Yorkshire media latest: Gray challenges Wednesday to finish ahead of Leeds

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Gray wants Wednesday to beat Leeds

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray says that he wants his team to finish ahead of Leeds United and be the highest placed team in Yorkshire at the end of the season.

At the moment the Owls are two points ahead of Leeds and Gray wants them to maintain that advantage for the remainder of the campaign. 

"The players have the challenge of beating the points total of last season,” Gray told the Star.

“They have the challenge of being the highest finishing Yorkshire team in the league as well."

Marnick Vermijl wants starting spot

Marnick Vermijl says that he wants to earn a place in Sheffield Wednesday's starting line-up, by proving himself in training.

Vermijl has struggled to break into Wednesday's team since joining from Manchester United, due to the form of Liam Palmer, but the youngster is determined to show he can do a job next season. 

“I want to play as many games as I can and next season, I want to get into the team for the whole season,” Vermijl said to the Sheffield Star

“Liam is doing really well. It’s my job to do better in training and prove myself to the new manager."

Davies on free-kicks methods

Sheffield United free-kick specialist Ben Davies says that he is constantly practising on the training ground.

The attacking midfielder may be reaching the latter stages of his career, but he is still determined to improve.

“There’s no secret or special method,” he said to the Sheffield Star. “Not for me anyway."

“It’s just practise, practise, practise. That might sound boring but it’s true.”

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