UK time is: 23:26:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fledgling Owls Grab Steels Draw

An inexperienced Owls side preserved the unbeaten run in pre-season on Wednesday night, but at the last gasp.

Surprise starters Kenny Lunt and Etienne Esajas provided first half highlights for Wednesday, but it was the Stocksbridge Steels who went in at the break with the lead, courtesy of an Andy Hurst strike.

The Owls mixture of Academy players and breakthrough first teamers, reinforced by the aforementioned notable names, relied on a last minute equaliser by young defender Nick Wood to take something away from the game.

Coach Sean McAuley summed up the value of the match on the official site: 'It was good for the young pros like Liam McMenamin and Richard O'Donnell because they need to play for 90 minutes. Luke Boden had a good game and Rocky Lekaj was good in spells too so it was a useful workout for the young players.'

Starting line up: O'Donnell, McMenamin, N Wood, Liversidge, Moc, R Lekaj, Lunt, Boden, Esajas, Worsfold, Tunnard.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

The Journalist

Writer: Auckland Owl Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 24 2008

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments

mmmmmmm so i was wrong. apparently according to look local news paper there was an agreement that wendy were fielding a full first team. probably just another money making scam by stocky!!
bladesforlife1889
I told ya, bfl, but you wouldn't have it :)
Auckland Owl
A united fan who is wrong about football. Whatever next.
Radon Barrier
... them winning a trophy?
johnnywalker69
Now that is pushing it.
BedfordOwl
to be honest lads, they've hyped it up so much about wednesday having a first team side out, but when you played wimbledon night before it was never going to be was it?
shepsblade
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Gray frustrated by Millwall late show (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Kids quids in for Millwall clash (Monday August 18 2014)

Owls to face Clarets in League Cup (Wednesday August 13 2014)

Wednesday 3-0 Notts County (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Ticket offers for County cup clash (Tuesday August 12 2014)

What a difference a year makes (Monday August 11 2014)

Wednesday confirm Stevie May signing (Sunday August 10 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 1 - 1 Millwall
Sheff Wed 0 - 0 Derby County
Brighton 0 - 1 Sheff Wed

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Norwich 3 2 0 1 4 6
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 2 6
8. Middlesbrough 3 2 0 1 2 6
9. Sheff Wed 3 1 2 0 1 5
10. Ipswich 3 1 1 1 0 4
11. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
12. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4

Breaking League News

Cardiff 1 Latics 0 - Missed Chances
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:15:00
Wolves : 20/08/2014 22:31:00
Rams Fall To First Defeat
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:11:00
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:08:00
Aston Villa Defender Joins On Loan
Brighton : 20/08/2014 21:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 12%
Play-offs 25%
Mid-table 56%
Relegation scrap 5%
Relegated 2%