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No Christmas cheer after third defeat

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Wednesday’s woeful Christmas period ended with a third successive defeat in another lacklustre home performance against Hull City this afternoon. Not surprisingly, the 1-0 reverse sees us drop out of the congested play-off places, slipping to seventh place on 39 points and one behind Millwall, who are now in sixth. As with the defeat against […]

Thorniley leaves S6 for Blackpool

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Jordan Thorniley has left Wednesday to join division one Blackpool for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year old defender, who joined us from Everton in 2016, made 35 appearances but struggled to gain a regular place in the first team squad.

A very Happy New Year to all London Owls

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The London Owls wish all our members – and your families – a very happy and healthy New Year. Who knows just what the next 12 months will hold for us on the pitch but, this being Sheffield Wednesday, then at least that’s no different to usual. What we do know is that we will […]

Garry eyes loan market in transfer window

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Garry Monk says his work in the upcoming January transfer window is likely to be in the loan market. The Owls boss was full of praise today for the performances, to date, of the squad he inherited in September, adding: “I don’t expect a lot of incomings or outgoings and that will be dictated by […]

Injury updates as Owls seek return to form

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Steven Fletcher could well make his return to the squad against Hull City at Hillsborough on New Year’s Day … but Liam Palmer is ruled out. Fletcher has been training this week as he continues to recover from the illness which has forced him out of the last three games and Garry Monk is hopeful […]

Monk: Hoilett tackle deserved red card

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Like most of the 25,000 crowd, Garry Monk believed Cardiff’s Junior Hoilett should have been sent off after his second-half tackle on Liam Palmer saw the Wednesday defender having to be helped from the pitch with an ankle injury. Hoilett received only a yellow card and Monk said: “I don’t want players sent off at […]

‘We let in poor goals and lacked final edge’

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Garry Monk reflected on poor defending at one end and a lack of cutting edge at the other after the 2-1 defeat to Cardiff. Speaking after a second loss in three days, Monk said: “I thought we actually started the game well but then conceded two poor goals. “We tried in the second half, we […]

Owls beaten again after early double setback

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Two goals conceded in the first eight minutes set the scene for a hugely disappointing afternoon at Hillsborough as Wednesday went down to a 2-1 home defeat against Cardiff. This second reverse inside three days sees us slip to sixth place, hanging on to that final play-off position on 39 points and ahead of Preston […]

Fingers crossed over Fletcher fitness

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Wednesday are hoping Steven Fletcher will be fit to make a much-needed return at home to Cardiff on Sunday after being sidelined by sickness for the last two games. Garry Monk said after the Boxing Day defeat at Stoke: โ€œSteven hasnโ€™t been eating or drinking properly for a few days but heโ€™s getting there. Heโ€™s […]

We got what we deserved says Owls boss

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Garry Monk said Wednesday got what they deserved after turning a 2-1 lead into a 3-2 defeat inside the final four minutes of added time at Stoke. Speaking after another late reverse, Monk said: “It wasn’t a performance I expect from that team, from what they have been showing since I came in. “I’m hugely […]