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Owls beat Millers at Don Valley

Owls beat Millers at Don Valley

Wednesday made it two wins from as many domestic friendly matches as goals from Lewis Buxton and Gary Madine saw them to a 2-1 victory over Rotherham United.

Over 5,000 fans were in attendance at the Don Valley Stadium for what was a Millers home match, although Wednesdayites outnumbered the 'home' support.

They got a win for their money as Lewis Buxton broke the deadlock just after half-time before Gary Madine doubled the advantage. Adam Le Fondre pulled a goal back for the npower League Two side but it was too little, too late.

Owls boss Gary Megson named a strong starting line-up for the clash, arguably the strongest he has available at the moment. Irish striker Padraig Amond, on trial with the club, was amongst the substitutes and made his debut in the blue and white stripes for the second half.

The result will leave Owls fans in good spirits ahead of Saturday's home friendly clash against Leeds United.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday July 19 2011
Time: 9:56PM

Comments

0
Prutton impressed, never stoped all night.
ecco owl
19/07/2011 22:42:00
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Here here,still laughing at Morrisons interview on wednesday player,bout ow many goals he wud get this season cos hes feeling alot fitter n sharper.Tut tut yawn zzzzzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZ
ollyowl70
19/07/2011 23:11:00
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A strikers a must as it proved in 1st half,we need an out n out scorer.New trialist looked well.
ollyowl70
19/07/2011 23:13:00
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get Buton upfront,maybe he cud be the next Warhusrt lol.
ollyowl70
19/07/2011 23:14:00
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buxton
ollyowl70
19/07/2011 23:18:00
0
Love Buxton
jamesc1905
19/07/2011 23:20:00
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did'nt go tonight as am on a night shift but sounded as though we played very well. Like i said againest worksop we looked solid throughout just need a decent winger and a striker sounds as though this amond chap did quite well looking forward to seeing him on saturday
retfordowl1867
19/07/2011 23:25:00
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I thought last night at the DVS we had a team out that with the right additions is a team that will do just what we want and give us a better season than the last one. I'm not willing to wax lyrical being that this was just a warm up match. (Some of the Rotherham tackles clearly showed it was their Cup Final though) However there were few mistakes and everyone's fitness is getting there... Rotherham used their bench a lot more than we did and were making the running in the last 10 minutes. That being said we only changed Almond for Morrison at the half and put O'conner on for Jose in the 80th everyone else gave us 90 minutes. (Almond was a great deal more evident than Morrison in the first half but that may be we couldn't see him as the goal in the first half was a fair way away lol) Left the ground with a faint feeling in my gut... worked out that this was hope. Let's get the additions needed sooner rather and later and push on! WTID
4evaOWL
20/07/2011 09:55:00
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ALF on the scoresheet again!!! and still no move for him not sure what the issue is he scores on a regular basis and it is a step up for him??
wedalways
20/07/2011 10:07:00
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wedalways, did u go last night? ALF was *****e.
samh
20/07/2011 17:49:00
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