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Portimonense 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Adam’s super winner is simply out of Reach

Adam Reach’s second goal in three pre-season outings ensured the Owls maintained their 100 per cent friendlies record.

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Flashback: David Hopkin of Leeds United (right) breaks clear of Gary Speed of Newcastle United.

Retro: The player who upset both Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United

Sheffield Wednesday agreed a fee of £3m for midfielder David Hopkin from Crystal Palace on this day in 1997.

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Owls boss Carlos Carvalhal has been at the club for two seasons - an age in the modern era

Alan Biggs: Difficult third season could make or break Carlos Carvalhal at Sheffield Wednesday

Couple of opening points to make about Sheffield Wednesday’s prospects this season.

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.Jordan Rhodes scores Wednesday's second. Photo: Anne Shelley

Alfreton Town 0 Sheffield Wednesday 5: Oh what a night as two-goal Rhodes is rushed to hospital where his wife is in labour

It was one heck of a return to action to action for Jordan Rhodes.

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New Sheffield Wednesday signing George Boyd

Alan Biggs: George Boyd has drive but Sheffield Wednesday have the right men behind the wheel

A club will always hail a signing. You can’t top the verdict of a neutral outsider.

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George Boyd joined Sheffield Wednesday from Burnley earlier this week

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls fans will love George Boyd, says former boss Darren Ferguson

George Boyd’s work rate will quickly endear him to Sheffield Wednesday supporters according to the manager who perhaps knows him best.

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Mel Sterland

Retro: The day Sheffield Wednesday legend ‘Zico’ opted for Leeds United

On this day in 1989, Sheffield Wednesday legend Mel Sterland returned to English football.

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George Hirst made his first team debut for Sheffield wednesday last season

Alan Biggs: Is Sheffield Wednesday’s George Hirst ready to step up? There’s one way to find out

Interesting this week to hear the father of Sheffield Wednesday’s most talked about prospect admit that even he had no idea if George Hirst was ready for a step up to senior football.

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Sam Hutchinson

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls pair backed to come back strong

Sam Hutchinson and Fernando Forestieri have been backed to play integral roles in Wednesday’s promotion challenge next season.

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George Hirst

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls set to decide on George Hirst’s pre-season programme

Hot prospect George Hirst has had less time than most of his Wednesday teammates to rest and recuperate over the summer.

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Lewis McGugan

Sheffield Wednesday: Championship clubs eye Owls cast-off

Lewis McGugan is attracting the interest of several Championship clubs, The Star understands.

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Carlos Carvalhal has built up a great relationship with Owls owner Dejphon Chansiri.PIC STEVE ELLIS

Alan Biggs: Carlos Carvalhal, the power of a good interview and the rise of the ‘unknown’ bosses

Big name club APPOINTS low profile boss. Big name club SNUBBED by low profile boss. Football is standing on its head over managerial appointments.

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Carlos Carvalhal salutes the fans at the end of the regular season at Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday: Carlos Carvalhal’s pride in his staying power

Carlos Carvalhal has described as ‘priceless’ the backing he has received at Sheffield Wednesday and says that was what made him stay on at Hillsborough for a third year.

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Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield Utd.....Owls goalscorer Chris O'Grady celebrates his goal with Jose Semedo

Get ready for the derby buzz: Return of Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United is ‘absolutely massive’

They’ve been a long time coming back around. Some will say too long, others might say not long enough , but on Wednesday the release of the EFL fixtures will, among them, once again read ‘Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United’.

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Frenando Forestieri celebrates scoring last seaosn on one of the few occasions Wednesday entertained last season

Sheffield Wednesday seek right blend to fire up promotion challenge

Sheffield Wednesday will be aiming to find a potent mix of their two years under Carlos Carvalhal, in an attempt to achieve their Premier League goal.

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Sheffield Wednesday haven't won their first two games in either season under Carlos Carvalhal

Flying start: Sheffield Wednesday aiming to ensure they’re not playing catch up

Gaining a blistering start to the campaign will be a key focus in Sheffield Wednesday’s promotion challenge this coming season.

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Lewis Buxton celebrates his goal for Wednesday on the last occasion Chesterfield visited Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday: Chesterfield tie adds some much-needed flavour to Carabao Cup

Let’s face it – the Carabao Cup is hardly likely to be the top of the priority list for Sheffield Wednesday next season.

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George Hirst made his first team debut for Sheffield Wednesday at Reading last season

WATCH: Everton still keeping tabs on George Hirst after having January bid turned down by Sheffield Wednesday

Everton are maintaining an interest in signing Sheffield Wednesday’s promising striker George Hirst.

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Leigh Bromby played over 100 times for Wednesday and United

DERBY DAY: Leigh Bromby remembers his days at Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United, and looks forward to next year’s Steel City derbies

Next season will see the first Steel City head-to-head clash in half a decade. One man in particular knows the fixture more than most; Leigh Bromby, who played more than 100 times for both Wednesday and United. He spoke to Steven Jones.

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Carlos Carvalhal and Tom Lees....Pic Steve Ellis

Alan Biggs: Is Carlos Carvalhal gearing up for a tactical switch at Sheffield Wednesday?

Must admit I’ve been nodding along with those wondering if there’ll be a change of formation at Sheffield Wednesday next season.

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