Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Coke Undergoes Knee Surgery

Coke Undergoes Knee Surgery

Owls midfielder Giles Coke will be forced to endure a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on a problematic knee this morning.

Coke has been used mainly as a substitute in recent weeks due to a reoccurring knee problem and Wednesday took the decision to put the midfielder under the knife today to get the problem sorted out.

And he'll now join what seems to be an ever-growing injury list at Hillsborough and could be set to miss the hectic festive fixture schedule.

'Giles is having an exploratory operation so we can find out exactly what the problem is,' Owls boss Alan Irvine told the official Wednesday website.

'His knee has been troubling him for a few weeks and hopefully we can get to the bottom of it.

'It's a blow for Giles because I think he has had an excellent start to his career at Sheffield Wednesday. He has played well, scored some goals and looked a very good player.'

Irvine has revealed that he'd like to strengthen his squad when the January transfer window opens as he aims to get the Owls on track for promotion this season.

He added: 'Some people think that we have a big squad but that is just not the case and I, like any manager, would like to strengthen the squad where I can.'

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday December 10 2010
Time: 12:49PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Haye’s Blast

Comments

0
new midfielder please mr mandaric, a talented attacking one if possible.
DEZZYP
10/12/2010 13:22:00
0
agreed DezzyP - to reiterate i'm still quite excited about seeing who Irvine can attract with a bit of money to spend
Carbone's Padawan
10/12/2010 13:55:00
0
im quite dissapointed with this actually. hope he ges back soon.
samh
10/12/2010 15:15:00
0
*gets
samh
10/12/2010 15:15:00
0
I've read today that a centre back and another striker are top of the shopping list. time will tell.
Carbone's Padawan
11/12/2010 12:44:00
0
GOT COKE??. . . . . . . . . . . no
ozzietheowl
12/12/2010 01:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday At Wembley - Hopes And Fears (Part 1)

First up Vital Wednesday writer Martin Wood with his hopes, fears and prediction

Carlos Carvalhal - The Conductor Of The #swfc Orchestra

Alex Roberts looks at the impact of one Carlos Carvalhal on us all at S6

Wednesday - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Head to Head - Wednesday Vs Hull City

Who has the historical edge ahead of Saturday`s playoff final?

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you going to Wembley?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes, come hell or high water!89%
No, don't want to talk about it :-(11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.swfcjambo4
2.dooleys left leg4
3.OurMaurice1
4.brinsworthowl1
5.Snod77611
6.markjr24011
7.John Bingham1