Andreas Weimann sends message to Barry Bannan on Twitter after Sheffield Wednesday's success

Derby County striker Andreas Weimann linked up with Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan and Aston Villa.

Derby County striker Andreas Weimann has sent a message to Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan, after the Owls made it through to the play off final last night.

Weimann and Bannan were teammates at Aston Villa up until last season, when both players left the club.

Weimann went on to join Derby, while Bannan moved to Wednesday - but both seem to have remained friends.

And Weimann was delighted to see Bannan playing such a key role for Wednesday in their latest success.

The Owls went into their match against Brighton as outsiders to pick up a victory, but they upset the odds.

Wednesday picked up a 2-0 victory at Hillsborough in the first-leg, and they protected their advantage well.

The Yorkshire side managed to fend off Brighton’s attackers yesterday, as they booked their place at Wembley.

Wednesday picked up a 1-1 draw at the AMEX Stadium, with Ross Wallace scoring their goal in the first-half, after Lewis Dunk had put the hosts back into the tie earlier on. 

Wednesday will take on the winners of Hull City’s match against Derby County in the play off final.

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