Sheffield Wednesday looked to be heading for the Premier League at one point this season. They were battling away near the top end of the table and showing good form.
Then the slump set in and was a slump as well. It sent the Owls careering down the table in almost freefall. Thankfully they were able to halt the slide before it got too bad and they find themselves in 15th position in the table.
With football only just getting back to more normal training methods this week, there is still a way to go before what was normal is back again. Training will be ramped up, weeks will be eaten away and pretty soon football will be back on the agenda.
For Sheffield Wednesday, like all Championship sides, that means a nine-game sprint towards the end of the season. The Owls will want to put the COVID-19 lockdown behind them and do the business on the pitch. Nine points away from Charlton, the Owls aren’t mathematically safe from relegation. They will be looking to earn the points to secure another season in the Championship.
Not wanting to take up your time between now and then – too much – here’s today’s instalment of your ‘Five-a-Day’ quiz about Sheffield Wednesday.