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Wednesday Miss Out On JPT Bye

Wednesday have missed out on being one of sixteen clubs to receive a bye in the first round of this season's Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

The clubs, eight of which are in the northern section and eight in the southern section, involved in this year's competition found out today whether they'd received a bye straight to the second round.

But, despite both Plymouth Argyle and Peterborough United, both of whom were relegated from the Championship with Wednesday last season, receiving a bye - the Owls weren't so lucky.

It means Alan Irvine's men will be competing in the first round, in the nothern section east, with seven other clubs being in the same section,

It means Wednesday could face Chesterfield, Hartlepool United, Lincoln City, Northampton Town, Notts County, Rotherham United or Walsall in the first round.

The draw will take place on Sky's 'Soccer AM' programme on Saturday, August 14.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 30 2010

Time: 1:08PM

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Cant wait
fed_up_owl
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30/07/2010 13:23:00

rotherham away please
smiggyswfc
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30/07/2010 13:29:00

We will just have to win it the hard way lol!
CLIFFANDJ
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30/07/2010 18:41:00

Prefer Chesterfield away
ecco owl
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30/07/2010 20:52:00

How is the bye system worked out, you would have thought we would be entitled to one, but never mind, its another game which = more money for the club + a chance to change things around a little squad wise.
tommyg
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31/07/2010 18:39:00

JPT, too ******** depressing for words
robc
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31/07/2010 19:30:00

 

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