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Buxton Sidelined For Four Weeks

Wednesday have been dealt a blow with the news that defender Lewis Buxton will be sidelined for around four weeks through injury.

The former Stoke City man was taken off in the Owls' 2-1 victory over Plymouth Argyle at the weekend to be replaced with Frank Simek.

And Owls boss Alan Irvine has revealed that Buxton will be out of action for around a month, missing some key fixtures as Wednesday battle against relegation from the Championship.

American defender Simek is all set for a spell in the team after spending much time on the bench throughout this season so far.

The former Arsenal Academy product is a fans' favourite at Hillsborough but has suffered through numerous injuries recently.

And Wednesdayites will be hoping Simek comes through the four-week spell in tact, to regain the form that saw him on the brink of the USA national squad.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 3 2010

Time: 12:33PM

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Come on Frankie! Win your rightful place back!
S12 OWL
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03/02/2010 16:22:00

yes this will give frankie a chance to prove himself and get back to the old frankie!
Wednesdayforlife
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03/02/2010 17:28:00

i hope frankie takes this chance and gets back into first team UTO
samh
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03/02/2010 22:07:00

I like Frankie alot, I am not sure hes the same player as he was but it be good to see him back. Buxton has done a good job. I know he got alot of stick and alot of that was under the tactics of Laws. Hes not a bad defender to be fair..Frankie is just that bit better going forward too in my opinion.
jamesc1905
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04/02/2010 00:38:00

HURRAYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!
supersibon
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04/02/2010 18:31:00

lets hope he takes his chance with both hands, tough one for his comeback
vic mobley
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04/02/2010 20:17:00

I have to say I think Buxton's done a solid enough job overall but it's going to be great to see Frankie back in the blue and white stripes and with a few games under his belt let's hope we see the Frankie we know and love bombing up and down the wing. USA USA USA!
SuperOwls
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05/02/2010 08:16:00

 

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