Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan apologises to fans on Twitter after losing to Rotherham

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Sheffield Wednesday lost 1-0 at home to Rotherham on Saturday afternoon.

Sheffield Wednesday suffered a blow on Saturday afternoon, as they lost 1-0 at home to Rotherham United - and midfielder Barry Bannan has apologised to supporters.

The Owls, who are pushing for a play-off place this season, were certainly expected to beat relegation-threatened local rivals Rotherham United, despite having picked up just two points from the last three games.

However, Carlos Carvalhal's men were surprised at Hillsborough, as Matt Derbyshire's first half goal handed Rotherham a shock three points.

It's now no win in four games for Wednesday, who have slipped off the pace of the automatic promotion places, but still occupy a play-off spot as their quest for promotion is far from over.

Fans were understandably disappointed after the game though, as the recent slip in form has opened the door for other play-off chasing teams to close the gap on sixth place.

After the game, Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan was one of the few Owls stars to take to Twitter and face the fans, following a tough afternoon at Hillsborough.

Bannan admitted the performance was far from good enough, and apologised to the supporters for Wednesday's poor performance - before suggesting that Wednesday will look to put things right against Brighton and Hove Albion in midweek.

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