UK time is: 04:46:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls sign Antonio from Reading

Wednesday have completed the signing of former loan star Michail Antonio from Reading.

The Owls have been chasing the services of the winger throughout the close season and have finally got their man on a four-year contract.

The Royals had knocked Wednesday bids back previously but both clubs have finally come to an agreement and Antonio is now an Owl.

Antonio told the official SWFC website: "I have been waiting patiently for this move all summer and I am so pleased it has gone through. Everything comes to those who wait.

"Winning promotion with Sheffield Wednesday last season was something I will never forget.

"Wednesday fans have been encouraging me all summer to sign and they have played a massive part in this move.

"I would like to say thank you to all of them and now I can focus on next season and helping Wednesday succeed in the Championship."

The 22-year-old signed for Wednesday on loan last term when Gary Megson was manager and played a key role in the Owls' promotion from League One.




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:Monday August 6 2012

Time: 10:52PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Yes!
joseph10
Report Abuse
06/08/2012 23:55:00

Ambition shown. Bring the season on.
ratherrandomowl
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 01:46:00

An essential piece of our summer jigsaw is now in place. The one signing that makes all the rest seem so much better. Thanks MM!
OurMaurice
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 06:57:00

"I have been waiting patiently for this move all Summer", me too Antonio, me too!! Absolutely delighted with this, makes a nice change for a player to come on loan and do well who we then sign on a permanent deal. Any more deals likely to happen in the next week or so??
sussexowl
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 10:06:00

http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11095/7969083/Owls-secure-winger Whenever a player signs for us the word massive is used. In this report MASSIVE is even a heading!!
Radon Barrier
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 10:13:00

HAPPY DAYS ,,HAPPY DAYS I ALSO HPE THE FULLER RUMOURS ARE MORE THEN JUST THAT ........ ANTONIO IS OURS ANTONIO IS OURS SOD OFF UNITED YOU BUNCH OF RETARDS UTO WAWAW
Wads Wiggle
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 15:34:00

about blooming time. great news . up v MASSIVE owls
mick66owl
Report Abuse
07/08/2012 16:32:00

Best news of the summer
vic mobley
Report Abuse
08/08/2012 09:01:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

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)

Gray: Let's maintain play-off push (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Team News: Wednesday v Birmingham (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

RUFC - Ref Watch v Charlton
Rotherham : 29/01/2015 22:44:00
Liverpool Youngster Ojo Linked WIth Latics Loan
Wigan : 29/01/2015 22:34:00
RUFC - Head-to-Head v Charlton Athletic
Rotherham : 29/01/2015 22:32:00
Boro retain focus
Middlesbrough : 29/01/2015 22:26:00
Redfearn - Grounded youngster is an immense talent
Leeds Utd : 29/01/2015 21:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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