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Forestieri back in contention for Bees clash

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Fernando Forestieri is expected to come back into the squad for Tuesday evening’s home game with Brentford. Forestieri was suspended for Saturday’s 3-1 win over Swansea after his red card at Rotherham but is likely to return to action against the Bees. Steve Bruce will also be awaiting fitness tests on Jordan Thorniley (concussion), George […]

Fletcher tops Goal of the Day poll

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Steven Fletcher’s spectacular overhead kick against Swansea was  also voted Sky Championship Goal of the Day. The striker’s goal just before half-time put us three-up against the Swans and earnt 38 per cent of the votes to top the viewers’ poll.

We thought Lucas had an injury says boss

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Steve Bruce has defended Lucas Joao after the striker reacted angrily to being substituted just before the hour-mark in the home win over Swansea on Saturday. The Sheffield Star reported that Bruce said afterwards: “I think there was a bit of a mixed message there. We were hearing that he had hurt his knee. “However, […]

Bruce: Best 45 minutes since I’ve been here

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Steve Bruce was full of praise for his side and highlighted the contribution of loanee pair Achraf Lazaar and Rolando Aarons on their full Wednesday debuts in the 3-1 win over Swansea. The Owls boss said Lazaar “had a wonderful debut” and added: “The effort was there for everybody to see – some of them […]

New boys shine as Owls hit goal trail

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Wednesday hit three goals for the first time this season – and all in the first half against Swansea in the Hillsborough sunshine – to stretch our unbeaten league run to six games. Steve Bruce, who has been in charge for five of those matches, said his plan was to press the Swans high up […]

Aarons eyes place in starting line-up

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Rolando Aarons is expected to make the starting line-up for the first time since his deadline day loan move from Newcastle when Wednesday take on Swansea at Hillsborough on Saturday. Aarons caught the eye of watching boss Steve Bruce, scoring a goal and striking the woodwork in the under-23s 2-0 midweek win at Sheff U, […]

Thorniley expected to sit out Swans clash

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Jordan Thorniley is likely to miss Saturday’s home game with Swansea after suffering a head injury at Rotherham last weekend. Thorniley received lengthy treatment on the field following an aerial challenge from Rotherham’s Will Vaulks late in the match and the young defender then had to be helped from the pitch. Owls boss Steve Bruce […]

Aarons on target as Owls win derby

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A strong Wednesday under-23s side beat Sheff U 2-0 at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening. With Steve Bruce and Steve Agnew both in attendance, our starting line-up included Dominic Iorfa from his goalscoring heroics at Rotherham on Saturday and Newcastle loanees Achraf Lazaar and Rolando Aarons. In addition, there were runouts for Sam Winnall and […]

One-match ban for Forestieri

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Fernando Forestieri is suspended for Saturday’s home game with Swansea. He has received a one-match ban following his sending off at Rotherham on Saturday. Forestieri was given two yellow cards against the Millers – the first for a foul and then after celebrating with fans following Dominic Iorfa’s 100th minute equaliser. Meanwhile, Wednesday will be […]

Bruce far from happy after Owls pinch point

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Steve Bruce couldn’t hide his disappointment with Wednesday’s performance at Rotherham, despite seeing his unbeaten run as Owls boss stretched to four games. He saw us outplayed for much of the game by a home side who looked hungrier for the points and Bruce said Dominic Iorfa’s late, late equaliser in a 2-2 draw had […]