Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Begin Recruitment

Owls Begin Recruitment

Following the release of six out of contract players, Alan Irvine has already begun to eye up replacements.

Irvine revealed on Wednesday player that the Owls won't leave any stone unturned in the search for new players.

First off for Irvine and his staff will be a trip to Scotland to eye up the talent North of the border.

Last time the Owls were in League One, they were inspired by Scots JP McGovern and the talismanic Lee Bullen.Irvine will be hoping for a similar effect this time around and also admitted that he had studied the Leicester City model to see how they revamped their squad following relegation.

Irvine also revealed that the Owls would be scouting 'all over Europe' in search for a team that are capable of playing at Hillsborough.

The release of former England internationals Francis Jeffers and Michael Gray, as well as Dutch winger Etienne Esajas, USA international Frank Simek and homegrown midfielder Sean McAllister, the Owls are now down to just 14 professionals, which includes three goalkeepers.

The squad of 14 could be trimmed yet further, with Lee Grant and Marcus Tudgay likely to be sold.

Should Tudgay be sold, the Owls will be left with no out and out strikers on their playing staff.

The second year academy scholars will find out tomorrow if they've done enough to earn themselves pro deals at S6.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Jarno
Date:Wednesday May 5 2010
Time: 6:25PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
done the easy bit in clearing out the s**t! now need to start buying in some quality!
Wednesdayforlife
05/05/2010 20:37:00
0
Wonder how many of our cast offs the little piggies down the lane will try and sign......
Hickyowl1977
06/05/2010 09:02:00
0
Sounds good, lets start at Celtic and Rangers. Heard they're OK.
MightyWednesday
06/05/2010 22:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday Sell Out Wembley, plus Chairman's Comments!

Chansiri thanks the Owls fans for their backing ahead of the Playoff Final

Wednesday At Wembley - Hopes And Fears (Part 1)

First up Vital Wednesday writer Martin Wood with his hopes, fears and prediction

Carlos Carvalhal - The Conductor Of The #swfc Orchestra

Alex Roberts looks at the impact of one Carlos Carvalhal on us all at S6

Wednesday - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

#PlayOffFinal Who's going up?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday100%
Hull Tigers0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.swfcjambo4
2.dooleys left leg4
3.OurMaurice1
4.brinsworthowl1
5.Snod77611
6.markjr24011
7.John Bingham1