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Bruce feels disappointment after Villa’s home loss to Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA2 hits

Steve Bruce described Aston Villa’s shock 2-1 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet Championship as “a huge disappointment.”Villa’s lack of cutting edge was exposed by a Wednesday side which gained in confidence with their ability to contain the hosts at Villa Park.The visitors took a smart lead through Marco da Silva’s 49th minute goal. Althou...Full Story »

Chris Wilder hails Sheffield United character after digging deep to beat Preston

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA2 hits

Chris Wilder praised the character of his players after Sheffield United scored a late winner to earn a 3-2 victory over Preston at Bramall Lane.The Blades move up to fourth in the Sky Bet Championship, while Preston dropped to the foot of the table after a five-goal thriller.David McGoldrick grabbed a late winner for United in a standout performance which also saw him claim an assist for the ga...Full Story »

We showed our intent from the off, says Reading assistant Gibbs

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA4 hits

Assistant manager Nigel Gibbs praised the Reading players for their intensity after they picked up their first home points in the Championship this season with a 3-0 win over Hull. Reading went ahead in the fourth minute when Sam Baldock pounced from close range after a Leandro Bacuna corner. Hull offered little going forward and conceded twice more in the last 20 minutes.Jon Dadi Bodvarsson tuc...Full Story »

Sheffield Wednesday stun Aston Villa as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA9 hits

Steve Bruce came under increasing pressure after Aston Villa slumped to a shock 2-1 Championship home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.It was Bruce’s 100th game in charge of Villa and only the fifth time they have lost at home under his control.Villa were sadly out of touch against an eager Wednesday side who were always prepared to pressurise.Following an indifferent first half,  Wednes...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Sheffield Wed - No worries for Steve Bruce as he racks up milestone

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA24 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has no new problems as he prepares to take charge of his 100th game for the club against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.Villa emerged unscathed from a relatively routine 2-0 home win against Rotherham in midweek, when new boys Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie were both on the scoresheet.Midfielder Mile Jedinak and defender Axel Tuanzebe are vying for recalls to the...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Preston - Wilder set to ring the changes for Sheffield United

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA16 hits

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is set to make changes for the visit of Preston in the Sky Bet Championship. Wilder rotated his squad for Wednesday’s goalless draw with Birmingham, so the likes of Enda Stevens, Kieron Freeman, John Lundstram, Billy Sharp and David McGoldrick are in contention to return. Midfielder Paul Coutts, out since breaking his leg last November, is nearing a r...Full Story »

Grabban and Carvalho ensure Forest end poor run against Wednesday

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA16 hits

Nottingham Forest ended their dismal record against Sheffield Wednesday with a 2-1 win at the City Ground.The Owls had beaten Forest in their last seven league meetings, including four wins here, but Jos Luhukay’s side were beaten following goals either side of half-time from Lewis Grabban and Joao Carvalho.Aitor Karanka’s Reds were in need of a win, following a flurry of five draws ...Full Story »

Bogle misses best chance as Birmingham draw again at Sheffield United

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA8 hits

Omar Bogle wasted a glorious late chance as Birmingham’s winless start to the Sky Bet Championship season continued with a 0-0 draw at Sheffield United.The Blues picked up a sixth draw from eight matches at Bramall Lane, but will feel they should have left South Yorkshire with more than that after spurning a string of late openings.The hosts showed more intent for much of the contest, but ...Full Story »

Claudio Yacob could make Nottingham Forest debut against Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by PA48 hits

Nottingham Forest could hand Claudio Yacob a debut after the former West Brom midfielder signed a two-year deal at the City Ground earlier this month.Greece international Panagiotis Tachtsidis has also joined as a free agent and will hope to be included in the squad.Michael Dawson (calf) was only fit enough for a place on the bench in the goalless draw against Swansea last time out, but could pl...Full Story »

John Fleck expected to be back for Sheffield United

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by PA19 hits

Sheffield United midfielder John Fleck should return for the visit of Birmingham.The Scot missed Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Bristol City after failing to shake off a groin problem but is in line to feature on Wednesday.Paul Coutts, closing in on a return after breaking his leg last November, is not yet ready for first-team action.Coutts, who suffered the injury at Burton last season, pl...Full Story »

Inter Milan vs Tottenham Hotspur - Inter Milan will not be overawed by Tottenham

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by PA60 hits

Inter Milan head coach Luciano Spalletti says his side will not be overawed by Tottenham in Tuesday’s Champions League opener.The Serie A side welcome Spurs to the San Siro for their opening Group B game and they could not be in a much worse state, having won just one of their first four league games.Inter are back in the elite European competition for the first time since 2011-2012 and Sp...Full Story »

Luhukay says Wednesday paid Stoke too much respect

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2018 by PA3 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay felt his side gave Stoke too much respect as they went 2-0 down before coming back to draw 2-2.Two first-half goals from Benik Afobe on his return to the side put the visitors in control of the Sky Bet Championship contest at Hillsborough.However, Marco Matias pulled a goal back before the interval and Barry Bannan equalised with eight minutes remaining.Stoke...Full Story »

Wednesday hit back from two goals down to draw with Stoke

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2018 by PA2 hits

Sheffield Wednesday came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Stoke and extend their unbeaten run to four league games.Two first-half goals from Benik Afobe on his return to the side put the visitors in control of this Sky Bet Championship contest at Hillsborough midway through the first half.However, Marco Matias pulled a goal back within two minutes and Barry Bannan grabbed the equaliser with e...Full Story »

Tomas Kalas fit for Bristol City’s clash with Sheffield United

Posted Thursday, September 13, 2018 by PA23 hits

Bristol City defender Tomas Kalas is fit to face Sheffield United despite being taken off at half-time by the Czech Republic against Russia.Boss Lee Johnson confirmed Kalas is fit but revealed another player, who he did not want to name, had suffered an injury in training.Nathan Baker is fit after an ankle knock while Mo Eisa and Frankie Fielding are getting closer to fitness.Korey Smith re...Full Story »

Fernando Forestieri ruled out for Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Thursday, September 13, 2018 by PA16 hits

Sheffield Wednesday will be without forward Fernando Forestieri for the clash with Stoke after he was handed a three-match ban for his part in a brawl in a pre-season game against Mansfield.Striker Gary Hooper also misses out despite making his long-awaited return from a hip injury in an Under-23s game on Monday.Fellow long-term absentee Kieran Lee also featured in that 2-1 win against Colcheste...Full Story »

Wednesday win as Reading slump continues

Posted Saturday, September 01, 2018 by PA16 hits

Reading remain winless in the Championship after six matches this season following a 2-1 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday at Madejski Stadium.Wednesday dominated much of the first half and went ahead early on when midfielder Adam Reach finished off an excellent team move.They increased their lead just 15 seconds after half time when Lucas Joao drove in his third goal in two games.Although Reading d...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Aston Villa - Leon Clarke an injury doubt

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018 by PA44 hits

Sheffield United striker Leon Clarke is an injury doubt for the home game against Aston Villa.Clarke will be assessed after being forced out of last week’s win at Bolton due to a knock and replaced by David McGoldrick.Key midfielder Paul Coutts is hoping to edge closer to his return to first team action with a run out in a friendly against Sheffield FC next week after breaking his leg last...Full Story »

Nuno pleased with the way Wolves competed in victory over Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by PA13 hits

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo was pleased with the way his team competed as they progressed to the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 2-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday.Leo Bonatini scored early in the second half and substitute Helder Costa added a second from the penalty spot late on.Nuno said: “I think we are all satisfied. There were a lot of positives and the main thing is that the t...Full Story »

Much-changed Wolves side too strong for Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by PA9 hits

Second-half goals from Leo Bonatini and Helder Costa sent Wolves through to the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 2-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday.Bonatini fired Wolves in front eight minutes into the second half before substitute Costa made sure five minutes from time.Nuno Espirito Santo made nine changes to the Wolves team that held Manchester City on Saturday, handing debuts to teenaged m...Full Story »

Lucas Joao at the double as Sheffield Wednesday see off Ipswich

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA3 hits

A Lucas Joao brace gave Sheffield Wednesday a 2-1 win over 10-man Ipswich, whose goalscorer Aristote Nsiala was shown a straight red card in the second half.The visitors kicked off against a Wednesday team who made two attacking changes to the team that beat Millwall at Hillsborough on Wednesday night, with Atdhe Nuhiu and Joao starting for the Owls.Ipswich travelled to Hillsborough on the back ...Full Story »

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