'Guaranteed': Several Wednesday supporters make same fearful prediction
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'Guaranteed': Several Wednesday supporters make same fearful prediction

Several Sheffield Wednesday supporters are making the same prediction ahead of tomorrow night’s trip to Rotherham United.

Wednesday could face a quartet of ex-Owls when they travel to the New York Stadium.

The newest of those, George Hirst, arrived at Rotherham on loan from Leicester City earlier this summer, linking up with Lewis Price, Joe Mattock and Rochard Wood.

Hirst controversially left Wednesday – both his boyhood club and that of his father, David, the revered former Owls striker – at the end of his contract two years ago, to join Leicester’s sister side OH Leuven.

By moving abroad, the 21-year-old ensured that Wednesday would be compensated by the lowest amount possible (around £150,000), and cost them a potential seven-figure windfall, had he remained in England.

Hirst in action for Leicester (photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images).

Asked to provide his version of events after moving to Rotherham, an irritated Hirst told BBC Sport’s Rob Staton: “I know my side of the story and I’ll keep it to myself.

“Obviously, naturally, it was tough. It wasn’t a nice situation but we’ve moved on.”

Hirst has yet to score in any of his four Rotherham outings so far.

But the following Owls fans fear his first goal is coming very soon…

Wednesday will be without Joost van Aken and Massimo Luongo at the New York Stadium, but could welcome back Dominic Iorfa, Isaiah Brown and Tom Lees.

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