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  • Date:11 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:St James Park
  • Attendance:5,555
  • Jones (67)
    Noble (83)
  • Johnson (64)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:48 +1.48

James Dunne fouled by Rob Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Artur Krysiak takes the direct free kick.

91:00 +1.00

Short corner taken by David Noble from the right by-line.

90:17 +0.17

Richard Duffy comes on in place of Danny Coles.

85:48

Daniel Nardiello goes off and John O'Flynn comes on.

84:34

Chris Lines takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Steve Tully.

83:57

Jermaine Johnson is given a yellow card.

82:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Vitor Semedo on Daniel Nardiello. David Noble scores a goal direct from the free kick from long range to the top left corner of the goal. Exeter 2-1 Sheff Wed.

81:38

Corner taken by Billy Jones, Danny Coles takes a shot. Blocked by Lewis Buxton.

78:55

Foul by Troy Archibald-Henville on Chris O'Grady, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Lines, clearance made by Danny Coles.

78:36

Daniel Nardiello takes a shot. Stephen Bywater makes a save.

77:10

Chris Lines takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.

75:27

Foul by Mike Jones on Danny Coles, free kick awarded. Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.

75:06

Daniel Nardiello gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Batth. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

73:51

Daniel Nardiello challenges Danny Batth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater. Daniel Nardiello receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

72:54

Gary Madine leaves the field to be replaced by Mike Jones.

70:43

Corner taken by Billy Jones from the right by-line to the near post, Danny Batth makes a clearance.

66:49

Foul by Jermaine Johnson on Daniel Nardiello, free kick awarded. Billy Jones finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 1-1 Sheff Wed.

65:38

Miguel Angel Llera leaves the field to be replaced by Rob Jones.

64:42

Jermaine Johnson scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 0-1 Sheff Wed.

63:46

Liam Sercombe comes on in place of Guillem Bauza.

62:23

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Lines.

57:29

Daniel Nardiello has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

55:39

Chris Lines challenges James Dunne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Artur Krysiak takes the direct free kick.

52:02

Corner taken by Chris Lines, Header from deep inside the area by Danny Batth goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

51:25

Chris Lines concedes a free kick for a foul on Jake Taylor. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.

49:32

Chris Lines takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Steve Tully makes a clearance.

45:39

Danny Batth concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Nardiello. Direct free kick taken by Billy Jones.

45:01

Chris Lines joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Bostock.

44:56

Corner taken by Billy Jones.

44:06

Unfair challenge on Troy Archibald-Henville by Gary Madine results in a free kick. David Noble takes the direct free kick.

42:32

Danny Coles fouled by Gary Madine, the ref awards a free kick. David Noble takes the free kick.

40:11

James Dunne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Julian Bennett. Miguel Angel Llera takes the free kick.

38:37

Unfair challenge on Guillem Bauza by Julian Bennett results in a free kick. Billy Jones takes the free kick.

33:34

Danny Batth concedes a free kick for a foul on Scot Bennett. Free kick taken by David Noble.

32:16

Jermaine Johnson produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

30:17

Unfair challenge on David Noble by Jose Vitor Semedo results in a free kick. David Noble takes the direct free kick.

29:20

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris O'Grady. Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.

29:06

Foul by Scot Bennett on Julian Bennett, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Buxton.

25:57

Billy Jones challenges John Bostock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lewis Buxton takes the direct free kick.

25:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scot Bennett on Julian Bennett. Direct free kick taken by Jose Vitor Semedo.

23:39

Unfair challenge on Gary Madine by Danny Coles results in a free kick. John Bostock fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

20:36

Julian Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Jake Taylor. Free kick taken by Billy Jones.

19:59

Unfair challenge on Steve Tully by Chris O'Grady results in a free kick. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick.

16:09

Floated corner taken from the left by-line by John Bostock.

14:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Dunne on Gary Madine. John Bostock takes the free kick.

13:21

Outswinging corner taken by John Bostock from the left by-line, Effort on goal by David Prutton from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

13:07

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by John Bostock.

12:36

Corner from the right by-line taken by David Prutton, Miguel Angel Llera takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.

12:03

John Bostock takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.

8:54

Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Artur Krysiak makes a save.

7:48

Jose Vitor Semedo takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

6:53

The official flags Daniel Nardiello offside. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

3:39

Unfair challenge on Scot Bennett by John Bostock results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.

0:25

Shot from deep inside the area by Daniel Nardiello goes over the bar.

Match Preview

O'Brien set for Grecians debut Luke O'Brien could makes his Exeter debut against Sheffield Wednesday in npower League One this weekend. The full-back arrived at St James' Park from Bradford on transfer deadline day but was not part of the matchday squad that lost 2-0 at Bournemouth on Tuesday. O'Brien will compete with Billy Jones for the left-back position, and manager Paul Tisdale otherwise has a fully-fit squad at his disposal. After extending his loan from Reading by a further month, Jake Taylor could return to the starting line-up in attack after coming off the bench against the Cherries in midweek, while Liam Sercombe has recovered from injury. Midfielder Sercombe could also come back into the side in place of Scot Bennett, as Exeter host the Owls chasing their first victory - and their first goal - in five League One matches. Sheffield Wednesday manager Gary Megson must decide whether to recall defender Miguel Llera or retain skipper Rob Jones at the heart of defence. Jones returned for the midweek FA Cup defeat to Blackpool after missing the previous four games due to an ankle injury while on-loan Llera was ineligible to play against his parent club. Megson made seven changes for the fourth-round replay on Tuesday night and is expected to revert back to something similar to the side that started in last week's league match against Yeovil. John Bostock, on loan from Tottenham, is likely to be recalled, as is fellow midfielder David Prutton, while winger Jermaine Johnson, who has scored three goals in his last five games, will return after being rested. Strikers Gary Madine and Chris O'Grady are also likely to return to the starting XI as the Owls bid to extend their unbeaten away record in the league to four matches.

Formation:433Manager: Paul Tisdale

Exeter

Formation: 442Manager: Gary Megson

Sheff Wed

  • Artur Krysiak
  • Steve Tully
  • Troy Archibald-Henville
  • Danny Coles
  • Billy Jones
  • Scot Bennett
  • David Noble
  • James Dunne
  • Jake Taylor
  • Guillem Bauza
  • Daniel Nardiello
  • SUBS
  • Lenny Pidgeley
  • Richard Duffy
  • Liam Sercombe
  • John O'Flynn
  • Richard Logan

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Match Report

Grecians stall Owls promotion push Billy Jones and David Noble struck sensational free-kicks to earn Exeter a 2-1 win, their first success at home since the end of November, and dent Sheffield Wednesday's promotion hopes. Wednesday had the best chance of an even first half when Miguel Angel Llera headed a corner goalwards. The ball seemed destined for the top corner, but Exeter goalkeeper Artur Krysiak threw out his right hand to make a superb save, while Exeter's Daniel Nardiello had a goal ruled out for offside. Wednesday opened the scoring in the 65th minute when a long throw-in was cleared as far as Jermaine Johnson and he lashed the ball into the bottom corner from 25 yards. But Exeter hit straight back as Jones curled a superb free-kick round the Wednesday wall and into the bottom corner after a foul on Daniel Nardiello. With six minutes remaining, the Grecians went in front through David Noble's stunning free-kick. The ball seemed to be heading way over the crossbar, but it dipped and hit the upright before nestling in the back of the net.

Form Guide

    DWDDLL
  • Exeter
  • VS
  • Sheff Wed
  • WLDWDW

Last Meetings

  • Sheff Wed
  • 3 - 0
  • Exeter
  • 24/09/2011
  • Sheff Wed
  • 1 - 2
  • Exeter
  • 07/05/2011
  • Exeter
  • 5 - 1
  • Sheff Wed
  • 18/12/2010
  • Exeter
  • 1 - 0
  • Sheff Wed
  • 26/04/1980
  • Sheff Wed
  • 0 - 1
  • Exeter
  • 08/12/1979
  • Exeter
  • 2 - 2
  • Sheff Wed
  • 24/03/1979

Top Scorers

Exeter

  • D Nardiello 5
  • R Logan 3
  • D Coles 2
  • J Taylor 2
  • D Noble 1
  • T Archibald-Henville 1
  • J Dunne 1
  • J O'Flynn 1
  • G Bauza 1
  • L Sercombe 1
  • S Bennett 1

Sheff Wed

  • G Madine 11
  • R Johnson 6
  • R Jones 4
  • C O'Grady 4
  • R Lowe 3
  • J Johnson 3
  • D Prutton 2
  • J Bennett 2
  • C Lines 2
  • C Morrison 1
  • C Sedgwick 1
  • L Buxton 1
  • JM Semedo 1
  • D Batth 1
  • L Palmer 1

Goals

Exeter

    • Total goals 66
    • Goals per game 24
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sheff Wed

    • Total goals 95
    • Goals per game 53
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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