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Healy On Owls Hit List

Former Leeds United striker David Healy has been placed on Brian Laws' hit list as he looks to bolster his squad in a bid to escape the threat of relegation.

The Owls boss had revealed he was set to sign a proven Premiership goalscorer following last week's defeat to Ipswich Town which left Wednesday hovering over the relegation places.

Laws was set to bring Sunderland's former Leicester City striker David Connolly to Hillsborough, but the deal collapsed after the hitman suffered a groin injury prior to joining.

And now Laws looks to have turned his attentions to Northern Ireland's record-breaking goalscorer, and also hopes to have a midfielder in place for the weekend trip to Bristol City.

Laws told the Sheffield Star: 'The Premier League club had a couple of injuries so are going to have to put him in their first-team squad - I might readdress that one later. I'm looking to strengthen for the weekend, with a player from a Championship club who can give us more 'legs' in there and who knows the league.

'Ideally we would have had both Graham Kavanagh and Glenn Whelan, but that was not possible: without Whelan going there would have been no Kavanagh and no other loan players coming in.'

Laws could well have the duo in place for Tuesday night's visit of Charlton Athletic to Hillsborough, with funds available following the 500,000 sale of Glenn Whelan to Stoke City earlier this month.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 7 2008

Time: 12:59PM

Your Comments

Healy could be a good addition to the side if he shows the standard of football that he plays at international level, goals goals goals. Is he out of favour at Fulham? Why would he drop down to the championship? Any how hope he does. As for the midfield situation lets just hope BL can bring in a quality player with age on his side and the legs we so so need. Good luck Brian.
Owlsmad
id like him to come down here heres got a bit a skill about him aswell as pace
boothe
healy would be good and laws has been quoted sayin the midfielder is from a championship side so not gettin excited!! excitement n wednesday dont really go together at the minute!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
what about defense any news on him buying a defender we need a fullback desperatly to put in bullens place lets face it they dont make a grate combination of bullen hinds beevers n spurr needs strengthening or is he hoping of out scoring other teams
boothe
i mean loaning not buying
boothe
i did wonder for a minute wen u said buying!! ha ha
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
Healy would be a great addition to the team but I'm not holding my breath. Curios as to who the "championship midfielder" is... ??
McQuaid-Owls
great choice but would he come..hope he does...
80s terrier
I can't see him coming I'm afraid 80's terrier, really hope I'm wrong though
McQuaid-Owls
a championship midfielder who knows the league well, so thatll be some second rate player who coming towards the end of his career and has been stuck in this league for years
smiggyswfc
no striker coming in then reading between them lines then
mick66owl
I'de prefer him to connelly, but does he want to come or does he want to pinch money off Fulham and sit on the bench every game?
will it ever happen
Is he out of favour at Fulham then? Would be great but I for one wn't be holding my breath....love to be proved wrong though!!
SuperOwls
burton and clarke to fight it out to partner tudgay then
mick66owl
just burton then as clarke is off for surgery now!! him or shawadiwadi
Walkley
he carnt play. so that leaves lazy arse
mick66owl
Healy would be lush!!!! midfield, any ideas? Brunt whelan and folly back? what about someone like damien francis? Bullen= knob=need a right back!!!
Gilley21
someone from scunny
mick66owl
no bottle healy not coming wants to stay on subs bench getting is 30k a week
mick66owl
please come healy
Norman
Daily Mail report today that he has turned us down! No surprise really !
whites11
 

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