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Owls linked with move for Prutton

Swindon Town midfielder David Prutton is the latest name to be linked with a move to Hillsborough this summer.

The former Leeds United and Nottingham Forest man suffered relegation with the Robins from League One this season but is understood to be on Gary Megson's player hitlist this close season.

The Owls boss has highlighted his midfield as an area that needs strengthening if his side is to push for promotion to the Championship next season.

Prutton hinted his desire to stay at the County Ground, despite the side's relegation, and see out his contract, which runs until the summer of 2012.

But a move to Wednesday, and higher division football, could well prove too tempting for the former Southampton man.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 24 2011

Time: 11:45AM

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Not a bad player this lad. Wouldn't mind seeing him in the squad actually.
Carbone's Padawan
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24/05/2011 11:53:00

agree on his day a great passer of the ball and more consistant than our entire midfield would be a good addition well scouted meggo
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24/05/2011 11:56:00

Paul Walker has just tweeted that we're close to signing Prutton and Jones (for what it's worth).
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24/05/2011 13:10:00

Well... I have no issues with Wednesday be linked to this type of player. If Di Canio is feeling generous and is gonna ring the changes at swindon I wouldn't mind a "BOGOF" deal which included Jonathan Douglas as part of the deal... Similar Pedigree and his consolation goal in the 3-1 was a screamer! I reckon there are many players out there that would love the chance to prove how good they are in the Blue and White!! For a great deal of players it presents a wonderful chance to play infront of an average 17,000 head crowd. With the season we had only to be beaten by the Saints was unbelievable IMMIT
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24/05/2011 13:13:00

Would prefer Jonathan Douglas over David Prutton if give the choice (which I'm not) because Prutton has a questionable temperament and flares up too often. Hopefully he's mellowing with age!
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24/05/2011 13:15:00

Prutton and Jones have both signed.
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24/05/2011 14:52:00

How sure are you of this DEZZYP? Or has some other site broadcast it??
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24/05/2011 15:29:00

"Jesus! Jesus! Jesus!"
Carbone's Padawan
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24/05/2011 15:30:00

its' on the official club website 4evaOWL. looked at some of the Swindon supporters feedback and they all seem glad to get shut of Prutton - i'm surprised I always thought he was decent player really.
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24/05/2011 15:30:00

Cheers Padawan... I know he's a good player! thing is can we get the best out of him!! Lets face it we've proved a good player signed doesn't always translate to a good player on the pitch for Wednesday. If we can have the best out of him then I reckon its a solid signing for Leauge 1... I wish we'd sign Douglas aswell though! UTO
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24/05/2011 15:35:00

did we pay a fee or was he signed on a free? same for Jones - did we pay anything for him?
Carbone's Padawan
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24/05/2011 15:36:00

Looks like they are both "Free transfers" on two year contracts.
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24/05/2011 15:44:00

both on a free I believe, good work GM. Hopefully they're the start of many new faces over next month or so.
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24/05/2011 15:44:00

4 more "Free transfers" and 3 that are gonna cost to come then!!
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24/05/2011 15:48:00

Would like to see us finished signing players as soon as possible... want the squad to have a proper pre-season to bond so we can get outta the blocks effectively UTO
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24/05/2011 15:51:00

Isn't that what we said when we signed all our players pretty early last season? LOL
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24/05/2011 22:04:00

Isn't that what we said when we signed all our players pretty early last season? LOL
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24/05/2011 22:04:00


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