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McLeish selects Wednesday duo

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Wednesday pair Liam Palmer and Barry Bannan have been named in Alex McLeish’s Scotland squad for their forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers. The Scots travel to play Kazakhstan on March 21 and are then away to San Marino on the following Sunday. It’s a first call-up to the senior squad for Palmer while Bannan has 27 […]

Palmer poised for call-up to Scotland squad

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Scotland boss Alex McLeish is expected to name Liam Palmer in his squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers. McLeish is ready to call up Palmer for the games against Kazakhstan and San Marino and this will be reward for the full back’s much-improved performances in recent months. Palmer, who made eight appearances for Scotland […]

Owls await update on Fletcher injury

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Steven Fletcher is the latest striker to be added to our injury list. Fletcher, arguably Wednesday’s most consistent performer this season, was helped from the field early in the second half after taking a heavy knock to his knee and ankle. With fellow forwards Fernando Forestieri, Lucas Joao and Gary Hooper all already sidelined, Steve […]

We need wins not draws says Steve

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Steve Bruce says Wednesday need to turn draws into wins if our late push for a play-off place is to come to fruition. Talking after a well-deserved point in a 1-1 draw at sixth-placed Derby took his unbeaten record to eight games as Owls boss, Bruce said: “It’s nice to keep the unbeaten run going, we’ve […]

Iorfa header earns deserved point

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A fine second-half header from Dominic Iorfa saw Wednesday take a hard-earned point in a 1-1 draw at Derby. The result leaves us six points behind the Rams, who now fill the final play-off place, and it stretches our unbeaten run under Steve Bruce to eight games, leaving us in 13th place with 30 points […]

Leeds clash live on Sky

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Our Yorkshire derby at Leeds will now be screened live on Sky Sports. The game remains on the original date of April 13 but the kick off has been moved back to 5.30pm.

Hooper returns to action

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Gary Hooper played the opening 45 minutes for Wedesday’s under-23s at home to Crystal Palace on Friday. The striker made his long-awaited return to action for the youngsters and they were level at 1-1 at the interval, before eventually running out 5-1 winners with goals from Liam Shaw 2, Alex Hunt, Omar Damba and Conor […]

Forestieri ruled out of Derby trip

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Fernando Forestieri misses Saturday’s trip to Derby because of his latest hamstring problem … and Steve Bruce doesn’t know how long he will be sidelined. Forestieri was subbed at half-time in Monday’s derby with Sheff U and Bruce said a scan has revealed a slight hamstring strain. The Owls boss voiced his concern over another […]

Bruce brings in trusted pair on recruitment

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Steve Bruce has brought in two of his former backroom staff to help with recruitment at Hillsborough. David Downes and Dean Hughes have joined from his last club, Aston Villa, with Downes appointed as head of recruitment and Hughes as a recruitment analyst. Bruce told the Sheffield Star: “I am absolutely delighted to have brought […]

Owls wait for fitness checks on strike pair

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Wednesday will wait for fitness updates on strikers Fernando Forestieri and Steven Fletcher ahead of Saturday’s trip to Derby. Steve Bruce said Forestieri was struggling with a recurrence of his hamstring problem in Monday’s game with Sheff U and that was the reason for him being substituted at half time while Fletcher played on despite […]