Early blow as Sheffield Wednesday debutant Olamide Shodipo is forced off at Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday suffered an injury blow in their first competitive game of the season after Olamide Shodipo was forced off...

Sunday, 1st August 2021, 1:56 pm

The exciting attacker, who impressed at Oxford United in League One last season, was given his official Owls debut on Sunday afternoon after being named in Darren Moore’s first XI of 2021/22, and played his part in Wednesday holding their own against Championship opposition in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

However any joy that he felt at getting to play in front of a crowd at Hillsborough will have been dampened now as he waits to find out the extent of an injury that forced him off just after the half hour mark.

Shodipo, 26, went to ground after chasing down a ball down the left side of the field, and then limped off the field as Moore decided to bring on another debutant, Jaden Brown in his place.

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Sheffield Wednesday's Olamide Shodipo sits injured during the Carabao Cup first round match at Hillsborough. Pic: Zac Goodwin

We should know more about his injury after full time.