Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Burton Features In England Match

Burton Features In England Match

Wednesday striker Deon Burton came off the bench to feature in Jamaica's 6-0 defeat to England at Old Trafford today.

The former Derby County man was included in the Reggae Boyz squad after Watford's Marlon King missed a late night curfew and was excluded from their historic match at Old Trafford.

A crowd of over 70,000 saw England tear Jamaica apart in their final preperation match before the World Cup Finals begin in Germany on Friday. Frank Lampard, Michael Owen, a Taylor own goal and a hat-trick for Peter 'Robot' Crouch were enough for the hosts in an atmospheric and sun drenched Old Trafford.

Burton came on to replace Shelton just after half-time but by then Jamaica were already trailing 4-0. It was all one-way traffic, and despite one half-chance, the Owls hitman rarely had a chance to give the Jamaicans some pride back.

Despite the result, it was great to see an Owls player involved in a high-profile international match, and should Deon continue his end of season form into the new campaign, surely the Jamaican's will call on his services more often.

Former Owls loanee and potential season-long loan target Scott Carson was included on the bench for England but didn't feature in the match.


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday June 3 2006
Time: 5:15PM

Comments

0
" he was dreadful against england- needs to lose a bit of weight"
millers4eva
06/06/2006 10:38:00
0
he played *****e
whites11
06/06/2006 12:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Twitter Reactions: Owls End Rams' Run

We look at the latest Twitter reaction following the Owls' 2-1 over Derby.

Vital Match Reaction - Fletcher States Owls Have Momentum

Fletcher focused on Owls going again to earn a high Championship finish!

Vital Match Reaction - Bullen Praise All Of Owls Team

#TeamOwls for Bullen as he focused praise on the unit not an individual after beating Rams

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)

Who'll miss out on the Playoffs?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Leeds95%
Reading0%
Fulham5%
Wednesday0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
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)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
The Vital Football Members League