Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Laws Hoping For Promotion Push

Laws Hoping For Promotion Push

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has revealed he's confident his side can mount a serious promotion push this season - if they keep in touch with the Championship pace-setters over the Christmas period.

Laws has been keen to keep his feet firmly on the ground and play down any talk of promotion to the promised land - but he now insists he has the squad, and the attitude, to achieve a top-six position - if they keep injury-free.

'I've noticed what a good bunch of players they are, what a great attitude they've got,' he told Wednesday World.

'We've got a decent side if we can keep free of injuries. The Championship isn't as good as I thought. I was expecting teams - particularly the big clubs who have spent a lot of money - to be far better than we are. But the fact is we are very close. We've got a good squad together and there's no team I fear at this moment in time.'

Laws has revealed that the expectation levels at the club have to change, and is hopeful of keeping in touch with the top six in the hectic festive period which pits Wednesday in four matches in ten days.

He added: 'If we can get through the Christmas period and still be three or four points away from the play-offs, I fancy ourselves to be really pushing hard. Expectation levels are starting to change. If we can stay in there, and keep the team and the fans together, I think we can give a decent promotion push.'

-CLICK HERE FOR THE VITAL SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY FORUMS-


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday December 21 2006
Time: 8:42AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
After your awful start I thought you may have struggled, but Laws appears to have the magic touch.
SeasideEssexXile
21/12/2006 10:15:00
0
Certainly does! Up the football league we go! ;)
newman87
21/12/2006 15:46:00
0
Lets get through xmas 1st then take from there!
whites11
22/12/2006 11:59:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Wednesday

All the stats from Blackburn Rovers (0) vs (1) Wednesday, Ewood Park , 7.45pm Tuesday September 27th, 2016 Att: 12,844

Owls Boss Carlos On Win At Rovers & Praise for Fletcher

Carlos' dream is starting again as September draws to a close

Owls Star Fletcher On 100th Career Goal Plus Win At Rovers

Goal number 100 for Scottish Striker Steven Fletcher

Lee In Team Of The Week (27/9/16)

Sheffield Wednesday are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

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)

Outcome of Wednesday Vs Brighton?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win100%
Draw0%
Albion Win0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 16 2016 12:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 19 2016 7:45PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.OurMaurice4
3.keyworthowl2
4.Showboat1