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Owls Secure Weaver Signing...Finally

Owls Secure Weaver Signing...Finally

Wednesday have completed the signing of former Manchester City and Charlton goalkeeper Nicky Weaver on a one-year deal.

The die-hard Wednesdayite had been training with the Owls but had to wait until the Football League lifted a transfer embargo slapped on Wednesday due to the winding-up petition issued by HMRC.

The club have no reached agreement with HMRC regarding the payment and the embargo has been lifted, allowing Weaver to pen a deal in time for this Saturday's opening game of the npower League One season.

Owls manager Alan Irvine said: "I am really pleased to bring Nicky Weaver to the club. We were keen to bring an experienced goalkeeper in ahead of the new season and Nicky fits that bill.

"The two young goalkeepers we have, Richard O`Donnell and Arron Jameson, did very well in pre-season but I felt we needed that experience for the back four that the two youngsters can only benefit from."

It's the second time Weaver, 31, has been the Owls number one following his loan stint at Hillsborough in 2005.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday August 5 2010
Time: 5:51PM

Comments

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welcome back nicky, another lifelong owl in the side cant be a bad thing.
dezzyp
05/08/2010 18:41:00
0
finally some positivity at hillsborough this week
retfordowl1867
05/08/2010 20:04:00
0
good signing very good goalie. Glad the tax has been paid, cant wait while sat
vic mobley
05/08/2010 21:49:00
0
Great news, feeling quite positive about the season now, just 2 days to go!!!
sussexowl
05/08/2010 22:40:00
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Superb signing and wednesdayite. Getting more and more players in the team that are actually wednesdayites, back to how it used to be in the early 90s just what we need. Come on Wednesday. UP THE OWLS !!!
stevetheowl
06/08/2010 00:29:00
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Deffinitely good enough for league 1.
S12 OWL
06/08/2010 02:07:00
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Come on Nicky do us proud & welcome home!
ShawnOwl4Eva
06/08/2010 14:31:00
0
I wonder what happened to the Youl Mawene proposed deal and whether we could still sign him? Anyone heard any gossip?
CLIFFANDJ
06/08/2010 18:49:00
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cliff heard nothing apart from failed his medical
retfordowl1867
06/08/2010 18:53:00
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Cheers retfordowl....doesn't sound as though we will be signing him then!
CLIFFANDJ
06/08/2010 18:59:00
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