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‘Ref couldn’t wait to give the penalty’ says Megson

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Gary Megson felt the referee couldn’t wait to give Blackpool the injury-time penalty that robbed us of a place in the FA Cup fifth round. Referring to the penalty award, given for Chris Sedgwick’s challenge on Gary Taylor-Fletcher, Megson pointed to a similar challenge on Jermaine Johnson seconds earlier which was allowed to go unpunished. […]

Another late blow for Wednesday as Phillips strikes from spot

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Kevin Phillips, so often the scourge of Wednesday over the years, robbed us of an FA Cup upset at Blackpool on Saturday. Clinton Morrison’s excellent strike soon after the break put us ahead but, just as we looked to have earnt a place in the fifth round we once again conceded an injury-time goal, Chris […]

Wednesday line-up at Blackpool

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Wednesday line-up at Blackpool: Bywater; Buxton, R Jones, Batth, Beevers; Palmer, Prutton, Lines, Sedgwick; Morrison, Lowe

We’re off to Blackpool … but with more than half an eye on MK

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Lewis Buxton should be fit – if selected – for the Owls squad for Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie at Blackpool. Buxton missed Tuesday’s win at Scunthorpe wth a tight hamstring but Gary Megson said he should be clear for the trip to play Ian Holloway’s Championship oufit. However, with a promotion clash at MK Dons […]

Megson eyes up possible loan deal for midfielder Bodde

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Gary Megson has confirmed he is interested in Swansea midfielder Ferrie Bodde. He said: “I tried to sign Ferrie quite a few years ago when I was at Bolton. At that time he had really bad luck with cruciate problems and he’s been out for a long time. “He’s a really good player but I don’t […]

Wednesday hoping for more tickets after derby clash sellout

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Wednesday are hoping they will get the all-clear to free up more seats for next month’s derby clash with Sheff U at Hillsborough. All tickets for the home sections of the ground have been sold but club officials are now in talks with the local Safety Advisory Group to see if additional seating can be allocated […]

O’Grady and JJ strike as Owls move back to joint second

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Two goals from Chris O’Grady and another Jermaine Johnson solo effort inside the first 48 minutes saw Wednesday to a 3-1 win at Scunthorpe on Tuesday evening. And victory takes us back to joint second place in the promotion chase. O’Grady scored after 47 seconds and 18 minutes and JJ struck his second goal in […]

Wednesday wait on injured pair for trip to face Scunthorpe

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Wednesday will have to wait on defensive pair Reda Johnson and Rob Jones as they prepare for Tuesday’s important trip to Scunthorpe. Johnson was substituted at half-time in Saturday’s draw with Hartlepool after suffering a back injury while Jones limped off during the second half with an ankle problem. Gary Megson will also have to decide […]

Megson’s disappointment as two more points go begging

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Gary Megson rued missed chances as Wednesday lost more ground in the promotion chase after suffering another late sucker punch at Hillsborough on Saturday. A classic Jermaine Johnson solo run and shot and a 12-yard drive from Gary Madine put us in control with 15 minutes remaining against Hartlepool, after the visitors had taken the […]

Buxton starts … JJ on the bench …

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Lewis Buxton returns to starting line-up for game with Hartlepool. Replaces Marshall in only change. JJ on bench.