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Owls Complete Turner Deal

Owls Complete Turner Deal

As reported earlier on Vital Sheffield Wednesday, the Owls have completed the capture of young Everton goalkeeeper Iain Turner on an initial month's loan deal.

The Scottish international arrived at Hillsborough to complete the move this morning and is set to go straight in to the squad to face Southend at Hillsborough tomorrow.

Owls boss Brian Laws told the official SWFC site: 'We are pleased to have signed Iain Turner on loan from Everton. He has played regularly for Scotland's under 21s and therefore comes to us with a degree of pedigree.'

And the Owls gaffer has revealed on-loan Fulham stopper Mark Crossley will remain at Hillsborough to fulfill his loan deal despite the arrival of Turner.

'Mark Crossley has done well for us this season but his form has dipped over the last few weeks and that is why I have brought in a goalkeeper on loan,' Laws added.

The deal will be Turner's fifth spell away from Goodison Park since joining from Stirling Albion in 2003. The stopper has had loan periods at Chester City, Doncaster Rovers, Wycombe Wanderers and, earlier this season, Crystal Palace.

The Scot has only made two starts for David Moyes' men since his move south of the border but is rated highly at Goodison Park - and Owls fans will be hoping his move to S6 will bring similar success to that of another former Merseyside loanee, Scott Carson, last season.


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Writer:Nick
Date:Friday February 23 2007
Time: 10:15AM

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Great signing for us hopefully we can get him until the end of season. Heard lots of good things from Everton!
wednesdaytilidie
23/02/2007 10:20:00
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nOTHING ON THE OFFICIAL SITE YET THOUGHT???
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
23/02/2007 10:37:00
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NOW THERE IS! COULD DO WITH A LEFT BACK NOW!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
23/02/2007 11:19:00
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Yes left back please! Tommy Spurr is not the man we need!
tomdangerfield
23/02/2007 11:27:00
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One down, one to go!
SWFCowl
23/02/2007 12:22:00
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any 1 seen him play?
coppel
23/02/2007 13:58:00
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Saw him have a blinder against Arsenal when he made his Everton debut but not much since
wednesdaytilidie
23/02/2007 17:15:00
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So that's the last we'll see of Crossley in an Owls shirt, is it?
sandgroanun
24/02/2007 10:15:00
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