Sheffield Wednesday talent Caolan Lavery praised by Chesterfield boss


Paul Cook has been impressed by the 22-year-old's recent form.

Sheffield Wednesday have certainly struggled for goals this season. But despite that Canadian born Northern Ireland under-21 international could not buy a game at Hillsborough.

He burst onto the scene in January of last year, scoring twice in a 6-0 win against Yorkshire rivals Leeds United.

But he featured just five times this season before leaving the club on loan for the third time. Following previous deals at Southend United and Plymouth Argyle he joined League One side Chesterfield on an initial one month loan earlier in the month.

He had an excellent start, scoring on his debut against Notts County. He then went on a barren run but in the past couple of weeks he has been excellent. At the weekend he netted in a 3-0 win against Fleetwood Town for The Spireites and last night he was at it again.

This time he scored the winning goal at high flying MK Dons, to move the club into seventh in the league and hust one point off Doncaster Rovers in the hotly contested final play-off spot.

His manager Paul Cook was quote after the game by Eurosport, as he gave a glowing review of the Sheffield Wednesday youngster:

"Caolan Lavery is doing really well now, it was difficult at first because it's always difficult when you join a new club, but that's two goals in two games now which is fantastic for him."

Lavery is remaining with Chesterfield until the end of the season and Wednesday fans should hope he continues this excellent run of form.

Because they may be getting their hands on a more rounded striker for next season.

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