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Laws Keen On Whelan

Laws Keen On Whelan

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has revealed midfielder Glenn Whelan is not available for transfer despite former boss Paul Sturrock placing him on the transfer-list at the start of the season.

Laws has been impressed with the Republic of Ireland Under-21 international and has insisted he is very much part of the current Wednesday squad.

He told the official SWFC website: 'As far as I'm concerned that's in the past. He's very much part of my squad and I've told him that.

'I haven't really spoken to him about coming off the list. You can be on the list but it doesn't mean he's going anywhere. At this moment in time he's not available so it's just a piece of paper as far as I'm concerned.'

And the Owls gaffer was impressed with Whelan's performance in Tuesday night's victory over West Brom and has no doubts over his ability to fill in for the suspended Kenny Lunt at Leicester on Saturday.

He continued: 'He's a very good player, very aware of who's around him and a good passer of the ball. I like to see midfield players getting into the box and he did that on numerous occasions on Tuesday.'

Whelan made an impressive start to the season after being placed on the transfer list by Paul Sturrock - and still carried on in the centre of the Owls' midfield despite seemingly out-of-favour with Sturrock.


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Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday November 30 2006
Time: 7:50PM

Comments

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great photo of city there....
ernshaw
30/11/2006 21:35:00
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He still looks like a monkey :), Seems Laws is making an Impact on you guys, :) Hopefully with a new manager we can imitate the wednesday
thedunedan
01/12/2006 09:51:00
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having good season,must stay at the moment,finally showing us what he can do.
carlton owl
01/12/2006 16:38:00
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Yeah your season has picked up big time, we just need ours to now so we can have the wednesday city derby again love them games, one i always look forward to
thedunedan
01/12/2006 16:45:00
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hes a good player.
swfcowls
02/12/2006 09:45:00
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