Darren Moore offers his assessment of Middlewood Road training facilities in first week of Sheffield Wednesday reign

It’s been a whirlwind first few days in charge of Sheffield Wednesday for new boss Darren Moore.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 3:36 pm

The former Doncaster Rovers boss, whose shock move across South Yorkshire was unveiled on Monday morning, has spent time getting to know his players and other staff as he attempts to forge a new way forward for the Owls.

A lot has been said by previous managers about the facilities available to them at the club’s Middlewood Road training ground, with the likes of Steve Bruce and Tony Pulis having suggested modernisation is required.

Asked what he felt about his new surroundings after just a few days training, Moore seemed more upbeat than his predecessors.

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Darren Moore has run the rule over Sheffield Wednesday's Middlewood Road training facility.

“It’s a wonderful club, an excellent club. A real, real top club and the facilities are great,” he told The Star.

“We can work, definitely, with the facilities we’ve got here and we can max out the facilities we’ve got. That’s what we do here.

“There's more than enough here in terms of how we work. I’m really, really happy.

“I know the stadium is a magnificent arena to play your football. It’s a tick-tick in terms of those.

“What we have to do is let the weeks pass by and get to work. We’re here now, let’s get to work and when the opportunity is there to do some more work, we’ll be working towards that.

“I’m really pleased to be here with my team and as the days go by I just see it as an opportunity to work and implement more ideas into the football club.”

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