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Jones: Changing manager is not answer

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Under-fire Dave Jones said making another managerial change at Hillsborough is not the answer after fans reacted angrily to a fifth successive defeat on Tuesday night. Both team and manager were booed and jeered as we capitulated in the second-half against Watford, a defeat which means we have won just two of the last 16 league […]

Can Jones survive after another defeat?

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Dave Jones’ future as Wednesday boss is surely hanging in the balance after a crushing 4-1 home defeat by Watford which leaves us one place off the bottom of the Championship table. Michail Antonio gave us just the start we needed with a third minute opener but Watford were level 15 minutes later through Forestieri […]

Semedo and JJ dropped for Watford clash

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Jose Semedo and Jermaine Johnson both drop to the bench for Waftord match … along with Martin Taylor. Miguel Llera returns from one-match ban for Taylor, Chris Lines and Paul Corry start in midfield. Full line-up – Kirkland; Buxton, Llera, Gardner, Helan, McCabe, Lines, Corry, Antonio, Sidibe, Bothroyd. Subs: Bywater, Taylor, O’Grady, Semedo, J.Johnson, Mayor, Jones. […]

Chris in line for recall to starting line-up

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Fit-again Chris Lines is expected to be recalled to the Wednesday midfield as we look to end a run of four successive defeats when Watford come to S6 tonight. Lines came on as a second-half substitute against Leicester on Saturday after his lengthy lay-off and Dave Jones is likely to give him a place in […]

Chairman Mandaric issues rallying call to the fans

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Milan Mandaric has asked Wednesday fans to show patience and support after just two wins in the last 15 league games sees us facing a Championship relegation battle in the coming months. In a statement on the club website, Mandaric said: “Like everyone connected with Sheffield Wednesday, I am disappointed with the current position of the team […]

O’Grady faces fitness test for Watford clash

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Chris O’Grady could be back from injury for tomorrow’s important home clash with Watford. He was dropped for the trip to Middlesbrough earlier this month and then sustained a foot injury which was expected to keep him out for a fortnight. Dave Jones has confirmed that O’Grady trained today and his fitness will be assessed […]

Jones: We were beaten by better team

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Dave Jones held his hands up and said Wednesday were beaten by the better side against Leicester … but his biggest concern was how we were outworked and outfought by the opposition when the going got tough. Jones said: “Leicester are a very good side with some very good players and they are a better […]

Jones under mounting pressure

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Dave Jones finds himself under growing pressure after Wednesday’s dismal home defeat to Leicester, Even allowing for the difference in quality between the two sides, the Owls also showed a worrying lack of teamwork, application and workrate and hardly caused Leicester a problem in the entire 90 minutes. Defeat took us back into the bottom […]

Owls slip back into relegation zone

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Wednesday were totally outplayed as we slumped to a fourth successive defeat at home to Leicester and slipped back into the Championship relegation zone. The visitors looked the better side throughout and took the lead with a goal from Daniel Drinkwater just before half-time. We failed to trouble Schmeichel in the Leicester goal and a […]

Injured Reda ruled out until New Year

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Dave Jones has confirmed that Reda Johnson will not be back in action for Wednesday before the New Year. Johnson has been sidelined since early season with a foot injury and he angered Jones last month after tweeting that he would be out for at least two months. The Owls boss said at the time […]