Sheffield Wednesday - Owls Sign Stoke's Buxton
UK time is: 13:06:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls Sign Stoke's Buxton

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has completed the loan signing of Stoke City defender Lewis Buxton on an emergency one-month loan deal.

Laws has been looking to bolster at the back in recent weeks and Buxton is set to go straight in to the squad for Sunday's Steel City derby against Sheffield United at Hillsborough on completion of the correct paperwork.

'I'm very wary of the fact that we have five games in the short space of 14 days. I thought it was vital that we increased our options at the back and I'm very pleased to bring Lewis to the club,' Laws told the official SWFC website.



He joins us on an initial emergency loan for a month but we will look to extend that to the maximum period of 93 days.

'He's got a good pedigree having played over 100 games, most of them in the Championship, and he can play anywhere in the defence, which is a very important factor for us right now.'

Laws is set to have Richard Wood back in action for Sunday's huge Championship match and Frank Simek is on the road to recovery, but was keen to bolster his squad with a high number of matches in a short space of time.

The defender has played all across the back line during his playing days with Stoke City and Portsmouth.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 17 2008

Time: 9:53AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Sounds promising and gives us that bit of extra cover we need. Get Whelan back in January til the end of the season too Bri!
S6Apple
Report Abuse
17/10/2008 10:43:00

I've never heard of him! Anyone know if he's any good?
CLIFFANDJ
Report Abuse
17/10/2008 12:48:00

I've heard he's better than Bobby Moore
HootingMad
Report Abuse
17/10/2008 16:29:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Reading 5 1 3 1 1 6
14. Fulham 5 1 2 2 0 5
15. Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 -1 5
16. Forest 5 1 2 2 -1 5
17. Preston 5 1 2 2 -2 5
18. Brentford 4 1 1 2 -1 4

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hammill Departure Confirmed
Huddersfield : 01/09/2015 13:00:01
Poll: Fans Call For Defenders
Q.P.R. : 01/09/2015 12:13:00
BWFC: Frustration
Bolton : 01/09/2015 11:59:01
Could Joe Lolley Have a Loan Spell Coming Up
Huddersfield : 01/09/2015 11:47:00
Join Vital Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield : 01/09/2015 11:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is Forestieri a good signing for Wednesday?
Suggested By:  Vital Wednesday
Yes 91%
No 9%