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Harris hits winner as Owls go back to top

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Wednesday went back to the top of the Championship – for 24 hours at least – with a patchy 1-0 win over Luton at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening. It was very much a tale of two halves for the Owls as we were fortunate not to be trailing at the interval after a woeful opening […]

Owls given bye in Carabao Cup

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Wednesday have been given a bye into the second round of the Carabao Cup. First round opponents Bury have been expelled from the competition due to their on-going financial crisis and this means we will now make the short journey to face Rotherham in the second round on August 28, kick off 7.45pm.

Stobbs heads for Scotland in loan deal

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Jack Stobbs has joined Scottish Premier League side Livingston on loan until the end of the year. The 22-year-old winger signed his first professional contract with Wednesday five years ago as he progressed through the academy and has made six senior appearances for the club.      

Midfield starting place for Bannan?

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Lee Bullen could shuffle his starting line-up pack again for tonight’s visit of Luton Town. Barry Bannan may well slot back into the midfield after returning from injury as a second-half substitute at Millwall while there could be a place in defence for Moses Odubajo who was rested to the bench for the game at […]

‘We could have been more clinical’

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Lee Bullen reflected on missed chances and a costly error at the back as Wednesday slipped to a single goal defeat at Millwall on Saturday afternoon. The caretaker boss said: “I don’t think it was a bad performance … but we have made one mistake at a corner kick and they scored. “Overall, performance-wise I […]

Owls dominate but lose to 10-man Lions

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Wednesday dominated the game against ten-man Millwall at the New Den but ended up on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline in our first defeat of the season. The statistics show we had 21 shots to Millwall’s three and had 70 per cent possession but the one area where we trailed the home side […]

Westwood in provisional Euro squad

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Kieren Westwood has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for two upcoming internationals next month. They host Switzerland in a Euro 2020 qualifier on September 5 and then travel to Bulgaria for a friendly five days later. Mick McCarthy will confirm his final squad on September 1.

Trio available for trip to the New Den

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Wednesday will have Kieren Westwood, Barry Bannan and Dominic Iorfa available again for tomorrow’s trip to Millwall. Westwood and Iorfa have both served their suspensions, while Bannan returned to full training today after the calf injury that ruled him out of last Saturday’s win over Barnsley, and caretaker boss Lee Bullen expects the midfielder to […]

Season-long loan for van Aken

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Joost van Aken has left Hillsborough for a season-long loan with Bundesliga 2 side VfL Osnabruck. The 25-year-old central defender, who has suffered some injury problems, has made just 16 first team appearances since joining us under Carlos Carvalhal two years ago.      

Owls draw possible away tie at Rotherham

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Wednesday have been drawn away to Rotherham in the next round of the Carabao Cup  … if we progress through against Bury in our postponed first round tie. Tonight’s scheduled game at home to Bury was suspended by the EFL due to the on-going financial crisis which has put the Gigg Lane club’s future in […]