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Irvine Widens Hillsborough Pitch

Wednesday wingers will have a little more room for manoeuvre this season thanks to boss Alan Irvine's decision to widen the Hillsborough pitch.

Irvine has added some width to the pitch for the new npower League One season, as shown in the latest webcam picture of the Hillsborough turf via OurWednesday.com.

Compare it to a picture from last season, viewable here, and you can see the Owls boss is keen for his men to use the full width of the pitch this term.

The new pitch has been put down by the Wednesday groundsmen over the summer and the new lines were drawn out recently.

Irvine bolstered his squad with wingers Gary Teale and Chris Sedgwick over the summer, while the jet-heeled Jermaine Johnson will also be keen to exploit the width.

It also fits in with Irvine's desite to make his squad extra-fit over the summer.

The old lady is certainly looking speldid for the new season - bring on Saturday, August 7!




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 26 2010

Time: 1:50PM

Your Comments

shoudl be interesting, JJ is jet-heeled but seriously they do need to find something better to write for him lol
SWFC_LUKE
JJ can be a great player if he could finish better! Im hoping he scares the hell out of teams this year.
ShawnOwl4Eva
something Wilkinson brought in when he was manager?
tommy craig
i seem to remember wilkinson narrowed the pitch, atkinson widened it
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