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Laws Pleased With 'Gritty' Show

Owls boss Brian Laws was delighted with the 'grit and determination' his charges showed as they came away from Home Park with all three points on Saturday.

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake netted from the spot two minutes after the restart but goals from Akpo Sodje and Burton O'Brien gave Wednesday a somewhat unexpected victory at high flying Plymouth.

And the Owls gaffer insists the latest string of results will hopefully see Wednesday start to turn their season around after a record-breaking poor start to the campaign.

'We had an embarrassing start to the season but we are now starting to pick up. That result will give us more of an edge to our game and a little bit more belief,' Laws told the official Owls website.

'It was a poor start to the second half, giving a penalty away and it could have been worse. I spoke to the full back and it was a penalty. He was the last man as well but he got caught on the inside, which is sacrilege for a full back.

'But the response was important to us. Would we have responded like that in the first six games? I think that's highly unlikely but we now have steel and determination in our side to say we can get it back to 1-1.'

It's Wednesday's second win on the spin away from home, something which has delighted the Owls' gaffer.

He added: 'It's not easy coming here because they have made their game a real fortress. We went to Stoke and their ground was a real fortress and we broke it and we broke one again today. Not many people come to Plymouth and get three points but we have done that. We have a long journey home but it will be much sweeter now.'




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 3 2007

Time: 6:36PM

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great stuff well done all players and giv or take a few 1000 die hard owls
mick66owl
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03/11/2007 21:41:00

Cracking result, sounds like the whole team put in solid performances :)
Placebo
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04/11/2007 05:56:00

HAVE THEY FINALLY TURNED THE CORNER? becoming more and more optimistic.....
swfcjambo
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04/11/2007 08:33:00

A big praise for Laws and the players. Fantastic result. The first team to win down their for 12 games. Shame we cant play all league games away from Hillsborough.
will it ever happen
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04/11/2007 09:33:00

Finally showing some grit! Great result
NeilBrowndj
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04/11/2007 10:55:00

Put in the effort and you will get the results. Now showing some good form at last. Need to keep it up and a play-off spot wont be out of the question.
will it ever happen
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04/11/2007 11:46:00

Two wins in a row and both from a goal down. Could things be looking up for you?
dazza71
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04/11/2007 19:07:00

dazza, things could be looking up for us but after your first defeat could things be going to more difficult since Poyet left and you got dirty Bassett in, hahahaha!
will it ever happen
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