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Megson rues defending at set pieces after another defeat

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Gary Megson was left cursing another goal conceded from a set piece as Wednesday slumped to a second successive defeat at home to Stevenage on Tuesday evening. Scott Laird grabbed the only goal from a Stevenage corner just before half-time, leaving Megson to say: “People are switching off at set pieces when we are defending […]

Promotion looks a long way off as Wednesday flop again

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Wednesday’s promotion challenge took another major setback with a 1-0 defeat at home to Stevenage on Tuesday evening. Apart from some flashes of skill from Jermaine Johnson and despite dominating possession, we rarely looked like gaining a much-needed win either before or after falling behind to a Scott Laird goal just before the break. We […]

Megson waits on Llera as Wednesday face crucial clash at S6

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Miguel Llera faces a late fitness test for Wednesday as we face a hugely important game at home to Stevenage on Tuesday evening. Llera left the pitch with a cut head just before Exeter equalised in Saturday’s disappointing defeat. He had six stitches in the wound and now Gary Megson waits to see if he […]

Some players need to shape up says Megson after shocker

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Gary Megson slammed the performance of some of his players after the hugely disappointing 2-1 defeat at Exeter. A clearly angry Megson said: “We have some players here at the moment who are playing as if they are doing us a favour . . . they think they are better than they are and they […]

Promotion hopes hit as Wednesday slump to defeat at Exeter

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Wednesday’s promotion hopes took a big blow with a 2-1 defeat at struggling Exeter. Jermaine Johnson puts us ahead from 15 yards after 66 minutes but we were pegged back immediately from a Billy Jones free kick and then lost all three points to a late David Noble free kick. It was another poor display from […]

Buxton back for Wednesday’s clash at Exeter

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Lewis Buxton back in Wednesday side at Exeter – he replaces Jon Otsemebor at right back. Full line-up is: Bywater; Buxton, Llera, Batth, Bennett; J. Johnson, Bostock, Prutton, Semedo; O’Grady, Madine

All change again as Wednesday go west to tackle Exeter

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Gary Megson will be ringing the changes again when Wednesday travel to Exeter on Saturday. The in-form Reda Johnson is ruled out for two games through suspension while Megson has indicated that Jermaine Johnson will return after being rested for the midweek FA Cup replay against Blackpool. Miguel Llera and loanee John Bostock could also […]

Megson focuses back on league . . . JJ to return at Exeter . . .

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Gary Megson voiced his disappointment at Wednesday’s FA Cup exit on Tuesday evening – then immediately turned his attention to our on-going promotion push. After seeing the Owls never looking likely to upset a far superior Blackpool side in the cup replay at S6, Megson said: “We had a great opportunity in the first few minutes […]

Two-match suspension for Reda after tenth booking of season

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Reda Johnson will miss the next two games in our promotion challenge after being booked in the cup defeat by Blackpool. It takes Johnson to 10 yellow cards this season and that means a two-match ban – covering the trip to Exeter on Saturday and then the home game with Stevenage next Tuesday.

Blackpool rock Owls as cup run ends in three-goal defeat

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Wednesday’s FA Cup run ended when a much-changed side were outplayed and outclassed by Blackpool at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening. The game was effectively all over inside the first 15 minutes, goals from Matt Phillips and Lomana Tresor LuaLua putting the Seasiders in total control,  after Ryan Lowe missed an early opportunity to put us ahead. […]