Sheffield Wednesday’s on-loan defender Jordan Storey says the Owls nonetheless have what it takes to make the play-offs regardless of a blip in kind. The 24-year-old centre-back arrived at Hillsborough on mortgage from Championship aspect Preston North Finish in January. Since then he has been a daily starter, serving to Sheffield Wednesday preserve seven clear sheets.
Nevertheless, the Owls’ hopes of grabbing a play-off spot took successful with a disappointing 0-0 draw at Gillingham, which got here on the again of a 1-1 draw at residence to Accrington Stanley.
Storey stated: “I’m gutted however we’ve obtained to come back again from this. There’s eight or so video games left and we’ve obtained to be going into them pondering that we’re going to win each recreation.
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“With the standard that we’ve obtained, I’m greater than assured that we’ll flip it round. It hasn’t been our greatest week by way of taking or creating possibilities. However I do know with the standard that we have now up entrance we’re greater than able to placing 4 or 5 previous any workforce on this league.”
With eight matches left for Wednesday to play, Storey additionally spoke of the significance of a number of key gamers coming back from harm within the push for a play-off spot.
He stated: “To have a wide selection like that once more, with the standard we’ve obtained, is huge for us. Each single certainly one of them are going to be very important if we’re going to kick on and push for the play-offs.
“I’ve stated it numerous occasions – the squad that we’ve obtained is way too good for this league. I believe if we glance again over the course of the season there’s been a couple of video games the place we’ve dropped silly factors.
“And for a workforce like this, I simply hope we don’t come to remorse it come the tip of the season. We should always win the overwhelming majority of these remaining eight video games, if not all of them.”
Owls will subsequent face Cheltenham at Hillsborough on Saturday.
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