Sheffield Wednesday 1 v Derby County 0 RECAP: Neil Thompson on Liam Shaw and a big Owls win

Hello and a very warm welcome to The Star’s LIVE coverage of Sheffield Wednesday’s home clash with Derby County.

Friday, 1st January 2021, 8:34 pm

The Owls head into the clash hoping to record two league wins in a row for the first time in over a year against a Derby side also caught up in the relegation conversation.

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Our boys Joe Crann and Alex Miller are at Hillsborough ready to deliver every moment of the action and speak to caretaker boss Neil Thompson for his reaction to everything that happens.

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Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County LIVE

Last updated: Friday, 01 January, 2021, 19:39

  • Sheffield Wednesday hoping to make it two wins in two and four unbeaten
  • Caretaker boss Neil Thompson takes charge as the manager search goes on
  • Derby County arrive with caretaker boss Wayne Rooney in charge
  • No Keiren Westwood or Chey Dunkley for the Owls

He’s an honest kid. He played all over for our u23s. To have him so adaptable. He did a great job on an experienced pro. Tom Lees has no doubt helped Liam.

Games are catching up with them. Chey and Keiren, they’ve not played a lot of football. Keiren felt his groin, he’s done a lot of kicking.

I hope they’re not out for a while. They’re not too serious.

Josh Windass has a hamstring issue. He’ll be assessed. In terms of the intensity of the games, we’re not going to have that for the nxt few weeks.

It was so, so important. Callum put in a good shift and was delighted.

They’re a good bunch of lads and they give you everything they’ve got. These last two games we’ve had six points and that is a big. big boost.

NT on half-time team talk

We didn’t do the basics. We were too passive first half and had too many touches.

We adjusted our shape. They gave us everything we’ve got second half.

Neil Thompson is here..

We weren’t at it first half and that was obvious. We adjusted the shape and they looked leggy. We managed to get into it and had a good reaction.

Joe didn’t have loads to do and Kads made a great block. That gives everyone a lift. I’m pleased for everyone.

Game over . . . and out of the bottom three!

Harris does brilliantly to deny Derby a goal with a superb block but then appears to handle when Buchanan’s cross hits his arm. The Rams players are fuming. That looked a penalty in all honesty!

Kazim-Richards booked

The Derby striker is shown a yellow card for going through on Adam Reach as the Owls man was clearing his lines. 

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