OWLS: “You’re not fit to wear the shirt” chants as fans turn on Wednesday

Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday.....More Agony for Owls boss Gary Megson
Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday.....More Agony for Owls boss Gary Megson
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OWLS supporters booed as the club continued their slump in a 3-0 defeat against Tranmere last night.

The team looked solid for an hour before going one down and then saw Giles Coke sent off.

As the goals kept coming, disappointed fans began to turn on them and new Wednesday boss Gary Megson confirmed the team must start putting in winning performances if they want to win their fans over.

Megson said: “We’ve got to keep plugging away. We’re going to have to take all the brickbats that are going to come our way, deservedly so, as we’ve been battered 3-0 in a game where we should have got something.

“We have to roll our sleeves up; we’re desperate to get back to Hillsborough, but we have to take what’s in front of us (three more away games) and try to put in a performance.

“We have had a lot of stick from the people behind the goal. It’s understandable.”

Megson sympathised with Coke and said: “We were the better side for an hour, without playing champagne football. But you need to score when you’re on top. We haven’t created a huge amount though there were some situations where we might have done better.

“The first goal came from what I would view as neglect, and all of a sudden we were 1-0 down.

“The sending-off caused us even bigger problems; they scored their second goal from the resulting free-kick.

“Technically it wasn’t the best challenge in the world. The ref has viewed it as a red card.I thought it was maybe a bit harsh because there were some challenges out there that were similar.”