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Owls linked with Robbie Fowler move

Wednesday have been linked with a shock move for former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Robbie Fowler on a short-term contract.

Owls boss Dave Jones is considering a deal for the 36-year-old until the end of the season, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

The Liverpool legend recently rejected terms on a deal to sign for Championship club Blackpool, understood to have been just £90 a week with a fee of £5,000 per game for the Seasiders.

Jones worked with Fowler during his time as manager of Cardiff City, something which could help sway Fowler towards a final flourish of his playing career with the Owls.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 16 2012

Time: 11:30PM

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Carbone's Padawan
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17/03/2012 00:57:00

Oh, good lord, no.
Auckland Owl
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17/03/2012 03:47:00

another francis jeffers
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17/03/2012 07:24:00

bring back Hirsty too!
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17/03/2012 10:05:00

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17/03/2012 12:53:00

Would love to see Robbie Fowler in a Wednesday shirt, despite his age would still be a welcomed signing by most Owls fans and I personally think he would be able to do the business in this league. God!!!
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17/03/2012 14:07:00

Not for me thanks and he was overweight and past it years ago when he was at Leeds!
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17/03/2012 15:08:00

Where is he playing right now? And offering Robbie Fowler 90 pounds a week must be the funniest thing I've heard all year. You can make more by cleaning toilets in third world countries.
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17/03/2012 15:42:00

lazy lazy journalism, he was past it 5 years ago, load of bollox.
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17/03/2012 16:48:00

Seen him play a few times in the A league last season and he's not the stand out player I expected. For me overall the A league is not as good as the first div in England. Not the progressive signing I'd like to see.
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17/03/2012 17:15:00

As much as I dont agree with the signing, this isn't the time of the season that you sign a 'progressive signing, this time oif the season it's about getting someone in who can help guide you to the promised land! Robbie ain't that guy for me as a player - as a coach in and around the squad i think he would have a positive impact and add some confidence to our squad.
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17/03/2012 17:37:00

i disagree, hy would be want some burnt out veteren with a bit of an attitude problem hanging around the place?
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17/03/2012 18:17:00

You don't think our players could learn anything from Robbie Fowler? Am I on the Real Madrid forum? Mis Disculpas buñuelo.
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17/03/2012 18:31:00

i fail to see what an old footballer that has done feckall for years can teach our strikers.
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17/03/2012 19:15:00

Karl Oyston's offer says to Fowler "You're not fit enough. Why should we pay you, overweight and under-trained, thousands for a few ten minute cameos? Prove you can get back to something like match fitness and that's when you'll get your money." Wednesday doesn't need a bench-warming used-to-be-legend a stone and a half bigger than he should be. We have all the confidence we need from three straight wins, and the thrashing we'll give to Walsall next time out.
Auckland Owl
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17/03/2012 19:18:00

So not signing a 'progressive' player would be more beneficial to improving our chances of promotion? So would a Player of less quality improve us? We need players who have something to offer and improve the squad so as a team we progress
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17/03/2012 21:57:00

robbie fowler has NOTHING to offer sheffield wednesday, if this was the blunts wed all be taking the *****ss
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18/03/2012 01:20:00

looks like I'm on my own then ha ha or well.
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18/03/2012 18:16:00

I see the "Was it right to sack Megson" poll is evening out from its original "Major" No" voting pattern. Onwards and up.
Kettering OWL 1963
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19/03/2012 10:50:00

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22/03/2012 19:27:00

Seriously, Fowler or should that be Flounderer?
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22/03/2012 19:28:00

I think not!
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22/03/2012 19:29:00

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22/03/2012 19:29:00

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