IN PICTURES: George Hirst returns to action for Sheffield Wednesday

George Hirst made his long-awaited return to action for Sheffield Wednesday and marked the occasion with a goal.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 23 February, 2018, 15:35
George Hirst back in action for Sheffield Wednesday U23

Hirst scored and also won a penalty in a 3-2 defeat for Wednesday’s U23 side at their Leeds United counterparts.

The striker had not made a single competitive appearance for the Owls at any age level due to a dispute with the club over his future.

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But a softening in stance from both sides has seen him brought back into the fold and he could now go on to make appearances for the senior side.

Our photographer was on hand to capture Hirst’s return. Click on the link HERE to see our action gallery.