UK time is: 23:59:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Laws Hopes For Second Half Repeat

Owls boss Brian Laws is hoping his troops learn from paying for their slow starts to matches and carry the form from Saturday's second half showing into future games.

Wednesday again trailed by a goal going into the second half against Southampton, for the second successive week, but came back to improve in the second 45 and take a share of the spoils.

And although Laws was pleased with the second half showing, he's hoping his men can carry the second 45 minutes for the 90 for the rest of the season.

'A few harsh words had to be said at half time because we do seem to have started slowly the last couple of games,' Laws told the official SWFC website.

'We allowed them to dictate play in the first half and gave them the freedom of the park.

'Southampton have a good bunch of players there; very young and enthusiastic. In the first half they were passing it as if they were Brazil but we were allowing them to do that and after half time we stepped up ten yards from the back and started to cause them problems.'

He continued: 'The second half shows that we are not going to melt. Previously when we were away from home and conceded a goal we were almost like a pack of cards about to fall but we are not like that any more and I am pleased to see that. If we can maintain that level of commitment and performance we can go a long way,'

Wednesday's first test will be when Q.P.R. make the trip to Hillsborough on Tuesday night, kick-off 7.45pm.




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:Monday December 8 2008

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
We all know we can only play for one half. When was the last time we played really well for 90 minutes?
will it ever happen
Report Abuse
08/12/2008 14:27:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday Midfielder Joins Wanderers (Thursday March 5 2015)

Men United Ticket Competition (Thursday March 5 2015)

Gray: Owls gave away cheap goals (Thursday March 5 2015)

Wednesday Vs Blackburn - Preview (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Gray Ahead Of Blackburn (Tuesday March 3 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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wolves 35 16 9 10 6 57
9. Forest 35 13 11 11 7 50
10. Blackburn 35 12 12 11 0 48
11. Sheff Wed 35 11 13 11 -3 46
12. Charlton 35 10 15 10 -5 45
13. Birmingham 35 11 12 12 -10 45
14. Cardiff 35 11 11 13 -4 44

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - Grandad
Wigan : 05/03/2015 21:16:01
Wednesday Midfielder Joins Wanderers
Sheff Wed : 05/03/2015 21:15:01
Warbs To Stay?
Brentford : 05/03/2015 21:03:00
McClaren - Now Is The Time To Dig In
Derby County : 05/03/2015 20:31:01
Bryson - We Cost Ourselves Against Brighton
Derby County : 05/03/2015 20:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Westwood 20%
Palmer 0%
Lees 0%
Zayatte 0%
Dielna 0%
McGugan 20%
Hutchinson 0%
Semedo 0%
Maghoma 0%
Keane 20%
Nuhiu 0%
Sub:-Maguire 40%
Sub:-Helan 0%
Sub:-May 0%