Lee Bullen to take charge of Sheffield Wednesday's friendly at Northampton Town

Sheffield Wednesday’s friendly at Northampton Town tomorrow will be presided over by Lee Bullen, The Star understands.

Monday, 15th July 2019, 5:35 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 9:18 pm
Sheffield Wednesday coach Lee Bullen will take charge of the club's friendly at Northampton Town on Tuesday.

Earlier today it was suggested that Newcastle United-bound manager Steve Bruce would take the reigns despite ongoing negotiations around his departure from the club.

But discussions have moved on to such an extent that it seems the club’s 3-1 win at Lincoln City on Saturday will be the last of the 58-year-old’s appearances in a Wednesday dugout.

Coaches Stephen Clemence and Steve Agnew, who are set to follow Bruce to the north east, will also be absent.

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Bullen, a fan’s favourite and former Owls captain over 130 appearances, has twice stood in as caretaker manager at Hillsborough before, deputising first for Carlos Carvalhal and then Jos Luhukay.