Select a Team

Prev Game: Sky Bet Championship Fri 20th Jan

prev game - Sheffield Wednesday
team 1 score team 2
Brighton 2 - 1 Sheff Wed

Next Game: Sky Bet Championship Tue 31st Jan

next game - Sheffield Wednesday
team 1 score team 2
Bristol C 19:45 Sheff Wed

Weaver injury blow for Owls

Last Updated: 12/09/11 5:03pm

  • Share:
Weaver: Out for three months

Weaver: Out for three months

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Nicky Weaver has been ruled out for three months after having surgery on his injured knee.

The Owls goalkeeper, 32, flew out to America to consult his surgeon and will be sidelined until the new year.

Manager Gary Megson, who has ruled out making a loan signing, said: "The news on Nicky is not good, but it's no where near as bad as it could have been."

Richard O'Donnell has stepped up in Weaver's absence, while Arron Jameson has been named on the substitutes' bench in recent matches.

Megson added: "Richard has done very well for us, the save he made on Saturday from the lad [Dean] Bowditch when it was 2-1 was fantastic. We have three very good goalkeepers who are very similar, so we will be going with Richard."

Weaver, signed on a free transfer from Burnley in August 2010, is in his second spell at his hometown club having spent three months on loan during the 2005/6 season.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

The leap from non-league

The leap from non-league

Angus MacDonald has gone from non-league to pushing for the Premier League. Here is his story...

Mackie making up for lost time

Mackie making up for lost time

Ahead of facing his former club Reading, QPR's Jamie Mackie tells Sky Sports about making up for lost time after his injury hell.

Edwards leads the way

Edwards leads the way

David Edwards on becoming the first active player to openly support the Offside Trust.