Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Lucas On Trial At Barnsley

Lucas On Trial At Barnsley

Former Wednesday and Preston North End stopper David Lucas has been taken on trial by Barnsley as he looks to return to Championship action following his release from Wednesday in the summer.

The 28-year-old failed to agree terms on a reduced contract to stay at Hillsborough following a knee injury in February which would have kept him out of action until Christmas.

Barnsley boss Andy Ritchie told the official Barnsley website: 'David has come in and will train with us this week. Hopefully, if things go well, we may try to get him into next week's reserve-team game.'

Lucas had remained in S6 after failing to agree terms on a new contract as he trained with the rest of the squad to help him return to full fitness and search for a new club.

He joined the Owls on a permanant basis in the summer of 2004, after two loan spells at th club, for a fee of £100,000 and made 52 appearances between the sticks for the club - including the League One Play-Off Final in his first full year at the club.


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday November 13 2006
Time: 5:14PM

Comments

0
Surely we should be looking at him since we don't look like signing a keeper of our own? It is only 12 months since he was rated as one of the best keepers outside the Premiership!
BigBlueOwl
14/11/2006 14:24:00
0
I will give him 3 games before he breaks down again. Great keeper, but cannot be relied upon to stay 100% fit.
haxeyowl
15/11/2006 00:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Abdi Comments 'Wednesday Are Right For Me!'

The attacking midfielder completed his move to Hillsborough, penning a three-year contract with a reported fee of £4 million plus add-ons, his comments on his move

Behaviour Rules - Some Initial Reaction

Various rules on what is and isn't acceptable are being rolled out this season in an attempt to reduce 'intolerable behaviour' towards match day officials. What's the initial reaction?

Wednesday Secure International Duo From Watford

No loans but full on permanent deals announced for Abdi and Pudil

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder

With only a few weeks to go until proper football returns following our (again) unsuccessful...

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wednesday's best summer signing is?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Kean1%
Pudil16%
Abdi50%
Fletcher33%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg22
2.OurMaurice17
3.CasOwl5
4.swfcjambo2
5.tomsellers211
6.horsejockeyS61
7.Ron Springett saves1