Owls Skipper In Team Of The Week
Wednesday captain Darren Purse has been named in the npower League One team of the week for the opening day of the new season.
Purse's performance in the Owls' 2-0 victory against Dagenham & Redbridge at Hillsborough on Saturday saw him bag a centre-back spot in the Football League's official team of the week for League One.
He was the only Owl in the eleven, with Huddersfield Town leading the way with two players, in midfielders Anthony Pilkington and Gary Roberts, included.
Owls fans will be hoping to see Purse, and the rest of his colleagues, involved in the official team of the week more often than not this season as Wednesday aim for promotion straight back to the Championship.
Vital Wednesday members agree with the decision, having voted Purse as their man-of-the-match from Saturday. Click here for story
The full team is:
1. Scott Flinders (Hartlepool)
2. Chris Solly (Charlton)
3. Ian Harte (Carlisle)
4. Dan Woodards (MK Dons)
5. Darren Purse (Wednesday)
6. Matthew Sparrow (Brighton)
7. Anthony Pilkington (Huddersfield)
8. Dale Stephens (Oldham)
9. Anthony Wordsworth (Colchester)
10. George Boyd (Peterborough)
11. Gary Roberts (Huddersfield.