Sheffield Wednesday - Owls sign Reading winger Antonio
UK time is: 18:18:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls sign Reading winger Antonio

Wednesday have signed Reading winger Michail Antonio on an emergency loan deal until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old will be eligible to go straight into the Owls squad to face Sheffield United in the Steel City derby on Sunday.

The Owls are reported to have approached Antonio earlier in the season, after a successful loan stint with Colchester United, but he was said to have rejected the move because his partner was due to give birth at the time.

Antonio has been used mainly as back-up for Jimmy Kebe with the Royals but has featured regularly in the Championship since the turn of the year.

Owls fans will be hoping Antonio has a similar impact to that of former loan star Ben Marshall, now at Leicester City, as Wednesday look to get their promotion push firmly back on track.




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 February 21 2012

Time: 4:25PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Top signing, and he has played in this league.
ecco owl
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 16:45:00

Whoop!! great signing... never satisfied though think we've room for at least one more loan player. Now Llera and Bywater have signed properly we have only 2 with Bost and Batth I think, may as well have the full 4... someone of true class would be nice a quality midfield player that can play inside or outside. Go on Gary and Milan suprise us all... (in a good way!!) WAWAW
4evaOWL
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 16:45:00

Quality signing hope jj is fit for the weekend two wingers is what we need
retfordowl1867
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 17:07:00

Just what the doctor ordered , looks like a baptisum of fire for the youg lad sunday then
Wads Wiggle
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 18:01:00

we got the winger we need now lets get a goal scorer
drodgers34
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 18:18:00

good signing, onwards and upwards.
ozzietheowl
Report Abuse
21/02/2012 20:00:00

 

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
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Brentford Bids & An Arsenal Loan
Hull City : 31/07/2015 17:59:00
Gestede Exit Confirmed....Rhodes Next?
Blackburn : 31/07/2015 17:35:00
A Choice of Two for You!
Fulham : 31/07/2015 17:23:00
Fulham Youngster Goes Off On Loan
Fulham : 31/07/2015 17:17:00
Blackburn Exit Confirmed
Blackburn : 31/07/2015 17:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be attending the last pre-season friendly against St Mirren?
Suggested By:  Vital Wednesday
Yes 89%
No 0%
I'm not sure yet 11%