Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Wednesday Deny Weaver Deal

Wednesday Deny Weaver Deal

Wednesday have today denied rumours that Nicky Weaver has agreed a move to Hillsborough to replace the departing Lee Grant, who is set to seal a move to Burnley.

Last Friday's Yorkshire Post reported that Weaver, a die-hard Wednesdayite, had agreed a return to Hillsborough to be Wednesday's number one this season.

But the club have today denied the claims to BBC Radio Sheffield, revealing there has been no 'pay as you play' deal offered to the former Manchester City man, and that nobody from the club has spoke with him.

That doesn't mean that Weaver isn't on boss Alan Irvine's list of potential replacements for Grant though.

He'll still be seen as the front-runner to take Grant's number one jersey, although another former Owls loan player in Iain Turner has also been linked.

Irvine will be keen to tie up a new deal for a goalkeeper sooner rather than later with friendly matches running out ahead of the new season.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday July 26 2010
Time: 8:54AM

Comments

0
tax bill will have to be paid 1st
mick66owl
26/07/2010 09:03:00
0
tax bill will have to be paid 1st
mick66owl
26/07/2010 09:03:00
0
i'd be happy with weaver, id be even more happy with turner, grant isnt really a massive loss for league 1, with our squad we should only need a keeper who can catch a bit and make the odd save.
DEZZYP
26/07/2010 09:06:00
0
Can anybody on here who has managed to get to the friendlys so far tell me what they have been like. Its easy to be sat at home and think, damn weve lost again but as so many people have said they are only friendlies and mainly about tactics fitness and trying new things. Taking all that aside how are we looking in general and how are the new players looking as individuals is anybody standing out. Cheers
stevetheowl
26/07/2010 09:15:00
0
you lot are underestimating league 1 massively, don't forget it wasn't that long ago that you were in league 1 and you were there for what was it 4 seasons before you got very lucky?
bladesforlife1889
26/07/2010 10:21:00
0
Lucky? Define lucky pigforlife. Lucky as in not stuffing up a play-off final like your lot usually do?
welshyowl
26/07/2010 10:35:00
0
iI went to grimsby & Scunthorpe and i think o'donell looked quite confident at Scunthorpe and got 90 mins so he could be given a chance the attack looked poor but the service was poor, high balls knocked in to heffernan and tudgay who had no chance against a 6' 5 centre back (think AI should have bought a target man if we are to play like that ) johnson looked lively but with no end product, apart from that it asn't been very good to watch
tommy craig
26/07/2010 11:00:00
0
it was nice to see LS supporting the team at Scunthorpe.
tommy craig
26/07/2010 11:04:00
0
sorry but i want a experienced keeper bringing in-dont think we can rely on ROD. that lad needs a season on loan at a league 2 club for experience!!! Grant was an amazing shot stopper but thats pretty much it. no command of his area, never came to a ball, so not irreplaceable!! UTO!!!
supersibon
26/07/2010 12:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Video - Highlights and Celebrations as Owls beat Birmingham

Just enjoy!

Audio - Bullen's and Nuhiu's Reaction after win at BCFC

Audio comments from Lee Bullen and Atdhe Nuhiu after Wednesday win in Birmingham...

Wednesday win over Birmingham return Owls to Playoff places

Wednesday returned from the Midlands with all three-points after a hard fought victory over fellow Championship playoff chasers Birmingham City. Two Gary Hooper goals reversed a Clayton Donaldson open

Wednesday Win at Birmingham - Fans View!

Vital Wednesday writer Charlie Trueman-Smith reacts to a vital win at St Andrews....

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Wednesday maintain their Championship form?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes94%
No6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg3
2.@mwoodjnr2
3.swfcjambo1