WATCH: Alfreton Town 0 Sheffield Wednesday 5 - Match Highlights

New Owls signing George Boyd
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Sheffield Wednesday made light work of non league Alfreton Town in their opening warm-up match, recording a 5-0 victory at the Impact Arena last night.

Boss Carlos Carvalhal fielded a strong side and it was a good workout as goals from Jordan Rhodes (2), Atdhe Nuhiu, Adam Reach and Connor O’Grady helped them kick-off their pre-season programme with a win.

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Record-signing Rhodes was withdrawn just after the half hour mark after suffering a cut to his face. He left the ground with his dad Andy before half-time after learning his wife Emma had gone into labour.

New signing George Boyd played the first half and was heavily involved in Wednesday’s approach play.

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It was Wednesday’s first outing since they bowed out of the Championship play-offs in May.

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