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Franny Steps Up Comeback

Franny Steps Up Comeback

Injury-ravaged striker Francis Jeffers is on course to resume full training according to Wednesday boss Brian Laws - who was pleased with his performance for the reserves yesterday.

The Owls' 'fox in the box' netted and performed well in Wednesday's 2-1 reserve team victory over Hull City on Tuesday, and the Owls boss believes the former Everton and Arsenal man is getting back to his best.

'He was very alert and had seven attempts at goal in the first half; he's disappointed he didn't get a hat-trick,' he told the Sheffield Star.

'He's looking sharp, and his movement was very good. I was really pleased with him.'

Jeffers, who has netted just the one goal in the 1-0 victory over Hull City since making his summer move from Blackburn Rovers, has seen his career ravaged by injuries so far.

And Laws insists he and his medical staff at Middlewood Road won't be rushing his number nine back in to action and risk losing him again in the coming weeks.

He added: 'We want to help him get his fitness back but to protect him and do it in a controlled way.'




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Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday October 10 2007
Time: 11:06AM

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Note to the FA. IF JEFFERS IS GOIN TO SCORE every time we play hull and we win can we play them every week please
mick66owl
10/10/2007 15:11:00
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does anybody know when johnson and kavanagh are going back
mick66owl
10/10/2007 21:56:00
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after stoke game mick!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
11/10/2007 11:19:00
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after the blackpool game
wedtillidie
11/10/2007 14:03:00
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21st oct!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
11/10/2007 14:23:00
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35 goals this season for FJ.
will it ever happen
11/10/2007 23:07:00
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i see leon clarke as scored again and we ant looked like scoring wot a mess
mick66owl
14/10/2007 14:37:00
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i dunt think mr laws as long left now they are blaming the loyalist support in the country people who pay gud money are finally waking up n smelling the coffee. i will tell you something if i ant bought a season ticket i wud be 1 of those staying away.
mick66owl
14/10/2007 14:47:00
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14/10/2007 14:48:00
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