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Wednesday 2 - Brentford 1

Wednesday 2 - Brentford 1

Promotion is on. The brief for Wednesday is simple; beat already relegated Wycombe at Hillsborough, and they`re promoted.

Dave Jones masterstroke inspired today`s win at Brentford. Keith Treacy made his first start for the Owls in a game that had potential to be tricky.

The first half an hour was like a Roy Hodgson interview; very pleasant and well mannered, but nothing much actually happened.

Then on 37 minutes Brentford captain Jonathan Douglas produced a moment of magic, managing to target the cross bar perfectly from 10 yards out; good aim.



Wednesday took the hint and scored within 2 minutes. Debut boy Keith Treacy (remember him from the Dave Jones masterstroke?) curled a free kick inside the near post. It was taken quickly and caught keeper Simon Moore wondering what he was going to have for tea.



Clayton Donaldson tried to repeat the trick at the other end with a more drawn out affair of a free kick. The shot was accurate, powerful and only bettered by the save Stephen Bywater pulled off to keep Wednesday in the lead.

Donaldson wasn`t to be denied though, and in the 62nd minute he was brought down by Mark Beevers. He stepped up to drive the ball into the middle of the net and equalize for Uwe Rosler`s team.

Beevers, already booked, escaped his marching orders, but was living dangerously. He mistimed a tackle on Forrester. A free kick was awarded, but that wasn`t enough for the Brentford players who, keen to show the spirit of the Olympics that`ll be taking place up the road from them this Summer, surrounded the referee and demanded that Beevers be sent off. Having a continental manager must have tricked them into thinking they`re playing in Europe.



Jones sensibly took the defender off a couple of minutes later.

Another minute gone and Treacy (good work Jones) curled a corner straight onto Miguel Llera`s head for his fourth goal in 5 games; 2 - 1.



Brentford had their chances to get back into the game, but through a combination of Bywater playing like Kevin Pressman reborn, and an ability to finish befitting a eunuch at an orgy, the score stayed 2 - 1.

Coupled with Sheffield United`s big choke against Stevenage, and this win keeps Danny Wilson`s undercover mission very much on.

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Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday April 28 2012
Time: 9:18PM

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The perfect weekend please just one more needed Wednesday
ecco owl
28/04/2012 22:28:00
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I said I’d be the first to say I was wrong had Megson’s sacking backfired. But I wonder how many of you are man enough to admit you were wrong. Step up you numpties and take a bow... [ Balli80]: "Where's that bell end Megson_out?? Don't tell me he's not realised his dreams have come true!! This is just a joke the timing stinks and if we end up with Dave Jones then that's Karma for all the fans who didn't realise what a good job Meggo was doing”...You look a right chicken karma now Balli80... [Our_Mauruce]: “My 2011/12 season ended last night. The owner will bring in his next contestant and I couldn't care less. Our owner must be seriously deluded as I'd expect a habitual liar to sound more convincing. Someone pass me the sick bag”... There, there you poor sod... chuck it up and av a nice lie down... [Prestonowl]: “OurMaurice sums up what most fans are thinking [he’s not thinking, he’s puking] hope Dave Jones has a mobile home - I can't see him being here very long”...And what’s ya crystal ball telling you now Mystic Meg??... [4evaowl]: “We all know it's the wrong call”... [we do do we?] “Oh hold on the poll says 15% agree with the sacking. Megson_out must have two sign in names”...Wrong. But it’s been nice watching my fellow Wednesdayites quit puking and come to my way of thinking... [Owl25]: “Dave bloody jones!!!! I actually feel sick [he actually felt sick] we've sacked the best manager we've had In a while [puke] i agree whole heartedly O_M [puke! puke!]. im finding it difficult to rally behind the boys now [puke!] yesterday i really didnt care about the result. [puke! puke! puke! – somebody call a Doctor!] im not happy with this dave jones appointment i really dont think hes the man for the job”...Vomit all down his shirt. Eww! Here’s one smart post that really sent Our_Maurice reaching for his sick bag...”I don't support Wednesday but I do support football. I wrote the match report for the Morecambe v Owls game which so many of you appreciated. Getting rid of Gary Megson is the best thing that has happened to your club: he has been a disaster for the Beautiful Game everywhere he has gone. You've got some good players and Dave Jones will get the best out of them. Wednesday might actually be worth watching again. Good luck for the rest of the season... Drog”... And Our_Maurice’s response to this excellent post? “**** off, there's a good drog”... But for me this season’s most outstanding effort is up there with Shankly and Clough at their finest. Who else but Our_Maurice commenting on Wednesday winning promotion under anyone other than Megson could have wrote: “should it be achieved come May you'll just have to count me out of the celebrations”... And we will mate...we will :)
Megson_Out
28/04/2012 23:06:00
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hmm youre a bit of a**** arent you? change your name and let it go. people only object to you because of your ridiculous username. you dont go on the main forums and i dont think people really give a toss what you say.
ozzietheowl
28/04/2012 23:33:00
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As a neutral - Megson_Out - fans wanting their manager backed is no bad thing. This time has worked out well, but sacking a manager is always a gamble, especially when you're on course for promotion. I'd rather have fans that back their manager than those who call for a sacking every loss - that way Leeds lie
supergaryjones
28/04/2012 23:51:00
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Best result of some really good ones this season. Manager-bitching isn't appropriate on a day like today. MM does what he wants (it's his club, after all) and fortunately (and to my immensely pleasant surprise) it very, very much looks like he called it right, barring a final slip up. So, back to today's matches - and points - great result - brilliant, lads and well done DJ. Slightly better if the Blades had lost - but we need only match their points next weekend (it'll need 3, almost certainly) and we're up without the trauma of the play-offs. Then, United to come through the purifying fire of said play-offs and join us and also wipe away some of the shame brought upon them recently and show that without 'him' they are still deserving of promotion.
Cheshire Cat
29/04/2012 01:20:00
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great result Wednesday! it's in our own hands now and when Jones took over it was pretty difficult to see that being the case. I was happy with the appointment at the time and I'm even happier now! up the owls. I wonder if they will re try Evans and include the rape of sheff u and danny wilson?!
Hirsty's Shinpads
29/04/2012 03:16:00
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Great result and to be honest i was thinking this was a typical bananna skin for us.But hey promotion is now in our hands and with a full Hillsborough next week i feel we will cross the line.Im glad we are in the position we are in because if you look at Stevenage i would not fancy them in the playoffs as they are well organised and a good side.And should we seal our destiny next weekend i dont think the blunts and doctor Wilson will fancy Stevenage over the 2 games.Lets not temp fate but i hope we do the job next weekend.UP THE OWLS.
garrymo
29/04/2012 05:55:00
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90 mins left of a long up and down season,you can rest your voices all summer but lets all chant scream sing for the full ninety minutes(even if god forbid, we go behind and drag the boys over the line if we have to,COME ON BOYS YOUVE SCRAPPED AND GIVEN EVERYTHING NOW FINISH IT AND GO CLAIM YOUQ PRIZE !
jordo8owl
29/04/2012 07:03:00
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He wears a headguard on his head miguel miguel hes a blue and not a red miguel miguel ,llera comes from sunny spain he heads the ball and scores again miguel llera wednesdays centre half na na na na na na !
jordo8owl
29/04/2012 07:09:00
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It's not over till the fat PIG sings!!! Leira was brought in by who? I wasn't happy when Megson went but it was the way it was done that I didn't like. Now that's all history and can't wait for next weekend, come on lads!! And I do hope the pigs get promoted as this city needs its Derbys, there no other like it in the country, but they can do it the hard way!
OWL25
29/04/2012 08:05:00
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