Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Laws' Musings: Post-Luton

Laws' Musings: Post-Luton

Wednesday boss Brian Laws blasts his Owls side for missing chances in attack and making poor decisions at the back as they fell to a 3-2 defeat against lowly Luton on Tuesday night.

All that talk was of former Owl Drew Talbot returning to face his former club for the first time since his £250k move to Kenilworth Road in January - and it had to be the pacey forward who made the equaliser and score the winner to leave Wednesday without a win in 2007.

And the Owls boss blamed poor finishing and rash decisions in defence for their defeat against Mike Newell's men.

'We should have scored two in the first five minutes, the keeper has had to make a good save and that could have been game over,' Laws told the official SWFC site.

'The fact is that we've made an error of judgement for the first one by Mark Crossley. He's not done what he should have and that's punched it high and wide and it's ended up in the back of the net. But we've responded, got back on top of the game and the second half was all about making the right decisions.

'Defensively we made some shocking decisions tonight, we've just gifted them two goals by making wrong decisions. We've missed the ball, lo and behold, Talbot has gone on and crossed it and it's an own goal.

'The third, to cap it all, was like Keystone Cops; everyone's made a wrong decision and it's fallen to Talbot and he's got the winner. I am very, very angry and very disappointed because we're better than that and we've got to cut out these silly mistakes.'

And Wednesday have just three days to mend their ways as they look to collect their first three points of the year against another relegation candidate, Southend United, at Hillsborough on Saturday.


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday February 21 2007
Time: 10:00AM

Comments

0
The defence seems to be at fault all too often at the moment. When will Hillsy be back?
sandgroanun
21/02/2007 20:55:00
0
Hills is almost as awful as Spurr, but with a little more pace.....
tomdangerfield
21/02/2007 22:30:00
0
I wudnt say spurr is awful, he is young and has come in to the team to fill the gap and at times is one of the players who seems to giv it all hes got unlike sum others
SWFCowl
22/02/2007 01:51:00
0
spurr is one of the top young english defenders in the championship at the moment, he's playing out of position but that's part of growing up at a club with a small squad. i'm really bored of all these fickle fans, **** off to leeds if that's how you feel, you'll fit in better there. wednesday are in a much better position than last year, if we keep building like this season we'll soon be in the promise land. as for slagging laws, he's an intelligent tacticion and knows we'd never have got promoted this year, never never never, if you want a cheerleader manager i'm going to have to refer you to leeds again, good luck in league 1
wednesday4europe
23/02/2007 01:11:00
0
wednesday4europe thank you! finally someone who can see quite clearly whats going on! Spurr is very weak though and that lets him down!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
23/02/2007 08:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Vital Pre-Match - Carlos 'Owls Players Need The Fans'

Make some noise for the boys!

Vital Head-To-Head - Wednesday Vs Brentford

Who has the upper hand between the Owls and the Bees historically?

Vital Pre-Match - Carlos Ahead Of Owls Vs Bees

Time for 'adults' to buzz passed Bees

Vital View From The Stands - Owls Fell Forest (again)

Forestieri delights Owls away army

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Outcome of Wednesday Vs Brentford?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win75%
Draw17%
Bees Win8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
2.Radon Barrier1
3.HORSFOWL1
Vital Football Comment