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Forestieri to appeal against six-match FA ban

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Fernando Forestieri is to appeal against today’s Football Association decision to ban him for six games and fine the player £25,000, after they found him guilty of a racism charge. Forestieri had been charged by the FA with using racist language in the pre-season friendly at Mansfield last year, He was cleared in court in […]

Bullen gets nod for opener

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Wednesday have confirmed that Lee Bullen will be in charge for Saturday’s Championship curtain-raiser at Reading. Bullen stepped in as caretaker manager, as he has done before, when Steve Bruce resigned earlier this month and has indicated that he would be interested in the full-time post. The club has so far kept any talk of […]

‘Squad is ready for the big kick off’

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Lee Bullen was pleased with Wednesday’s display in the 2-2 draw against Espanyol … and ahead of the Championship kick off at Reading on Saturday, Bullen said: “It’s not often you come up against a team from Europe playing in the top division so these are really valuable experiences. We dominated most of the game but […]

Bullen: Where we need to strengthen

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Caretaker boss Lee Bullen believes Wednesday need to strengthen the squad in three areas. Speaking after the 2-2 friendly draw with Espanyol on Sunday, Bullen said he feels we need cover in central defence, an additional midfielder and another winger. Referring to the vacant managerial position he said, as far as he is aware, he […]

Owls denied win by late equaliser

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A late Espanyol equaliser denied Wednesday victory in a 2-2 draw with the La Liga side at Hillsborough on Sunday. We were leading for the second time in the friendly when Fernando Forestieri converted a 79th minute penalty following a foul by Bernardo Zuniga on Jordan Rhodes but, four minutes from time, Wu Lie took […]

Sign up for season with the London Owls

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With the kick off for the new season just over a week away, it’s time to renew your London Owls membership … if you haven’t done so already. It was good to see so many members travelling with us last season on our organised rail trips. In particular, the Aston Villa home game drew numbers […]

Soft transfer embargo ‘has been lifted’

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Reports are indicating that Wednesday’s soft transfer embargo has been lifted. The club has been operating under transfer restrictions for several months but the Sheffield Star reported on Friday afternoon that, following talks with the EFL, we have now been cleared to sign players from other clubs, although one or two details have still to […]

Lee eyes the season after new deal

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Kieran Lee is looking forward to starting the new Championship season after the club confirmed he has signed a new one-year deal. The contract is reward for the midfielder battling back from two years of injuries and, to date, he has come through the tough pre-season without any ill effects. Lee told the club website: […]

Wildsmith suffers injury blow

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Joe Wildsmith could be out for up to three months following his injury on our recent Germany tour. Wildsmith damaged a posterior cruciate knee ligament in a challenge during the 1-0 defeat to VfB Lubeck and caretaker boss Lee Bullen says the young keeper is likely to face a lengthy lay-off. It leaves Wednesday with […]

Wednesday release midfielder

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Triallist midfielder Josh McEachran has left Wednesday. McEachran was invited onto the club’s pre-season tour to Portugal by ex-boss Steve Bruce and has had runouts in some of our friendlies. However, Lee Bullen said he has spoken with the player and, with the uncertainty over a new managerial appointment, has advised McEachran that it would […]