UK time is: 06:22:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hobbs To Choose Hull Over Owls

Wednesday are set to miss out on the loan capture of Leicester City defender Jack Hobbs, with Hull City the player's expected destination.

Owls boss Gary Megson has confirmed his interest in bringing Hobbs to Hillsborough on loan but also all-but conceded defeated in the race to sign him.

Megson contacted the Foxes last week regarding the centre-back but faced competition from Nigel Pearson, Leicester's former manager, for his signature at Hull.

And the Owls boss told the official SWFC website: 'We made a move for Jack Hobbs but that one looks unlikely right now. We have one or two others we are looking at as well so we'll move on.'

Hobbs is highly rated at the Walkers Stadium but has fallen down the pecking order after City boss Sven Goran Eriksson bolstered his squad with an array of new signings last month.

Megson will now turn his attentions elsewhere, although it seems a new defender is the top of his wanted list.




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:Sunday February 13 2011

Time: 6:48PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I wonder if he's as good as people say if he can't get in the Leicester side and is destined for Hull?!
TheDon1974
Report Abuse
14/02/2011 00:28:00

"highly rated at the Walkers Stadium but has fallen down the pecking order" thats what they said about michael morrison and he's been pretty awful so far?
Patrick Blondeau
Report Abuse
14/02/2011 12:18:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Mattock Seeks First-Team Return (Sunday January 25 2015)

McCabe Interesting Birmingham (Sunday January 25 2015)

Madine Expected Back (Sunday January 25 2015)

Wednesday MotM Against Bolton (Friday January 23 2015)

Owls sign Manchester United man Keane (Thursday January 22 2015)

Wednesday Keane On Will? (Thursday January 22 2015)

Palmer Welcomes Returning Buxton (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Hutchinson Suspended For Birmingham (Monday January 19 2015)

Gray: Offside call cost us a point (Saturday January 17 2015)

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)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 1 - 2 Bolton
Forest 0 - 2 Sheff Wed
Wigan 0 - 1 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Blackpool
Fulham 4 - 0 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Wolves

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 26 9 10 7 -2 37
10. Blackburn 26 9 9 8 1 36
11. Birmingham 26 9 8 9 -8 35
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34

Breaking League News

Huff And Puff - Latics 0 Huddersfield 1
Wigan : 25/01/2015 22:21:00
Gil top of the Bill for the Vill
Bournemouth : 25/01/2015 21:33:00
Bournemouth : 25/01/2015 21:27:00
Hooiveld On Verge Of Millwall Move
Norwich : 25/01/2015 21:25:00
Brentford : 25/01/2015 20:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wednesday v Birmingham
Suggested By:  
Wednesday win 25%
Birmingham win 25%
Draw 50%