Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Laws Confident Of Upturn

Laws Confident Of Upturn

Wednesday boss Brian Laws is confident his charges can produce an upturn of results in the coming weeks following the Owls' worst ever start to a season.

Defeat at Preston at the weekend broke the record for the worst ever start to a season by a Wednesday side and left the Owls as the only side in England without a point to their name after the first five games.

But the Owls gaffer is confident in the ability his squad possesses - and is sure his men can turn things around with two home matches against Burnley and Hull City on the horizon.

'We have been on a bad run of results but we will go on a good run of results,' he said following the defeat at Deepdale on Saturday.

'We are capable of that because we are a good side. I am fully behind the players and they are fully behind themselves.

'The supporters can play a major part in this. They can turn the heat up on the players, which could be disastrous. If the players go out there with the same positivity we will win the games against Burnley on Tuesday and Hull on Saturday.'

And Laws was left fuming at the decision not to award Wednesday a free-kick for a foul on Francis Jeffers which led to the only goal of the game.

He added: 'It's so easy to point the finger and blame other people and I don't want to go down that route, but there were some bizarre decisions given, particularly in the first half.'

'I will back the players that put in that kind of football, commitment and effort because our luck will turn if we continue like that.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday September 17 2007
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
Brian. If the fans see genuine effort and commitment, it is unlikely that they will turn on the team. Unfortunately the same cannot be said of the board and indeed yourself. This is a results business and five games in, we are the only club in England who havnt got one. We are a laughing stock,and the longer it goes on, the less likely we will attract the sort of player that will turn the tide. 2 wins is a minimum requirement from the next 2 games,or im afraid Brian your number will be up. Unfortunate as that may be.
thewalkleyone
17/09/2007 08:49:00
0
I wish I had the same confidence Brian!
wednesdaytilidie
17/09/2007 09:01:00
0
the simple fact of the matter is we are not good enough, we can bleat on about luck... b*llocks! we have shots cleared of the line because teams have the defensive nous to put sum1 there unlike ourselves, we can waffle on about shots hitting the inside of the post when "99% of the time" it would of gone in..... ***** off the shot was off target.... luck has nothing to do with it, playing poorly has everything to do with it...... *****ed off!
mansfieldowl
17/09/2007 09:18:00
0
Well Mansfield you sound as ****ed off as me. Luck can play a part I think,but not week after week, game after game. Its down to something else. Laws says we are a good team. Good teams do not lose 5 games on the bounce. 2 wins from the next 2 games required. Simple as,or Im afraid he has to go.
thewalkleyone
17/09/2007 09:46:00
0
as much as i hate to agree something has to give, and i think mr laws' head is most definately on the block tuesday night, with a grinning dave allen sharpening his axe
mansfieldowl
17/09/2007 09:50:00
0
Pity he wont turn it on himself
thewalkleyone
17/09/2007 10:46:00
0
BRING BACK FATKINSON.
onedeaddj
17/09/2007 12:17:00
0
I guess he has to be. realistically, he must be up there with the Spud as favourites fro the chop if this carries on much longer ...never mind the grief from the fans....
ernshaw
17/09/2007 13:53:00
0
Dont panic, hell sort it out!
will it ever happen
17/09/2007 17:51:00
0
Is that KPS i can hear laughing?
brinsworthowl
17/09/2007 20:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Twitter Reaction - Owls Terrorise Ten-Man Terriers

Tom Sellers looks at the best of your tweets from after the 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Video - Owls Boss Carlos On Sheffield TV

Carlos was in front of the camera's for an extended period of time for once

Audio & Comments - Winnall Reacts to Owls Move and Debut

Newest striker Sam Winnall on his Owls move and first game

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)

Did Winnall make a difference in the 2nd half Vs Huddersfield?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes95%
No5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Jan 20 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 10 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.swfcjambo4
3.Nobsworth1
4.CHOWLER1
The Vital Football Members League