>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

There will be changes at Sheff Wed after relegation

Sheffield Wednesday boss Alan Irvine acknowledged his side's inability to convert chances against Crystal Palace had cost them dearly and throughout the season. A 2-2 draw at Hillsborough was not enough to prevent Wednesday falling into League One whilst Palace retained their Championship status in a tense relegation decider.

Irvine said: "If you look at the league and see how many goals people have scored, it will quite often tell you where the teams finish.

"We've missed a lot of chances in a lot of games. Probably since the Reading game there's been a lot where we should have got more than we did.

"Again today we've had more than enough chances to win the game."

When asked about the impact relegation would have on his squad, Irvine added: "I don't know yet. It's not a big squad and within that we've got three players on loan, who will go back to their parent clubs, and we've got eight players out of contract.

"A lot of decisions have to be made and there will be changes, there is no doubt." Irvine also confirmed that Owls goalscorer Leon Clarke had dislocated toe sustained during his celebrations.

Irvine said: "He kicked an advertising hoarding. He apologised and said it was a stupid thing to do and I agreed with him."

About the author

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?