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Owls on song for City clash

Owls on song for City clash

Sheffield Wednesday come to the Ricoh Arena on Saturday full of confidence for their game against a Coventry City side that have lost three games on the bounce.

The Owls, already on the up before the appointment of new boss Brian Laws, won 2-0 at Ipswich last weekend in his first game in charge.

A reserve side full of fringe players then staked their claim with a 5-0 win against Bradford City in midweek.

Laws said after that game: 'That was as good a game that I've seen in my managerial career.

'It was magnificent football, the best I've seen for a long, long time. I was standing up applauding some of the goals; they were sensational.

'I told the players 'those performances are a major knock on my door to tell me you are ready when asked.'

'Actions speak louder than words. They spoke very loudly.

'It gives the players who are in the side a tap on the shoulder and tells them that others are after their places. It creates great competition.'


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Writer:CCFC
Date:Thursday November 16 2006
Time: 11:40AM

Comments

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Who would have thought a few weeks ago we'd be behind them in the table going into this game. Shows how close the division is.
CET Stander
16/11/2006 11:44:00
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well our form says it all out of the last 7 games 5 wins 1 draw and 1 loss and with marcus tudgays recent form 6 goals in 5 games that says it all and its g8 of ur fans for puttin hi ho sheff wednesday on b4 the game in tribute of the 2 wednesday fans that lost there lives after last seasons game at ur place in a car crash. ill say 1-2 yhe final score u 2 score 1st gd luck 4 the rest of the season cus wit dat bunt incharge ur not goin enyhere lol gd luck ull make playoffs
owlmad
16/11/2006 20:12:00
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