Some Sheffield Wednesday fans, including an ex-Owls player, turn on Adam Reach after Millwall stalemate

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday look on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City at Hillsborough Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Reach has been one of Sheffield Wednesday's standout performers over the past two campaigns.

Adam Reach of Sheffield Wednesday during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Some Sheffield Wednesday fans, including one former Owls academy player, have turned on Adam Reach after Tuesday's 0-0 draw at Millwall.

Reach, who was for a short time Wednesday's club record signing, made headlines earlier in the season with a succession of spectacular goals.

 

But his form has, admittedly, tailed off of since then.

And his performance at the Den prompted James Kay, the left-back who rose through the Owls' youth ranks without ever making a first-team appearance, to post the following tweets afterwards:

 

And Kay was far from alone in his view.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

However, as Dale Johnson, the Sheffield Wednesday-supporting ESPN reporter, points out, some of the criticism being aimed at Reach can be contradicted by stats.

As shown below, only three players have created more chances than the 26-year-old since the start of last season,at Championship level.

Adam Reach of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on...

And the number of league goals created by Reach since then (15) is also bettered only by three of his rivals.  

Where do you stand on the Sheffield Wednesday winger, given his recent form?

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