He has tweeted to say he thinks he could be back on the […]

Jones brands referee ‘a disgrace’ after Wednesday defeat

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Dave Jones launched a stinging attack on referee Rob Lewis after seeing Wednesday’s unbeaten run come to an end at Crystal Palace. Lewis awarded Palace a second-half penalty after Mark Beevers made what looked a fair tackle on Glenn Murray, with the score at 1-1. Then, after a lengthy hold-up and consulting his assistant, he […]

Wednesday lose for first time under boss Jones

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Dave Jones lost for the first time as Wednesday boss with two goals from Glenn Murray giving Crystal Palace victory on Saturday. Murray put Palace ahead inside the first minute but Michail Antonio levelled matters for Wednesday five minutes after the restart. We then survived a penalty scare when the referee awarded a spot kick […]

Jones keeps place at Palace … Taylor on the bench …

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Daniel Jones keeps his place in defence for trip to Crystal Palace – new signing Martin Taylor on bench. Full line-up: Kirkland; Buxton, Llera, Beevers, D. Jones; Antonio, Semedo, McCabe, J.Johnson; Rodri, O’Grady. Subs: Bywater, Mattock, Taylor, Corry, Pecnik, Madine, Major

Martin’s Taylor-made for Wednesday as Jones swoops again

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Dave Jones continued his transfer deadline day business on Friday evening by sealing a deal for Watford central defender Martin Taylor for an undisclosed fee. Taylor, 32, made 124 appearances for Blackburn Rovers, and then joined Birmingham City, a Premier League outfit at the time, in a £1.25m deal. He stayed at St Andrews for […]

Owls look to stretch undefeated run with a trip to the Palace

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Wednesday have no new injury problems for the trip to bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace on Saturday. Former Palace defender Anthony Gardner could return to the squad after injury while Dave Jones is likely to have to choose between Gary Madine and Chris O’Grady to partner Rodri up front. O’Grady impressed when coming on to replace Madine […]