UK time is: 13:31:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

EXCLUSIVE: JJ Relishing Derby

Wednesday new-boy Jermaine Johnson has revealed he can't wait to get out on the pitch on Saturday and take part in his first Yorkshire derby of the season against Leeds United.

The former Bradford winger knows all about big local derbies during his time in West Yorkshire against Huddersfield Town - but it will be the first time the Jamaican has tasted the M1 between Wednesday and Leeds, and he can't wait.

'This is going to be my first big Yorkshire derby because I didn't get to play in the game for Bradford against Huddersfield this season,' he exclusively told Vital Sheffield Wednesday.

'So I'm really looking forward to it. It's going to be a big game for the team and for the fans and we need to carry our work on from the last match and hopefully get a win.'

The Jamaican international has played just two matches for the Owls despite signing midway through the January transfer window after serving a four-match ban for a sending-off in his final match for the Bantams.

And although having Wednesday fans on the edges of their seats in the 3-2 victory over Southend at the weekend - the winger has admitted he notices a vast difference in the pace of the play in the Championship.

He continued: 'It's really quick in this division so it's going to take time to adapt but at the moment I'm just trying to do my best for the club and for myself as well. The guys have got on really well with me and made it easier for me here so it's been easy to get on with my football.

And JJ is enjoying the extra competition for a spot on the right hand side of the Owls midfield from summer recruit Wade Small.

'It's my first time really competing against someone else on the right wing with Wade so it's good for me, it motivates me to keep going.' said Johnson.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 2 2007

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments

He hasn't taken much time to adapt, he waltzed past players last week and hopefully can do the same against L**ds!
spirtySWFC
Smokin' .. and in a good way!
Auckland Owl
JJ you know what to do if you want us to charnt ur name B-itch!
whites11
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Gray hopeful over Lees injury setback (Sunday September 28 2014)

Report: Cardiff 2-1 Wednesday (Sunday September 28 2014)

Gray: Owls will bounce back from cup woe (Thursday September 25 2014)

Report: City 7-0 Wednesday (Thursday September 25 2014)

Wednesday 1-0 Reading (Sunday September 21 2014)

Bumper crowd set for Reading clash (Friday September 19 2014)

Birmingham 0-2 Wednesday (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder (Monday September 1 2014)

Owls handed Manchester City cup clash (Thursday August 28 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. OurMaurice 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Charlton 10 4 6 0 4 18
7. Wolves 10 5 3 2 3 18
8. Middlesbrough 10 5 2 3 6 17
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 10 4 3 3 0 15
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Leeds Utd 10 4 2 4 -2 14

Breaking League News

RUFC - Middlesbrough Tickets On Sale
Rotherham : 02/10/2014 13:03:00
Sagbo signing opens door for McAlinden
Wolves : 02/10/2014 12:00:00
Cherries travel to Bolton
Bournemouth : 02/10/2014 11:16:00
Wolves were shell-shocked
Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:21:00
Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 15%
Play-offs 27%
Mid-table 51%
Relegation scrap 6%
Relegated 1%