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Woody's Six Week Setback

The bad luck just keeps on coming for young defender Richard Wood, with the Wakefield-born defender being sidelined for a further six weeks.

The Owls' academy product had only just recovered from a previous injury before being stretchered off with a dislocated shoulder in Wednesday's 2-1 defeat against Scunthorpe at Hillsborough on Tuesday night.

And boss Brian Laws has revealed that he expects his defender to be out for at least six weeks, just days after striker Francis Jeffers also suffered a huge setback.

He told the Sheffield Star: 'In two games we have suffered two big losses: Jeffers and Wood. I think Woody will be out for six weeks, at least.'

The news means Laws will have to chop and change his side again for the visit of Blackpool on Saturday, but has beenn boosted with the news that loanee Michael Johnson has extended his stay at S6 for a further month from Derby County.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 25 2007

Time: 9:54AM

Your Comments

just when you think we've hit rock bottom, we get another injury.
jim_owl
we should be use to it now though.
will it ever happen
we av bin bad we him so it carnt get much worse can it
mick66owl
gotta be time for beevers to show wat he's got!!! lets face it he cant be worse than bullen or hinds!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
giv the a lad a shot like u say carnt b any worse
mick66owl
i agree if players dont perform youve got nothing to loose give youth a chance at least you'll get 100% out of them
beverley owl
agree totaly give beevers another go at it, he did nothing wrong last time out he really stood out and looked the business,
astonsS26OWL
 

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