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Owls hoping skipper Jones recovers in time for trip to Preston

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Wednesday will be hoping Rob Jones is fit to play at Preston on Saturday. Jones was forced off after 56 minutes at Walsall on Boxing Day, with Gary Megson explaining the skipper suffers from sciatica and that his back was too sore to continue. Megson added that the sciatica comes and goes and often clears […]

Defeat means Wednesday could lose second place to rivals

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Wednesday could find themselves out of the top two by Tuesday evening . . . if Sheffield United beat Notts County. After losing to two injury time goals at Walsall on Boxing Day, United have the chance to go a point ahead of us with victory against County. Gary Megson said after the disappointment of […]

Megson: We need to act quickly to sort out some issues

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Gary Megson says he has some issues to sort out after Wednesday threw away another three points, allowing struggling Walsall to score twice in injury time on Boxing Day in a 2-1 defeat. Ryan Lowe gave us the lead on the hour with a cracking header from Chris Lines’ great run and cross. However, Claude […]

It’s Weaver versus O’Donnell for goalkeeping spot at Walsall

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Gary Megson needs to decide between Richard O’Donnell and Nicky Weaver for the goalkeeping spot when Wednesday travel to Walsall on Boxing Day. With Stephen Bywater having returned to Derby after his loan spell, it’s a straight choice of O’Donnell or Weaver for the trip to face the Saddlers. Long-term injury victim Weaver came through […]

Batth-time for Wednesday as Danny extends stay at S6

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Danny Batth is to stay at Hillsborough until the end of the season. The young central defender joined us on loan from Wolves towards the end of last season, rejoined on a half-season deal in the summer and has now extended the arrangement until the end of the campaign. Batth has struck up a strong […]

O’Connor linked with coaching role in the United States

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James O’Connor is reported to be ready to leave Hillsborough for a coaching role in the United States. The midfielder is said to be lined up to join an unnamed side in  Major League Soccer and is expected to leave the club in the next few days. He has been a regular this season but […]

Megson: The highs and lows of a rollercoaster 90 minutes

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Like all Wednesday fans at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, Gary Megson shared the rollercoaster of emotions … from two-down to 4-2 up in the space of an hour … only to allow promotion rivals Huddersfield to square the game in the seventh minute of added time. Megson said: “The game had everything, we’d lost it, then […]

Injury-time heartache as Rhodes blocks our way to victory

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An equaliser deep into injury time robbed Wednesday of victory in an eight-goal promotion thriller against Huddersfield at S6 on Saturday. We went two-down early on as danger man Jordan Rhodes scored with two headers but were level before the half-hour mark with a Rob Jones header and Reda Johnson from close in. Ben Marshall […]

Megson’s striking poser for big clash at S6

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Gary Megson has to make a decision who to play up front alongside Chris O’Grady for Saturday’s big S6 clash with fellow promotion contenders Huddersfield. Megson opted for Arsenal loanee Sanchez Watt, with Ryan Lowe on the subs’ bench at Oldham. However, with Ben Marshall withdrawn at half-time after illness, Lowe came on for the […]

Megson: Huddersfield clash will be like old days

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Wednesday will be hoping for a 25,000-plus crowd for next Saturday’s Yorkshire derby promotion clash with Huddersfield. With the Terriers losing their second successive game on Saturday, we go into the game knowing that a win would take us seven points clear of Lee Clark’s men. Gary Megson said: “Hillsborough will be like the old […]