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Wednesday welcome Jones to S6 with four-goal blast

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Wednesday gave Dave Jones just the start he wanted in his first game at Hillsborough with a 4-1 win over Bury on Tuesday evening. Loanee Michail Antonio put us ahead after just 11 minutes and then three goals in 13 second-half minutes from Gary Madine (51), Antonio again on 58 and Ryan Lowe six minutes […]

Wednesday will still get promoted says ex-boss Megson

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Gary Megson says he believes Wednesday will get promoted this season. Speaking on BBC 5 live less than a week after being sacked from S6, Megson said: “Wednesday’s in great shape and I think they’ll get promoted this season.” Being a Wednesday fan, he said it would be sweet to see us go up but […]

Jones waits on Reda as Wednesday look for home comforts

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Dave Jones will wait on the fitness of defender Reda Johnson before deciding on his first line-up for the home game with Bury on Tuesday evening. Johnson missed Saturday’s trip to Rochdale with a hamstring injury but is likely to replace Julian Bennett at left back if he is fit to return. Wednesday midfielder Giles […]

Wednesday go for a Burton as Terry joins coaching staff

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Terry Burton has linked up again with his former Cadiff City boss Dave Jones to join the Wednesday coaching staff. Burton, 59, who worked with Jones for six years at Cardiff, moves to S6 from West Brom and will take up his duties immediately.  He began his coaching career as youth team coach with Arsenal some […]

Evans praises players after traumatic week at S6

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Chris Evans said he was disappointed Wednesday didn’t take all three points in the goalless draw at Rochdale on Saturday. Evans, who took charge of the team with new boss Dave Jones in the stands, said it would have been a tragedy if we had lost the game after having nine shots on target and […]

Wednesday held at Rochdale but gain ground on Sheff U

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Dave Jones’ first game in charge of Wednesday ended in a goalless draw at struggling Rochdale. With rivals Sheff U throwing away a two-lead to lose to a last-minute Shefki Kuqi penalty at home to Oldham, Huddersfield held 3-3 by Bury after being three-up and MK Dons and Stevenage both drawing, Wednesday stay in third spot […]

Reda misses Rochdale trip . . . Madine back in starting line-up

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Reda Johnson misses the trip to Rochdale with a reported hamstring injury and Julian Bennett replaces him at the back. Gary Madine starts up front with Ryan Lowe dropping to the bench. Full line-up: Bywater; Buxton, R. Jones, Batth, Bennett; Prutton, Lines, Semedo, Antonio; O’Grady, Madine. Subs. Jameson, Llera, Morrison, Lowe, M. Jones

Mandaric: My relationship with Megson had broken down

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Milan Mandaric has revealed that relations between him and Gary Megson had broken down and that he had decided to replace the Owls boss after defeat at Chesterfield last month. Speaking at a press conference where Dave Jones was unveiled as the new Wednesday manager, Mandaric said he had decided after the loss to the […]

Back to action for Wednesday after traumatic week off the field

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The Owls travel to Rochdale on Saturday after an amazing week of highs and lows … even by Sheffield Wednesday’s standards. The euphoria of Sunday’s victory over Sheff U was followed by anger and shock amongst many fans on hearing of the sacking of Gary Megson and then came Friday’s unveiling of new boss Dave Jones at a sometimes […]

Dave Jones to be unveiled as new manager at Hillsborough

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Dave Jones is Wednesday’s new manager. The former Cardiff and Wolves boss will be unveiled as Gary Megson’s successor tomorrow, with the Owls off to face Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday. Megson’s assistant Chris Evans and first team coach Neil Thompson had been put in temporary charge following Megson’s dismissal on Wednesday evening and Evans is […]