Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Links With Hughes Heat Up

Owls Links With Hughes Heat Up

Reports linking Wednesday with a swoop for Notts County striker Lee Hughes have upped a gear over the last 24 hours.

The Owls have been reported to be interesting in bringing the 34-year-old to Hillsborough in the January transfer window for a fee believed to be around £200,000.

The Mirror yesterday reported Wednesday's interest in the former West Brom man, who has netted ten goals for County so far this season.

And the Nottingham Evening Post has today followed it up by claiming Hughes, who is a fans' favourite at Meadow Lane, could be set to receive a bid from S6.

It would be a strange move for the Owls, given that they signed Gary Madine from Carlisle United at the weekend to bolster an attack which already includes Neil Mellor, Clinton Morrison and Paul Heffernan.

But you know what they say, there's no smoke without fire, and with Owls chairman Milan Mandaric insisting Wednesday are looking to bring at least six new signings to the club this month, Hughes could well be on Alan Irvine's radar.

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

Date:Thursday January 20 2011
Time: 9:49AM


NOOOO thank you!!
20/01/2011 09:53:00
don't want him - he's past it and didn't he get done for drink driving or summat?
Patrick Blondeau
20/01/2011 10:09:00
I'll give Notts County a tenner to keep him lol
20/01/2011 10:13:00
yep killed a man and then ran away from the scene. NO THANKS FROM ME AS WELL.
20/01/2011 10:13:00
It'll look like we've nicked Uncle Fester from the Adams family across town!
20/01/2011 10:19:00
20/01/2011 10:19:00
Hahaha couldn't have said it better myself benemm
20/01/2011 10:22:00
definitely don't want him. on the upside purse might be on his way - millwall & palace interested - i'll give them more than a tenner to take the useless plank of wood...
Patrick Blondeau
20/01/2011 10:26:00
who we going to sign next luke mccormack
20/01/2011 10:28:00
One old past it player in one old past it player out. Don't see the benefit if I'm honest.
20/01/2011 10:33:00
Page 1/6
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday Summer Fan Interviews - James Marriott

James Marriott is next up against our Summer Fan Interviews...

AFCON Boost For League Sides From 2019

Changes to the African Cup of Nations have provided Premier League teams with a boost from the season of 2018/19.

Share Your Owls Opinions with Vital Wednesday

Write for us, one off or as a Owls news reporter

Vital Wednesday Summer Fan Interviews - HoylandOwl

HoylandOwl takes on the Vital Wednesday summer quiz

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Tom Sellers
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Priority of signings needed?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Central Defenders75%
Full Backs0%
Offering Semedo new deal25%
None of them!0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

1.dooleys left leg4
Write for Vital Football