Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Jimmy Jimmy!

Jimmy Jimmy!

As expected, attacking midfielder Jimmy Smith is set to become Brian Laws first loan signing of the close season on Thursday.

At Chelsea since the age of nine, the youngster has Championship experience with Norwich and QPR, and will sign for Wednesday in a deal which runs until January 10th.

Brian Laws told the official site: 'Laws said: 'I'm really pleased to be getting the services of Jimmy Smith on board. He's a high-energy player with an abundance of natural talent and I'm extremely confident he can make a difference to our midfield.'

Smith is a former England Under 19 international and made 31 appearances for the R's and nine for the Canaries, and was top scorer for Chelsea reserves two seasons ago.

The Owls' engine room is looking a whole lot healthier following the acquisition of James O'Connor and now Smith, complementing the drive and enthusiasm of Sean McAllister.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Auckland Owl
Date:Tuesday July 1 2008
Time: 9:36PM

Comments

0
O'Connor, Smith and McCallister - relegation material. Rubbish.
onedeaddj
01/07/2008 21:53:00
0
What a shining wit you are.
Auckland Owl
01/07/2008 22:21:00
0
onedeaddj - you can't even spell Mcallisters name.
gudetehowl
01/07/2008 22:23:00
0
Midfield is looking far better than last season already! Well done Brian.
will it ever happen
01/07/2008 22:31:00
0
Absolute quality, Next season looks very good as now we have competition in the most important part of the field.
Bigash
01/07/2008 23:01:00
0
hopefully we can have a good season now
Barton6435
02/07/2008 00:51:00
0
is he defensive or attacking
mick66owl
02/07/2008 08:49:00
0
I think O'connor will do well for us, Jimmy smith played 31 games in an ever imrpoving QPR side last year, plus he wouldnt be at Chelsea if he wasnt decent. With Mcallister keeping them honest to get a place I have to agree with WIEH, looks far better than last season already
Aston Owl
02/07/2008 08:51:00
0
i think smiths attacking player mick from what ive heard and that oconnor suposed to be a hard working player so a good combination if it works
boothe
02/07/2008 09:11:00
0
quality young player, but dont think he is the type of player that is going to save you from relegation. you could do with a few old heads coming in as you have generally a team of muppet babies
bladesforlife1889
02/07/2008 09:39:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday win over Birmingham return Owls to Playoff places

Wednesday returned from the Midlands with all three-points after a hard fought victory over fellow Championship playoff chasers Birmingham City. Two Gary Hooper goals reversed a Clayton Donaldson open

Wednesday Win at Birmingham - Fans View!

Vital Wednesday writer Charlie Trueman-Smith reacts to a vital win at St Andrews....

Confirmed Line-ups and Live Match Updates - Owls at Brum

Who's in and Who's not as #swfc travel to Birmingham City....

Vital Match Preview - Wednesday at Birmingham City

All the team news ahead of a vital (pun intended) playoff chasers battle...

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Wednesday maintain their Championship form?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes84%
No16%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg3
2.@mwoodjnr2
3.swfcjambo1