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Wednesday Complete Teale Signing

Wednesday have captured their sixth signing of the summer after confirming winger Gary Teale has put pen-to-paper on a move to Hillsborough.

The Scottish international has joined on a two-year deal on a free transfer after his deal at Derby County came to an end.

Owls boss Alan Irvine told the official SWFC website: 'Gary is very experienced, he has played at high levels including international games and can play wide right and wide left. He believes we can be at the top of the league and without that belief he wouldn't be here.'

Teale made his name with Wigan Athletic and the Rams and has also earned 12 caps for Scotland in the process.

The arrival of the 31-year-old comes hot-on-the-heels of the arrival of former Motherwell midfielder Giles Coke.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 2 2010

Time: 10:38AM

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am off to the bookies got a strange feeling were going to win the league
Good signing for us, well done Mr Irvine
Fantastic, squad is really coming together now, can't wait for season to start! Another striker would be nice though!
Mellor and Mawene are the last 2 i've heard. Much better squad than last season, i would join you in that bet retford but the odds are too short
Calm down guys, this is Wednesday we're talking about here. We'll make hard work of it whatever division we are in!
Ok none of the summer signings have blown me away but in the short term it is possible that the sum of the whole will outway the sum of the parts. If we are to win the title it will depend on our strikers firing consistently well throughout the whole season. My breath is held ..............
bear in mind we are a league 1 team rob, who do you want us to sign?
Hirsty's Shinpads
with the exception of otsemobar all the signings have come from clubs who last season played at a higher level than we are currently at so all in all i'm quite happy. a decent centreforward wouldn't go amiss tho. mellor would be class if he can last a whole season
Hirsty's Shinpads
I have to admit I am over the moon with all signing made by Mr Irvine so far and If we actually manage to pull of the Mellor deal I think we will be in with a great shout. Your right Hirstys Shinpads we have to remember we are a league 1 team and the players we have left from last years team added to the new recruits so far make a bloody good League 1 team to me. I dont want to temp fate but I quietly think we will do well this season. UP THE OWLS !!!
Just read on Wednesday site we've signed Mellor on a season long loan,i hope n pray he stays fit.Welldun to Mr Irvine.
Allow yourself a little optimism Lads considering we have no money to spend thats a great squad for league 1 in just a few weeks. Well done Ted
Mellor probably scored more goals at Hillsborough last season than some Wednesday players did!!
i like the squad AI has put together for this season its a better bunch than last season in a worse league so lets be happy about it we have a great chance of getting back up first time of asking i dont think we could have said that with last seasons squad do yous
dublin owl
Hirsty, I mentioned the short term because these signings are a gamble on gaining instant promotion (nothing wrong with that), a large proportion are the wrong side of thirty and will retain no re-sale value but as they probably aren't on big wages will not be a millstone around our neck (only Purse is in that category since Jeffers has finally gone). The long term view that I believe in involves the acquisition and development of talented young players who command small salaries but represent potential high sell on fees and so we could (in theory) trade our way out of debt. This relies on producing/developing more Brunts, Whelans, Woods and Bougheras and being willing to sell them on. It is a plan that has definite drawbacks though, the principle being we clearly cannot trust the board and their financial experts as even the previous chairman apparantly wasn't informed as to the actual financial situation at the club. That's just my view. I don't expect us to sign Joe Cole or his ilk but would like us to be on the look out for players with real potential. It is, as I said, a long term view but Mr Irvine, to his credit, is making a real stab at promotion in one season. If it happens he will be proven correct and I hope that proves to be the case. C'mon Wednesday!
i know what you're saying but resale value only matters when we've actually bought someone and, offhand, i can't recall us having paid a transfer fee for anyone in our squad (small fee for Johnson, i think) so if we were to sell anyone we would be trading at a profit as we have done in the last few years anyway. before the start of last season, and possibly still now, we have players such as Beevers, Spurr, Tudgay and Grant who would command a transfer fee so we are heading in the right direction in addition to the players you mentioned who we have already profited on. Should be a good enough squad for promotion, i like the fact that the majority of these signings are pacy and athletic (something we have woefully lacked in recent times), so lets get on with on it! Up the Owls
Hirsty's Shinpads
As I said, Irvine has gambled on instant promotion and, by and large, the squad he's assembled should be good enough to challenge. My one doubt remains over Purse, he was simply at fault too many times last season (can't fault his commitment, just his ability/age).

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