Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Irvine Looks At Scottish Talent

Irvine Looks At Scottish Talent

Wednesday could have a Scottish invasion amongst their playing ranks next season with boss Alan Irvine looking to his homeland to bolster his squad.

The Owls boss has been working hard to improve his squad for their League One campaign next season, with numerous trips north of the border on scouting missions.

Irvine has revealed that he'd like to sign at least six players for an assault on the League One title and a swift return to the Championship next season.

And with Wednesday's current financial problems, Irvine insists Scotland could well suit the Owls down to a tee.

'I think lots of people are looking at Scotland,' he told the Sheffield Star.

There are a huge number of Scotish players in the Championship and the reason that a lot of clubs are looking at him is because they are affordable.'

That's certainly good news for Wednesday, but the Owls boss is keeping tight-lipped on his initial targets as he looks to get his squad ready for the new campaign sooner, rather than later.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday May 21 2010
Time: 11:50AM

Comments

0
how long does it take us to start signing people other clubs have started come on give me NEWS
barton6435
21/05/2010 12:04:00
0
What about League of Ireland, Kevin Doyle/Stephen Hunt/Shane Long/Wilo Flood, they didnt do too bad.
another irish owl
21/05/2010 12:16:00
0
last year BL flew into the market and look where that got us. Let Al do the job in his own time then at least he'll be signing players he wants rather than satisfying the appetites of those who just want news.
robc
21/05/2010 12:23:00
0
I remember when Danny Wilson tried that approach!!!
AndyOwl
21/05/2010 13:10:00
0
Word on the street is that we're looking at Carl Cort.
Carbone's Padawan
21/05/2010 16:16:00
0
first signing is hamilton striker mikael antoine curier
retfordowl1867
21/05/2010 18:32:00
0
Carl Cort... no he won't be coming. No where near good enough. Nice try though.
jamesc1905
21/05/2010 18:36:00
0
Don't think either of the two named mentioned would set League 1 alight- curier or cort. Wish we'd look at more potent strikers like le fondre or Simeon Jackson
Carbone's Padawan
21/05/2010 19:29:00
0
i agree carbone's would love either of those two, would like either paynter or austin but wouldnt be able to get them i dont think. maybe we could swap tudgay for two of them.
Wednesdayforlife
21/05/2010 23:09:00
0
There are loads of players that would benefit us but would they come down to league one with matching wages?. Not to mention we would have to get most of em out of contract as a freebie unless Tudgay and Grant are on their way.
bluenwhite
21/05/2010 23:20:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Vital Head-to-Head - Wednesday Vs Reading

Who has the upper hand historically? The Royals or the Owls?

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Mr. C's Christmas Present

We look at the news of the Chansiri giveaway that is happening over the holiday period and our festive fixtures.

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Outcome of Wednesday at Reading?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win62%
Draw22%
Royals Win16%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 7:45PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
The Vital Football Members League