Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Connect with us

Sheffield Wednesday

‘Oozes confidence’, ‘What a player’ – Many Sheffield Wednesday fans heap praise on one man following victory

Published

on

Sheffield Wednesday picked up their first win since the Championship restart by beating Bristol City 2-1 today and many Owls fans have heaped praise on goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith.

Heading into the game, Garry Monk’s side had won just two of their last 15 league games but put in an encouraging performance in their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest last week.

They carried that momentum into the game at Ashton Gate and claimed all three points against a City side that look lost at present and are in danger of seeing their play-off hopes evaporate completely.

Connor Wickham and Massimo Luongo both struck from corners and though Nahki Wells pulled one back for the hosts, Lee Johnson’s side never truly looked like getting a result.

It could’ve all been very different, however, were it not for the impressive performance of Wildsmith – making just his third appearance of the season.

Monk has switched between goalkeepers regularly this term, with both Keiren Westwood and Cameron Dawson also featuring between the sticks.

Wildsmith has been in possession of the number one shirt since the Championship got back underway and produced a fantastic display, including an outstanding reaction stage to deny Nathan Baker’s early header.

Can you identify these 16 Sheffield Wednesday players by looking at these pixelated images? Have a go now!

1 of 16

WHO IS THE PLAYER?

The 24-year-old’s display did not go unnoticed by the Hillsborough faithful, with many taking to Twitter to voice their thoughts.

Read their reaction here:


ScoopDragon Football News Network

Article title: ‘Oozes confidence’, ‘What a player’ – Many Sheffield Wednesday fans heap praise on one man following victory

Please leave feedback to help us improve the site: