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Sheff Wed   3 - 0   Rochdale

Championship side Sheffield Wednesday eased into the second round of the Carling Cup with a comfortable victory over League Two outfit Rochdale.

Wednesday took the lead courtesy of a stunning 25-yard looping volley from midfielder Etienne Esajas.

The home side doubled their lead two minutes later when Jermaine Johnson wriggled clear of two defenders and fired in to the left corner of the net.

Forward Johnson ran clear and chipped in his second to seal Wednesday's win.


Sheffield Wednesday manager Brian Laws told BBC Radio Sheffield:

"It followed on from our first-half performance from Saturday, we went about it in the right manner.

"Rochdale were never going to lie down but our passing was good, our movement was good and we created a lot of chances.

"It can only help us with confidence and eradicate the memory of our second-half performance from Saturday."

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Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Carling Cup

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Sheff Wed 3-0 Rochdale FT
(HT 2-0)
  • Esajas 19
  • Johnson 21
  • Johnson 50

    Sheff Wed

    • 01 Grant
    • 02 Spurr (Hinds 60)
    • 04 Purse
    • 15 Beevers
    • 20 Simek
    • 06 Miller
    • 08 McAllister
    • 11 Esajas
    • 14 Potter
    • 23 Johnson (Gray 71)
    • 07 Tudgay (Jeffers 60)

    Substitutes

    • 22 O'Donnell,
    • 05 Hinds,
    • 16 Wood,
    • 33 Gray,
    • 17 O'Connor,
    • 24 Boden,
    • 09 Jeffers

    Rochdale

    • 01 Arthur
    • 03 Kennedy yellow card
    • 04 Stanton
    • 26 Dawson
    • 31 Holness (Brizell 74)
    • 07 Kennedy
    • 08 Jones
    • 11 Rundle (Shaw 53)
    • 15 Thompson
    • 30 Buckley (Higginbotham 53)
    • 09 Dagnall

    Substitutes

    • 21 Edwards,
    • 27 Brizell,
    • 22 Flitcroft,
    • 24 Brown,
    • 17 Shaw,
    • 18 Higginbotham,
    • 20 Sheriff
    Ref: SarginsonAtt: 6,696
    SHEFF WED
    ROCHDALE

    Possession

    • Sheff Wed 56%
    • Rochdale 44%

    Attempts on target

    • Sheff Wed 15
    • Rochdale 3

    Attempts off target

    • Sheff Wed 6
    • Rochdale 4

    Corners

    • Sheff Wed 4
    • Rochdale 2

    Fouls

    • Sheff Wed 7
    • Rochdale 9
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:19 The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
    • 90:00+3:01 Free kick crossed right-footed by Darren Potter from right wing, clearance by Craig Dawson.
    • 90:00+3:01 Booking Thomas Kennedy is cautioned.
    • 90:00+2:23 Thomas Kennedy is adjudged to have handled the ball.
    • 90:00+1:35 The referee blows for offside. Kenny Arthur takes the indirect free kick.
    • 90:00+0:14 Nathan Stanton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Francis Jeffers. Darren Potter restarts play with the free kick.
    • 89:22 Corner taken by Kallum Higginbotham.
    • 88:21 Foul by Gary Jones on Darren Potter, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Sean McAllister.
    • 87:37 Gary Jones challenges Frank Simek unfairly and gives away a free kick. Etienne Esajas takes the direct free kick.
    • 86:10 The offside flag is raised against Kallum Higginbotham. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.
    • 85:20 Effort on goal by Sean McAllister from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 84:45 Darren Potter takes a shot. Craig Dawson gets a block in.
    • 84:13 The referee blows for offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
    • 82:54 Sean McAllister challenges Kallum Higginbotham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Kennedy takes the direct free kick.
    • 82:07 Jon Shaw has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
    • 80:06 The assistant referee signals for offside against Jon Shaw. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.
    • 78:45 Jason Kennedy concedes a free kick for a foul on Francis Jeffers. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Darren Potter.
    • 78:32 Francis Jeffers takes a shot. Save made by Kenny Arthur.
    • 77:54 The assistant referee flags for offside against Francis Jeffers. Free kick taken by Josh Brizell.
    • 77:00 The ball is sent over by Michael Gray, Richard Hinds has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.
    • 76:49 Michael Gray decides to take a short corner.
    • 76:06 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Potter played to the near post, clearance by Jon Shaw.
    • 74:14 Sean McAllister challenges Chris Dagnall unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Jones takes the free kick.
    • 73:19 Substitution Josh Brizell is brought on as a substitute for Marcus Holness.
    • 71:10 Short corner worked by Michael Gray.
    • 70:55 Tommy Miller takes a shot. Kenny Arthur makes a save.
    • 70:04 Substitution (Sheff Wed) makes a substitution, with Michael Gray coming on for Jermaine Johnson.
    • 69:25 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Thompson by Richard Hinds. Kallum Higginbotham restarts play with the free kick.
    • 69:16 Centre by Joe Thompson.
    • 66:49 Long range effort from Darren Potter misses to the left of the target.
    • 65:55 Effort on goal by Gary Jones from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
    • 64:35 Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Dagnall on Darren Purse. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
    • 63:13 The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kenny Arthur.
    • 62:50 Tommy Miller produces a cross, clearance by Nathan Stanton.
    • 62:37 Etienne Esajas takes a shot. Nathan Stanton gets a block in.
    • 62:09 Free kick awarded for a foul by Thomas Kennedy on Sean McAllister. Free kick taken by Darren Potter.
    • 59:15 Substitution Richard Hinds is brought on as a substitute for Tommy Spurr.
    • 59:15 Substitution Francis Jeffers is brought on as a substitute for Marcus Tudgay.
    • 53:52 Shot from just outside the area by Jermaine Johnson misses to the left of the target.
    • 53:11 Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Save by Kenny Arthur.
    • 52:05 Kenny Arthur restarts play with the free kick.
    • 52:05 Substitution Jon Shaw replaces Adam Rundle.
    • 52:05 Substitution William Buckley goes off and Kallum Higginbotham comes on.
    • 52:05 The offside flag is raised against Jermaine Johnson.
    • 49:28 Assist by Mark Beevers.
    • 49:28 GOAL - Jermaine JohnsonSheff Wed 3 - 0 Rochdale Jermaine Johnson finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the area low into the middle of the goal. Sheff Wed 3-0 Rochdale.
    • 48:00 Effort on goal by Tommy Miller from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
    • 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:23 The ref blows to signal half-time.
    • 45:00+2:11 Effort on goal by Gary Jones from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
    • 45:00+1:53 The official flags Jermaine Johnson offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kenny Arthur.
    • 44:57 Foul by Adam Rundle on Darren Purse, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
    • 44:26 Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean McAllister on Adam Rundle. Thomas Kennedy restarts play with the free kick.
    • 43:22 Joe Thompson sends in a cross, save made by Lee Grant.
    • 42:39 Tommy Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Jones. Nathan Stanton restarts play with the free kick.
    • 41:51 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jermaine Johnson on Nathan Stanton. Kenny Arthur takes the free kick.
    • 40:47 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Dawson by Jermaine Johnson. Free kick taken by Kenny Arthur.
    • 40:07 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
    • 38:35 Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save by Kenny Arthur.
    • 38:28 Frank Simek crosses the ball, Nathan Stanton makes a clearance.
    • 35:42 The assistant referee flags for offside against William Buckley. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
    • 30:16 Adam Rundle takes a shot. Mark Beevers gets a block in.
    • 27:43 Corner taken right-footed by Darren Potter.
    • 27:29 Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Kenny Arthur makes a save.
    • 25:12 Corner from left by-line taken by William Buckley.
    • 25:01 Jason Kennedy takes a shot. Darren Purse gets a block in.
    • 20:12 GOAL - Jermaine JohnsonSheff Wed 2 - 0 Rochdale Jermaine Johnson gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Sheff Wed 2-0 Rochdale.
    • 19:08 Nathan Stanton challenges Jermaine Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Etienne Esajas shoots direct from the free kick, blocked by Jason Kennedy.
    • 18:09 Assist on the goal came from Marcus Tudgay.
    • 18:09 GOAL - Etienne EsajasSheff Wed 1 - 0 Rochdale Etienne Esajas grabs a goal from a long way out to the top left corner of the goal. Sheff Wed 1-0 Rochdale.
    • 17:34 Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save by Kenny Arthur.
    • 16:51 The ball is swung over by William Buckley.
    • 14:23 Free kick awarded for a foul by William Buckley on Tommy Spurr. Tommy Spurr restarts play with the free kick.
    • 11:11 Tommy Miller takes a shot. Kenny Arthur makes a save.
    • 10:28 Chris Dagnall produces a cross.
    • 3:56 Effort from the edge of the area by William Buckley goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 1:37 Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Nathan Stanton gets a block in.
    • 0:46 The ball is delivered by Jermaine Johnson, Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Kenny Arthur makes a save.
    • 0:00 The match begins.

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