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Owls Bag Showunmi

Owls Bag Showunmi

Wednesday boss Brian Laws had swooped quickly to add to his attacking options by bagging Bristol City striker Enoch Showunmi on an emergency one-month loan deal.

The Owls were down to just two fit strikers in the shape of Marcus Tudgay and Deon Burton following injuries to Akpo Sodje, Francis Jeffers and Leon Clarke within the last week.

And Showunmi has arrived at S6 just in time for the Owls' vital Championship clash with Ipswich Town at Hillsborough on Saturday - a match Laws and his charges will be desperate to win to keep out of the relegation spots.

The 25-year-old has made ten appearances for the impressive Robins this season, bagging three goals along the way and being a vital part of the City side that achieved promotion last season.

The Nigerian-capped striker will be available up to and including the Owls' clash with Barnsley on Saturday, March 1, but won't be available for selection against his employers when Wednesday make the trip to Ashton Gate on February 9.

Date:Thursday January 31 2008
Time: 6:00PM


well at least we have someone in and its not hartson.looks a big powerful lad and at 25 not too old quite happy with that wonder if theres going to be anymore movement in or out with 6hrs to deadline
31/01/2008 18:08:00
Very pleased with that, let's hope he can impress, we REALLY need him to.
31/01/2008 19:31:00
rumour has it on radio sheffield there will be another 1 in and 1 out could whelan be the 1out hope not or is it lunt/gilbert hopefully. but if the 1in is kavanagh i think we all know what will happen yep thanks for the memories glen whelan
31/01/2008 19:35:00
It makes me laugh that we have to borrow off the mighty Bristol City! God we are desperate! What an existence we live at S6! :(
31/01/2008 20:15:00
Lets give the bloke a chance before we start to fet on his back. Some have already started on him!!
will it ever happen
31/01/2008 20:30:00
The wife supports Luton, so i've seen him play quite a few times, he's quite a tidy player. Granted he ain't going to set the league alight but I reckon he could do a job.
31/01/2008 20:37:00
hope he can, looks like we are really up the creek without a paddle, possible league 1 fodder now
31/01/2008 21:02:00
Whelan has gone and Kav is back along with Showumni, well what can I say........ hoped it wouldn't come to this. Great to see Kav again but along side Whelan would have been much better (although BL's hands are tied, best to get something for one of our best if not our best player rather than feck all in the summer). As for Showumni lets hope he can SHOWumni us what he's made of.... I know crap pun... The future is most definately not bright at S6.
01/02/2008 00:40:00
Sad night to be a Wednesdayite.
01/02/2008 01:01:00
Although I am shocked at the transfer of whelan, it dusnt sadden me too much. I paid alot of money out to see games at home againts Leicester, Burnley, Wolves, Colchester, Watford and Whelan was the poorest player on the pitch in most of these games. He lacked commitment - he tried once in every 3 or 4 games, especially this season. We need every player on the pitch to pull together and push in the right direction. We all know Kavanagh is quality and with his corners/free kicks they'l be quality delivery.
01/02/2008 02:25:00
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