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Sunderland's Connolly Owls Bound?

The transfer window has closed and the Owls have more important things to worry about - but newspaper reports are today linking David Connolly with a summer move to S6.

The out-of-favour Sunderland striker was linked with a loan move to Hillsborough in the January transfer window which never materialised.

But according to reports today, should the Owls survive relegation this season, the former Leicester City man will be winging his way to Wednesday come the end of the season to bolster the Owls' strike force for next season.

The Irish hitman has struggled with injuries at the Black Cats this season and has fallen down the pecking order at the Stadium of Light, making just three league appearances and two cup appearances for Roy Keane's men.

And with Keane looking to further bolster his Premiership strikeforce come the summer, Connolly will be one of the first names out of the exit door, with a number of clubs as well as Wednesday looking to bag his signature.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 1 2008

Time: 9:36AM

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Regular injuries? Sign him up.
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01/04/2008 09:48:00

Yep, another injury prone player. Give him a 5 year contract, may get a full season out of him!!
will it ever happen
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01/04/2008 09:55:00

Brian Laws has said its all nonsense this he'll be coming then lol
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01/04/2008 09:59:00

You lot are all so cynical, aren't you. Probably be made captain as well. ;)
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01/04/2008 12:21:00

Why is it that all transfer rumers have "struggled with injuries " in it some where!!
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01/04/2008 12:54:00

As a club, we like a challenge. By the way, what is the weather like in Sheffield? If this game tonight gets postponed again, I will be looking for lodgings!
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01/04/2008 13:04:00

hes a good striker at this level, remember him scoring in front of kop on a few occasions.
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01/04/2008 13:15:00

Give him a 5 year contract and we may get a season out of him??
will it ever happen
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01/04/2008 13:16:00

Blowing a gale and *****ing it down 2 miles from Hillsboro at the mo....another cancelled game?? A distinct possibility I think!
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01/04/2008 14:10:00

Oh no!!! Please say you're kidding? Anyone got a room spare?
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01/04/2008 14:46:00

Sunny again now! Still blowing a gale but should be on I guess. Gonna dig my thermals out for this one though!
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01/04/2008 15:55:00

the winds getting stronger bit of rain needed and it will be off again
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01/04/2008 16:02:00

Good striker but I would rather younger players for next season.
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01/04/2008 16:08:00

we wont be worrying over signing average players like connolly if the takeover happens
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01/04/2008 16:11:00

I'm with you mick
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01/04/2008 18:05:00

Sound like the takeover has collapsed, according to some fans on football heaven tonight?????
will it ever happen
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01/04/2008 18:37:00

Think that was a bit premature, they said later on football heaven that they had spoken to geoff and everything was still goin to plan didnt they ??
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01/04/2008 20:41:00

Sign him up, sign him up!
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01/04/2008 21:51:00

When will all this garbage talk stop?
will it ever happen
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03/04/2008 20:02:00


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