Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Who Are Yer?: Colchester

Who Are Yer?: Colchester

This week Colchester fan and Vital Colchester site journalist Deeno asnwers our questions as the Owls are all set to face Championship newboys Colchester United...

--------------------------------------------

1. Whats your start to the season been like?

Our season didn`t start very well, although we never really looked out of our depth, silly mistakes were costing us dear, and without a win in the first month, you had to wonder what the season would hold. However the lads stuck with the hard work ethics and this has paid dividends in September, climbing up to 13th beating near neighbours Ipswich live on Sky TV and Geriant winning the Manager of the Month award.

2. What are Col U fans expectations for the coming season?

We were expecting a bit of a Dog Fight, we don`t have the resources to employ superstars however the Lads have been playing well together for a while, and if we can stave of injuries and sign a couple more good loan signings I believe we can finish way above the relegation zone.

3. What players have you brought in to improve since promotion?

We have Jamie Cureton who came on a free from Swindon, other than that to be honest we haven`t as we lost Neil Danns to Birmingham and Liam Chilvers to PNE, although Chris Barker currently on loan from Cardiff City has been excellent, and Kevin Mcleod signed from Swansea, but we havnt seen enough of him yet, although I am told he is a quality winger.

4. How do fans feel about Phil Parkinson?

I think a lot are bitter, however they know what he done for the club and for that they will be for ever grateful, people move on and I personally would love to thank Phil and wish him the best of luck.

5. And Gerraint Williams?

I love the way we play under Geriant, its all about pass and move, playing the game simple, building from the back and attacking without compromising the defensive side of the game at the same time, those that were sceptical seem to be coming round. The team are playing for him and it is obvious that they respect his decisions and get on with playing the game.

6. Your defence was outstanding last season - will they be key for you this season?

Yes, it has been already, games last month such as Burnley away had seen the defence attitude of the side stave of many a Burnley attack; this was the foundation of what turned out to be a good win away.

7. What are your strengths and weaknesses?

From the back, Aidan Davison a keeper with stacks of experience, in front of him we have Wayne Brown marshalling the back four which includes Greg Halford who will go on to a bigger club and will be household name in this country in the future, our midfield is the engine room of the team and you will need to stifle Izzet and Watson if you are to get anything out of the game. With Cureton up front we will always posses a threat. I have always though we are weak against set plays, and if we get drawn into a long ball game we tend to come off worse.

8. What's your most memorable Colchester v Owls match?

Has to be a opening day of the season a few years back, we outplayed you at Hillsborough to come away with the points.

9. If you could take one Wednesday player to Colchester who would it be and why?

Chris Brunt seems to get some good reviews, and I have heard some good things about him.

10. And if you could send one Colchester player to Wednesday who would it be and why?

I wouldn`t want to send you any to be fair, we need everyone we have got, but if you are looking for undoubted Talent, look no further that the aforementioned Halford he could do a Job anywhere on the pitch for you.

11. Who should the Wednesday fans be looking out for as a danger man?

Apart from the obvious Halford, Jamie Cureton I think will be a thorn in your side on Wednesday.

12. Hows Lawrie Wilson done since joining you?

Haven`t seen anything from Lawrie yet, the team has been settled, however I am sure we will.

13. What do you think the score will be?

To be honest I am confident when we are at home, I can see us winning this one by a couple of goals, Cureton with 2 and Izzet is due hitting the net, so 3-1 to the U`s!

--------------------------------------------

Cheers Deeno! Good luck for the remained of the season. Next up - Who Are Yer?: QPR!

Check out all the latest news on our opponents by visiting out sister site Vital Colchester United by CLICKING HERE


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday October 18 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
Lawrie Wilson, Danny Wilson's son? Never got a game for us did he? They sound confident and we dont, recipe for disaster?
welshyowl
18/10/2006 12:32:00
0
Seems like Colchester absolutely thrashed you lol. Oh well better luck next time.
jono_forest
18/10/2006 22:30:00
0
See what I said about Halford?
ED_CUFC
19/10/2006 00:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Comments from Vital Owls duo Nuhiu and Lees

The Vital Wednesday duo talk goals, their impact, team spirit and more....

Video - Highlights and Celebrations as Owls beat Birmingham

Just enjoy!

Audio - Bullen's and Nuhiu's Reaction after win at BCFC

Audio comments from Lee Bullen and Atdhe Nuhiu after Wednesday win in Birmingham...

Wednesday win over Birmingham return Owls to Playoff places

Wednesday returned from the Midlands with all three-points after a hard fought victory over fellow Championship playoff chasers Birmingham City. Two Gary Hooper goals reversed a Clayton Donaldson open

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Wednesday maintain their Championship form?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes94%
No6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg3
2.@mwoodjnr2
3.swfcjambo1