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Owls Need Jet-Heeled JJ

Owls Need Jet-Heeled JJ

Wednesday's latest disappointments in the Championship have left us screaming out for one thing in particular - Jermaine Johnson.

Of course, a couple of million here, a couple of high-quality loan players there, would do nicely in our battle against relegation.

Back in the real world though, and we can't look to any kind of luxuries to get us out of our current situation.

The luxury we're crying out for at the minute is our jet-heeled Jamaican Jermaine Johnson - his return from injury can't come soon enough.

They say you don't know what you're missing until it's gone, or something along those lines anyway, and that's ever-so true in the case of JJ.

Without him, Wednesday have looked lacklustre, and without any pace or punch in their attack.

We all know he's capable of being hugely frustrating, firing efforts way over the bar from point-blank range, running into danger like a 'headless chickin' on others.

What we'd give for a bit of that last Saturday or against Doncaster Rovers.

His presence could have made that bit of difference that got us something from one, or both, or our previous matches.

He was immense against Barnsley, running himself to the ground and putting in a man-of-the-match performance that helped Alan Irvine get off to a winning start as manager.

Such a shame that his hamstring injury came in the game immediately following that.

Johnson was played as part of a 4-3-3 line-up against the Tykes, imagine what he could do in a 4-4-2 formation with some extra energy to spare.

His pace no doubt scares the living daylights out of defenders, no matter what he does with the ball.


His comeback can't come soon enough and Irvine will be keeping everything crossed that the Owls medical staff do theur best to work a miracle and see him back in contention sooner rather than later.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Monday February 22 2010
Time: 3:18PM

Comments

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We need more than JJ, we need a fecking miracle!!!
Owlsmad
22/02/2010 15:50:00
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i agree owlsmad. however i agree nick we have been lacking that spark of pace he provides. does anyone know how long he is out for?? ANOTHER massive game on saturday need to start picking up some more points. would bite your hand off for a draw at reading.
Wednesdayforlife
22/02/2010 16:16:00
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we need some kind of a different adjective or metaphor to describe Jermaine Johnson because literally every single article, be it on here or on the official site describes him as jet-heeled...
Carbone's Padawan
22/02/2010 16:37:00
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rocket foot?
ozzietheowl
22/02/2010 18:06:00
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Toyota Prius..as once he gets going he sometimes has trouble stopping or going in the right direction!
sussexowl
22/02/2010 19:54:00
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Hehehe like that sussexowl.
ollyowl70
22/02/2010 20:40:00
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Any news on Jeffers, hoping the Everton connection migt inspire, OMG am i grasping at straws?
Brighton Owl
23/02/2010 14:01:00
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You are, Brighton (I used to live there, incidentally). We want JJ and Purse back (and I wasn't saying that earlier in the season).
Auckland Owl
24/02/2010 07:49:00
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