UK time is: 01:23:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls Respond To Noisy Half Time

Looks like Sheffield Wednesday players needed to wear ear plugs during the half time team talk (or should that be shout?) during the match against Derby at the weekend. It seems they were told a few home truths by Paul Sturrock who admitted 'It got a wee bit noisy at half-time,'

Sturrock was unhappy how the defenders were playing so deep 'It could have been well, well away from us - it was like the Alamo. John Blackley started on them and they got my tongue at the end but they responded properly.'

Wednesday went in at half time 1-0 down but to their credit, with goals from Chris Brunt and David Graham, they rallied to take the points. Sturrock says the improvement came from the back:

'They came back out, the centre-halves won their headers and tackles and, all of a sudden, we're on the front foot. Plus, all of a sudden we livened up our crowd.'

Sturrock also praised the 'fantastic job' on-loan keeper Nicky Weaver did saying he kept us in the game during the first half.

**Have you got what it takes to run this site? Or do you run an existing site and want to move over to the exciting Vital Network? If so, press on the advert and get Vitalled!**




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

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 8 2005

Time: 3:52PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls sign Watford's McGugan on loan (Wednesday November 19 2014)

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)

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
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20

Breaking League News

Cala Hits Out
Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:12:00
Mackay's Honorary Status Revoked
Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:06:00
Bent Set For Albion Loan
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:41:00
March Pencilled In For Albion Return
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:38:00
Walton Backed To Shine
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 14%
Play-offs 26%
Mid-table 51%
Relegation scrap 8%
Relegated 1%