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Jones ponders changes for cup tie

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Dave Jones says he is likely to make minor changes for tomorrow’s FA Cup third round tie with MK Dons. Jeremy Helan is already ruled out of the Hillsborough clash through suspension while Jones could also consider resting one or two first teamers.  Michail Antonio may be rested for Jermaine Johnson and Chris O’Grady and Gary Madine […]

Jones speaks out over Llera transfer talk

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Dave Jones has responded to reports linking Miguel Llera with a move away from the club. Llera’s contract runs out at the end of the season and Jones said today that he had met recently with the player’s agent to talk through the situation and confirmed with him that the player was contracted to be at […]

Banned Helan to miss FA Cup tie

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Jeremy Helan’s one-match ban means he will miss the FA Cup third round tie with MK Dons on Saturday. Helan was booked twice at Huddersfield last Saturday but was not sent off as referee Russell mistakenly noted Michail Antonio’s name for Helan’s first booking, meaning that when the young defender had his name taken for a second bookable […]

Palmer signs new contract for Owls

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Young midfielder Liam Palmer has signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with Wednesday. Palmer, 21, has been on loan with Tranmere this season and has played his part in the club’s promotion challenge from Division One. He will remain at Prenton Park until the end of the campaign. The former academy player at S6 has made 31 […]

We never got going says Jones

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Dave Jones was left disappointed by what he described as a “flat performance” after the Burnley defeat. Jones said: “We had a couple of efforts blocked at the start of the second half. If one of those had gone in it might have been different – but they didn’t and we then carried on in […]

Punchless Owls finish well beaten

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Wednesday’s mini-revival ended with a lacklustre defeat at home to Burnley today. We hardly created a worthwhile effort during the entire 90 minutes and the visitors secured a much deserved victory with two second-half goals.

Reda banned for Burnley game

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Reda Johnson misses the New Year’s Day home game with Burnley. Johnson, who has only recently returned from a lengthy lay-off through injury, picked up his fifth booking of the season at Huddersfield on Saturday and receives an automatic one-match ban. Dave Jones could bring in Joe Mattock as a straight replacement or move Jeremy […]

Away day for Jay after loan spell

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Jay Bothroyd is to return to QPR after a largely unsuccessful three-month loan spell at Hillsborough. Dave Jones confirmed today that the struggling West London club had requested Bothroyd’s return. That will be a relief to many Wednesday fans who became increasingly frustrated by Bothroyd’s languid style of play. His arrival at S6 coincided with […]

Probe launched over ref’s error

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An investigation has been launched after referee Mick Russell booked Wednesday’s Jeremy Helan twice at Huddersfield … but failed to send him off. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited confirmed that Russell seemingly recorded Michail Antonio’s name in error for the first bookable offence and that it is to investigate the referee’s error before deciding […]

Helan escapes in ref booking blunder

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Referee Mick Russell admitted after the Huddersfield game that he booked Jeremy Helan twice … but didn’t send him off! Helan was cautioned early on for what the ref adjudged to be a dive as the youngster burst between two Huddersfield defenders in a threat on goal. It looked a harsh decision from the other end of […]