The first Steel City Derby since 2012 takes place at Hillsborough on Sunday and both sets of fans are desperate for the bragging rights. Wednesday would overtake United in the table if they get the three points. Form Wednesday have not lost at home so far this season. They have won two (vs Nottingham Forest [...] The post Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United appeared first on The72.
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Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?
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As we head towards the end of September, the Championship table is slowly starting to take shape. Matchday 9 (for most teams) brings with it some fantastic fixtures to look forward to across the weekend, including the much-anticipated Steel City derby. Here are three games that you would be foolish to miss over the coming [...] The post 3 Championship games to look forward to this weekend appeared first on The72.
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In the transfer window a centre-back was a high priority for Carlos Carvalhal and Sheffield Wednesday. After looking at over 200 players, they signed Joost van Aken from SC Heerenveen. The six foot five former Holland Under-21 international has started all three games since arriving at the club and his performances have impressed the Owls fans. [...] The post Opinion: Joost’s the man to complete the Owls’ defence appeared first on The72.
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On Sunday, for the first time in five years, Sheffield Wednesday will once again take on Sheffield United in the Steel City Derby. Considering the last time they face each other would completely change the promotion race in Sky Bet League One, it’s fair to say this is one of the most anticipated matches in [...] The post Sheffield United Vs Sheffield Wednesday: A Brief History appeared first on The72.
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The Championship is home to some of the brightest young talents in the country. We take a look at 6 youngsters who look destined for great careers- 1. Ryan Sessegnon, Fulham- The 17 year-old has already caught the eye for Fulham last season. He agreed his first professional contract with Fulham in the summer, despite strong [...] The post The 6 most promising talents in the Championship appeared first on The72.
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Trialist defender Joey O’Brien played 45 minutes for Bolton Wanderers’ Under-23s side against Bristol City at Leyland on Monday evening. The 31-year-old Dublin born full-back started his footballing career with The Trotters 13 years ago and the player is currently training with the club in a bid to earn a return to The Macron Stadium. [...] The post Trialist plays the first half of Bolton Wanderers Under-23s victory appeared first on The72.
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Championship side Derby County are keeping tabs on Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, as per a report by the Derby Telegraph. The 21 year-old has been in prolific form for SPL side Rangers since joining in the summer, netting 6 goals in 6 games. It is believed that some scouts from Championship sides were watching him [...] The post Derby County “watching” prolific Rangers striker appeared first on The72.
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Championship side Sunderland are looking at bringing Blackburn’s Charlie Mulgrew to the Stadium of Light in January, according to the Sun journalist Alan Nixon. Sunderland boss Simon Grayson is believed to be a big fan of the Scotland international. The Black Cats have endured a difficult start to life in the Championship after relegation from [...] The post Sunderland interested in a move for Blackburn star in January appeared first on The72.
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There is still an opportunity for sides in the Football League to sign players on a free transfer. Here are 10 players who currently don’t have a club and would be good signings for any League One club 1. Jay Spearing- He helped Bolton get promoted to the Championship from League One last season but [...] The post 10 free agents League One clubs should sign appeared first on The72.
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|Sheffield Wednesday's Results|
|Sep 16||Cardiff City||1 - 1||A|
|Sep 12||Brentford||2 - 1||H|
|Sep 9||Nottingham Forest||3 - 1||H|
|Sheffield Wednesday's Fixtures|
|Sep 24||Sheffield United||H|
|Sep 27||Birmingham City||A|
|Oct 1||Leeds United||H|