Darren Moore is not getting too obsessed with the League One table at this stage of the season as Sheffield Wednesday sit in 12th after six games.
Moore explained the hectic nature of the division in its infancy when he spoke to YorkshireLive.
He said: “There is another international break next month which will disrupt the programme. You are going to get disruptions over the next two or three months.
“For me, you have to give it a couple of months for the league to settle down. There are a lot of teams still trying to find their rhythm and consistency.”
‘Trying to find their rhythm’ is a very kind way of putting it, but Moore is clearly aware of the likes of Ipswich Town, Charlton Athletic, Lincoln City and Rotherham United all languishing in the bottom half of the table.
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Wednesday have a huge opportunity to get back to winning ways at the weekend when they host Shrewsbury Town, the Owls have lost their last two without scoring and will want to put their resounding 3-0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle behind them as soon as possible.
It will be interesting to see if former Premier League striker Saido Berahino is ready for his first start for the club at the weekend.
If the Owls were still in and around the summit of the division as they were before the international break, then Moore probably would not be saying something like this.
It is good from a public relations standpoint, assuring the supporters that Wednesday have 40 matches to climb back up the table and can still put together a promotion push, such that looked likely after their opening four.
Saturday’s match is a great opportunity to pick up three points for the Owls, they have a 100% record at home in the league so far this season and the Hillsborough home faithful are sure to give them an extra spring in their step.