UK time is: 23:16:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Southport Eager For Owls Clash

It may only be the first round proper of the FA Cup, but Wednesday players, and fans, can expect a 'cup final' feel to their clash at Blue Square Premier Southport.

Alan Irvine takes his men to the seaside on Sunday, November 7, live on ITV (kick-off 12 noon) very much the favourites to progress to the second round of the prestigious competition.

But, despite the huge differences in the size and history of both clubs, the clash will be no walk in the park for Wednesday.

For the Sandgrounders it's set to be their biggest game of the season and the revenue from gate receipts and television money will help with the running of the club.

And the Owls can expect to be hit by a wave of enthusiasm and determination as Southport look to make a big impression in front of the cameras.

Southport defender Kevin Lee told the Liverpool Daily Post: 'Sheffield Wednesday was the draw I wanted.

'We were all watching the draw live on Sunday and all the players started phoning each other up as soon as it came out.

'It's great news for the club are we are just made up to be on the telly.'

The world-famous competition has been full of shock results in recent seasons.

Wednesday won't want to mirror Leeds United's shock exit against another Blue Square Premier side in Histon in 2008.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 26 2010

Time: 10:32AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls handed Manchester City cup clash (Thursday August 28 2014)

Wednesday await League Cup draw (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Gray: Owls good value for cup triumph (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Report: Burnley 0-1 Wednesday (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Owls out to maintain momentum in cup (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Gray: Owls searching for Boro win (Friday August 22 2014)

International call-up for Owls stopper (Thursday August 21 2014)

Gray frustrated by Millwall late show (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Kids quids in for Millwall clash (Monday August 18 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Derby County 5 2 2 1 4 8
8. Brentford 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Cardiff 5 2 2 1 2 8
10. Sheff Wed 5 2 2 1 1 8
11. Bournemouth 5 2 1 2 3 7
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7
13. Brighton 5 2 1 2 1 7

Breaking League News

We were lacking admits Karanka
Middlesbrough : 30/08/2014 22:04:00
Early goal sinks Boro
Middlesbrough : 30/08/2014 21:56:00
Second Half Pleases McCarthy
Ipswich : 30/08/2014 21:20:00
Vital Report: Fulham 1 Cardiff 1
Cardiff : 30/08/2014 21:17:00
Character Delights Hyypia
Brighton : 30/08/2014 21:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 20%
Play-offs 24%
Mid-table 50%
Relegation scrap 5%
Relegated 1%