HALF-TIME REPORT: Goal from on-loan Sunderland striker Connor Wickham gives Sheffield Wednesday the advantage against Watford

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Watford are currently losing 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday after Connor Wickham’s free kick gave the visitors the advantage.

The Hornets have played well and created the better chances with several slick passing moves.

But when Nyron Nosworthy brought down Wickham 20 yards from goal in the 24th minute, the on-loan Sunderland striker smashed the ball past Jonathan Bond for his fifth goal in the seven games he has featured for Wednesday this season.

Watford: Bond; Faraoni, Hall, Nosworthy, Cassetti; Bellerin, Battocchio, Thorne, Murray, Anya; Deeney.

Subs: Almunia, Angella, McEachran, McGugan, Forestieri, Pudil, Fabbrini.

Sheffield Wednesday line-up: Martinez; Palmer, Reda Johnson, Roger Johnson, Loovens; Lee, McPhail, Semedo, Maghoma, Helan; Wickham.

Subs: Kirkland, Johnson, McCabe, Llera, Olofinjana, Nuhiu, Corry.

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4:51pm Sat 14 Dec 13

endean2 says...

possibly 2 minutes premature.

GET IN A NEW MANAGER NOW, or we may well be in a relegation battle.
no more excuses please, this is beyond Zola
possibly 2 minutes premature. GET IN A NEW MANAGER NOW, or we may well be in a relegation battle. no more excuses please, this is beyond Zola endean2

5:11pm Sat 14 Dec 13

Hornet Cornet says...

Do I need to repeat the flaming obvious?
Do I need to repeat the flaming obvious? Hornet Cornet

5:13pm Sat 14 Dec 13

bristol hornet says...

Great players do not make great managers!!

ZOLA OUT!! ZOLA OUT!!

Nine games without a win.

Five successive home defeats and four of these without a single goal!!
And two of them to Yeovil and Sheff Wed from the bottom three!!

ZOLA OUT!! ZOLA OUT!!

Otherwise we will soon be in a relegation batlle!!
Great players do not make great managers!! ZOLA OUT!! ZOLA OUT!! Nine games without a win. Five successive home defeats and four of these without a single goal!! And two of them to Yeovil and Sheff Wed from the bottom three!! ZOLA OUT!! ZOLA OUT!! Otherwise we will soon be in a relegation batlle!! bristol hornet

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