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Black Cats' Edwards Linked With Owls

Sunderland's Trinidad and Tobago winger Carlos Edwards has been linked with a loan move to Wednesday according to local reports in the North East.

The jet-heeled wideman has failed to feature in any squad for Roy Keane's men this season and the Owls could well benefit from the Stadium of Light club loaning Edwards out to get regular first team football.

And Wednesday are said to be one of the club's leading the race for his signature, with Cardiff City another Championship club interested in his services.

'There has been interest in Carlos and I'll have a chat with him,' Keanr told the Sheilds Gazette.

Wednesday have already forged good links with the Black Cats after Keane allowed Graham Kavanagh to come on loan to S6 last season.

And with Wednesday already showing previous interest in the winger/right-back, they could well be lining up a bid to bolsted their ranks with the international.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 17 2008

Time: 1:36PM

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Who's going to pay for this? We had a donation from a Mr A Turner?
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17/09/2008 14:02:00

I think this story is rubbish. We don't have a money to pay for it and even if we did we don't need another winger. Cover in defence is much more of a priority.
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17/09/2008 14:08:00

He can play right back, and is a very good one at that.
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17/09/2008 14:15:00

As Reading were ripping our defence to shreds and walzing through the weakest centre midfield i've ever seen, the first thing that sprung to mind was mmm... What we need is another winger!
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17/09/2008 14:19:00

a decent centre midfielder would be nice and preferably one who doesn't let the game pass him by.
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17/09/2008 15:08:00

it was only a couple of days ago people were praising oconnor and mcallister and our defense so dont completely flip. Will say we need an old head at the back they seemed to stop after gifting them the first 2 goals
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17/09/2008 15:22:00

Precisely.... we need someone at the back in the mold of Michael Johnson. Not him, but someone who will have a similar effect on the defence like he had last year, plus someone in centre midfield who is big, strong & can control the middle of the park. What we don't need right now is a winger, or a right back - unless McMahon will be going back next week.
US Owl
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17/09/2008 15:37:00

good pont actually maybe its just keeping options open if boro recall mcmahon makes sense
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17/09/2008 16:02:00

If we dont put JJ up front we dont need ANOTHER bloody winger!
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17/09/2008 16:36:00

I said something along those lines last night Will and got slated for it.
Skeggy Owl
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17/09/2008 16:50:00

we need eleven players after last night
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17/09/2008 18:17:00

Right, don't panic. We were *****e last night and against wolves but this is a better team than last year. Yes our squad is too thin but look beyond this result towards saturday. Let's see how the team and manager react. Then we'll see what they're made of and what kind of season we're in for.
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17/09/2008 19:10:00

that was s***e by the way
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17/09/2008 19:11:00

Agree! Dont panic, we were capable of beating Watford well, that hasnt changed. Reading are the same team last night as the one that was in the premiership. This hopefully will be the kick in the ass, and come down to reality for Saturday. If we lose badly on Sat. then I may just start to panic. Anyone know anything about this meeting between Wednesdayite, Hully, Addey and Allen tonight at Hillsborough?
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17/09/2008 20:17:00

edwards is on 25k a week!! never going to happen
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17/09/2008 20:50:00

And you know this BFL because you are his personal BANKER ?
Skeggy Owl
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17/09/2008 20:58:00

exactlly what i expected from someone like you!!
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17/09/2008 23:43:00

come off it bfl that figures ridiculous though. 10k max hes sunderland reserves, even then the club that loans players often still pays a proportion of wages
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18/09/2008 00:16:00

laws needs to look at some defenders before wingers and strikers
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18/09/2008 08:07:00

No Way edwards is on £25k a week, I agree with Wesp £10k Max. Luton to Sunderland in the championship from around £2k to £25k, dont think so
Aston Owl
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18/09/2008 10:47:00

Could it be that the takeover is about to happen and they have said Brian Laws can start thinking about the sort of players and wages we can now afford? Just a thought. Sorry to bring the takeover thing back up.
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18/09/2008 18:38:00

laws has said tonight on bbc radio sheffield that we are not linked with this guy at all..yet another crap newspaper rumour!
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18/09/2008 19:35:00

so even at 10k a week you think you lot can afford that? all you lot need is a 20 goal a season man!!
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18/09/2008 20:26:00

Fancy lending us Beattie then bfl?
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18/09/2008 20:49:00

we already have 2 strikers capable of 20 goals a season,problem is they keep getting injured :-(
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18/09/2008 20:56:00

You can never have enough wingers/defenders/strikers/ delete as appropriate
Red Wimp
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18/09/2008 22:40:00

US Owls - sorry I ahve to disagree. I've really rated McMahon, thought he's been calm on the ball and decent at distributing it too. Don't know how he played on Tues and if that's what you're basing your judgement on but in the games I;ve seen him I've thought he's decent. not outstanding but decent for us. Anyone else got a view - I'm beginning to mistrust my judgement!
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19/09/2008 10:12:00

sorry but your strikers arnt capable of getting anywhere near 20 goals a season. dont worry you lads are doing great considering everything and the injuries.
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19/09/2008 21:15:00

suppose you could have beattie for beevers, spuur, wood, simek and 5m quid!! what you say johnnyw69??
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20/09/2008 08:59:00

Carlos Edwards is a good player with a good crossing ability, so should be a good signing.
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19/10/2008 21:23:00


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