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Brentford v Sheffield Wednesday: New Owls style a work in progress as transfer ban is lifted TOM LEES admits Sheffield Wednesday still have "quite a bit of work to do" in their attempts to implement a new style of play in the Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday: Championship club have transfer embargo lifted Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have their transfer embargo lifted with immediate effect.

Sheffield Wednesday free to make signings after embargo lifted A club statement read: 'Sheffield Wednesday are pleased to inform supporters that the current transfer embargo imposed by the EFL has been lifted with immediate effect. 'The club has worked diligently alongside the EFL in a bid to ensure compliance with Profitability and Sustainability regulations.

Sheffield Wednesday relief as transfer embargo is lifted Sheffield Wednesday are no longer operating under a transfer embargo after the EFL lifted the sanction on Friday night. Wednesday had not been able to make one signing during the summer transfer window, which closed for permanent signings on August 9, after breaching rules regarding profitability and sustainability regulations.

CONFIRMED: Owls have transfer embargo lifted Sheffield Wednesday have had their transfer embargo lifted by the English Football League, the Championship club have officially announced.

Watch Brentford v Owls live on iFollow this weekend Wednesday are in the capital this weekend facing Brentford at Griffin Park. For the first time in the history of the club, the fixture will be broadcast LIVE in the UK on iFollow. The coverage in West London on Sunday will enable supporters all over the world to keep up with the action.

Brentford v Sheffield Wednesday Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Championship game between Brentford and Sheffield Wednesday.

Sunderland v Wednesday Extended highlights from the Owls' clash with Sunderland in the first round of the Carabao Cup.Commentary at The Stadium of Light from iFollow's Rob O'Neill and John Pearson.

Brentford Preview vs Sheffield Wednesday After a successful week including a 1-1 draw away at Stoke and a dominant attacking display to run out 4-2 winners against Southend United in the Carabao Cup, Brentford's attention turns to a home tie with Sheffield Wednesday this Sunday.

Transfer gossip, Friday: Leeds United end interest in League One forward - Middlesbrough still chasing Premier League winger - Sheffield United want B With the loan transfer deadline looming, clubs across Yorkshire are vying to sign reinforcements to bolster their squads before the end of the month. Leeds United have reportedly pulled out of a potential deal to sign Peterborough striker Marcus Maddison.

Ticket details: Reading v Wednesday The Owls travel to Reading on Saturday 1 September in the Sky Bet Championship and ticket details are as follows: SWFC have an allocation of 2,200 for this all ticket fixture.

Sheffield Wednesday fans react on Twitter to George Boyd's EFL Cup performance Boyd made his first appearance of the season as Sheffield Wednesday progressed through to the second round. If Thursday's win against Sunderland is anything to go by, then the future of Sheffield Wednesday may be brighter than many envisaged.

Sheffield Wednesday latest: Owls duo in race against time FERNANDO FORESTIERI is a doubt for Sheffield Wednesday's trip to Brentford after missing the Carabao Cup victory over Sunderland through injury. The Argentinian suffered a groin problem in last weekend's 1-1 draw with Hull City, meaning he was not available for the 2-0 win over the Black Cats.

Match gallery: Sunderland v Owls A selection of action images from the Owls' 2-0 victory over Sunderland in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

COLUMN: Why Sheffield Wednesday should have nothing to fear when looking along the right wing-back production line Before I fully kick-off this week's column, I would just like to point out that this has been written prior to Sheffield Wednesday's Carabao Cup first round clash with Sunderland on Thursday evening. But as for the topic of this week's column, I would like to sway your attention in the direction of Wednesday's right wing-back position.

Luhukay pleased to see Owls go safely through into round two Jos Luhukay, the Sheffield Wednesday boss, was pleased to his see his side book their place in the second round of the Carabao Cup following a routine 2-0 victory over Sunderland last night.

Carabao Cup second round draw ROTHERHAM UNITED'S first trip to Everton for more than 25 years is the pick of the Carabao Cup second round draw for Yorkshire's remaining representatives.

Sunderland 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday: Without ruthlessness, Cats cannot overcome insecurity Sunderland played pleasing football at home to Sheffield Wednesday on Thursday night, yet went out of the League Cup 2-0.

Carabao Cup second-round draw: Joey Barton’s Fleetwood to visit Leicester Joey Barton will take Fleetwood to Leicester City in a mouthwatering Carabao Cup second-round tie for his League One side.

Sunderland 0 Sheffield Wednesday 2: Experience proves key as Owls progress in Cup ON a night when a debutant born since Sheffield Wednesday last graced the Premier League laid bare just how long the club has been out of the big time, a quartet of more familiar faces stepped centre stage to seal a safe passage to the Carabao Cup second round.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay looks forward to Wolves test after easing past Sunderland in Carabao Cup Jos Luhukay insists his Sheffield Wednesday side will relish taking on Wolverhampton Wanderers after securing a second round visit by the Premier League newcomers with a victory over Sunderland.

Jos Luhukay over the moon to see Sheffield Wednesday get off the mark Having failed to beat either Wigan or Hull in their opening two Championship matches, Wednesday triumphed at the third time of asking as goals from Marco Matias and Adam Reach secured a 2-0 success at the Stadium of Light.

Carabao Cup: Sunderland 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday A goal in each half helps Sheffield Wednesday beat Sunderland to set up a Carabao Cup second round tie with Premier League Wolves.

A solid platform Owls manager Jos Luhukay was pleased to see his side progress into the second round of the Carabao Cup after beating Sunderland 2-0 at the Stadium of Light.

Wolves Next As The Owls Take A 2-0 Victory In The Cup Earlier this evening Sheffield Wednesday opened up their 2018/19 EFL Cup campaign with a trip up to Sunderland and the Stadium of Light.

Marco Matias and Adam Reach take Wednesday into round two A first-half strike from Marco Matias and a second-half header from Adam Reach settled things on Wearside, with Wednesday claiming their first win of the season. Owls boss Jos Luhukay made seven changes in the wake of last weekend's draw with Hull, and the visitors were initially unsettled by their opponents' high-pressing game.

Sunderland 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday: Goals from Marco Matias and Adam Reach knock Sunderland out Black Cats boss Jack Ross said: 'I can't fault the manner in which they played. We dominated the first period and the first goal was avoidable. We needed to show more resilience after that goal but the reaction in the second half was good.

Sunderland 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday report: Black Cats fall at the first hurdle Sunderland fell at the first hurdle in the Carabao Cup, with goals from Marco Matias and Adam Reach earning Sheffield Wednesday a second round date against Wolves.

Carabao Cup second-round draw: West Ham to visit League One AFC Wimbledon West Ham United will visit League One side AFC Wimbledon in the second round of the Carabao Cup.

Sunderland 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday LIVE - Elliot Embleton and Denver Hume start, Maguire up front Welcome to tonight's live blog coverage of Sunderland's Carabao Cup match with Sheffield Wednesday at the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats host their Championship opponents in front of the TV cameras, with the game shown live on Sky Sports.

Sunderland v Owls team news The Owls face Sunderland in the first round of the Carabao Cup at the Stadium of Light looking to get their first win of the campaign, with the Black Cats hoping to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. Last season's Owls Under-18s skipper Alex Hunt makes his debut for Wednesday.

Jack Ross could protect Sunderland's key players for Owls cup clash The Black Cats face Scunthorpe, Gillingham and AFC Wimbledon, the latter two away from home, in Sky Bet League One inside a week from Sunday, and Ross could protect his key men.

Sheffield Wednesday fans call for Preslav Borukov to feature against Sunderland Sheffield Wednesday travel to Sunderland in the EFL Cup on Thursday. Some Sheffield Wednesday supporters hope to see one Owls player in action Sunderland on Thursday. With three league games in six days to follow, Wednesday are expected to rest some of their key men at the Stadium of Light.

Owls ready for hectic run - Luhukay The Owls play Sunderland in the Carabao Cup on Thursday night, marking the start of a run of four games in ten days, including Sunday's away game at Brentford in the Championship.

McCulloch signs maiden Owls deal Young Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Cameron McCulloch has penned his first professional contract with the Owls, the Championship club have announced.

McCulloch pens Owls contract Young goalkeeper Cameron McCulloch has put pen to paper on a professional contract with the Owls. The shot-stopper joined Wednesday on trial in the summer and now signs with the club full time.

Jordan Thorniley's Instagram story hints at surprise inclusion in Sheffield Wednesday's squad to face Sunderland Sheffield Wednesday travel to Sunderland in the EFL Cup first round on Thursday. Jordan Thorniley's Instagram story update hints at a surprise inclusion in Sheffield Wednesday's squad to face Sunderland on Thursday evening.

Wednesday Midfielder Could Be Out For Another Six Weeks - Nobody Seems To Know Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay has met with the media to preview this week's clash against Sunderland and the topic of Kieran Lee came up in the discussions.

Sunderland v Sheffield Wednesday Sunderland will be hoping to ignite some cup magic when Sheffield Wednesday come to town in round one of the Carabao Cup tonight. Playing host to the Owls at the Stadium of Light this evening, kick-off 7.45pm, the Black Cats will be looking to build on their bright start to the season after collecting four points from a possible six in the league.

Sunderland v Owls ticket update The Owls head to Sunderland this evening in the Carabao Cup and visiting supporters are advised there will be one cash turnstile in operation. Tickets from turnstile 71 will be priced as follows; Adults £10 and Over 65s/Under 16s £5.

Six-Game Bundle on sale now! The Owls are pleased to announce details of a six-game bundle package for the very first time as we trial alternative discounted methods for fans to enjoy the S6 atmosphere.

Sunderland vs Sheffield Wednesday preview - Jack Ross verdict; injury latest; team news and predictions "The 18-man squad that we had at Luton, with just a couple of changes, will be the same pool of players we are picking from on Thursday night, it's just how we rotate them round and use them and we are going to have to be creative in that sense." Dylan McGeouch.

MATCH PREVIEW: Sheffield Wednesday - Can Sunderland make it two home wins from two tonight? Last season, Sunderland had a terrible time against most of the teams in the Championship, so tonight is perhaps more hope than expectation. Sheffield Wednesday have had their own struggles, however. A transfer embargo means they are relying largely on last season's squad.

3 questions surrounding Luhukay at Sheffield Wednesday that still need answering Sheffield Wednesday appear to have gone from the cusp of the Premier League to a favourite for relegation in the space of twelve short months, with Jos Luhukay at the centre of it all. That is harsh on Luhukay of course. He's renowned for getting teams out of the second tier in Germany, but he's rarely had to do so under such trying conditions.

COMMENT: Why I would like to see Sheffield Wednesday treat the Carabao Cup with respect and go for nothing but a win against Sunderland Wholesale changes, a lack of ambition and low crowds. They are just some of the things that are now becoming accustomed with the League Cup.

Sunderland v Sheffield Wednesday: Owls in safe hands as rivals fight for No 1 spot IT is easy to see why there is not much to split Sheffield Wednesday goalkeepers Joe Wildsmith and Cameron Dawson. Both Steel City natives are 23 and signed professional terms in 2013 after joining the Owls as youngsters.

Mix of youth & experience for Owls on Wearside Sheffield Wednesday travel north to face Sunderland in the Carabao Cup on Thursday evening and Jos Luhukay has picked a team with a blend of young and established players.

Premier League draw for Owls or Black Cats in League Cup Wolves were dominant in winning promotion to the Premier League last season and spent millions in further improving their squad this summer. Wolves won 1-0 at Hillsborough last season but were beaten away at already relegated Sunderland on the final day of the season.

Owls up & running wth 1st win of the season Sheffield Wednesday picked up their first win of the season on Thursday, negotiating a tricky League Cup tie at Sunderland to progress through the 1st round of the competition with a 2-0 victory.

Debuts for Matt Penney and Alex Hunt: Predicting Sheffield Wednesday's team to face Sunderland Sheffield Wednesday travel to Sunderland in the EFL Cup on Thursday. Sheffield Wednesday's EFL Cup campaign begins at the home of League One promotion favourites Sunderland on Thursday. Unlike their opponents, who are unbeaten in each of their two fixtures this season, Wednesday remain on the hunt for their first win.

'He is a leader' - Sheffield Wednesday boss hails Sunderland defender Glenn Loovens Loovens is set to come up against former club Sheffield Wednesday when the two sides go head to head in Thursday's Carabao Cup first-round clash at the Stadium of Light. The Dutchman had been the Owls' club captain, but left Hillsborough at the end of last season as his contract expired.

MATCH PREVIEW: Sunderland V Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday will be aiming to record their first victory of the season when they face League One Sunderland in the first round of the Carabao Cup at the Stadium of Light on Thursday evening.

Focused on the cup Jos Luhukay has underlined his strong desire to advance in the Carabao Cup on Thursday. Wednesday travel to Sunderland, who have made a positive start to their League One campaign, and Luhukay believes it will be a close-fought game at The Stadium of Light.

Carabao Cup draw details The Carabao Cup second round draw will take place live on Sky Sports ahead of the Owls’ clash with Sunderland. Wednesday head to the Stadium of Light on Thursday for the first round tie, which will be broadcast live on Sky.

Nuhiu available for selection Atdhe Nuhiu will come back into contention for Thursday’s Carabao Cup trip to Sunderland. The striker was dismissed on the opening day of the campaign at Wigan and subsequently missed Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Hull through suspension.

Wildsmith on a mission Joe Wildsmith addressed the media with a determined edge on Wednesday morning at Middlewood Road. The talented shot-stopper has set himself the challenge of doing all within his powers to earn back his starting spot between the sticks.

Boss to shuffle pack With Sunday's Sky Bet Championship clash with Brentford following hot on the heels of the game at the Stadium of Light, the Owls boss is set to ring the changes.

Sheffield Wednesday latest: 'There's not many players like Glenn Loovens,' says Owls coach SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY head coach Jos Luhukay has praised the leadership skills of former Owls captain Glenn Loovens, who faces a reunion with his former club at the Stadium of Light on Thursday night.

Jos Luhukay insists Sheffield Wednesday are very happy with Joey Pelupessy after fan criticism Pelupessy is the only played signed by the current Sheffield Wednesday manager at Hillsborough. Jos Luhukay has defended Joey Pelupessy after the Sheffield Wednesday midfielder's early-season displays drew criticism from some fans.

Why Sheffield Wednesday won't be taking Sunderland lightly in Carabao Cup clash Sheffield Wednesday will not be taking Sunderland lightly on Thursday night - especially if Glenn Loovens should start for the Wearsiders. The Black Cats take on the Owls in the televised Carabao Cup first-round clash at the Stadium of Light, with Jack Ross' side given an early chance to prove their credentials against the Championship outfit.

Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Leeds United target Shakers prospect - Middlesbrough look to France - Sheffield United want Villa striker YORKSHIRE clubs are making moves to strengthen before the loan market closes at the end of the month. Leeds United are pitched in a battle with several Premier League clubs to sign highly-rated Bury teenager Morgan Sadler.

COMMENT: Why I think Jos Luhukay should go for a blend of youth and experience against Sunderland Having listened closely to Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay's post-match comments following his side's 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday, I think it is suffice to say that we can expect changes for the Owls' Carabao Cup first round clash with Sunderland tomorrow night.

Three Sheffield Wednesday talents who could debut against Sunderland on Thursday A number of academy players have trained with Sheffield Wednesday's first team in recent months. With three league games in six days to follow, Sheffield Wednesday may use Thursday's EFL Cup trip to Sunderland as a chance to rest key players.

Sheffield Wednesday's transfer embargo of no concern to players - Barry Bannan SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY midfielder Barry Bannan insists that the club's inability to bring in any new faces this summer is not something that duly concerns the exiiting players.

Ross' Sheffield Wednesday preview Jack Ross sat down with the media this afternoon at the Academy of Light ahead of Sunderland's Carabao Cup match against Sheffield Wednesday on Thursday.

Team of the Week: On a weekend when six Yorkshire teams posted victories, some in extremely impressive fashion, picking our latest Yorkshire Post Team of the Week represented a challenge.

Owls support Quidagoal campaign A large group of charitable supporters will pay £1 to support three brilliant local causes every time the Owls score a goal this season! The project is called ‘Quidagoal’ and all money raised will aid the Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Weston Park Cancer Charity and Sheffield Mind.

Sunderland vs Sheffield Wednesday: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for the Carabao Cup It will be held at the Stadium of Light. Kick-off is at 7.45pm. You can watch this game live on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event, with coverage starting at 7pm. To stream the game live, you can buy a Sky Sports Day Pass from NOW TV for £7.99.

Sheffield Wednesday boss hints at wholesale changes for Sunderland cup clash As a result, Luhukay has hinted he will make changes for the trip to Wearside. Luhukay told The Star: "We now have four games in 10 days. It is a very fast turnaround. "Every player in this small squad will get chances in the next games that we have. We must look at what is best for the team.

Transfer gossip, Tuesday: Liverpool player eyed by Leeds - Boro still want Everton duo - Danny Rose linked to Germany BOTH Leeds United and Middlesbrough are looking to strengthen after their fine starts to the Championship season. Leeds have joined the chase for Boro loan target Mo Besic of Everton.

Owls midfielder up for the cup Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Joey Pelupessy has admitted that he would welcome a cup run this season ahead of the Owls' Carabao Cup first round clash with Sunderland on Thursday evening.

Some Owls Fans Take The Positives But Midfielder Appears To Lose His Head Following a difficult summer for Sheffield Wednesday, things didn't get any easier on the pitch as we opened the 2018/19 Championship campaign up with a defeat to Wigan Athletic, but the second match of the campaign did return a point.

Predicted Sunderland line-up to face Sheffield Wednesday in EFL Cup: Three changes to new-look side Sunderland manager Jack Ross has a long injury list, but will likely still make changes on Thursday evening. Sunderland face off against Sheffield Wednesday on Thursday evening in the final first-round game of the domestic cup competition.

Developing that toughness Under-23s boss Neil Thompson was pleased to see his side secure an opening day PDL2 North victory over Millwall at Middlewood Road.

U23s report: Owls 1-0 Millwall Wednesday's Under-23s kicked off their new PDL2 North campaign with a routine victory, beating Millwall 1-0 at Middlewood Road on Monday lunchtime.

"This can't be happening!" Young Wednesdayite Cameron Bough had a day to remember on Saturday when Fernando Forestieri dedicated his goal against Hull to him with a special celebration.

Thompson pleased as Owls youngsters get off to a winning start Sheffield Wednesday Under-23's boss Neil Thompson was pleased to see his side secure an opening day PDL2 North victory over Millwall at Middlewood Road. Joe West's first half header was enough to seal a 1-0 victory for the Owls before they had to show their metal in the second half when the Lions produced an upturn in pressure.

Is Sunderland vs Sheffield Wednesday on TV, what time is kick-off and who is in the teams? Both Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football will be broadcasting the game live with coverage beginning at 7pm. Failing that, you can follow the action with ChronicleLive on our matchday live blog. We'll be bringing you all the pre-match talk, live match commentary and any post-match reaction and analysis.

MATCH REPORT: Sheffield Wednesday Under-23's V Millwall Under-23's Sheffield Wednesday's Under-23's kicked off their new PDL2 North campaign with a routine victory, beating Millwall 1-0 at Middlewood Road this lunchtime. A first half header from wing-back Joe West was enough to clinch all three points for Neil Thompson's side before Millwall upped the ante after the break.

Ticket details: Owls v Ipswich Owls v IpswichSaturday 25 August 2018 – Championship Tickets for this Category D fixture start from £28 for Adult Owls Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop.

Brentford clash sold out The Owls travel to Brentford on Sunday 19 August and tickets have sold out to Wednesdayites. The full allocation of 1,650 tickets have been snapped up by Owls supporters for the Griffin Park clash. Requests to go on the reserve list can be made by emailing [email protected]

Building for the future Jos Luhukay has moved to clarify the situation regarding the selection of goalkeepers at the club. The Owls’ first two games of the new campaign have seen academy products Cameron Dawson and Joe Wildsmith named in the matchday squads.

What's happening with Keiren Westwood and Sheffield Wednesday? Whether it be a transfer embargo or high ticket and membership prices, there's always something happening at Hillsborough that will provoke debate and arguments within the fanbase. And at the very least, the latest incident revolves around a footballer rather than finances.

Wednesday's 28-Year-Old Does It Again According To The Numbers - Two From Two In More Ways Than One This weekend's 1-1 draw between Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City at Hillsborough gave both sides something to smile about. It was their first points of the season.

Stoke City targeting loan swoop for Sheffield Wednesday man Despite missing out on Keiren Westwood during the permanent transfer window, the Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper still remains a target for Stoke City, according to The Yorkshire Post. Westwood has been relegated to third choice at Sheffield Wednesday, dropping below young duo Cameron Dawson and Joe Wildsmith in the pecking order.

Transfer gossip, Monday: Sheffield United pip Hull City - Villa vying for Boro target - Barnsley defender wanted SHEFFIELD UNITED have won the race to sign Brighton's in-demand midfield player Oliver Norwood, having beaten Yorkshire rivals Hull City in the battle to secure his signature. The Northern Ireland international and former Huddersfield Town player was the subject of three bids from the Tigers and was manager Nigel Adkins's prime transfer target.

Luhukay full of praise for the returning Steven Fletcher despite some wasteful finishing Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay refused to criticise striker Steven Fletcher's poor finishing following the Owls' 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday.

"The only thing we failed to do was score more goals," says Owls midfielder following Hull draw Sheffield Wednesday midfield man Joey Pelupessy felt the only thing missing from the Owls' performance in their 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday was a second goal.

MATCH VERDICT: Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Hull City - Missed chances prove costly as the Owls are tamed by Tigers Was it a case of two points dropped or one point gained? Sheffield Wednesday did pretty much everything but score a second goal against Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday as they were held to a 1-1 draw.

Verdict, Sheffield Wednesday 1 Hull City 1: Strikers sharpening up for derby rivals Steven Fletcher showed Sheffield Wednesday fans what they have been missing after making his first start in over eight months. The Scotland international's last start came on December 2 2017, before a knee injury ended his season prematurely.

POST MATCH RAMBLE: Wednesday v Hull City Even on the way to the game the chat between me and the Young Un was a little out of kilter and listening to Radio Sheffield where, it might just be me that feels this, they seem to be revelling in every bad thing coming out of the club at the moment.

Why Sheffield Wednesday draw was a small examination passed by this revamped Hull City outfit Call this a small examination passed by this revamped City outfit. There was disappointment that their first-half efforts had not built up a more decisive advantage and frustration in the concession of a decisive spot-kick, but the character shown by Adkins' side was heartening.

What did Owls boss Jos Luhukay make to Fernando Forestieri's performance against Hull City yesterday afternoon? We may only be two games in to the start of the new Championship season, but already Fernando Forestieri is highlighting just how important he will be for Sheffield Wednesday this season.

Winning start for the 18s The Sheffield Wednesday Under-18s began the new season with an emphatic 3-0 victory over QPR at Middlewood Road on Saturday.Jordan O’Brien gave the Owls a first half lead converting from close range after Liam Waldock had rattled the underside of the crossbar.

Owls v Hull Extended highlights from the Owls' clash with Hull City at Hillsborough. Commentary from iFollow's Rob O'Neill and John Pearson.

Why Jos Luhukay does not know how long he will be without Lucas Joao Jos Luhukay, the Sheffield Wednesday manager, is unable to put a timescale on just how long he will be without striker Lucas Joao.

Hull City player ratings Vs Sheffield Wednesday David Marshall - 7 - A more confident performance from the Scotland international. He saved a one-on-one by Steven Fletcher in the first-half and looked more assured between the sticks than he did on Monday against Aston Villa. Eric Lichaj - 8 - He looks to be a really astute signing by City.

Sheffield Wednesday and Norwich City fans react to Jordan Rhodes display Sheffield Wednesday-owned Jordan Rhodes was in action for Norwich City against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Sheffield Wednesday and Norwich City fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the performance of Jordan Rhodes against West Bromwich Albion.

Owls’ anguish over George Hirst could spread far and wide - Daniel Taylor Signing of Sheffield Wednesday’s brightest prospect by Srivaddhanaprabha-owned OH Leuven says much about the relationships that exist in modern football.

Transfer gossip, Sunday: Hull City set to lose Poland star - Leeds United fail to land defender - Middlesbrough renew chase for Everton duo WITH the loan window open until the end of the month for all but our Premier league clubs, here is the latest from the rumour mill… Hull City could be about to lose Poland winger Kamil Grosicki, 30, to French side Montpellier.

Hull City news live - reaction to Sheffield Wednesday draw and build-up to Sheffield United Hull City got their Championship campaign up and running with a 1-1 draw at Sheffield Wednesday yesterday. It could have been all three points after Fraizer Campbell put the visitors ahead, but Nigel Adkins' men had to settle with a point to bring home from South Yorkshire.

We played for each other Fernando Forestieri was happy with the Owls’ teamwork following the 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough. Hull opened the scoring through Frazier Campbell but Forestieri’s second half penalty earned the Owls a share of the spoils and the Argentinian said it was a strong team performance.

Sheffield Wednesday player ratings: Forestieri shines as Owls are left frustrated Sheffield Wednesday may not yet have their first victory of the season but they, at least, got their first point on the board. The Owls were left to rue missed chances against Hull City at Hillsborough this afternoon as the Tigers held Wednesday to a 1-1 draw.

VIDEO: Luhukay happy with Owls' improvements, but frustrated not to have taken all three points… PLUS an update on Keiren Westwood Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay was happy with his side's improvements following their 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough this afternoon. Having trailed at half-time courtesy of Fraizer Campbell's opener for the visitors, Wednesday drew level pegging after the restart, levelling things up thanks to Fernando Forestieri's penalty.

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Hull City 1: It was what we deserved, says Adkins Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay felt his side could have beaten Hull instead of having to settle for a 1-1 draw. Hull grabbed the first goal through Fraizer Campbell who, with a poacher's instinct, pounced on a rebounded effort from Jarrod Bowen and tapped home from close range after 36 minutes.

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Hull City 1: Forestieri earns Owls derby point Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City shared the spoils in an entertaining Championship contest at Hillsborough. Fraizer Campbell put the visitors in front, but Fernando Forestieri equalised from the penalty spot in the second half. Striker Atdhe Nuhiu was suspended for Wednesday, meaning Steven Fletcher played.

Report: Owls 1-1 Hull Wednesday posted their maiden point of the new campaign following a 1-1 draw with Hull at Hillsborough. Frazier Campbell gave the visitors a first half lead but Fernando Forestieri levelled from the spot three minutes after the break.

Match gallery: Owls v Hull A selection of action images from the Owls' 1-1 draw with Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Better in both directions Jos Luhukay said he was satisfied with the improvement in his side but not the result as the Owls drew 1-1 with Hull. The Wednesday manager demanded an uplift from the opening day defeat at Wigan and saw a better performance although the Owls fell short of their first win.

It's Another Italian Job For Wednesday's Man Of The Match After Hull Draw Surely Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City had something to celebrate at Hillsborough earlier today in this weekend's Championship clash. Both sides picked up their first points of the 2018/19 campaign as the match ended at 1-1.

Match Stats: Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City With an opening day defeat to Wigan Athletic as Sheffield Wednesday opened up the 2018/19 Championship campaign, it was all eyes to Hull City and hopefully the first three points of the campaign earlier today. Hosting Nigel Adkins' side at Hillsborough for the tie, plenty of fans had mixed emotions going into the game given the summer we've had.

David Marshall the starman as Hull City claim point at Sheffield Wednesday - player ratings Under the microscope after Monday's costly mistake against Villa but stood up very well to pull off a number of key saves to thwart Fletcher and Forestieri. Little he could when wrong-footed from the penalty spot. Eric Lichaj.

Sheffield Wednesday fans react as they get first point of season The Owls have had a bad week due to news off the pitch and were hoping to distract themselves with a good result today. However they did disappoint last week when they lost 3-2 to Wigan Athletic. Hull also got off to a poor start as they lost 3-1 to Aston Villa in front of the Sky Sports cameras despite taking the lead.

MATCH REPORT: Sheffield Wednesday V Hull City Sheffield Wednesday's wait for a first Championship victory of the season goes on after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Hull City at Hillsborough this afternoon. Fernando Forestieri cancelled out Fraizer Campbell's first-half opener for Hull by converting a second-half penalty after he was brought down inside the box.

'Deary me', 'Some bizarre decisions' - Majority of Sheffield Wednesday fans left baffled by team selection Sheffield Wednesday take on Hull City this afternoon looking to put to bed last weekend's 3-2 loss at Wigan Athletic.

Owls v Hull team news The Owls return to Hillsborough to face Hull City for their first home Championship match of the new season, the Tigers lost their opening game and will be looking to bounce back, with Wednesday also hoping for a maiden victory this term.

TEAM NEWS: Sheffield Wednesday V Hull City Sheffield Wednesday will be aiming to collect their first three points of the season when they host Hull City at Hillsborough this afternoon. Following last Saturday's opening day defeat to Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium, Owls manager Jos Luhukay has made three changes to his side.

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City: Latest from Hillsborough It's a Yorkshire derby at Hillsborough as Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City search for their first win of the Championship campaign. Both teams lost their opening games, the Owls losing 3-2 at Wigan, Aston Villa beating Hull 3-1. Striker Atdhe Nuhiu is suspended for Wednesday.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Hull City LIVE - Build up, team news, match updates and reaction As always, we'll be following the Tigers to Hillsborough to bring you all the live build up, team news and match updates and reaction. It's completely FREE and features all the latest news, sport and what's on information. You can download it for iPhone and iPad from Apple's App Store, or get the Android version from Google Play.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Hull City prediction, opinion, team news, key battle and betting odds The grand prize went to Hull City after Mo Diame's sumptuous winner proved enough to sink Sheffield Wednesday but that showpiece fixture in North London feels a long time ago for both clubs now. Austerity measures have bitten down hard on the ambitions of City and Wednesday this summer.

Yorkshire Football: Latest from Huddersfield, Owls v Hull, Bradford v Barnsley, Blades, Leeds, Millers, Doncaster, Boro Huddersfield Town v Chelsea. Match preview HERE. Championship. Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City. Match preview HERE. QPR v Sheffield United. Match preview HERE. Rotherham United v Ipswich. Match preview HERE. Middlesbrough v Birmingham. Match preview HERE.

Pelupessy targets first victory of the season Midfielder Joey Pelupessy believes it is important that Sheffield Wednesday get their first three points of the season on the board when they welcome Hull City to Hillsborough this afternoon.

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City: Returning stars lift the gloom over Hillsborough When Joey Pelupessy arrived at Hillsborough not many Sheffield Wednesday fans would have envisaged he would be the only new signing in 2018. That was on January 18 - the Dutch midfielder is still manager Jos Luhukay's sole signing in eight months at S6 - and two permanent transfer windows have now been completed without further arrivals.

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City: Adkins backing Hull duo to learn swiftly from their mistakes NIGEL ADKINS insists David Marshall and Jordy de Wijs are itching to put right the mistakes that ensured Hull City made a losing start to the new season. The Tigers crashed to a 3-1 home defeat against Steve Bruce's Aston Villa.

Tigers and Owls share the spoils Hull City were the first to show their teeth in this open Championship encounter at Hillsborough on Saturday but in the end the Tigers seemed happy to hold on for a draw as the Owls fought back in the 2nd half.

MATCH PREVIEW: Sheffield Wednesday V Hull City Sheffield Wednesday will be going in search of their first Championship victory of the season when they welcome Yorkshire rivals Hull City to Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon.

Some Wednesday Fans Want To See These Changes For Hull With an opening day 3-2 defeat for Sheffield Wednesday as newly promoted Wigan Athletic took all three points in our opening day of the 2018/19 campaign, plenty of summer worries for Owls fans were simply exacerbated ahead of the meeting with owner Dejphon Chansiri at the beginning of the week.

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City prediction, opinion, team news, head-to-head and betting odds Breaching Financial Fair Play regulations has inhibited Wednesday's plans for the new campaign and pointed towards a tough season ahead at Hillsborough. The 3-2 defeat at Wigan Athletic on the opening day only heightened a sense of anxiety City will aim to play upon this afternoon.

We pick our Hull City starting XI to face Sheffield Wednesday - now you pick yours After the disappointment of defeat to Aston Villa on Monday evening, Nigel Adkins looks to have a few selection problems as Hull City look to get off the mark this weekend at Sheffield Wednesday.

New chance, new challenge Jos Luhukay gave his thoughts ahead of the Owls’ first home game of the campaign during the pre-match press conference on Thursday. Watch above as the Wednesday boss looks ahead to the S6 clash with Hull City.

A Sheffield flavour! Wednesday return to Hillsborough for the first home game of the 2018/19 campaign this weekend. The preparation for the clash with Hull City is all but complete as Jos Luhukay plots a return to winning ways for Wednesday and a first three points of the new season.

Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City.

We want to show our quality Midfielder Joey Pelupessy says the Owls are keen to show their quality on Saturday against Hull City at Hillsborough. After losing out by the odd goal in five on the opening day at Wigan last weekend, Wednesday return to Hillsborough for the first time in 2018/19.

PREVIEW - Wednesday - v - Hull City This is where it really gets going. Okay, don't get me wrong, I love an away game, but this is the one most people look forward to. I always feel a bit weird when we kick off the campaign away, so it's good to be back at Hillsborough for the first time this season.

Championship transfer window ranked: Nottingham Forest top - Sheffield Wednesday bottom All permanent business is done, which means the battle really begins now. Some have been quiet - not least Sheffield Wednesday, whoa re under transfer embargo - and some have kept their local reporters busy. This is what we think of the business done ahead of the 2018/19 season:.

Fresh motivation Jos Luhukay says he has fresh motivation each day to work with the players and heads to Hillsborough on Saturday with confidence in the team. While the opening day of the campaign didn’t go Wednesday’s way, the manager has been buoyed by the reaction of his players on the training pitch.

Nothing to report at Hillsborough as window closes The summer transfer market window closed quietly for Sheffield Wednesday on Thursday as no moves took place at Hillsborough.

Owls in need of a lift in 1st home game Sheffield Wednesday start their home campaign against Hull City on Saturday and badly need a positive result to boost what has been a disappointing start to the season.

Luhukay was unaware of the restriction on Sheffield Wednesday transfers MANAGER Jos Luhukay has revealed he did not know Sheffield Wednesday were heading for a transfer embargo when he joined the club. The Dutchman took over from Carlos Carvalhal in January, inheriting a squad decimated by long-term injuries.

Hull City Preview vs Sheffield Wednesday Hillsborough plays host to a tie between two teams eager to put the opening day blues behind them and get off the mark for the 2018/19 season. Recent fixtures between the Yorkshire rivals have strung up some quite fascinating encounters, including the small matter of a play-off final just two years ago.

Sheffield Wednesday Preview vs Hull City Maybe not the most historic or exciting of Yorkshire Derbies, but in recent years a strong contempt has been built up between the two sides. Stemming back to that Play-Off final of May 2016, both teams are currently far away from the aspirations they may have had back then.

This week in 'Wednesday' The Owls play their first Championship game of the new season at Hillsborough on Saturday against Hull City, and you can purchase your maiden league copy of ‘Wednesday’.

Wednesday Do Have Some Good News On A Thursday Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhkay has remained coy on transfer talk as you'd expect today in his pre-game press conference ahead of the tie against Hull City this weekend.

You've Got To Love Deadline Day Humour - Or Maybe Not When A Player Tweets With just under an hour to go in the summer's permanent transfer window, life has been relatively quiet at Hillsborough so far today.

Hooper edging closer Jos Luhukay provided a positive injury update on striker Gary Hooper. The Owls forward returned to first team training at the start of the week, a step which Luhukay described as good progression for the ex-Celtic man. He told swfc.co.

Deadline day latest: Sheffield Wednesday handed double striker boost Sheffield Wednesday have received a double striker boost ahead of this weekend's Yorkshire derby with Hull City. Gary Hooper is back in first-team training having spent seven months sidelined with a hip injury.

Live pre-match press conference The Owls are back at Hillsborough this weekend for their maiden 2018/19 Championship fixture on home soil. Ahead of the clash with Hull City on Saturday, Wednesday will be streaming manager Jos Luhukay’s pre-match press conference live on the club’s official Facebook page.

Deadline Day Transfer Gossip: Leeds United eye Adomah - Bolasie rejects Middlesbrough - Chaplin won't take centre stage - Choupo-Moting wants better t It's transfer deadline day in the Premier League and the final chance for EFL clubs to make permanent signings this summer. Here are the latest rumours involving Yorkshire's clubs. Remember, the window shuts at 5pm today. Stoke City's Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has turned down Huddersfield Town.

Every transfer completed in the Championship so far this summer Who have been the biggest movers and shakers in the Championship so far this summer?

Championship transfer deadline day LIVE: Updates from Middlesbrough, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United, Hull City, Rotherham United It's the day football fans up and down the country have been waiting for, but whether that's for good or bad reasons the transfer window will shut at 5pm today.

Sheffield Wednesday To Batten Down The Hatches Until 5pm - Cardiff The Latest Threat Sheffield Wednesday go into today's transfer deadline day with obvious concerns. The BBC report that we lost £20million in 2016/17 which was a £15million increase on the previous year.

As transfer window is left ajar: Keep calm and carry on, says Hull City chief HULL CITY manager Nigel Adkins insists the loan window remaining open beyond today's deadline for permanent transfers in the Football League means clubs have no need to panic. The Tigers chief is one of several in the county hoping to force deals through before 5pm.

Owls launch fresh membership scheme Sheffield Wednesday have today announced that they will be rolling out a fresh membership scheme. Following Monday evening's fans' forum which was held by Owls chairman Dejphon Chansiri at Hillsborough, Wednesday have confirmed that they have now launched a second tier membership scheme, which is known as Silver Membership.

Special delivery! The Owls are back at Hillsborough on Saturday for the first home league fixture of the campaign. Wednesday’s replica kit for the 2018/19 campaign, home and away, are in stock and available in all sizes.

Owls Launch Silver Membership Following supporter feedback prior to and during the Fans Forum held on Monday evening with Club Chairman Dejphon Chansiri we can now confirm that a second tier of Membership is available to all fans to purchase.

Report: Cardiff City considering approach for Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri The Sheffield Wednesday forward has scored twice in four games for the Owls against Cardiff City. Cardiff City are considering an approach for Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri, according to the Times.

Under-18/23 fixtures Sheffield Wednesday Under-18 and Under-23 fixtures for the 2018/19 campaign have been revealed.The Owls Under-18s begin their campaign on Saturday with a home clash against Queens Park Rangers.Kick-off at Middlewood Road is 11.00am.

Cardiff City plot move for Fernando Forestieri from Sheffield Wednesday Cardiff City are considering an approach for Fernando Forestieri as the newly-promoted club try to strengthen up front. The striker scored for Sheffield Wednesday on the opening day of the season and hit five league goals after returning for the final ten games of last season following a knee injury.

'At least £10m' - How much to tempt Sheffield Wednesday into sale of key man? The verdict Fernando Forestieri is arguably the best attacking threat Sheffield Wednesday currently have at their disposal. Last year the Italian managed five foals in 11 appearances in what was an injury-hit season. On Saturday, the 28-year-old scored on his first appearance of the new campaign, starting the season in good form, despite a defeat to Wigan.

Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Leeds United and Middlesbrough chase Posh star - Rotherham United want former Huddersfield Town striker - Hull City wages LEEDS UNITED and Middlesbrough are among a quintet of Championship clubs in a beat-the-deadline race to sign Peterborough United playmaker Marcus Maddison. Derby County, Aston Villa and Preston North End are also keen on the 24-year-old, reported to have a £2.5m release clause in his contract and tipped to leave London Road before the deadline.

COMMENT: Why Jos Luhukay may want to consider handing Marco Matias another chance to try and impress To say that Marco Matias' Sheffield Wednesday career has been a stop-start process is probably an understatement.

Some Owls Fans Pan One Man's Wigan Performance - "Not Good Enough" "So Bad It's Unbelievable" Last weekend's 2018/19 Championship opener didn't exactly go Sheffield Wednesday's way as we suffered a 3-2 defeat to newly promoted Wigan Athletic.

Jacobs Double Sends Latics Fans Crackers A Michael Jacobs double and a chip from Nick Powell ensured The Latics brushed Sheffield Wednesday aside and gave them the best possible start to life back in the Sky Bet Championship. The industrious Atdhe Nuhiu scored from close range to cancel out Jacobs' deflected opener on the 20th minute, before he was subsequently sent off in added time.

2018-19 Championship preview: Sheffield Wed NEWSATDEN looks at all of Millwall's 23 opponents ahead of the 2018-19 Championship season. Next up, Lucas Ball casts an eye over Sheffield Wednesday. Name: Sheffield Wednesday. Nickname: The Owls. Manager: Jos Luhukay. Stadium: Hillsborough. Postcode: S6 1SW.

"1st Of 30 Goals" - Some Owls Fans Delighted To See One Man Off The Mark For 2018/19 Sheffield Wednesday striker Fernando Forestieri may have been left disappointed at the full-time whistle in the weekend's opening Championship day loss to Wigan Athletic as we went down 3-2 at the DW Stadium, but his own personal showing on the day saw him come in for plenty of praise.

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls confirm they are under transfer embargo Championship side Sheffield Wednesday confirm they are under a transfer embargo and have been since April.

Vacancy Sheffield Wednesday are looking to appoint a Conference and Events Sales Co-Ordinator. Reporting to the Conference and Events Sales Manager, the successful candidate will provide administrative support, managing from enquiry to execution, including operational support.

Owls' Sky Sports photoshoot With the Owls’ first televised game of the season approaching, the first team squad were kitted out for their Sky Sports photoshoot on Monday afternoon at Middlewood Road. Wednesday travel to Sunderland in the first round Carabao Cup on Thursday 16 August, with the game live on Sky.

'I'm torn', 'If they can find a suitor' - Time for Sheffield Wednesday to axe striker? The verdict Sheffield Wednesday have failed to strengthen their squad during the summer transfer window. It has been reported that the Owls are under a transfer embargo, but the club have yet to confirm this. The club are seemingly in need of players leaving the club and shifting some deadwood in order to balance the books.

Ticket details: Owls v Millwall Owls v Millwall Wednesday 22 August Championship Tickets or this Category E fixture start from £25 for Adult Owls Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop. Tickets are now on sale to Season Ticket holders and Owls Members.General sale is from Wednesday 8 August.

Sheffield Wednesday must cash in on these 2 players before 5pm on Thursday The transfer deadline has moved which will make this Thursday seem a very odd day when compared to previous years. In the past, fans have been forced to sit up until 11pm watching and waiting, with deals often not ratified until the next day. All of this usually takes place after five or six matches, but not anymore.

Team of the Week: Leeds United, Barnsley and Bradford City players dominate The Yorkshire Post's Team of the week returns to mark the end of the first weekend of the EFL season.

Some Sheffield Wednesday fans expect Stoke to sign Keiren Westwood Stoke City are one of the clubs credited with interest in the Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper. Some Sheffield Wednesday supporters expect Keiren Westwood to leave for Stoke City. Westwood appears to have been frozen out by Wednesday, who have chosen Cameron Dawson and Joe Wildsmith as their respective numbers 1 and 2 for the new campaign.

'Stop having a go at fans' - 7 Sheffield Wednesday fan reactions to owner's message Sheffield Wednesday's season hasn't got off to a good start, with the owner last night admitting he has got decisions wrong and would leave if the fans found someone more suitable. His remarks come as news of a transfer embargo emerges, as well as an opening day defeat against Wigan Athletic in which Atdhe Nuhiu was dismissed in the final minute.

Transfer gossip, Tuesday: Huddersfield Town £13.5m bid - Leeds United eye duo - Barnsley signing WITH the deadline looming for permanent transfer deals, here is the latest from the rumour mill. Huddersfield Town are preparing a £13.5m bid for Montpellier's goal-scoring French-born winger Isaac Mbenza, 22, who has represented Belgium at Under-21 level and who would be seen as an ideal replacement for Tom Ince.

Why you can look at the Keiren Westwood scenario in two different lights For the past four years or so, Keiren Westwood has been regarded as the best goalkeeper in the Championship. The Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper, who joined the Owls on a free transfer back in July 2014, has come to the rescue for his side on numerous occasions over the past three-and-a-half seasons, winning a fair share of points for the Owls.

Abusive Sheffield Wednesday fans 'make my family feel scared', chairman Chansiri tells fans' forum SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY chairman Dejphon Chansiri has spoken of his unease at social media abuse from sections of the club's supporters, which he says is affecting him and his family. The Thai owner addressed his concerns at a fans' forum at Hillsborough last night in an at times heated meeting.

Youdan Trophy champions! The Owls Under-16s have been crowned as the Youdan Trophy 2018 champions after defeating Leeds 4-0 in the final. The Wednesday youngsters enjoyed a superb tournament which ran from Friday to Monday – with the final taking place today at the Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park.

Nuhiu to serve one-match suspension Owls striker Atdhe Nuhiu will serve a one-match suspension. The 29-year-old was sent off during Wednesday’s clash with Wigan on the opening day of the season after picking up a second yellow card in stoppage time. Nuhiu will miss the Owls’ clash with Hull at Hillsborough on Saturday 11 August.

Academy weekend round-up The Owls Under-18s and 23s rounded off their pre-season schedules over the weekend. Wednesday’s Under-23s impressed in their final friendly of the summer campaign, easing their way to a 5-1 win.

Marcelo Bielsa's impressive Leeds start draws praise from Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri The Sheffield Wednesday forward was a target for Leeds United three years ago. Marcelo Bielsa's blistering start to the season at Leeds United has led to praise from a number of unlikely sources - including Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri.

RAMBLE - Wigan 3-2 Wednesday I woke up at 6am due to a combination of last night's curry and Christmas Day excitement - football was back! I couldn't wait to get to Wigan along with over 4500 other Wednesdayites and sing our hearts out for the boys.

Sheffield Wednesday among trio tracking Swain HITC Sport understands several Football League clubs are chasing non-league defender Ollie Swain. Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Peterborough United are among a number of Football League clubs tracking highly-rated Bedford Town defender Ollie Swain, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Transfer gossip, Monday: Middlesbrough to cash in again - Sheffield United go for Millwall star - Rotherham United close in on midfielder WOLVES have agreed a fee for Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore, who is expected to complete a move to the Midlands club shortly in a deal which would be worth £20m. A breakthrough has been forged after several weeks of talks between the clubs and a move is expected to be sealed before Thursday's transfer deadline.

COMMENT: Three tactical changes Sheffield Wednesday may want to consider making following opening day defeat Before we go any further I think it is very important to stress that this is not an instruction manual in how to hit the panic button. It is far, far, far too early for that. We are only one game into the start of the 2018/19 Championship campaign after all.

Owls boss refuses to hide behind defensive frailties Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay has refused to hide behind his side's defensive lapses following their opening day 3-2 defeat to Wigan Athletic on Saturday. The Owls, who had hoped to kick the season off in a similar fashion as to which they ended last term, were simply no match for Wigan's upbeat, energetic forward play.

Forestieri's Wigan Performance In Numbers The 2018/19 Championship campaign for Jos Luhukay saw plenty of goalmouth action, but Sheffield Wednesday came out of the game against Wigan Athletic with nothing to show for our efforts. The hosts at the DW Stadium took the lead but Atdhe Nuhiu did have us back on level terms for a period in the first half.

Big match verdict: Discordant Sheffield Wednesday left flat after poor opening performance WATCHING Sheffield Wednesday stumble to defeat in the Lancashire sunshine brought to mind one of Eric Morecambe's most famous one-liners.

Transfer embargo could end Westwood's Sheffield Wednesday stay MANAGER Jos Luhukay does not know if Keiren Westwood will still be at Sheffield Wednesday once the window closes as the ramifications of the club being under a transfer embargo continue to bite. The Republic of Ireland international did not even make the bench in the Owls' opening-weekend defeat at Wigan Athletic.

Sheffield Wednesday's Daniel Pudil hints this could be his last season at Hillsborough Sheffield Wednesday's Daniel Pudil is out of contract next summer. Sheffield Wednesday defender Daniel Pudil has said that this season could be his last shot at reaching the Premier League as he mulls over his future, the Sheffield Star report.

More Wednesday departures possible - Luhukay 'I always say you never know until the last day what will happen in the transfer window,' he replied when asked if more outgoings are a possibility. The Owls lost their Championship opener on Saturday, going down 3-2 to newly promoted Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.

Wigan v Wednesday Extended highlights from the Owls' clash with Wigan on the opening day of the campaign at The DW Stadium. Commentary from iFollow's Jack Woodward and John Pearson.

Ticket details: Brentford v Wednesday The Owls travel to Brentford on Sunday 19 August in the Sky Bet Championship and ticket details are as follows: SWFC have an allocation of 1,650 for this all-ticket fixture. Seating prices: Adults: £27.50 65 and over: £2118-24: £18.

Wednesday v Wigan player ratings Made some good saves in the 2nd half and arguably could have done better with the 3rd goal. Still have to remember his inexperience. Liam Palmer - 4. Didn't offer anything going forward and defensively poor. Tom Lees - 6. Looked lost on the right side of the back three.

Transfer gossip, Sunday: Middlesbrough sell top defender for £15m - Hull City look to Black Cats - Leeds United and Sheffield United want Millwall st MIDDLESBROUGH will step up their search for defensive cover after Ben Gibson agreed a £15m move to Burnley. The 25-year-old centre-back missed Boro's Championship opener at Millwall to complete negotiations at Turf Moor.

Wigan 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday: How the players rated Richard Sutcliffe delivers his verdict after Sheffield Wednesday suffered an opening day defeat at Wigan in the Championship. Sheffield Wednesday. Dawson 6. Selected ahead of Joe Wildsmith and Kieren Westwood, the Sheffield-born goalkeeper had little chance with either goal in the first half after being left exposed.

Wigan 3 Sheffield Wednesday 2: Poor defending surprises Luhukay A DISHEARTENING opening day for Sheffield Wednesday, beaten by newly promoted Wigan Athletic. That Jos Luhukay's men remained in the contest for so long owed everything to a couple of smart finishes by Atdhe Nuhiu and Fernando Forestieri, plus the inability of the hosts to kill off the game when on top.

WATCH: Post-match reaction from the DW Stadium Watch Owls manager Jos Luhukay's post-match reaction following his side's 3-2 defeat on the opening day of the season at Wigan.

REPORT: Wigan 3-2 Wednesday An absorbing contest over the Pennines saw the Owls make the short hop home with nothing to show from a five-goal thriller with Wigan.Michael Jacobs opened the scoring before Atdhe Nuhiu - later to see red - equalised only for Jacobs to bag a second.

We must do better Jos Luhukay insists the Owls can and must do better when they host Hull next Saturday.The Championship season kicked off with Wednesday going down 3-2 at Wigan in an entertaining encounter over the Pennines.

Match gallery: Wigan v Wednesday A selection of action images from The DW Stadium as Wednesday lost out in the five-goal thriller to Wigan on the opening day of the campaign.

Some Sheffield Wednesday fans slam Joost Van Aken Sheffield Wednesday lost their Championship opener today. Some Sheffield Wednesday fans on Twitter are tearing into Joost van Aken's performance in this afternoon's 3-2 defeat at Wigan Athletic. The Owls got their new season off to a disappointing start as Jos Luhukay's side went down away to the newly-promoted Latics.

"Such A Defensive Team" "Players Not Good Enough" - Some Owls Fans React To Wigan Defeat & Manager's Post Game Words Sheffield Wednesday's start to the 2018/19 campaign didn't exactly get off to a flyer earlier today as we went down 3-2 to Wigan Athletic.

Match Stats: Wigan Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday - Opening Day Defeat In amongst talk of a transfer embargo for Financial Fair Play breaches, a failure to sign a single player so far this summer and a tasty meeting between the fans and the owners set for next week, some Sheffield Wednesday fans might have been forgiven for forgetting today marked the big kick-off in the Championship season of 2018/19.

Sheffield Wednesday Team News vs Wigan Athletic - The Season Begins For Real Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay has selected and confirmed his starting eleven for the tie against Wigan Athletic. Wigan Athletic host Sheffield Wednesday at the DW Stadium for our opening clash of the 2018/19 Championship campaign and we kick-off at 3pm.

Worrying Sheffield Wednesday news emerges Sheffield Wednesday have been placed under a transfer embargo. The Owls have been extremely quiet in the transfer market over the course of the summer, with the focus at Hillsborough going into getting a number of players off the books. Jordan Rhodes has departed on-loan, whilst Jack Hunt has also headed for the exit door.

Wigan v Sheffield Wednesday: Latest from Owls Sheffield Wednesday will hope to put a troubled summer behind them when they kick off the Championship season at Wigan today.

Yorkshire Live: New season set for kick-off The English Football League kicks off today and The Yorkshire Post has the latest from all the county's teams. Championship. Wigan v Sheffield Wednesday. Millwall v Middlesbrough. Brentford v Rotherham United. Sheffield United v Swansea. League One. Shrewsbury v Bradford City.

SEASON PREVIEW - Hopes and expectations for 2018/19 The summer is a wonderful time. One thing which does happen every summer without fail is talking about our fine club and wondering with great anticipation what will happen come the new season.

Luhukay not looking too far ahead of season curtain raiser Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay believes he will have a clear picture of how his side's season may pan out after ten matches. The Owls make the trip to the DW Stadium to face Wigan Athletic this afternoon aiming to make a winning start to the new campaign.

SwfcLIVE The Owls’ 2018/19 campaign begins today as Jos Luhukay’s side head to Wigan for the curtain-raiser! Kick-off at The DW Stadium is at 3.00pm and here's how you can follow the action! swfc.co.

Wigan v Sheffield Wednesday: Daniel Pudil says it is now or never for the Owls MENTION the word 'promotion' and that particular ambition has not quite been extinguished in the eyes of Daniel Pudil. The Sheffield Wednesday defender is approaching senior status. Time's winged chariot is hurrying along for the Czech, who is conscious of his 33rd birthday, which looms next month.

Kick-off: Hopes and dreams launched as Yorkshire's club get their 2018-19 campaigns underway Head coach Marcelo Bielsa insists emotion and not money was behind his decision to accept the challenge of reviving Leeds United's fortunes as a new season of Yorkshire football prepares to get underway.

PREVIEW - Wigan - v - Wednesday The new season is finally upon us. After a glorious World Cup campaign for England, many are thrilled to be back to club football after a long hot summer. Maybe not Wednesday fans. A lack of signings never breeds much positivity, adding in the fact we've had a few outgoings and the calamity at Mansfield, many have been left less than optimistic.

Sheffield Wednesday Preview vs Wigan Athletic Another year, another 46 games of Championship highs and lows. For the first time since the 2015/16 season I have no clue, not even an inkling, of where Wednesday will finish the season. My hope is that we recreate that incredible season and make the play-offs, but that's just the dream of an incredibly biased fan.

MATCH PREVIEW: Wigan Athletic V Sheffield Wednesday Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday will be aiming to get their respective Sky Bet Championship campaigns off to a winning start when they go head-to-head at the DW Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Full coverage of Wigan v Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday’s 2018/19 Championship campaign gets underway on Saturday at The DW Stadium.

Wigan Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday.

WATCH: Luhukay's Latics preview Owls manager Jos Luhukay looks ahead to tomorrow’s 2018/19 Championship curtain-raiser at The DW Stadium.

Strong starts and high focus Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay has spoken of the importance of making a strong start to the campaign.With the season upon us and the opening day clash with Wigan now in sharp focus, the Dutchman says the preparation work has been positive and his side are ready for the action.

Transfer gossip, Friday: Leeds United bid for Manchester City defender - Hull City ready to sell - Burnley in for Middlesbrough star LEEDS UNITED are being linked with a move for Manchester City defender Jason Denayer. The Belgian is also wanted by Turkish giants Galatasaray on a season-long loan, with the 23-year-old having spent two previous spells at the club.

Sheffield Wednesday confirm end of live coverage of games on BBC Radio Sheffield Sheffield Wednesday has confirmed the end of a deal allowing BBC Radio Sheffield to provide live coverage of its games. Radio Sheffield announced today that the club had refused to accept a 10 per cent reduction in fees paid for coverage rights.

COLUMN: Why predicting Sheffield Wednesday's season is an incredibly difficult task, despite the positives outweighing the negatives It's time to sit down, buckle up and enjoy the ride. The 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship campaign is ready to take full flight.

"We feel positive about starting the season with this team," says Owls chief Luhukay ahead of Wigan opener Jos Luhukay, the Sheffield Wednesday manager, says he has a positive feeling ahead of the Owls' 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship opener against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

George Hirst out to 'emulate and better' his England international and Sheffield Wednesday legend dad David But when your father is a former England forward who shot to stardom banging them in Sheffield Wednesday in the top-flight, the weight of expectancy is bigger than most. David Hirst scored over 100 goals in the old Division One and Premier League for the Owls after moving to Hillsborough from Barnsley in 1986 and later Southampton.

Wednesday Midfielder Is Crocked Again, Not Trained For 10 Days - Some Owls Fans Have Lost All Patience With Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay holding his first press conference of the summer yesterday as fans turn their eyes to the 2018/19 opener against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium, injuries were a hot topic of discussion during the questioning.

Sheffield Wednesday matchday commentary Sheffield Wednesday can inform supporters that following recent discussions with the BBC, live commentary of our away fixtures will not be broadcast on Radio Sheffield during the 2018/19 season.

BBC Radio Sheffield to no longer provide live commentary of Sheffield Wednesday matches "We will also continue to have commentaries from Sheffield United, Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers and Barnsley." BBC Radio Sheffield has provided live commentary on Owls games every season since 2000. It will continue to provide score flashes from games along with pre and post-match summaries.

'Refreshed' Sheffield Wednesday are eager to get underway HEAD coach Jos Luhukay insists that he has not been left frustrated by Sheffield Wednesday's inability to sanction any incoming signings so far this summer.

Vacancy: Academy Lead Sport Scientist The Sheffield Wednesday academy are looking to appoint a Lead Sport Scientist.

Ready to begin Manager Jos Luhukay says he is ready to lead his team into the 2018/19 campaign. The big kick-off at Wigan is just two days away and Luhukay feels the Owls are well prepared for the curtain-raiser at The DW Stadium.

A lot of positives for us With six weeks of hard work in the bank, vital pre-season minutes under the belt and players back from injury, Jos Luhukay says there are many reasons to feel positive ahead of Saturday.

We've worked hard for this Defender Daniel Pudil believes the Owls are ready to head into 2018/19 after a successful pre-season campaign. The 32-year-old spoke to the local and national media on Thursday lunchtime at Middlewood Road.

Luhukay Decides Owls Skipper For 2018/19 But It's Another Question He Won't Answer Yet Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay has been previewing the big Championship kick-off this weekend as we face newly promoted Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. Meeting with the media to hold his first real press conference of the new campaign, the clubs social media team sent out the following tweet as he answered the assembled packs questions.

Championship lowdown: A club-by-club guide to the 2018/19 season We've asked reporters from every Championship club to give us the lowdown on their team ahead of the big kick-off this weekend.

Video: Sheffield Wednesday duo closing in slowly on first-team return SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY head coach Jos Luhukay has revealed that key duo Kieran Lee and Gary Hooper are working 'intensively' in order to return to the first-team fray. The pair are on the comeback trail following long-term injuries, with Lee having not featured since before Christmas and Hooper on the sidelines since Boxing Day.

Fans from all 24 clubs preview the 2018-19 season Aston Villa, Derby and Stoke fans are feeling a lot more positive than their friends at Reading, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Wigan.

WATCH: A look back on Sheffield Wednesday's last five opening day Championship outings In just two days time Sheffield Wednesday will set about getting their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship campaign underway with a visit to the DW Stadium to face Championship new-boys Wigan Athletic. For the Owls, it seems like a favourable fixture to try to lay down a marker by putting three points on the board.

Sheffield Wednesday's season outcome will depend on keeping players fit, says lifelong Owls fan A lifelong Sheffield Wednesday fan believes the Owls' 2018/19 Championship ambitions will depend fully on keeping their star attractions fully fit.

Wigan Athletic Preview vs Sheffield Wednesday Jos Luhukay and his Sheffield Wednesday side will be Latics' first opponents of the 2018/19 season. Both teams have had unassuming transfer windows and have barely strengthened their starting teams from last season, as well as that, Latics and Wednesday have also been in pretty poor form during pre-season.

Under-18s shine at Sunderland The Owls Under-18s posted another strong pre-season performance and victory on Wednesday afternoon at Sunderland.Iyad Hamud’s first half header saw the Wednesday youngsters on the way to a deserved victory in the North East against their Category One opposition.

Sheffield Wednesday need four new faces before the season starts Quite what is going on at Sheffield Wednesday is unclear, but as things stand they've made no new signings this summer and are looking desperately short. Whilst having players such as Fernando Forestieri means they should be okay for a lower mid-table finish, that will not be enough for Jos Luhukay to keep his job.

Championship predictor: What will final 2018-19 table look like? Frank Lampard's Derby to go up? Stoke to bounce back to the top flight? Predict your final Championship table.

Sheffield Wednesday on the brink of imploding this summer Sheffield Wednesday appear to be the latest club to face a potential transfer embargo as the EFL look into their financial situation. The situation is developing daily but it does seem that the reticence of Jos Luhukay to move in the transfer market is indicating that there are some restrictions in place at Hillsborough.

Transfer gossip, Wednesday: £8m bid for Sheffield United defender - Leeds United back in the hunt - Hull City eye new targets LEEDS UNITED are reportedly in the mix to sign in-demand Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods, with Swansea City remaining the favourites to recruit him. The classy former Shrewsbury schemer is the subject of talks between the Bees and the Swans, but Leeds and West Brom remain keen.

Why time is vitally important for Jos Luhukay this season The big kick-off is edging closer and closer. In just three days time Sheffield Wednesday will get their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship campaign underway with a trip to the DW Stadium to face Championship newcomers Wigan Athletic.

Owls Fans React To Announcement Of Chansiri Q&A - "Please Be Respectful" "Excellent Guy" Early yesterday evening Sheffield Wednesday confirmed that the club and Chairman Dejphon Chansiri will be holding a fans' forum at Hillsborough next Monday at 7pm.

Will This Ref Be Luhukay Against Wigan Athletic What are your thoughts on this one folks. The EFL has decided that Tim Robinson will take charge of the 2018/19 opener against Wigan Athletic. The game will kick off at 3pm at the DW Stadium and the clash between Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday takes place on Saturday, August 4.

Bamford grabs chance to be Leeds United's 'main man' Leeds United have signed striker Patrick Bamford from Championship rivals Middlesbrough for £7m. The 24-year-old has agreed a four-year deal and becomes the Whites' fifth summer signing and could make his Leeds debut in Sunday's Championship opener against Stoke City.

Where next for Keiren Westwood, with Sheffield Wednesday reportedly ready to sell? Could Aston Villa, Bristol City or Swansea City take interest in the Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper? Sheffield Wednesday are thought to be ready to sell Keiren Westwood ahead of next Thursday's transfer deadline, according to the Sheffield Star.