Sheffield Wednesday

English Championship

Celtic lining up a summer move for highly experienced Leeds United target

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Celtic are interested in signing the Sheffield Wednesday keeper Keiren Westwood at the end of this season.

According to reports, Southampton and Leeds United are interested in the player as well.

Westwood has just one year left on his current deal and he could prove to be a bargain signing for someone this summer.

Report: Everton and Newcastle keen to sign exciting striker but Mourinho confident of sealing deal

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According to reports from the Sunday People (printed edition, 08/04/2018 – page 51), Premier League clubs – Everton and Newcastle United – are keen to sign Sheffield Wednesday’s highly rated young striker George Hirst in the summer transfer window.

Hirst, whose father David is the legendary ex-Owls striker, had been tipped to join Leicester City, but he could be heading towards Manchester United instead.

Pundit fancies Fulham to defeat Sheffield Wednesday, correct score tip looks solid

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David Prutton is backing Fulham to maintain their hopes of automatic promotion from the Championship with a hard-fought victory at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Fulham head into the weekend five points behind second placed Cardiff City having played a game more, although the Welsh side host leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday.

Noel Whelan predicts the scoreline between Leeds vs Sheffield Wednesday

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Former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan has predicted Leeds United to win 3-1 against derby rivals Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Leeds United take on Wednesday in the Championship clash on Saturday at Elland Road, and Whelan thinks Paul Heckingbottom’s side will emerge victorious.

Both the teams are going through a poor run of form at the moment.

Predicted line-up: Heckingbottom to make two changes to Leeds' 4-2-3-1 starting XI

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Leeds United will take on Sheffield Wednesday in the Yorkshire derby clash on Saturday at Elland Road.

The Whites have managed just one win since the turn of the year, and they are without a win in their last three games in the Championship.

Paul Heckingbottom’s side are heading into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Reading, and will be looking to get back to winning ways after club owner Andrea Radrizzani slammed the players for lacking commitment and passion.

Leeds United fancied to deliver 15/2 cracker against Sheffield Wednesday

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Leeds United face Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday in a battle of two of the biggest underachievers in the Championship.

United have won just once in six matches under new manager Paul Heckingbottom and are currently 13th in the table, while Wednesday are down in 18th having won just one of their last 11 matches.

Sheffield Wednesday could pull off major transfer bargain because of this clause

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Championship outfit Sheffield Wednesday could look to sign Frederico Venâncio on a permanent transfer at the end of this season.

The Vitória de Setúbal defender is currently on loan at Wednesday and it seems that they are quite impressed with what they have seen so far.

As per the reports from Portugal (translated by SportWitness), Sheffield Wednesday will have to pay around €3m for the defender this summer.

Everton looking to sign highly rated Spurs target, would be a massive bargain

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Tottenham are interested in signing the highly talented Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Sean Clare at the end of this season.

The 21-year-old has already managed to force his way into Jos Luhukay’s first team plans after impressing in training. As per the reports, Everton are interested in the player as well.

Robert Snodgrass posts message for Sheffield Wednesday fans on Twitter

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Aston Villa returned to winning ways after beating Sheffield Wednesday 4-2 in the Championship clash on Saturday at Hillsborough.

Robert Snodgrass scored the final goal of the match from a penalty, and many Sheffield Wednesday fans weren’t impressed with the decision.

The 30-year-old winger, who joined in the summer from West Ham on loan, has been in terrific form for Villa this season.

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.

Manchester United

Man Utd set to sign Sheffield Wednesday’s George Hirst

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Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Sheffield Wednesday starlet George Hirst, according to the Daily Mirror. Hirst, aged 19, is the...

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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

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English Premier League

Reid all about it: Hat-trick helps Bristol City into play-off spots

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London (AFP) – Bobby Reid scored three goals as Bristol City moved back up into a play-off place in England’s second-tier Championship with a 4-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

This win took City into sixth position, with midfielder Reid scoring twice in the first half before firing in a third goal - his 19th of the season - after Josh Brownhill had made it 3-0 shortly before the interval as Wednesday slipped to a fourth straight defeat in all competitions.

Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final

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London (AFP) – Swansea booked an FA Cup quarter-final meeting with Tottenham Hotspur or Rochdale as manager Carlos Carvalhal beat his old side Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 in a fifth-round replay on Tuesday.

Carvalhal was sacked by Wednesday on Christmas Eve after two-and-a-half years in charge and had claimed he would rather the first meeting between the sides had gone straight to penalties than a replay.

Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final

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London (AFP) – Swansea booked an FA Cup quarter-final meeting with Tottenham Hotspur or Rochdale as manager Carlos Carvalhal beat his old side Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 in a fifth-round replay on Tuesday.

Carvalhal was sacked by Wednesday on Christmas Eve after two-and-a-half years in charge and had claimed he would rather the first meeting between the sides had gone straight to penalties than a replay.

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.

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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.

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.

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On This Day in Football: Birth of Boca, Sheffield invades Wembley

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On this day in 1905, Argentinean heavyweights Boca Juniors were founded in Buenos Aires.

Esteban Baglietto, Juan Farenga, Teodoro Farenga, Santiago Sana, and Alfredo Scarpati, Italian immigrants and avid football fans, held a meeting to establish a football club. Sana, Baglietto and Scarpati had learned football from an Irishman called Patrick McCarthy who as an appointed member of the sports municipal committee of Buenos Aires had taught immigrant children the finer techniques of the sport.

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.