Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls To Swoop For Foxes Defender

Owls To Swoop For Foxes Defender

Wednesday are set to swoop for Leicester City defender Michael Morrison in January, according to reports today.

Owls boss Alan Irvine is weighing-up his options to bolster his squad in the January transfer window and The Mirror is today reporting that the 22-year-old is set for a move to Hillsborough.

The centre-back, who can also play at full-back, played for the Foxes in their 2-0 defeat at Millwall in the npower Championship yesterday but could cash-in on him when the transfer window opens on Saturday.

The former Cambridge United defender has struggled to hold down a first-team spot at the Walkers Stadium under boss Sven-Goran Eriksson.

The fee reported in The Mirror is £250,000 and Morrison could be one of a number of new arrivals in January.

Irvine is keen to bolster his defence, especially after they conceded five at Exeter City last time out.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday December 29 2010
Time: 12:06PM

Comments

0
have'nt we got enough full backs ? We need a centre back irvine
retfordowl1867
29/12/2010 12:49:00
0
Think he is a centre-back by trade, but has been playing at full-back for Leicester recently.
nickswfc
29/12/2010 13:21:00
0
good to see him looking for promising young players rather than has beens such as purse
Wednesdayforlife
29/12/2010 14:28:00
0
the defender has struggled to hold down a first-team spot at the Walkers Stadium is that the sort of player we should be looking for ?
Handsworth Owl
30/12/2010 11:06:00
0
its just come on skys website, looks like this could be happening. apparently he had trials with newcastle and chelsea so he must have a little something about him. agree with wednesdayforlife, good that we are looking at young hungry players for the future, plenty of experience already at the club.
DEZZYP
30/12/2010 11:33:00
0
competition for places is good I'd rather see an old war horse centre half though I know we got Purse but somebody with a bit more pedigree - and yes this is the return of BIG TONY!
BIG TONY
30/12/2010 19:07:00
0
We don't need a FB, but used as a CB then this would be a good buy.
HastingsOwl
02/01/2011 08:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Selby Wants Frampton Next

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Twitter Reaction - Owls Terrorise Ten-Man Terriers

Tom Sellers looks at the best of your tweets from after the 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Video - Owls Boss Carlos On Sheffield TV

Carlos was in front of the camera's for an extended period of time for once

Audio & Comments - Winnall Reacts to Owls Move and Debut

Newest striker Sam Winnall on his Owls move and first game

Audio & Comments - Carlos Reacts to Owls Win Over Town

Carlos is happy with his side and enjoyed a certain goal

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Did Winnall make a difference in the 2nd half Vs Huddersfield?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes94%
No6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Jan 20 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 10 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.swfcjambo4
3.Nobsworth1
4.CHOWLER1
Vital Football Comment