Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

McGovern Joins Dons

McGovern Joins Dons

Former Owls favourite Jon-Paul McGovern has joined League Two side MK Dons and follows Drissa Diallo to join up with Martin Allen's new-look side.

The former Celtic and Sheffield United midfielder was told he could leave the club at the end of last season after failing to impress Owls boss Paul Sturrock after recovering from a serious injury.

The lively winger has signed a three year deal with the club - who suffered relegation to league Two last season - and will join former team-mate Drissa Diallo who left for the Milton Keynes club last week.

McGovern was the driving force behind leading the Owls to League One play-off victory in 2005 but was blighted by injury problems which saw him make a handful of appearances last season.

JP made 61 appearances and netted eight goals for the club after moving south of the border from SPL side Livingston in 2004.


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday July 4 2006
Time: 12:34PM

Comments

0
good look to jp, looks like we're short of cover on the right now though.
robc
04/07/2006 15:30:00
0
Wish we still had him, oh well good luck JP. MK Dons have a very good signing.
SWFClass
04/07/2006 16:40:00
0
is he really that good mkdons need someone who can give them a bit of drive
the rodge
04/07/2006 16:48:00
0
He'll be the best right winger in League Two mark my words. Was brilliant at League One level. Surprised he's gone to MK Dons though, no offence pal but you're not exactly a big club. Must be something going for you if you've got Martin Allen as boss though!
spirtySWFC
04/07/2006 18:03:00
0
gd luck jp
owlmad
05/07/2006 22:00:00
0
its coz of the stadium plus petes got an open check book good luck next year got a good player in wade small
the rodge
05/07/2006 22:37:00
0
one of the signings of the summer ,mk dons have a bargain if his back holds out.
carlton owl
06/07/2006 10:29:00
0
Good luck JP , and thanks for all the time you spent at SWFC-
whites11
06/07/2006 12:51:00
0
He was one of the players allegedly on his way to Millmoor a couple of weeks ago - I suppose his wages were too high for us - personally, I thought he'd have done a good job for us.
herringthorpe
07/07/2006 11:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

How predictions alter as #Euro2016 progresses - K/O Stages

Alex Roberts continues his look at #Euro2016 as it progresses to the last 16

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Prices And Allocation for #swfc At Cambridge

Wednesday travel to Cambridge United in the first round of the EFL Cup and details of the tie can now be confirmed

Wednesday Sign Leicester City Defender

Wednesday have signed former Leicester City defender Elliot Percival on a one-year contract

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)

Happy or Not if we sign Ryan Gauld from Sporting Lisbon?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Happy!70%
Not!30%
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.OurMaurice25
2.dooleys left leg16
3.swfcjambo1
4.John Bingham1
5.beverley owl1