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Is it a bird..? Is it a plane…? No, it’s… SUPER-SUB

On the last Owls About Stat podcast, episode 4, we discussed Wednesday’s abundance of numbers, but depravity in quality, up front. One of the things that was mentioned was Lucas Joao’s record. How he seemed to be better when playing as a substitute rather than as a starter. Joao is an enigma: Brilliant and unstoppable…

Will Steve’s wheeling and dealing prove a Brucey bonus for Owls?

CAST your mind back to Saturday 19 September 2015. It’s 4.45pm and Sheffield Wednesday have just beaten Fulham 3-2 in a season which will lead us all the way to Wembley (and play-off heartbreak at the hands of Steve Bruce). Wednesday’s match winner on that late summer’s day at Hillsborough? A certain debutant by the…

The stats that reveal how bad this season’s going for Wednesday

We are bottom of the league. Or we should be, at least, if the numbers are to be believed. To misquote Mark Twain, ‘there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics’. Unfortunately for Sheffield Wednesday this season, statistical evidence backs up what fans fear is a relegation battle ahead. There’s plenty we…