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Owls through to second round on penalties

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Wednesday went through 4-2 on penalties in our Carabao Cup first round tie after a poor goalless draw at Walsall this afternoon. It was a largely lifeless display from the Owls and, while division two Walsall rarely tested Cameron Dawson, it wasn’t until the last half-hour that we showed any attacking threat. We scored all […]

Quartet poised for cup challenge

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New signings Elias Kachunga, Josh Windass, Fisayo Dele-Bashiru and loanee Izzy Brown can all be expected to be in the starting line-up for tomorrow’s televised Carabao Cup first round tie at Walsall. The other summer acquisition, defender Chey Dunkley from Wigan, continues to recover from a knee injury sustained last season and is not likely […]

Windass completes permanent move

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Former Wednesday loanee Josh Windass rejoined us this evening on a permanent basis from Wigan Athletic. Windass scored three times after joining us during the second half of last season and has now completed his transfer for an undisclosed fee. Garry Monk will be hoping that Windass, who can play in midfield or up front, […]

‘One-club’ Gerry passes away, aged 83

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One of Wednesday’s great servants of yesteryear, Gerry Young, has passed away at the age of 83. Gerry signed professional forms with the club in 1955 at the age of 18, making his first team debut almost two years later, and going on to complete just short of 350 appearances for us over the following […]

Monk adds to pre-season signings

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Wednesday have added to our pre-season acquisitions with the signing of former Huddersfield striker, Elias Kachunga. The DR Congo international spent his early career in Germany with Borussia Mönchengladbach, SC Paderborn and Ingolstadt before he made the switch to England.   He was on loan to Huddersfield for the 2016/17 season, his 13 goals helping […]

Why Bannan has taken captain’s armband

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Barry Bannan has been given the captain’s armband at Hillsborough … in a challenge from Garry Monk to take his overall performances to the next level. Monk, who said he had talked the decision through with Bannan and former skipper Tom Lees, explained: “I just feel Barry needs that challenge, he’s at a stage here […]

Monk: We played with good intensity

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Garry Monk was pleased with Wednesday’s performance in today’s 0-0 friendly draw with Leicester City at Loughborough. The Owls manager said afterwards: “Leicester came to us at full strength, it was a really good test for us and I thought we did really well. “We grew stronger and stronger as the game went on. “There were […]

Goalless draw in ‘closed doors’ friendly

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Wednesday completed the week’s pre-season training camp with a goalless ‘closed doors’ friendly against Leicester City at Loughborough University Stadium on Saturday lunchtime. Both sides made several changes at half-time and in the second period, with Wednesday giving runouts to a cluster of youngsters during that time, in a match played in cold and blustery […]

Owls v Leicester – 2nd half line-up

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Wildsmith, Penney, Borner, Shaw, Iorfa, Odubajo, Hunt, Pelupessy, Dele-Bashiru. Reach, Rhodes.

Owls v Leicester starting line-ups

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Wednesday starting line-up for friendly v Leicester: Dawson, Van Aken, Lees, Iorfa, Palmer, Harris, Bannan, Luongo, Brown, Reach, Rhodes. Leicester starting line-up: Schmeichel, Justin, Morgan, Soyuncu, Thomas, Mendy, Praet, Tielemans, Albrighton, Barnes, Vardy.