Sheffield Wednesday - Folly Injury Blow
UK time is: 20:41:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Folly Injury Blow

In-form Wednesday midfielder Yoann Folly will undergo a scan to find out the damage to his knee after he was stretchered off in the Owls 1-0 defea to Luton Town on Tuesday night.

The Frenchman, signing in the summer from Southampton, has been Wednesday's best player in the opening games of the new Champioship season and will have a scan this week to see how long he'll be sidelined for.

Owls boss Paul Sturrock told the official SWFC website Folly may be set for a spell on the sidelines: 'It looks bad. He's in agony on the bench. It will be a couple of days before we know but it looks sore. Yoann was getting better and better with every game and it will be a huge loss to us. With Bullen going out as well, it's going to be the academy players on the bench.'

The news will be a further blow to Paul Sturrock's already thin squad as he aims to improve on last season's finish in the Championship. Lee Bullen is currently serving a three-game ban, so it means Kenny Lunt may get the nod in midfield to partner Glenn Whelen for the clash with Burnley on Saturday.

The Frenchman impressed while on loan at Hillsborough from Southampton towards the end of last season. Folly made 14 appearances for the club and helped them avoid a swift return to League One. Sturrock made the deal a permanent one in the summer.




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:Wednesday August 9 2006

Time: 1:09PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
i still think u will struggle this season, u need 1 or 2 decent strikers i feel
green giant 12
Report Abuse
09/08/2006 14:44:00

I fear the green feller may have a point, b***er
robc
Report Abuse
09/08/2006 16:25:00

If you are struggling for strikers why loan out Graham?
sandgroanun
Report Abuse
09/08/2006 23:35:00

he's not a striker, he's barely a footballer
wednesday4europe
Report Abuse
10/08/2006 08:40:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Reading 5 1 3 1 1 6
14. Fulham 5 1 2 2 0 5
15. Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 -1 5
16. Forest 5 1 2 2 -1 5
17. Preston 5 1 2 2 -2 5
18. Brentford 4 1 1 2 -1 4

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

How to Sign Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 31/08/2015 20:17:00
Boss Takes Positives From Defeat
Preston : 31/08/2015 20:12:00
Reading complete the Signing of Piazon
Reading : 31/08/2015 20:02:01
Striker Setback!
Preston : 31/08/2015 20:02:00
Ready.... set.... still waiting for go....
Blackburn : 31/08/2015 18:52:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is Forestieri a good signing for Wednesday?
Suggested By:  Vital Wednesday
Yes 93%
No 7%