Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Laws Blasts Owls Flops

Laws Blasts Owls Flops

Wednesday boss Brian Laws unsurprisingly blasted his failing troops following the 4-0 home demolition by high-flying West Brom at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Laws took plenty of the blame following the biggest home defeat for some time for Wednesdayites, but also blasted his squad and called for the 'basics' to be address in training.

'Quite simply, that wasn't good enough,' the Owls boss told the official SWFC website.

'We played a top team and to get a result against a top team you have to turn up; you have to be at the races; you have to play to your potential and at your maximum because if you don't that's what you get.

'We let ourselves down and we let the supporters down. It was pretty even in the first 20 minutes but the warning signs were there. We have been working hard to make sure we don't concede from set plays and you should never allow any team to score with a volley inside the six-yard box. That was unacceptable and it proved to be the turning point in the game. They then got into their stride and made life very difficult for us but we cannot carry anybody and I have to say none of my players came out of the match with any credit today.'

Laws now has a week to try and put things right on the training pitch before next Saturday's huge relegation clash against fellow strugglers Reading at Hillsborough.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Sunday November 29 2009
Time: 12:41PM

Comments

0
quite simply hes not good enough!!!!!
supersibon
29/11/2009 22:19:00
0
What i saw of the players on saturday it's debatable whether any of them are good enough ?
ecco owl
29/11/2009 23:15:00
0
I really don't know what's to debate. To me it is self evident
dobby1
30/11/2009 10:22:00
0
Only last 34 minutes of the game before i walked out disgusted. Seriously, something needs to change and quickly. Have been a Laws fan and stuck up for him in the past but even i am starting to think!!
will it ever happen
30/11/2009 13:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday Duo Get Scotland Call (23/5/17)

Sheffield Wednesday duo Barry Bannan and Steven Fletcher have been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Rumour Mill: Holmes, Sweet Holmes

We look at the latest speculation linking Charlton Athletic winger Ricky Holmes to the club.

Retained List Predictions

We have a look at the Owls who could be departing this summer, through being out of contract with the club.

Vital Opinion - Owls March To Defeat?

Martin Wood looks back over the Playoffs

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Go for the EFL title next season?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Absolutely, has to be the aim20%
Go for Automatic71%
Depends on team set-up3%
Too early to call6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg5
2.swfcjambo3
3.tonyone1
4.brinsworthowl1
The Vital Football Members League