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Staff member tests positive for coronavirus

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Wednesday have confirmed that a member of staff has tested positive for coronavirus after the latest round of Championship testing for COVID-19. The staff member, who is asymptomatic, will not be named due to medical confidentiality and is now self-isolating in line with EFL and government guidance. Eight other individuals from five separate Championship teams […]

‘Contract extension for midfielder’

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Wednesday are reported to have extended Joey Pelupessy’s contract by 12 months. The extension possibility was apparently in the midfielder’s contract and the Sheffield Star is reporting that Wednesday have now taken up this option. Pelupessy, 27, joined us from Dutch football in January 2018 and has made more than 70 first team appearances.

Wednesday ‘set to return with phased training’

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Wednesday are set to return to work with phased training from next week after ‘locking down’ in late March along with the rest of the country. Our last game was a 5-0 Championship thrashing at Brentford on March 7 before the then developing coronavirus crisis saw football shut down all over the world. Now, following […]

Cheers to Ron and the lads … 29 years on!

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Today marks 29 years since THAT John Sheridan goal sunk Manchester United 1-0 in the Rumbelows Cup final at Wembley … Chris Turner’s tremendous second-half save from Brian McClair’s header ensured the famous victory … and the London Owls joined the rest of our thousands of fans in celebrating a great day. it was a […]

Season suspended for foreseeable future

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The Championship season has been suspended for the foreseeable future, along with other footballing competitions. With the Coronavirus crisis deepening, the EFL made the following statement this afternoon: ‘As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EFL, Premier League, FA and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have today collectively agreed […]

Chairman’s pledge to ‘furloughed staff’

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Wednesday today confirmed that several members of staff are being furloughed as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme … but chairman Dejphon Chansiri has pledged to ensure that those employees affected will continue to receive their full salaries. A statement on the club website said: “In the best interests of all staff and […]

Wednesday light up support for NHS

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Wednesday put their support for the NHS up in lights this evening. The Hillsborough scoreboard was lit up in blue and white with the message ‘Thank You NHS’ as the club played its part in saluting the tremendous work being carried out by health workers all over the UK during the on-going coronavirus crisis. Thousands […]

EFL drops charges against trio

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Wednesday have issued a statement this evening, revealing that the EFL has dropped charges against club owner Dejphon Chansiri, finance director John Redgate and former chief executive Katrien Meire … but charges against the club itself will progress to a hearing. The statement said: ‘The EFL has written to the Club and informed it that […]

Coronavirus: Further suspension of football

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The EFL, along with the Premier League and women’s professional game, has today announced a further postponement of any possible return to football action until April 30 at the earliest, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. This replaces last week’s initial date, halting games until April 3 at the earliest, and it would seem certain […]

EFL fixtures suspended over coronavirus

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All EFL fixtures have been suspended until April 3 at the earliest as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. For Wednesday, this means the postponement of tomorrow’s home game with Forest, Tuesday’s trip to Bristol City and next weekend’s Hillsborough match with West Brom. The EFL released the following statement this morning: ‘The FA, Premier […]