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Pundit targets 5/1 bookie-basher as Aston Villa visit Sheffield Wednesday

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Aston Villa have been tipped to get their promotion bid back on track by winning at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Villa have picked up just one point from their last two games to drop to third in the Championship, but they face a Wednesday side currently languishing 16th in the table.

Pundit David Prutton believes Villa can return to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at Hillsborough this weekend (5/1 with Sky Bet).

Championship pundit eyeing 50/1 Sheffield derby bookie-basher

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Sheffield United host Sheffield Wednesday on Friday aiming to reignite their Championship promotion bid.

One win in nine league games has seen the Blades drop to 7th in the table, one point outside the play-off places.

Wednesday’s recent form is also poor, with the Owls winning just one of their last ten matches in the league.

Sheffield Wednesday appoint Luhukay as new boss

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London (AFP) – English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on Friday announced the appointment of former Stuttgart boss Jos Luhukay as their new manager.

His arrival marks the end of a two-week search for a replacement for Carlos Carvalhal, who left the job on Christmas Eve and is now at Premier League outfit Swansea.

Sheffield Wednesday appoint Luhukay as new boss

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London (AFP) – English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on Friday announced the appointment of former Stuttgart boss Jos Luhukay as their new manager.

His arrival marks the end of a two-week search for a replacement for Carlos Carvalhal, who left the job on Christmas Eve and is now at Premier League outfit Swansea.

Wolves fancied for 22/1 cracker at Sheffield Wednesday

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Wolves visit Sheffield Wednesday on Friday aiming to bounce back from last week’s disappointing result against Sunderland.

The Championship leaders were surprisingly held 0-0 by Chris Coleman’s side, but they are fancied to return to winning ways at Hillsborough.

Top pundit David Prutton is backing Diogo Jota to score first for the visitors on the way to a 2-1 victory (22/1 with Sky Bet).

Sheffield United, Wolves and Ipswich Town stars… Names of the Football League, week 14

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Odds update: Leeds United set for 30/1 coup at Sheffield Wednesday?

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David Prutton has tipped Leeds United to come out on top in Sunday’s big Yorkshire derby at Sheffield Wednesday.

Leeds head into the game on the back of a 3-1 reverse at Cardiff City, while Wednesday are looking to bounce back from disappointing defeats against Sheffield United and Birmingham City.

Sheffield Wednesday agree fee for towering Dutchman, 23-yr-old set to fly in for medical

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Sheffield Wednesday have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Dutch defender Joost van Aken.

The 23-year-old should complete his transfer soon if recent reports are to be believed.

HITC are claiming that Sheffield Wednesday and Heerenveen have agreed on a deal worth around £4.

Sheffield Wednesday deny interest in West Ham star

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Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal has categorically denied his club’s interest in signing West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass this summer.

The Scottish international has been deemed surplus to requirements by Slaven Bilic, and is expected to join his former manager Steve Bruce at Aston Villa on a season long loan deal this week.

Nuno eyeing £20m double deal, Jorge Mendes will help Wolves seal attacker's transfer

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Championship outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking to sign two strikers before the window closes.

According to Daily Mirror, Wolves are interested in securing the services of Nelson Oliveira and Jordan Rhodes.

The Molineux outfit have spent a lot of money this summer but Nuno Espirito Santo believes that his side are in need of cutting edge up front.

John Terry’s signing would boost Aston Villa’s promotion hopes

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The news that Aston Villa are close to signing John Terry from Chelsea is sure to excite the club’s long-suffering fans.

The former England captain has had a glittering career with five Premier League titles to his name, in addition to winning five FA Cups and the Football League Cup on three occasions.

Newcastle wins Championship on dramatic final day

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Newcastle wrapped up a successful season in the Sky Bet Championship in dramatic fashion after passing Brighton & Hove Albion on the final day of the season to win the title. At the beginning of the day on Sunday, May 7th, Brighton sat above Newcastle by one point and simply needed a win at Aston Villa to guarantee their title.

Championship Round up: League Table, Results, Top scorers after round 37

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Brighton and Hove Albion levelled on points with Newcastle United at the top (separated only by the goal difference) after winning 3-0 against Derby County.

It was a strong performance from Chis Hughton’s side who dominated the game from start to finish. The defeat, however, proved costly for Derby, who lost seven of their last 13 Championship games.

4-1-4-1 vs Sheffield Wednesday: Aston Villa predicted starting XI, Team News, Key Stats

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Aston Villa vs Sheffield Wednesday Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of weekend’s Championship fixture.

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Aston Villa’s mini revival under Steve Bruce (three wins in a row) was halted on Tuesday night when they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield.

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder: This Celtic star is an 'unreal' player

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Celtic are edging closer to winning the Scottish Premiership title after winning 4-0 against Inverness on Wednesday night. The victory leaves them just seven points away from winning the Premiership glory.

Brendan Rodgers has hailed the victory as the ‘most complete performance’ of his time in charge.

Ritchie double has Newcastle flying high

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London (AFP) A Matt Ritchie double propelled Newcastle back to the top of the English Championship as they strolled to a 4-0 win over bottom side Rotherham on Saturday.

Ritchie's double plus goals from Ireland international Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez see the Magpies leapfrog Brighton who beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in an ill-tempered encounter on Friday by a point.

Ritchie double has Newcastle flying high

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London (AFP) A Matt Ritchie double propelled Newcastle back to the top of the English Championship as they strolled to a 4-0 win over bottom side Rotherham on Saturday.

Ritchie's double plus goals from Ireland international Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez see the Magpies leapfrog Brighton who beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in an ill-tempered encounter on Friday by a point.

English Premier League

Big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarter-final draw

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London (AFP) – Four of the top Premier League’s top five were kept apart in Saturday’s draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals as Manchester United host Brighton, whilst Chelsea visit Leicester.

Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea, who need a replay after Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Hillsborough, should Mauricio Pochettino’s men overcome third-tier Rochdale on Sunday.

Football: Venancio has nothing to prove in FA Cup clash against Carvalhal

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London (AFP) – Sheffield Wednesday defender Frederico Venancio has said he will no have extra motivation when he faces former manager Carlos Carvalhal in an FA Cup tie against Swansea on Saturday.

Portuguese boss Carvalhal is making his first return to Hillsborough since leaving second-tier Wednesday by mutual consent on Christmas Eve after two unsuccessful play-off campaigns with the Yorkshire club.

On This Day in Football: European Cup begins, Chelsea debut at the Bridge

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The first ever match of the UEFA European Cup was played on this day in 1955.

Sporting hosted Partizan Belgrade in the first leg of their first round clash in Lisbon. 33,000 fans had gathered at the Estadio Nacional to watch the inaugural edition of the European Cup. Sporting took the lead after 14 minutes thanks to a goal from Joao Martins but Milos Milutinovic equalised for the Serbians just before half-time.

Where to find Sheff Wed vs. Huddersfield Championship semi-final 2nd leg on US live streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Sheffield Wednesday vs. Huddersfield Town, you’ve come to the right place.

The winner of the Championship semi-final second leg will find themselves one game away from being promoted to the Premier League. After both teams ended the game 0-0 in the first leg, there’s everything to play for in the second leg, which will be shown via live streaming in the US.

Where to find Sheff Wed vs. Huddersfield Championship semi-final 2nd leg on US live streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Sheffield Wednesday vs. Huddersfield Town, you’ve come to the right place.

The winner of the Championship semi-final second leg will find themselves one game away from being promoted to the Premier League. After both teams ended the game 0-0 in the first leg, there’s everything to play for in the second leg, which will be shown via live streaming in the US.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Williams, Ream, Corona and more

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Danny Williams and Tim Ream's push towards the Premier League continues on Tuesday.

After drawing, 1-1, in the first leg of their promotion playoff clash, Williams' Reading faces off with Ream's Fulham on Tuesday to determine who will head to Wembley Stadium with a Premier League spot on the line.

Retro Football: 19-Year-Old Steven Gerrard Scores His Very First Goal For Liverpool, 1999 (Video)

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Having made his senior debut almost exactly a year previous, 19-year-old Steven Gerrard finally got off the mark for Liverpool in a 4-1 thrashing ofbottom side Sheffield Wednesday in December of 1999.

On what was a bitterly cold afternoon at Anfield, Gerrard only starting due to a raft of injuries in Gerard Houllier's midfield ranks finally reintroduced blood to the extremities of the 40,000-odd Reds fans in attendance when the local lad from down the roadwent a-waltzing through the Wednesday defence to score his very first goal for the club.

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Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea on Carvalhal’s return

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London (AFP) – Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City will meet again for the chance to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals after an insipid 5th round tie at Hillsborough ended goalless on Saturday.

On his return to the club that sacked him after two-and-a-half years on Christmas Eve, Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal showed his priorities lie elsewhere in keeping the Swans in the Premier League by making six changes.

McClaren up for new challenge after Spanish lesson in Israel

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London (AFP) – Former England manager Steve McClaren says he is ready to tackle another managerial post after learning a lot from a spell with Jordi Cruyff and his Spanish coaching team at Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv.

The 56-year-old Englishman - who has been linked with the vacancy at second-tier side Sheffield Wednesday - told Sky Sports News he returned to England after five months so as not to slip from the radar of potential employers.

Carvalhal leaves Sheffield Wednesday

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London (AFP) – Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal left the Championship strugglers by mutual consent on Sunday.

Carvalhal guided Wednesday to the play-offs in his first two seasons at Hillsborough, but a miserable seven-match winless run has cost him his job.

The Portuguese coach’s exit came just hours after Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chansiri released a statement of support after fans chanted for Carvalhal’s dismissal in the wake of Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to Middlesbrough.

Carvalhal leaves Sheffield Wednesday

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London (AFP) – Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal left the Championship strugglers by mutual consent on Sunday.

Carvalhal guided Wednesday to the play-offs in his first two seasons at Hillsborough, but a miserable seven-match winless run has cost him his job.

The Portuguese coach’s exit came just hours after Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chansiri released a statement of support after fans chanted for Carvalhal’s dismissal in the wake of Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to Middlesbrough.

Manchester United

FA Cup 5th Round Draw: United will face Huddersfield or Birmingham away

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Following Manchester United's 4-0 win over Yeovil on Friday night, we've been drawn against Huddersfield or Birmingham in the fifth round.

The other draws:
Sheffield Wednesday vs Notts County/Swansea
West Brom vs Southampton
Chelsea vs Hull
Leicester vs Sheffield United
Millwall/Rochdale vs Newport/Spurs
Brighton vs Coventry
Wigan vs City

Watch the draw

Retro Football: Presenting The Worst Goal Man Utd Have Ever Scored, Against Sheff Wed In 1991 (Video)

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Despite the best efforts of Paul Warhurst to gift them the win, Manchester United ended up losing 3-2 against Sheffield Wednesday in what might loosely be described as a 'thriller' at Hillsborough in October of 1991.

Having gone1-0 down to an early David Hirst strike, it didn't take long for United to restore parity less than two minutes in fact, thanks to Warhurst's superbly weighted through-ball to Brian McClair.

Championship

Championship: Garry Monk Sacked By Middlesbrough Just Hours After 2-1 Win Away to Sheffield Wednesday

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Middlesbrough have sacked manager Garry Monk six months after the 38-year-old was given the job and just hours after his team had enjoyed a 2-1 win away to Sheffield Wednesday.

Monk was brought in to lead the club back to the top-flight after the club was relegated last season.

Sheffield Wednesday Release Most Expensive Replica Shirt In Championship History And Only Three Months Late

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Sheffield Wednesday have finally announced that their new 2017/18 replica home shirt is to go on sale, just three months into the season.

After first revealing the 15oth anniversary strip on the first day of August, just 72 hours before the start of the Championship campaign, Wednesday faced repeated delays in the delivery of the replicas due to a series of production issues.

Terminally Ill Sheffield Wednesday Fan Climbs Mount Everest, Plants Sheffield United Flag In Name Of Charity (Photo)

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This Wednesday flag was presumably too big to fit into Ian Toothill's rucksack

A Sheffield Wednesday fan who has been told he has'several months to live' has scaled Mount Everest and, perhaps even more impressively, magnanimously planted a Sheffield United flag at the summit in the name of charity.

Brighton Go Top Of Championship With Amazing Win

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Brighton went back to the top of the Championship tonight with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at home after an amazing game. The score was 1-1 after 64 minutes when Glenn Murray was sent off after he intentionally stopped Loovens' shot going into the net with his hand. He was given a red card [..

Championship: Preston’s Jermaine Beckford And Eoin Doyle Sent Off For Fighting With Each Other v Sheffield Wednesday (Video)

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Preston were beaten 2-1 away to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday with the Lilywhites seeing two of their players sent off for fighting among themselves.

The two eejits in question were Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle, who clashed in the last minute of the game with the score at 2-1 to the home side.

Championship: Ross Wallace Pinches Huddersfield Tactics Sheet As Sheffield Wednesday Win Sunday Clash (Video)

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Huddersfield missed the chance to go back to the top of the Championship on Sunday, losing 1-0 at home to Sheffield Wednesday. The Owls worked hard throughout the game, with Ross Wallace even nicking a sheet of paper containing the Owls' tactics at one point.

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The incident involving Scottish winger Wallace occured when Huddersfield defender passed on a sheet of instructions from the bench to fellow German Elias Kachunga.

Reading FC

Championship playoffs to be streamed in US featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheff Wed and Huddersfield

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The Championship playoffs will be streamed to viewers in the United States featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town all fighting to become the one team that gets promoted to the Premier League.

Brighton and Newcastle have already sealed promotion from the Championship to the Premier League, but now it’s time for the teams that finished in third through sixth position to compete in the Championship playoff semi-finals.

Championship playoffs to be streamed in US featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheff Wed and Huddersfield

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The Championship playoffs will be streamed to viewers in the United States featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town all fighting to become the one team that gets promoted to the Premier League.

Brighton and Newcastle have already sealed promotion from the Championship to the Premier League, but now it’s time for the teams that finished in third through sixth position to compete in the Championship playoff semi-finals.

The Rest

Official: Swansea City Appoint Freshly-Sacked Sheffield Wednesday Boss Carlos Carvahal As New Manager (Photo)

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Straight out of the far end of the left field, Premier League rest-of-table-propper-uppers Swansea City have entrusted Carlos Carvahal with the responsibility of delivering them from relegation this season.

Those not instantly familiar with the name might twig when we tell you Carvahal was the coach recently sacked by Sheffield Wednesday after last weekend's1-0 victory over Middlesbrough.

Sheffield Wednesday FC 2016/17 Sondico Home, Away and Third Kits

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Sheffield Wednesday Football Club is wearing a three kit match range from Sondico for their [...]