UK time is: 18:28:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Laws Hopeful Over Hills

Wednesday boss Brian Laws is hopeful left-back John Hills can regain his fitness and prove his worth in the first team before the end of the campaign.

The former Gillingham man has been out injured since November and made his comeback in the Owls' reserve teams comfortable 3-0 victory over Leeds United last night.

And with his contract at Hillsborough up in the summer, the Owls boss is hopeful Hills can play some part in first team affairs before the end of the season to prove his worth.

'He has just wanted to get back playing, his contract is up in the summer and he was very concerned about his situation. When you have an injury on top of that, there is no wonder he has been worrying,' Laws told the Sheffield Star.

'Let's hope this is a turning point for him so he can kick start his career and get close to the first team before the season ends.'

Hills played an hour of the match and came through unscathed while also setting up the Owls' third goal last night at Hillsborough.

Laws added: 'Taking him off was more precautionary than anything else. He'd been training all week and been dying to get a game and we thought if he got an hour that we would be delighted. There were no ill effects straight afterwards so that's great for the lad.




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:Wednesday March 21 2007

Time: 11:54AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Mixed Feelings For Mandaric (Friday January 30 2015)

Wednesday MotM Against Birmingham (Friday January 30 2015)

Semedo Welcomes Competition (Thursday January 29 2015)

Chansiri completes Wednesday takeover (Thursday January 29 2015)

Points Frustrates Gray (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Pleasing Performances (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday MotM v Birmingham? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Wednesday 0-0 Birmingham City (Tuesday January 27 2015)

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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 0 - 0 Birmingham
Sheff Wed 1 - 2 Bolton
Forest 0 - 2 Sheff Wed
Wigan 0 - 1 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Blackpool
Fulham 4 - 0 Sheff Wed

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 27 9 11 7 -2 38
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34

Breaking League News

Kayal Targets Brighton Success
Brighton : 30/01/2015 18:21:00
Clark Tries to Give Lewis Clarity
Blackpool : 30/01/2015 18:07:00
Redmond Returns Home
Norwich : 30/01/2015 18:00:00
Clark - Two Birds One Brighton
Blackpool : 30/01/2015 17:59:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Derby
Cardiff : 30/01/2015 17:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading v Wednesday
Suggested By:  
Wednesday win 51%
Reading win 33%
Draw 16%