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Owls Stopper Could Miss Season Start

Wednesday have been dealt a pre-season injury blow with the news that number one Lee Grant could well miss the start of the club's npower League One campaign.

It's no secret that Grant had an operation following the end of last season due to a shoulder injury which he played through in Wednesday's relegation battle.

And he's stayed in S6 while the rest of the squad are on their pre-season training camp in Austria to help try and speed up his recovery.

But Owls boss Alan Irvine can't guarantee that the stopper will be fit and ready for the first game of the season on Saturday, August 7.

'It's difficult to tell until he's seen the specialist next week or the week after,' Irvine told the Sheffield Star.

'We don't know if it's a setback yet; he's a goalkeeper so his type of work is different to that of an outfield player.'

It means the Owls could be relying on young stopper Richard O'Donnell to plug the gap during pre-season and for the start of the campaign in required.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 9 2010

Time: 6:10PM

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All the good news followed with bad news.Hope u make a speedy recovery Granty.
ollyowl70
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09/07/2010 18:55:00

he's offski!!
bladesforlife1889
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09/07/2010 20:46:00

Who is going to buy an injured keeper BLF you stupid idiot. That’s bad but good news for us. Ha ha!!! Even our bad news is better than good news ya Dildo.
Joe10
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09/07/2010 21:10:00

he's off is he? and who is gonna buy him you incestuous little swine. a few weeks ago he was going to bumhole lane for 1 million? what happened there then? you got steve simonsen. wow!
ozzietheowl
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09/07/2010 21:44:00

lol ozzie
Carbone's Padawan
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10/07/2010 10:00:00

he will probably come in as our no2 to simmo
bladesforlife1889
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11/07/2010 20:53:00

o'donnel looked good on saturday so he'll be orate to cover grant for a few weeks
smiggyswfc
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12/07/2010 14:26:00

 

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