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Three successive league defeats as Wednesday pay penalty

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Wednesday’s faltering promotion challenge continued with a third successive league defeat at Chesterfield on Saturday. We began the game in excellent fashion but failed to capitalise on dominating the first 30 minutes and when Jermaine Johnson went off injured during the first half our impetus seemed to go with it. Chesterfield turned the tables in […]

Lowe and Reda back for Wednesday … Madine on bench …

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Ryan Lowe in for Gary Madine for trip to Chesterfield … Reda Johnson replaces Jon Otsemobor. Full line-up: Bywater; Buxton, Jones, Batth, R. Johnson; Prutton, Lines, Semedo, J.Johnson; O’Grady, Lowe. Subs: Weaver, Llera, Bostock, Morrison, Madine

Reda ready to return as Owls go in search of much-needed win

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Reda Johnson is in line for an immediate recall to the starting line-up as Wednesday look to bounce back from two successive defeats when we make the short trip to Chesterfield in a lunchtime kick off on Saturday. Johnson was banned for the last two matches – losses against Exeter and Stevenage – but is […]

Mandaric: My only football loyalty is to Sheffield Wednesday

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Chairman Milan Manadaric has addressed Wednesdayites after reports linking him with crisis club Glasgow Rangers. Mandaric said: “My aim now is exactly the same as it was back in the summer – promotion into the Championship. “My only loyalty in football is to this club, to the Sheffield Wednesday people who have welcomed me into […]

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