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Owls report Newcastle to Premier League

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Wednesday have reported Newcastle United to the Premier League over the departure of manager Steve Bruce and two assistants to St James’ Park. In a statement issued on Monday evening, Wednesday said: ‘Following Newcastle United’s announcement on 17 July 2019 of its appointment of former Sheffield Wednesday staff Steve Bruce, Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence, […]

Lee takes positives from Germany trip

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Lee Bullen said Wednesday will return home in positive mood after their two-game trip to Germany. A 3-2 win – from two goals down – against Bundesliga 2 team Holstein Kiel on Sunday was just what Bullen wanted to see after Friday night’s disappointing 1-0 defeat to lower league Lubeck. And the caretaker boss reflected […]

Fletcher double completes fightback

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A double from Steven Fletcher saw Wednesday hit back from two-down to beat Holstein Kiel 3-2 in our second pre-season game in Germany on Sunday afternoon. Janni Serra put the home side in front from the penalty spot on 17 minutes and they doubled their lead through Jaesung Lee 22 minutes later. However, Jordan Rhodes […]

Bullen calls for reaction after Lubeck defeat

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Lee Bullen has called for an improved performance when Wednesday play their second friendly in Germany on Sunday after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to VfB Lubeck on Friday evening. Caretaker boss Bullen was clearly unhappy with the side’s overall performance, saying the display was not acceptable, and telling the club website: “Our decision-making was off […]

Wednesday beaten in friendly

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Wednesday slipped to a single goal defeat in the first of their two friendlies in Germany on Friday evening. Dennis Hoins hit the winner for home side, VfB Lubeck, just before half time in a match to celebrate the club’s centenary. Atdhe Nuhiu and Sam Winnall went close to scoring before Hoins fired past Cameron […]

London Owls on pre-season tour

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Good to see some of the London Owls enjoying themselves as they follow Wednesday’s two-match pre-season trip to Germany this weekend. Surprise, surprise … they managed to find a hostelry or two soon after arriving on Thursday and now look forward to tonight’s game against VfB Lubeck, kick off 6pm UK time, followed by a […]

Lee: I’m ready for Wednesday manager’s job

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Lee Bullen says he believes he is ready to step up to become Wednesday manager if the opportunity arises. Bullen, who finds himself as caretaker boss once again after Steve Bruce and his coaching staff resigned on Monday morning, told BBC Radio Sheffield: “I think I’d be ready for it. I’m not going to put […]

Club ‘disappointed’ over Bruce announcement

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Wednesday have voiced their disappointment over Newcastle’s announcement this morning that Steve Bruce is their new manager. Bruce and his two assistants, Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence, all tendered their resignations from Hillsborough on Monday morning, amidst continued reports that they would be joining Newcastle once the two clubs could agree a compensation payment to […]

Bullen in charge as Owls hit four

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Lee Bullen was in charge of the Wednesday side as we chalked up a comfortable 4-0 friendly victory at Northampton on Tuesday evening. Bullen took on the head coach role in a temporary capacity after Steve Bruce’s resignation on Monday and he fielded two separate line-ups for the two halves. Adam Reach shot us ahead […]

Hughton ‘says no to Wednesday approach’

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Chris Hughton is said to have turned down an approach from Wednesday to replace Steve Bruce as manager. National newspapers are reporting that the former Brighton boss has rejected our interest ‘believing it is not the right job or the right time’. With Bruce and his assistants Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence seemingly having resigned on […]