2009–10 Sheffield Wednesday F.C. season

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Sheffield Wednesday
2009–10 season
Chairman Lee Strafford
Manager Alan Irvine
Football League Championship 22nd (relegated)
FA Cup Third Round (eliminated)
League Cup Second Round (eliminated)
Top goalscorer League: Marcus Tudgay – (10)
All: Marcus Tudgay -(10)
Highest home attendance 37,121 (League)
Lowest home attendance 18,329 (League)
6,696 (League Cup)
Average home league attendance 23,179 (League games only)[1]

The 2009–10 season will be Sheffield Wednesday's fifth consecutive season in the Football League Championship and 108th season in The Football League since being elected to the Football League First Division in 1892 (from The Football Alliance).

Chronological list of events[edit]

Team kit[edit]

The team kit's for the 2009–10 season will be produced by Puma. The logo of the Sheffield Children's Hospital will be featured on the shirts rather than that of a sponsor.[10][11]
£1 from every shirt sale will go to the charity, after a month of being on sale 6,000 home shirts had been sold.[12]

Home colours
Away colours

Pre-season[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's 2009/10 pre-season programme:

Date Opponents Venue Res. Scorers Att. Notes
21 July 2009 Floriana Victor Tedesco Stadium 1–0 McAllister 949 JPL Cup – 45 minute game
21 July 2009 Dingli Swallows Victor Tedesco Stadium 1–0 Esajas 949 JPL Cup – 45 minute game
21 July 2009 Birkirkara Victor Tedesco Stadium 0 – 0 lp 949 Sliema Wanderers Centenary Cup – 45 minute game
21 July 2009 Sliema Wanderers Victor Tedesco Stadium 0–1 949 Sliema Wanderers Centenary Cup – 45 minute game
21 July 2009 Hartlepool United Victoria Park, Hartlepool 2–0 Tudgay, France 1,627
25 July 2009 Hull City Hillsborough Stadium 0–0 5,213
28 July 2009 Northampton Town Sixfields Stadium 2–0 Johnson, Jeffers 1,912
1 August 2009 Blackburn Rovers Hillsborough Stadium 2–2 Sodje, Tudgay 5,579

[13]

Fixtures schedule[edit]

Football League Championship[edit]

(Please note League fixture lists are copyright of The Football League and can not be published without permission)

Fixtures for the 2009–10 season were announced by The Football League on 17 June 2009 at 10am.[9] Sheffield Wednesday will face Barnsley at Hillsborough on the opening day of the season, the season continues away to new boys Peterborough on 15 August and the final day clash is away to Crystal Palace on 2 May.[14]

"The Owls will be looking for another six points from the Steel City derby clashes on September 19th (at Bramall Lane) and 17 April (the penultimate home game of the season). Vital SWFC members are looking forward to the away day at St James' Park: the meeting with the Magpies is on August 19th, the return fixture a mouthwatering clash at Hillsborough on Boxing Day."[14]

For a comprehensive list of fixtures go to the official SWFC web site fixtures page

League results[edit]

League results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 11 14 21 49 69  −20 47 8 6 9 30 31  −1 3 8 12 19 38  −19

Last updated: 3 May 2010 03:50 UK.
Source: [2]

League round by round[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Upcoming fixture

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A A H A H H A H A A H H A A H A H H A A H H A A H A H A H H H A H A A A H H A A H A H A H
Result D D L W W D L L W D L W L L D L D L L L L L D W W W L W L W L L L W L D D D W D D L L D L D
Position 7 12 16 11 8 9 11 12 12 13 16 13 15 15 14 14 17 19 20 21 22 22 22 22 21 20 21 19 20 18 19 21 22 22 22 21 20 21 20 19 20 22 22 22 22 22

Last updated: 3 May 2010 03:50 UK.
Source: swfc.co.uk
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Domestic cups[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Round Tie no Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance
Enter at Third Round 18 2 January Crystal Palace H 1–2 Danns, Hill(O.G), Andrew 8,690

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance Match Report
First round August 11 Rochdale H 3–0 Esajas, Johnson 2, 6,696 [3]
Second round August 25 Port Vale A 0–2 6,667 [4]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Previous Club Cost
10 May 2009 EnglandDarren Purse Cardiff City free/released
Cost
21 May 2009 EnglandTommy Miller Ipswich Town free/released
Total expandature
21 August 2009 EnglandLuke Varney Derby County On loan (till 01/01/10)
Total expandature
£0 +

Out[edit]

Date Player New Club Cost
8 May 2009 EnglandKenny Lunt Hereford United Released
Cost
8 May 2009 EnglandWade Small Chesterfield F.C. Released
Cost
1 January 2010 EnglandRichard Wood Coventry City Undisclosed
Total income £0 +

Loaned Out[edit]

Date No. Position Player Club Return Date
2009 12 MF NorwayRocky Lekaj Sandefjord Fotball Unknown

First-team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 England GK Lee Grant
2 England DF Tommy Spurr
3 England DF Lewis Buxton
4 England DF Darren Purse (captain)
5 England DF Richard Hinds
6 England MF Tommy Miller
7 England FW Marcus Tudgay
8 England MF Sean McAllister
9 England FW Francis Jeffers
11 Netherlands MF Etienne Esajas
14 Republic of Ireland MF Darren Potter
15 England DF Mark Beevers
17 Republic of Ireland MF James O'Connor
18 England FW Leon Clarke
19 England FW Luke Varney (on loan from Derby County)
No. Position Player
20 United States DF Frank Simek
21 England DF Nick Wood
22 England GK Richard O'Donnell
23 Jamaica MF Jermaine Johnson
24 England MF Luke Boden
25 England GK Arron Jameson
26 England DF Max Wragg
27 England MF Callum Harrison
28 England FW Nathan Modest
29 England MF Liam Palmer
30 England MF Tom Soares (on loan from Stoke City)
30 Republic of Ireland DF Eddie Nolan (on loan from Preston North End)
33 England MF Michael Gray

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
10 England FW Akpo Sodje (on loan from Charlton Athletic)
12 Norway MF Rocky Lekaj (to Lyn)
No. Position Player
16 England DF Richard Wood (to Coventry City)
29 Northern Ireland Warren Feeney (on loan from Cardiff City)

Long-term injury list[edit]

Date Injured Player Injury Return Date

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Attendance average page". soccer356.com. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Administration 'not an option' for Owls – Lee Strafford". bbc.co.uk. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Simek receives international call". swfc.co.uk. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Alan Irvine appointed new Owls boss". swfc.co.uk. 11 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Laws leaves Wednesday". swfc.co.uk. 13 December 2009. Archived from the original on 14 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 
  6. ^ "Season ticket sales exceed 13,000". swfc.co.uk. 23 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  7. ^ "Tudgay: Owls slam Burnley's 'underhand tactic'". Sheffield star (Johnston Press Digital Publishing). 15 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  8. ^ "Season ticket sales exceed 13,000". swfc.co.uk. 13 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  9. ^ a b "Two important dates for your diary". The football League. 25 May 2009. Archived from the original on 30 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-01. 
  10. ^ a b "Sheffield Wednesday Donate Shirt Sponsorship To Local Childrens Hospital". Bleacher Report. 10 February 2009. Archived from the original on 17 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  11. ^ a b "Hospital patients unveil new Owls' Kit". swfc. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  12. ^ "Home shirts now in stock". swfc. 21 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 
  13. ^ "Complete Owls' preseason". swfc. 29 May 2009. Archived from the original on 31 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-01. 
  14. ^ a b "Owls Meet Barnsley On Opening Day". vitalfootball.co.uk. 17 June 2009. Archived from the original on 28 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 

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