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Owls Pair Make Team Of The Week

Wednesday's two-goal heroes from the weekend's match with Burnley have both been selected in the Football League 'Team Of The Week' line up.

Hotshots Marcus Tudgay and Akpo Sodje both made the final selection following their inspiring performance in the season opener, a thumping victory which delighted the Owls faithful and got the team off to the best possible start.

To view the complete Championship Team of the Week, click here. The team is nominated by Press Association journalists attending games up and down the country.

Congratulations, chaps!




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Writer: Auckland Owl Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 12 2008

Time: 8:00AM

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i know this is completely of subject but just read the star and this iniative to get more families in by cutting out the swearing.... what a load of *********. i took my missus and my young brother and sister on sat, only a little bit of swearing, nothing they havent heard before, but it cost me 105.00 to go, 16.00 quid for a childs ticket!!!! ***** off! when my kid is born there is no way i can afford to take them... i have been officialy priced out of going, looks like there will be more liverpool/man utd/chelsea fans. makes me mad
mansfieldowl
oh yeah and well done marcus quality game both defensively and attacking
mansfieldowl
Mansfield owl has hit the nail on the head when it comes to attendance figures. People are being priced out of football to pay inflated wages for increasingly mediocre players. This is a criticism of football in general and not Wednesday in particular (where we're still paying for the mistakes that are over 10 years old). How many clubs have gone into receivership since the advent of the premiership (which we all probably wanted at the time)? Has this sky funded mess been good for clubs, no. Has it been good for players? Well those in the top end may appear to do well, buying shiny new toys like kids at christmas whilst exhibiting behavioural standards that should have them sent to their room with no supper. Ronaldo a slave? For christsake! As for the fans, well we are increasingly forced away from the football ground and in front of the tv to catch just a glimpse of our teams. At the end of last season Wednesday dropped prices and filled the ground for one vital game. They learned nothing from this lesson it seems. As for football in general, well it's a dull three horse race (I'm feeling generous) in the snore fest that's the premiership. The same teams in the champions league (very few of whom are champions) and the championship. Well it remains a truly competetive league but have you noticed how poorly the teams relegated from the premiership do. They're forced to flog off there failed players, more often than not to those sides that took their place, just to get the wage bill down. Sorry, to rant but I had to get this off my chest. Look at Luton, look at Wrexham. How long before we start losing clubs altogether?
robc
Rotherham, Bounremouth, and there'll be a few more. But hey, everything's fine, Richard Scudamore says so - http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2008/aug/10/premierleague1 - the blind leading the blind.
Auckland Owl
scudamore is a complete anus
smiggyswfc
robc I totally agree. Before we used to have a turnover at the top of the top division but now we just have the same few. We used to pity the Scottish for their 2 horse race and now we are the same. It's nice to see all these fancy foreigners helping bring our standards up but we still haven't won anything with the national team so all these players have really done is shown us how to dive and they are ***** at that as well. Well done to our 2 boys for getting in the Team of the week. Hope we can have a few more in next week so I can carry on winding the piggies up especially if we were to stay top.
Paul&Shark
 

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