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Big Hillsborough night for the under-18s

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The Owls under-18s have the opportunity to finish their tremendous season in double-winning style at Hillsborough on Friday evening. After lifting the Professional Development North under-18 league title, they won their North/South play-off semi final against Ipswich last Saturday and now take on Cardiff, the Professional Development South champions, in the National Final at S6. […]

Another award for Hector

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Michael Hector has been voted the club’s Player of the Year. Hector, who also won the London Owls award earlier this month, finished ahead of runner-up Steven Fletcher and Barry Bannan in third … the same positionings as in our voting. Wednesday now wait to see if we can keep the Chelsea loanee defender for next […]

Hector’s hopes of a return to Wednesday

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Michael Hector has indicated he hopes to extend his stay at Wednesday. Hector, on loan from Chelsea, was announced as the Wednesday Player of the Year at the Sheffield Star’s annual Football Awards on Monday evening and said on collecting his trophy: “I’ve enjoyed my time at Wednesday. Hopefully something gets sorted.” The central defender, who […]

Hillsborough date set for Academy final

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Wednesday’s under-18s will face Cardiff City at Hillsborough on Friday evening in their National play-off final. The Academy side clinched their place in the final with a 1-0 win over Ipswich in the play-off semi at S6 on Saturday while Cardiff won through after beating Leeds. Friday’s final kicks off at 7pm and admission to […]

Fernando takes Goal of Season award

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Fernando Forestieri’s stunning long-range strike at Norwich has been voted Wednesday’s Goal of the Season. In a campaign that saw some tremendous goals for us, Forestieri’s ‘worldie’ polled 58 per cent of the fans’ votes, Adam Reach taking second and third spots with his cracking efforts at home to Leeds (31 per cent) and West […]

Steve’s half-time blast inspires fightback

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Steve Bruce’s half-time blast at his players was the catalyst for a much-improved second half display and the 3-3 draw at Preston on Saturday afternoon. Wednesday’s performance in the first 45 minutes could be described as sluggish, at best, and disinterested at worst and Bruce let his team know what he thought at the interval, […]

Owls rescue point as play-off hopes disappear

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Wednesday staged a second-half fightback to earn a point in a 3-3 draw at Preston that ended our faint play-off hopes. The eventful game also heralded Kieran Lee’s first competitive action for 16 months as a late second-half substitute and saw us finish with 10 men after Dominic Iorfa was red carded. It had all […]

Under-18s through to national final

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Wednesday’s under-18s are through to their National Play-Off final after beating Ipswich 1-0 at Hillsborough on Saturday. Conor Grant scored our all-important goal from the penalty spot to win the play-off semi final and the youngsters now face Cardiff in the final, the Bluebirds winning through after defeating Leeds 2-1.  

Bruce wants Hector back at S6

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Steve Bruce is hoping he can bring Chelsea loanee Michael Hector back to Hillsborough next season. Hector, who has earnt plenty of plaudits since joining is on loan for this season, has a year of his contract still to run at Stamford Bridge. Bruce says he would love to see the central defender, voted London […]

Reach ruled out … Lee could make Preston squad

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Adam Reach will miss Wednesday’s last two matches of the season due to his on-going knee injury while Kieran Lee could play a part at Preston on Saturday. Reach picked up the problem at Leeds and, although he returned to the starting line-up against Bristol City on Monday, Steve Bruce has confirmed it is still […]