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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. […]

Wednesday without cup-tied trio for FA Cup replay

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Wednesday will be without Miguel Llera, John Bostock and Mike Jones for Tuesday evening’s FA Cup fourth round replay with Blackpool at S6. The trio are cup-tied, so Rob Jones could return in the centre of defence while Chris Lines is a possible replacement for Bostock in midfield. Gary Megson might also decide to start with […]

Megson reflects on the good, the bad and the victory . . .

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Gary Megson reflected on Wednesday’s game of two halves after the home win over Yeovil took us up into second place. A poor first half saw us trailing 1-0 but was followed by an improved second 45 and goals from Jermaine and Reda Johnson took us to a 2-1 victory and behind leaders Charlton in […]

It’s Johnson and Johnson as Owls go second

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Second-half goals from Jermaine and Reda Johnson took Wednesday up into second place at home to Yeovil on Saturday. We fell behind just before half-time in a lacklustre first 45 from the Owls but another cracker from Jermaine Johnson and a winner from Reda Johnson sealed another vital three points in an improved second half […]

Line-up against Yeovil at snowy S6

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Snowing at Hillsborough … line-up v Yeovil … Bywater; Otsemobor, Batth, Llera, R Johnson; J. Johnson, Prutton, Semedo, Bostock; Madine, O’Grady. Subs. O’Donnell, Buxton, Lines, Lowe, Morrison