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Clotet claims he and Monk have cleared the air after St Andrew’s draw

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA11 hits

Birmingham head coach Pep Clotet claims to have cleared the air with Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk after the 3-3 draw between the teams at St  Andrew’s.The pair appeared to bury the hatchet when Monk embraced his former long-term assistant before the game.They also shared a lengthy, animated conversation afterwards but Clotet did not appear for his post-match press conference...Full Story »

Monk and Clotet make friends and serve up thriller

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA9 hits

Garry Monk buried the hatchet with Pep Clotet on his first return to St Andrew’s since he was sacked as Birmingham manager as they shared the points in an entertaining 3-3 draw.Wednesday manager Monk warmly embraced his successor Clotet less than three months after refusing to shake his former long-term assistant’s hand before the 1-1 draw at Hillsborough, then they were deep in conv...Full Story »

Monk sees improvement from Wednesday in goalless draw with Millwall

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA15 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk believed his team produced an improved performance in the 0-0 Sky Bet Championship home draw with Millwall.In his programme notes, Monk highlighted the need for “consistency in performance levels” after the midweek defeat at Wigan – a  fifth defeat in six league games.The first effort of note came when Wednesday pair Jacob Murphy and ...Full Story »

Garry Monk could hand debut to Alessio Da Cruz

Posted Friday, January 31, 2020 by PA15 hits

Dutch striker Alessio Da Cruz could make his Sheffield Wednesday debut against Millwall at Hillsborough.Owls boss Garry Monk signed Da Cruz on loan from Parma in midweek and may make changes after their defeat at Wigan.Steven Fletcher remains out with a knee injury, while midfielder Massimo Luongo is also laid low by a groin strain.Kieran Lee could return, but Sam Hutchinson and Liam Palmer are ...Full Story »

Monk admits door is open for anyone not prepared to fight for future at Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA14 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk admits the door is open for any player “not prepared to fight for their future at this football club” after the 2-1 defeat at Sky Bet Championship strugglers Wigan.The Owls had led 1-0 at the break through Jacob Murphy’s header just after the half-hour mark, after a brilliant run and cross from Morgan Fox.But they capitulated after the break,...Full Story »

Monk hails Sheffield Wednesday’s FA Cup response after heavy league defeat

Posted Saturday, January 25, 2020 by PA19 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk was pleased with his side’s response after last weekend’s 5-0 drubbing by Blackburn as the Owls beat QPR 2-1 at Loftus Road to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup.The visitors scored through Morgan Fox and Sam Winnall before a Nahki Wells consolation in stoppage time and Monk challenged his players to replicate the improved display in the league.&l...Full Story »

Monk horrified by ‘horrible’ home humbling by Blackburn

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA19 hits

Garry Monk described Sheffield Wednesday’s 5-0 defeat at home to Blackburn as a “horrible” day for everyone at the club.After a quiet opening 15 minutes, the visitors scored the opener after Adam Armstrong found Lewis Holtby, who neatly slotted past Cameron Dawson.Wednesday’s poor start got worse when Massimo Luongo saw red in the 23rd minute following a high challenge on...Full Story »

Monk praises courage of players as Wednesday dump Brighton out of FA Cup

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA31 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk praised the courage of his players as they set aside a stuttering promotion push to dump Brighton out of the FA Cup.Wednesday secured a first win over Premier League opposition in the competition for 27 years after Adam Reach’s deflected second-half drive earned a deserved 1-0 third-round success at the Amex Stadium.The out-of-form Owls had arrived on...Full Story »

Owls just lacked a second goal, says boss Monk after Derby draw

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019 by PA27 hits

Garry Monk praised his Sheffield Wednesday side despite Chris Martin’s late penalty denying them victory in a 1-1 draw with Derby at Pride Park.Steven Fletcher put Wednesday ahead after 23 minutes but the Owls failed to turn their dominance into further goals and Derby extended their unbeaten home run to nine matches after Moses Odubajo fouled substitute Jack Marriott in the penalty area a...Full Story »

Man City Fans Pelt Fred With Objects And Allegedly Perform Monkey Chants

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by thesportbible.com89 hits

Manchester City fans threw objects at Manchester United players while one supporter allegedly performed money chants during the derby. A small section of fans in one corner of the Etihad Stadium disgraced themselves during the second half of a feisty clash. Fred ran over to take a corner with 20 minutes to play and had objects including lighters thrown in his direction. The Brazilian and Je...Full Story »

Garry Monk delighted with his Sheffield Wednesday players after win over Brentford

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA22 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk heaped praise on his players after they secured a 2-1 comeback victory against Brentford to move into the Sky Bet Championship play-off spots.Monk’s side moved above their rivals and up to sixth in the table after two second-half goals from Steven Fletcher secured all three points at Hillsborough.The Owls’ top scorer took his tally to 10 for the...Full Story »

Monk says he has no respect for former assistant Clotet

Posted Thursday, November 28, 2019 by PA31 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk said he had no respect for former assistant Pep Clotet after a 1-1 Sky Bet Championship draw against Birmingham at Hillsborough.Monk had revealed in his pre-match press conference that he is no longer on speaking terms with former assistant Clotet, who took over from Monk as interim head coach at St Andrews when the latter was sacked in June.Clotet had prev...Full Story »

Monk unable to get one over on old assistant Clotet

Posted Thursday, November 28, 2019 by PA23 hits

Garry Monk was unable to get one over former colleague Pep Clotet as Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham played out a 1-1 Sky Bet Championship draw at Hillsborough.Monk had revealed in his pre-match press conference that he is no longer on speaking terms with former assistant Clotet, who took over from Monk as interim head coach at St Andrews when the latter was sacked in June.Spaniard Clotet had...Full Story »

Monk no longer on speaking terms with former assistant Clotet

Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by PA34 hits

Garry Monk has revealed he is no longer on speaking terms with former assistant Pep Clotet, suggesting a lack of trust led to a breakdown in their relationship.Sheffield Wednesday manager Monk’s spicy remarks come ahead of his side’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Clotet’s Birmingham at Hillsborough on Wednesday night.Clotet had previously worked with Monk at Swansea and Leeds...Full Story »

Monk makes case for Wednesday win while Bielsa balanced after derby draw

Posted Saturday, October 26, 2019 by PA24 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk believes his players set a standard with their performance against Leeds they have to maintain if they are to aim for promotion from the Sky Bet Championship.Although the Owls fought out a goalless draw with their Yorkshire rivals – the first between the sides in 50 years – at a rain-lashed Hillsborough, Monk feels Wednesday now have to push on ...Full Story »

Owls’ position on perch means nothing – Garry Monk

Posted Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PA11 hits

Garry Monk insisted he would be paying little attention to Sheffield Wednesday’s lofty league position after the Owls climbed to third in the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 win over Stoke.Massimo Luongo’s goal two minutes from half-time was enough for Wednesday to take all three points at Hillsborough on Tuesday, an outcome which meant they pulled to within a point of second-placed ...Full Story »

Monk criticises officials over Cardiff’s late equaliser

Posted Saturday, October 19, 2019 by PA28 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk criticised the officials after Lee Tomlin’s late free-kick ensured a 1-1 draw and prevented the Owls from moving into the Sky Bet Championship’s automatic promotion places.The Cardiff substitute curled the ball home from 25 yards out just two minutes after entering the action to leave the Owls side with a single point from their dominant perform...Full Story »

Garry gets a Monk on about lack of urgency in victory against Wigan

Posted Sunday, October 06, 2019 by PA33 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk demanded more “tempo and urgency” despite recording his first home win since taking charge after Massimo Luongo scored the only goal of a 1-0 victory against Wigan.The goal came when a Kadeem Harris cross posed problems for the defence and Adam Reach pulled the ball back for Luongo to find the net with a shot from inside the area on his full lea...Full Story »

Monk frustrated as Sheffield Wednesday denied penalty at Hull

Posted Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by PA35 hits

Garry Monk was frustrated after Sheffield Wednesday were denied a clear cut penalty in their 1-0 defeat to Hull.Jacob Murphy was brought down on the edge of the box late on and reacted furiously when he was awarded a free-kick rather than a penalty.Hull boss Grant McCann said defender Eric Lichaj, who made the challenge, admitted to him that the tackle had been made inside the box.But that was n...Full Story »

Monk marvels at “ruthless” Wednesday

Posted Sunday, September 29, 2019 by PA28 hits

Boss Garry Monk claims Sheffield Wednesday’s explosive first-half performance at Middlesbrough has set the standards he wants his players to reach this season.Monk’s side scored four goals before the break as they romped to a 4-1 victory which lifted them to within a point of the play-off places in the Sky Bet Championship table.Dominic Iorfa, Adam Reach and Steven Fletcher all found...Full Story »

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