It was the week when Jos Luhukay gambled and won. Now he’s perhaps one result from getting Sheffield Wednesday on a roll – and Saturday’s trip to an uninspired Reading, ahead of the international break, presents a big opportunity for the Owls boss.
Leon Clarke – and why the numbers add up even when he’s not scoring. While most of the focus has been on the big fat zero beside the name of last season’s top Sheffield United marksman, students of the game have been looking elsewhere.
There was never much of a drama in the first place but one person seemed to relish it more than anybody. No, not one of Bramall Lane’s prophets of doom, who began to fear the worst just two games into this new season.
Whilst training camp will continue for the next two weeks, the pre-season games are over and all thoughts turn to the season starting – a cup game in Nottingham on the 1st and then the big league home opener against Milton Keynes on Saturday 8th September.
Whether or not you agree with Jos Luhukay on the Keiren Westwood affair – and plenty don’t – you can’t deny it’s been a tough call. Or that Sheffield Wednesday’s head coach has shown courage in his handling of it.
Kell Brook has kept an incredibly low profile recently, with little promotion or social media presence. We don’t know when he’ll fight next. Could he fight Amir Khan without a warm-up? Is he reaching the end?
At last Sheffield the summer is over – well almost – and it’s time for hockey as the Steelers ‘New Generation’ take to the ice for the first time this weekend with a special home double header against Swedish giants Leksands.