UK time is: 16:43:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wednesday Trio Ready For Ram-Raid

The trip to Pride Park always has some extra significance for three Wednesday players, and it'll be no different come 3pm this Saturday.

Former Rams Lee Grant, Marcus Tudgay and Deon Burton are all set to be part of Brian Laws' squad to make the short trip to Derbyshire in the Championship this weekend.

The trio all still live in the Derby area and commute to Middlewood Road together - and they'll be keen to get one over on their former employers.

'I always look forward to this game and so do my family; it's a day out for them,' Tudgay told the Sheffield Star.

He added: 'Some of my family are Derby fans, still, and I get a bit of stick from some of my friends who are Derby fans.

'I'll be doing my best and hopefully helping us to get a win.'

Lee Grant told the Derby Evening Telegraph: 'There's lots of people I'll look forward to seeing but, in terms of the game, I'll be preparing exactly as I do for any other game.'

He continued: 'We need to be solid first and foremost and that's not something we've done too frequently this season.

'We've shown that we can do it - at Swansea and Palace (both 1-1 draws), for example - so there's no problem on that front.

'Individually, we're good enough to go to any stadium and put on a good show. We just need to do it more often.'

Grant and Tudgay are both set to start against their former club - with both expected to get good receptions, though Deon Burton could have to settle for a place on the bench - super-sub anyone?




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 November 14 2008

Time: 12:16PM

Your Comments

If DB is on the bench, I don't think he'll turn into a super sub for us. Then again, his goal drought has to end some time and I would love it to be tomorrow!!
US Owl
Great photo of Granty.
Auckland Owl
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Madine joins Coventry City on loan (Thursday October 30 2014)

Westwood called up to Ireland squad (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Everton recall Hope from Owls loan (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Owls out to improve Hillsborough form (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Gray pleased with Brentford point (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Owls youngster makes England U20 squad (Thursday October 2 2014)

Gray hopeful over Lees injury setback (Sunday September 28 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21
11. Cardiff 14 5 4 5 1 19
12. Sheff Wed 14 4 7 3 0 19
13. Brentford 14 5 4 5 -3 19
14. Reading 14 5 3 6 -5 18
15. Millwall 14 4 5 5 -2 17

Breaking League News

RUFC - Evans Says 'No' To Premier League Player
Rotherham : 30/10/2014 16:39:00
Your Support Is Vital To The Town!
Ipswich : 30/10/2014 15:54:00
Opposing View: Millwall
Watford : 30/10/2014 15:53:00
Cherries host Brighton
Bournemouth : 30/10/2014 15:27:00
Away Days- Is It Just About The Football?
Brentford : 30/10/2014 15:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 15%
Play-offs 26%
Mid-table 50%
Relegation scrap 8%
Relegated 1%