UK time is: 16:54:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stokes Deal Hots Up

A deal to bring Sunderland striker Anthony Stokes to Hillsborough on loan is hotting up in today's papers, with Wednesday hot favourites to acquire his services.

Sunday's News Of The World reported the out-of-favour striker was all set for a move to either Hillsborough or Leeds United on loan, with Wednesday favourites for the deal with Sunderland boss Roy Keane keen for him to play at Championship level.

And now more reports are insisting the former Arsenal trainee is all set for a move to S6 to bolster Brian Laws' attacking options ahead of Saturday's trip to Swansea City.

Laws is without Francis Jeffers and Akpo Sodje, who both picked up long-term injuries early in to the season, leaving him with three fit strikers at his disposal.

And with Stokes down the pecking order at the Stadium of Light, he could prove a successful signing for Wednesday and continue the links between the Owls and the Black Cats.




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: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 26 2008

Time: 11:23AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Would be a good signing but still cant see it. i know they say theres no smoke without fire, and this story is in just about every paper today by the sounds of it but equally, theres no signings without money!
TarnOwl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 11:29:00

laws says not but you never know if someone is moving out to free some wages up. this also says jeffers is no where near being fit
mick66owl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 12:02:00

what a joke jeffers is. windass will be a good signing and will bag you some goals, stokes is a good player - his wages would be interesting but nevertheless at least laws is trying to do something about the current problems.
bladesforlife1889
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 12:07:00

Hands up all those who care what BFL thinks ?
Skeggy Owl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 13:25:00

both of mine are up
dbblue
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 13:52:00

BFL is usually pretty obnoxious guys, but fair play - he had an opinion, not just the usual tripe him or his piggy friends turn out. My hands are still up though!! ;)
US Owl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 15:08:00

I wish BLF would come on and have a normal conversation like this more often instead of boring us with his usual anti-Owls drivel that, to be honest, I just don't even read.
SuperOwls
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 15:24:00

I'll talk Wednesday and football in general with anybody (even utd fans) providing they talk sense, if BFL wants to air his views on goings on at S6 in line with above then fair enough.
sussexowl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 15:43:00

Anyone who wants a rational conversation is welcome on here, but you just let yourself down sometimes BFL. We can all talk crap about other teams/supporters, but it's much better to have decent discussions, even if your opinion differs.
US Owl
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 19:39:00

100% agree with you there us owl - but 95% of the time you lot always have cheap swipes and dish out insults to many others. you need to learn that if you are going to slag other teams and individuals it's going to come straight back at you twice as fast. you can dish it very well indeed, but when it comes back you, you all start crying and wonder why!!
bladesforlife1889
Report Abuse
26/08/2008 23:01:00

so whats he like this anthony stokes is he any good has anyone seen him
boothe
Report Abuse
27/08/2008 13:02:00

How longs Akpo out for is it going to be longer than 2 months?
COD EYE
Report Abuse
27/08/2008 14:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Mixed Feelings For Mandaric (Friday January 30 2015)

Wednesday MotM Against Birmingham (Friday January 30 2015)

Semedo Welcomes Competition (Thursday January 29 2015)

Chansiri completes Wednesday takeover (Thursday January 29 2015)

Points Frustrates Gray (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Pleasing Performances (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday MotM v Birmingham? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday 0-0 Birmingham City (Tuesday January 27 2015)

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 0 - 0 Birmingham
Sheff Wed 1 - 2 Bolton
Forest 0 - 2 Sheff Wed
Wigan 0 - 1 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Blackpool
Fulham 4 - 0 Sheff Wed

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 27 9 11 7 -2 38
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34

Breaking League News

Smith Misses Wembley Final!
Fulham : 30/01/2015 16:41:00
Karanka confident of no departures
Middlesbrough : 30/01/2015 16:27:00
Boro head wing chase
Middlesbrough : 30/01/2015 16:22:00
Daryl Murphy Misses Out Against Wigan
Ipswich : 30/01/2015 16:15:00
Newcomer targeting better times
Middlesbrough : 30/01/2015 16:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading v Wednesday
Suggested By:  
Wednesday win 60%
Reading win 20%
Draw 20%