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Hooper rejects Sheff Weds move over VIP box

Gary Hooper will be staying with Norwich for now. Credit: PA

Norwich City striker Gary Hooper turned down the chance to join Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on a season-long loan as the club refused to give him a VIP box for games.

Having agreed to pay Hooper's wages in full on top of a £500,000 loan fee, the former Celtic man backed out of the deal, as The Owls wouldn't throw in a VIP box, worth £30,000 a year, according to the Sheffield Star.

Without the use of a VIP box for Hooper's family and friends on matchdays, the striker decided against the move and will now stay at Carrow Road.

Hooper has since tweeted the words "Not true", but doesn't indicate what this in connection with.


Leeds come back to beat Sheffield Wednesday

Steve Morison bagegd the winner. Credit: PA

Leeds United ran out 2-1 winners against Sheffield Wednesday in a hotly contested Yorkshire derby at Hillsborough.

The visitors had to come from behind to win after Chris Maguire's controversial first half penalty. However, second half goals from Charlie Taylor and Steve Morison ensured Leeds claimed their first win in six matches.

Sheffield Wednesday dent Middlesbrough promotion hopes

Will Keane, centre, got the second. Credit: PA

Atdhe Nuhiu bagged his fourth goal in three games against Middlesbrough to help Sheffield Wednesday to a 2-0 Sky Bet Championship victory at Hillsborough.

The Austrian striker, who scored twice at the Riverside earlier in the season and the winner in the home game against Boro last year, converted a 52nd-minute penalty to open the scoring.

On-loan Manchester United striker Will Keane headed in the second three minutes later to seal the points and inflict a second defeat in three games on Wednesday's high-flying opponents.


Man United defender joins Sheffield Wednesday

Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have completed the signing of defender Marnick Vermijl from Man United for an undisclosed fee.

The 23 year-old former Belgium under-21 international joined United's youth academy from Standard Liege in 2010, but made just two competitive appearances for the Red Devils in the League Cup.

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