UK time is: 00:03:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wood Set To Stay An Owl

Owls boss Paul Sturrock is set to reject any forthcoming offers for highly-rated young defender Richard Wood as he looks set to build his side for next season.

Wakefield-born Wood impressed for the Owls this season before an injury ruled him out for the final few months. His form is likely to have attracted the attention of clubs - but Sturrock is desperate to keep hold of him.

Sturrock told the Sheffield Star today: 'Wood is turning into a quality player and I'm sure people will make inquiries about him in the summer, but he is going nowhere.'

Wood, 20, formed an impressive partnership alongside Owls' player of the season Graham Coughlan in the centre of defence during a tough period as the club battled against the drop.

But now Sturrock wants the club to progress next season and will be looking for much more than consolidation as he builds towards the Premiership. Wood is set to play a major part in the re-building of the squad next season.

Wood joined the Owls as a trainee and has made 72 appearances in the blue and white shirt after being given his debut by Chris Turner. He's also netted three times along the way and is set to play a major part in the Owls season next term.




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:Saturday May 13 2006

Time: 6:19PM

Your Comments

Good lad!
welshyowl
Wood must stay, with out him there will be a large gap to fill.
whites11
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls linked with French midfield man (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Owls' Yorkshire derby clashes on TV (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Owls snap up Keiren Westwood (Tuesday July 8 2014)

Owls' 2014-15 fixture list revealed (Wednesday June 18 2014)

Owls to host Notts County in cup (Tuesday June 17 2014)

Owls seeded for League Cup draw (Tuesday June 10 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)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

LUFC Injury blow for Leeds youngster
Leeds Utd : 25/07/2014 21:00:00
Gueye Signs 12 Month Contract
Millwall : 25/07/2014 20:49:00
Campbell Completes Palace Move
Cardiff : 25/07/2014 20:43:00
LUFC Viviani goes home to consider future
Leeds Utd : 25/07/2014 20:39:00
Dunk signs New Brighton Deal
Brighton : 25/07/2014 20:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should the Owls give Gary Madine another chance?
Suggested By:  
Yes 80%
No 20%