Sheffield Wednesday - Jones seeks finishing touch for Owls
UK time is: 16:08:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jones seeks finishing touch for Owls

Wednesday boss Dave Jones bemoaned his side's bad luck after Nottingham Forest inflicted a third straight defeat on the Owls at the City Ground on Saturday.

Miguel Llera's own goal with 15 minutes to go gave Forest all three points thanks to a slender 1-0 victory in the Championship but Wednesday had their fair share of good chances to take more from the match.

They didn't take them, and the Owls boss was forced to reflect on another performance he believed should have merited more for his men.

"I am starting to sound like a broken record but what more do we have to do?,' Jones told the official SWFC website.

"We have created plenty of chances, we have had them pinned back but if we don`t score the goals, we don`t win the games.

"And we should have had the game sewn up long before they scored and when they did score, it was an own goal.'

Jones has been hard at work looking for a striker to bolster his attacking options over recent weeks and he'll ramp up that search this coming week.

Connor Wickham, the Sunderland striker, is one name who has been doing the rounds and Jones will be hoping the England under-21 man, or another of his targets, manage to make their way to Hillsborough before next Saturday's home clash against on-song Leicester City.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 18 2012

Time: 2:10PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
We have all probably played Football Manager but even if we haven't most of us still seem to have a clue? Increase your chances of scoring by playing with more than 1 up front. Its so basic I really dont understand how a manager thats been in the game so long cant see this? I am starting to lose the faith! :(
Report Abuse
19/11/2012 10:57:00

I agree Oz but also to play with two upfront you have to have four very good midfielders at present we have Samedo & Antonio so to compensate we slam 5 in midfield.
Report Abuse
19/11/2012 11:26:00

We slammed five in midfield in order to accommodate Barkley, now he's been removed from the equation I'm looking forward to the return of 4-4-2 as well as instant dividends.
Report Abuse
19/11/2012 12:30:00

I would add Mccabe and Corry to those midfielders as well. both need a few more games to gain some valuable experience but i don't think we will be risking anything by playing them either. Also Mayor interests me I think he has the potential to be ok just needs a run of games and some strikers to aim for!
Report Abuse
19/11/2012 17:32:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Do All Rhodes Lead To S6? (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Lachman To Be Loan Ranger? (Monday November 23 2015)

Win The Day - Jose Semedo (Monday November 23 2015)

Fantastic Fernando (Monday November 23 2015)

Lucas Has The Joao Factor (Monday November 23 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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Burnley 17 9 6 2 9 33
6. Birmingham 17 8 4 5 6 28
7. Reading 17 7 6 4 7 27
8. Sheff Wed 17 7 6 4 3 27
9. Cardiff 17 6 7 4 3 25
10. Ipswich 17 6 7 4 0 25
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Keeper proud of record
Middlesbrough : 25/11/2015 15:17:00
Midfielder extends stay
Middlesbrough : 25/11/2015 13:37:01
Five-a-side: Best of both!
Birmingham : 25/11/2015 13:00:00
Tom Lees - Premier League with Wednesday is my aim!
Sheff Wed : 25/11/2015 12:15:01
Manchester United Goalkeeper linked with Wolves
Wolves : 25/11/2015 10:23:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How much is Lucas Joao worth?
Suggested By:  Vital Wednesday
Priceless to #swfc 72%
£15m 14%
£10m 8%
£5m 1%
less than £5m 5%