UK time is: 08:04:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gray thanks Arsenal for Afobe loan

Wednesday boss Stuart Gray has thanked Arsenal for allowing young striker Benik Afobe to move to Hillsborough on loan.

Afobe made the switch to South Yorkshire before last weekend's last-gasp win over Barnsley, in which he made his debut, and has made a big impact since his arrival.

The striker scored his first goal for the Owls and also won a penalty in the 2-0 win against Reading, one of his former loan clubs, in the Championship on Saturday.

And Gray is delighted to have the 20-year-old board. 'I'm grateful to Arsenal for letting us have Afobe,' he said. 'He's got real talent and caused Reading a lot of problems with his pace and power.'

Afobe was brought in to plug the gap left by Connor Wickham, who had a successful loan spell at S6 but was recalled by Sunderland last month.




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:Saturday February 8 2014

Time: 11:11PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls out to improve Hillsborough form (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Gray pleased with Brentford point (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Owls youngster makes England U20 squad (Thursday October 2 2014)

Gray hopeful over Lees injury setback (Sunday September 28 2014)

Report: Cardiff 2-1 Wednesday (Sunday September 28 2014)

Gray: Owls will bounce back from cup woe (Thursday September 25 2014)

Report: City 7-0 Wednesday (Thursday September 25 2014)

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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16

Breaking League News

Parker Faces First Love
Fulham : 24/10/2014 07:37:00
Injury Update
Norwich : 24/10/2014 07:29:00
LUFC On This Day - October 24th
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 07:06:00
LUFC Tony Yeboah wonder strike worth wearing
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:38:00
Milanic wants motivated Leeds to claim the points
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 15%
Play-offs 27%
Mid-table 49%
Relegation scrap 8%
Relegated 1%