Sheffield Wednesday’s pre-season winning streak was ended tonight after Farense scored a late equaliser to force a 1-1 draw. The Owls have been in fine form this pre-season, picking up wins over Alfreton Town, Mansfield Town and Portimonense before facing Farense today. However while they would have liked to continue that winning streak in the [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday’s pre-season winning streak ended by late Farense equaliser appeared first on The72.
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I could use a lot of words here telling you why Sheffield Wednesday need a new centre-back, but you’ve either probably read them or worked it out for yourself. Lack of depth, aging Glenn Loovens, blah blah blah. So let’s get on with the reason why Wednesday have not brought in a new centre-back. It [...] The post Should Sheffield Wednesday be rivaling Leeds and Birmingham for signature of Aston Villa defender? appeared first on The72.
Published last Tuesday at 12:06 pm on The 72
Sheffield Wednesday were given more than they bargained for when they edged a 3-2 win over Mansfield Town in a pre-season friendly today. The Owls kicked off their pre-season schedule with impressive style on Tuesday night with a 5-0 win over Alfreton Town while Mansfield would kick off their preparations with this game. While Wednesday [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday edge competitive pre-season match against Mansfield Town appeared first on The72.
Published last Saturday at 05:11 pm on The 72
Sheffield Wednesday have battered Alfreton Town 5-0 in their first game of their pre-season preparations. The Owls have started to make the short trip to the Impact Arena an annual trip, despite the infamous time when the non-league side beat an assembled Wednesday XI 14-0, creating national headlines. While it would usually be expected that [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday batter Alfreton Town in opening pre-season fixture appeared first on The72.
Published Tuesday at 09:46 pm on The 72
The Daily Mail understands that four Premier League clubs are keen on signing Hull City midfielder Sam Clucas. Newcastle United, Leicester City, Burnley and West Bromwich Albion are all monitoring the player with particular interest this summer. The 26-year-old is rated around £10million by the Tigers, but they may be tempted to accept £8million too. [...] The post 4 Premier League clubs, including Newcastle, chase 26-year-old Hull midfielder appeared first on The72.
Published Tuesday at 10:56 pm on The 72
Notts County chairman Alan Hardy has revealed on Twitter that Nottingham Forest supporters have snapped up over 4,000 tickets for the pre-season friendly game between the clubs. The Nottingham Derby takes place at Meadow Lane on Wednesday 19th July. Forest supporters have been allocated the entire Jimmy Sirrell Stand, and have so far took up [...] The post Championship side surpass 4,000 tickets sales for away pre-season friendly appeared first on The72.
Published Saturday at 03:26 pm on The 72
Notts County are about to enter talks to sign Wigan Athletic’s Jake Buxton according to a tweet from their chairman Alan Hardy. The 32-year-old defender just spent the year with Wigan and while he was a regular for the Latics, it ended up being a poor season for him as he was unable to stop [...] The post Notts County enter talks to sign Wigan Athletic defender appeared first on The72.
Published Friday at 04:56 pm on The 72
Three Premier League sides are interested in signing Hull City midfielder Sam Clucas this summer, according to the Hull Daily Mail. Clucas was a key player for Hull as they looked to avoid relegation from the Premier League last season, scoring three goals in 41 appearances in all competitions. The winger’s good form has attracted [...] The post Three Premier League teams want to sign Hull City midfielder appeared first on The72.
Published Friday at 12:36 pm on The 72
Darrell Clarke has signed a new contract with Bristol Rovers for an additional five years as manager. The Mansfield-born manager has been involved with The Pirates since 2014, where they faced relegation from League Two. However, they only spent one season in the National League after finishing second and beating Grimsby Town in the play-off [...] The post Bristol Rovers boss signs a new deal with the club appeared first on The72.
Published Thursday at 05:26 pm on The 72
Middlesbrough have today announced that they will take on both Mansfield Town and Rochdale in two pre-season friendlies away from home before the start of the 2017/18 Championship season. Boro are back in the Championship after relegation from the Premier League last season and will be looking to bounce straight back at the first time [...] The post Middlesbrough announce pre-season games against EFL opponents appeared first on The72.
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