Sheffield Wednesday - Charlton reveal concerns over Owls match
UK time is: 19:21:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Charlton reveal concerns over Owls match

Charlton Athletic are hard at work to ensure Saturday's Championship match against Wednesday at The Valley gets the green light.

London, as with the rest of the country, has been hit by heavy snowfall and freezing conditions and The Valley pitch is covered by snow this week.

Charlton yesterday estimated that '110 tonnes' was on their pitch just days before the Owls make the trip south for this weekend's match.

The Addicks have asked for supporters to help them clear the snow and ice not just in the stadium and on the pitch, but also on the roads, pavements and walkaways around the ground.

And head of operations Mick Everett admits the club has concerns over whether the match will be played given the recent weather conditions.

'Given the current situation around the ground, and the weather forecast for the rest of the week, we have some concerns about whether the game will go ahead,' he said.

'We are implementing a number of measures to do our utmost to try to play the game, but the amount of snow that has fallen, coupled with the sustained freezing conditions and the forecast, are a nasty combination.'

Wednesday fans travelling to the game should check the official sites of both clubs for updates throughout this week.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 23 2013

Time: 8:16AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Snow is an issue but freezing temperatures are the real problem. It wouldn't affect their moaning or time wasting but they wouldn't be able to dive around without hurting themselves. Ahhh...
Report Abuse
23/01/2013 08:47:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

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 18 9 7 2 9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 3 28
8. Sheff Wed 18 7 7 4 3 28
9. Reading 18 7 6 5 5 27
10. Cardiff 18 6 8 4 3 26
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Smith Approached? Carsley In Charge At Bolton
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:52:00
Canos Wants Bees Extension
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:41:01
Match Day Officials v Manchester City
Hull City : 29/11/2015 17:39:01
Opinion: Player Ratings Vs. Brighton and Hove Albion
Birmingham : 29/11/2015 16:18:00
Video - Burnley Highlights (h)
Cardiff : 29/11/2015 14:29:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Outcome of Blackburn Vs Wednesday?
Suggested By:  Vital Wednesday
Rovers Win 18%
Draw 16%
Wednesday Win 66%