Football Talk Podcast - Why Sheffield Wednesday might be glad to see back of 2019-20

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk ashows his frustration durong a loss earlier this year. Picture: Steve EllisSheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk ashows his frustration durong a loss earlier this year. Picture: Steve Ellis
Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk ashows his frustration durong a loss earlier this year. Picture: Steve Ellis | Steve Ellis.16.High Thorns.Silkstone.Barnsley.S75 4HE.Tel 01226-791662…[email protected]
AFTER ending the previous season with understandable optimism, a summer of discontent followed for Sheffield Wednesday when the unexpected departure to Newcastle United by manager Steve Bruce threw all pre-season planning into disarray.

A short caretaker spell in charge followed for Lee Bullen until former Leeds and Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk took over in September. Monk oversaw a run of impressive form which turned the Owls into a genuine playoff contender, only for it all to fall apart after the turn of the year.

The Owls found themselves in 15th spot when the season was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, trapped almost exactly halfway between the bottom three and the top six.

YP football writer Leon Wobschall joins Phil Harrison to discuss the season so far for the Owls, as well as look ahead to how Monk’s team will fare if and when the season gets underway again.

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