Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Win Jones Appeal

Owls Win Jones Appeal

Wednesday have won their appeal against Brad Jones' sending off in the Owls 1-0 home defeat to rivals Leeds United. The on-loan Middlesbrough stopper will now be able to play against Southend on Saturday.

The Australian was sent off with twenty minutes remaining last weekend against the Owls Elland Road rivals for bringing down striker David Healy to give away the decisive goal.

But Owls boss Paul Sturrock was fuming at the decision, and referee Steve Bennett after the decision which effectively cost Wednesday a share of the spoils in the Yorkshire derby.

Pundits on the live Sky programme questioned whether the Leeds hitman was onside in the first instance, with replays showing the Northern Ireland international to be in an offside position.

Sturrock also questioned whether or not the incident was inside the box, and whether Healy was in fact going away from goal rather than towards it - a factor which would have seen just a yellow for Jones rather than the red.

Jones was to sit out this weekend's trip to Roots Hall to take on Southend United with Chris Adamson deputising in goal but he will now regain his place in goal to strengthen the Owls team.

To have YOUR say in the decision to withdraw Brad Jones' red card visit the official Vital Sheffield Wednesday forum by CLICKING HERE


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday September 5 2006
Time: 2:24PM

Comments

0
Great to see that decision overturned as Brad was harshly treated.
sandgroanun
05/09/2006 14:33:00
0
Still a daft challenge and he did the same against Plymouth but good to see him back between the posts he's been pretty good so far. I wonder whether the FA decided it was outside the box or offside or whether it just wasnt a sending off? Cost us the game!!
newman87
05/09/2006 14:47:00
0
Just sums up what a t1t Steve Bennett is, and how on earth did he ref the Argie v Brazil game at the weekend? Its times like this when I move closer towards video evidence at matches.
welshyowl
05/09/2006 16:11:00
0
Im pretty sure video evidence will come in during the match sooner rather than later. I used to hate the idea but Im warming to it. Decisions like that could mean the different between relegation and staying up for some clubs and the price is too much to pay nowadays
spirtySWFC
05/09/2006 17:47:00
0
Excellent! (tenting fingers, Mr Burns style)
Auckland Owl
05/09/2006 21:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Instant Reactions - Sheffield Wednesday v Wolves (20/10/17)

Following today's clash between Sheffield Wednesday and Wolverhampton Wanderers, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the stats from Sheffield Wednesday (0) vs (1) Wolverhampton Wanderers, Hillsborough, 15/12/17 Att: 23,809

Sheffield Wednesday v Wolves - Team Sheets - 15-12-17

Sheffield Wednesday are at Hillsborough with Wolves the visitors for the latest Championship game.

EFL Winning Goals Of November - 2017

The EFL have now released the winners of the November Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

Sheffield Wednesday Archived Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wednesday
Write For Vital Wednesday
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Wildsmith0%
Palmer20%
Loovens0%
van Aken0%
Fox0%
Wallace0%
Butterfield0%
Jones20%
Reach0%
Rhodes0%
Hooper20%
Sub - Lucas Joao0%
Sub - Nuhiu40%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment