UK time is: 12:24:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls linked with Preston striker Hume

Wednesday have been linked with a move for Preston North End striker Iain Hume in the January transfer window..

The Owls are thought to be one of a number of clubs, including League One rivals Huddersfield Town, to be keen on the services of the former Leicester City and Barnsley man, according to Skysports.com.

It's the second time in a week the Owls and the Terriers have been linked with the same player, with Wednesday's on-loan winger Ben Marshall attracting the interest of both club's on a permanent deal in the New Year.

Hume has netted six goals for the Deepdale club so far in a disappointing campaign for the Lilywhite, but has suffered injuries along the way.

Preston are understood to be keen to hang on to the former Tranmere Rovers man but Wednesday and Town have the financial clout to force North End's hand.




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:Tuesday December 13 2011

Time: 2:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
While Megson has done brilliantly in the transfer market this season I can't see why he would want to sign a striker who has been struggling with injuries and is no better than our current crop of players. Just rumours I presume
Devon_Owl
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 16:10:00

Agreed Devon_Owl, the rumours will come in thick and fast from now on. We'd all expect to see some speculation linking us with PNE sooner or later, but not with this fella. Smoke & Mirrors? Maybe we're having a dig at Huddersfield, or maybe Sky are having a slow news day.
OurMaurice
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 16:22:00

Madine to Norwich 1.5m thats probably why we are loking at other strikers !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
andymac-scoresagoal
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 16:25:00

Yep, andymac- That's another one doing the rounds. There was also another link with Neil Mellor in the same breath so we'll just have to wait and see. Then there's Marshall, Batth & Bywater, maybe we need to generate some cash first. Whatever happens, GM knows what he's doing.
OurMaurice
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 17:03:00

Can't help but feel that both this and the Madine to Norwich rumours are a load of rubbish.
Carbone's Padawan
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 19:16:00

This would have to go down in the BAD signing book if it was true with all the other crap we signed in the past.
NapoliOwl
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 09:27:00

How much did Milan Spend last jan? Reda, Madine, Reynolds, M Morrison were there anymore?? Got to be close to a million. Would our 3 loan players cost us a million? Is Marshall worth 1.5 million with less than a yr on his contract? A lot of questions I know!
Bognor_Owl
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 09:54:00

Milan spent heavy last Jan and increased the wage bill significantly... he may not wish to do that again this time round!! However I think it's likely he'll do exactly that as in the last 12 months things have changed dramatically. Think he has a great deal more confidence that the money spent this time will be spent well and isn't to patch up the squad but improve it for a focussed push for promotion. I for one think if we are taking it seriously that Madine will stay with the three being talked about being converted from Loans to Wednesday players. I can see Chris and Clinton on their way maybe with one or two others to free funds and some of the current loan signings having extensions to the end of the season. IMMIT UTO
4evaOWL
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 10:44:00

Megson said in Sheffield Star that hes not interested in Hume so dont know where this story has come from.
leons gloves
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 12:41:00

This kind of speculation is always going to happen, but I'd like to see Meggo telling the local media Gary Madine is staying put.
OurMaurice
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 12:51:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Mixed Feelings For Mandaric (Friday January 30 2015)

Wednesday MotM Against Birmingham (Friday January 30 2015)

Semedo Welcomes Competition (Thursday January 29 2015)

Chansiri completes Wednesday takeover (Thursday January 29 2015)

Points Frustrates Gray (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Pleasing Performances (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday MotM v Birmingham? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday 0-0 Birmingham City (Tuesday January 27 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 0 - 0 Birmingham
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

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 27 9 11 7 -2 38
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34

Breaking League News

Rovers Revival Must Start Saturday!
Blackburn : 30/01/2015 12:08:00
Wednesday Win At Reading? It's Needed!
Sheff Wed : 30/01/2015 12:06:00
Mixed Feelings For Mandaric
Sheff Wed : 30/01/2015 12:05:00
Derby Delight?
Huddersfield : 30/01/2015 12:00:00
Same Again At Cardiff?
Derby County : 30/01/2015 11:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading v Wednesday
Suggested By:  
Wednesday win 50%
Reading win 0%
Draw 50%