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Owls Escape Points Deduction

Owls Escape Points Deduction

Wednesday have today escaped any possible points deduction by the Football Association (FA) for including too many loan players in their squad for the clash with Stoke City.

There were fears that the Owls could have been slapped with a points decution for including a loan player too many in their squad for the 1-1 clash with Stoke City last month.

But the FA have instead decided against a points deduction, opting to stick with the precedent set when Leeds United came under a similar breaking of the rules, and fining the Owls £2,000.

Graham Kavanagh, Enoch Showunmi, Adam Bolder, Franck Songo'o, Ben Sahar and Bartosz Slusarski were all included in the squad - but only four actually took to the field during the clash with the then table-toppers.

The FA is set to inform all of its member clubs and make the decision public before the weekend matches.

And Wednesday won't be making the same mistake again this season, with only five loan players on their books after striker Enoch Showunmi ended his unsuccessful loan stint at S6 by returning to Bristol City.

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday April 11 2008
Time: 11:20AM

Comments

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Right decision by the FA for once. £2k sounds right but could have been a lot more!
will it ever happen
11/04/2008 12:20:00
0
Yeah, sensible decision FA... for a change!
johnnywalker69
11/04/2008 12:28:00
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if we stay up i wonder if the team who goes down will fight a losing battle to get us points deducted like the pigs did against west ham!! that was funny, lost their premiership status n a whole lot of cash.... stupid pigs!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
11/04/2008 13:05:00
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sounds like the going rate so lets do it again
mick66owl
11/04/2008 13:50:00
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JEALOUSY I DUNNO SNORTBEASTS!!
bladesforlife1889
11/04/2008 15:28:00
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wats to be jealous of?? as the song goes... #i'd rather be a packi than a blade# ever so jealous!!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
11/04/2008 15:30:00
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home from school already pigforlife? crikey you lot finish early these days
johnnywalker69
11/04/2008 15:48:00
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If Barnsley got a £2k fine for it and you got relegated, would you not have any problems at all that they hadn't had points deducted? Not just saying it because of the West Ham lot last year (which we were clinging on to for too long) but just because it's all well and good being on the receiving end, but what if another team suffers because you broke the rules? If it was us i'd be saying the same, but in reality it's quite a let off.
shepsblade
11/04/2008 15:53:00
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not all 6 players played though shepsblade, so the result wasnt influenced by the rule break
johnnywalker69
11/04/2008 15:56:00
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plus leeds did the same thing in 06 n got fined £1k so we've actually been hard done by!! tevez is still a legend!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
11/04/2008 16:43:00
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