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Owls Close In On Carson

Owls Close In On Carson

Owls boss Paul Sturrock is close to wrapping up a deal to bring Liverpool 'keeper Scott Carson to Hillsborough on a season-long loan later this week.

Sturrock told the official SWFC site he was hoping to secure his third signing of the summer later this week - and Carson is said to be the man in talks with the Owls boss.

The former Leeds United stopper spent two months between the sticks at Hillsborough last season and played a major part in the Owls survival in the Championship. Wednesday lost just once during Carson's stay at the club.

Wednesday may face competition from Championship rivals Cardiff City after they expressed an interest in Carson last week.

Carson, who was called up to to the England squad as standby goalkeeper for this summer's World Cup Finals in Germany, is currently third choice at Anfield behind Jose Reina and Jerzy Dudek.

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez wants to see Carson gain some much needed first team experience at Championship level before breaking into the first team at the Merseyside club.

Keep checking Vital Sheffield Wednesday for updates Scott Carson throughout the week!


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Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday May 24 2006
Time: 12:55PM

Comments

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he's great GK
green giant 12
24/05/2006 13:06:00
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Would be the signing of the season in my opinion. And who knows, if we do well we could end up signing a great prospect. The defence should surely be one of the better in the division.
welshyowl
24/05/2006 13:12:00
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I just hope we go out our way for him as much as we did when he was on loan, and Im pretty sure he'll choose us over anyone else if so.
newman87
24/05/2006 14:58:00
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I've my fingers and just about everything else crossed, the most important signing of the summer for us.
robc
24/05/2006 15:13:00
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all the ground work as been layed down by the clubs previous treatment of him and wednesdays form towards the end of the season, this would be a very good sign of the clubs future
wednesday4europe
24/05/2006 15:41:00
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