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New coaching roles for Bullen and Weaver

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Lee Bullen and Nicky Weaver both have new roles in Garry Monk’s restructured coaching set-up. Earlier this week, Monk announced James Beattie as his assistant manager, with Darryl Flahavan taking over as first team goalkeeping coach and Andrew Hughes appointed as first team coach. Now the club has confirmed that Bullen, previously first team coach, […]

Owls complete defender signing

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Central defender Chey Dunkley has joined Wednesday as Garry Monk’s second summer signing. Dunkley, 28, was a free agent after his contract expired at Wigan and is expected to link up with his new team-mates when we report back for pre-season training tomorrow. Having joined Wigan in 2017, Dunkley played 28 times for the Latics […]

Fixture release dates for next season

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Wednesday’s fixtures for the new Championship campaign will be released on Friday, August 21 at 9am. The season kicks off on September 12 and will conclude on the weekend of May 8-9, 2021, followed by the Play-Off finals for the Championship, Division One and Division Two over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend from May 29-31. […]

Beattie joins in coaching appointments

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James Beattie has joined Wednesday as assistant manager to Garry Monk in a trio of coaching appointments. Beattie, a former player at Sheff U, has previously worked with Monk at Swansea, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Birmingham. Meanwhile, Darryl Flahavan joins us as goalkeeping coach and Andrew Hughes as first team coach and all three will be […]

Charlton may challenge deduction ruling

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Relegated Char;ton are considering a legal challenge over Wednesday being given a 12-point deduction for next season. The independent disciplinary panel delivered its long-awaited verdict last night after finding us guilty of breaking spending rules by including the sale of Hillsborough in our 2017-18 accounts, despite the ground being sold a year later. But the […]

12-point deduction for Owls … for next season

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Wednesday will kick off next season on minus 12 points, following today’s long-awaited decision over the EFL misconduct charge. The independent disciplinary commission announced the punishment as 12 points for the 2020-21 campaign, rather than for this season, which would have seen us relegated. In a club statement, Wednesday said: “The club is extremely disappointed […]

Owls sign young midfielder

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Wednesday have made our first summer signing with the arrival of teenage midfielder Fisayo Dele-Bashiru from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee. Nineteen-year-old Dele-Bashiru, who has developed through the City academy, told the club website: “I’m honoured to sign for Sheffield Wednesday and I’m excited to be here. “I’m at an age now where I […]

London Owls face masks for sale

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If you’re looking to buy a face mask or two in the coming days then now you can get your very own custom-printed London Owls covering. They are produced by Family Threads – an independent online clothing company owned by London Owl member Chris Grant – and specialising in producing personalised products. The face coverings, […]

Start date for 2020-21 season

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The EFL has confirmed that the 2020/21 season will kick off on September 12 and be completed on the weekend of May 8-9, 2021. At this stage, we still don’t know which division we will be in – either the Championship or division one. We finished clear of the relegation places but still await the […]

‘I will give the fans a team to be proud of’

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Garry Monk says he is determined to give the fans a team to be proud of after a hugely disappointing second half of the season came to a close with yet another home defeat at Hillsborough on Wednesday evening. Speaking after being beaten 2-1 by Middlesbrough and with a possible points deduction to follow – […]