Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Manager's Musings: Post-Hull

Manager's Musings: Post-Hull

Wednesday boss Brian Laws insists he must pick his team up and 'get on with it' after Wednesday suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at home to lowly Hull City to get 2007 off on the wrong foot at Hillsborough on Monday.

A brace from the Owls bogey-man Nick Barmby ensured Phil Brown increased his chances of filling the manager's vacancy on a full-time basis, despite a neat Deon Burton solo effort giving Wednesday hope in the second-half.

But Laws told the official Owls site he could take positives from an improved second-half performance from his men in blue and white as they look t get back to winning ways with a a cup upset against Manchester City in the FA Cup 3d round next Sunday.

'We raised the tempo and it was one-way traffic but we couldn't finish them off. We created chances we could have done better with but couldn't get the ball in the back of the net.' he said.

He added: 'We have to pick ourselves up and get on with it. We have a fortnight to recover for the next league goal but first we have to prepare for a great Cup game next week.'

But Laws was left to rue the controversial goals from the Owls achilles-heel, Nick Barmby.

He told BBC Sport: 'I'm a little bit confused. If a player is offside, he's offside and he was a good 10 yards. Their player played it through, all right it's hit one of our players 10 yards further on, but I'm mystified as to why that was allowed. That's something I'll have a little chat about with the referee to see if he can clarify that with me.

'But the second one, I thought there was a possibility about handball, but I've heard maybe not, that it was more of a chest.'


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday January 2 2007
Time: 9:00AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
We needed the points more than you, good luck for the rest of the season
Tigerphil
02/01/2007 09:20:00
0
a big three points for us...we needed that.....you will be fine for the rest of the season...good luck in your dreams of play offs....
ernshaw
02/01/2007 11:28:00
0
unlucky very unlucky, will be looking forward to the next trip to hillsbourugh good luck the rest of the season
thedunedan
02/01/2007 12:49:00
0
What next trip? We'll be up this year ;)
spirtySWFC
02/01/2007 16:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Comments From Owls Boss Carlos Ahead of Brighton Clash

Owls boss Carlos doesn't agree with Albion being on a revenge mission at S6

Comments From Carlos Carvalhal On The Owls September

Owls Boss Carlos on September (so far)

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Match Officials For Wednesday Vs Brighton (October 1st)

Info on the man in the middle for the Owls Vs Brighton

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 Win73%
Draw18%
Albion Win9%
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