Morecambe v Sheffield Wednesday

Megson urges Madine to carry on

November 12, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Sheffield Wednesday manager Gary Megson is urging Gary Madine to carry on where he left off as the striker returns from suspension to face League Two Morecambe in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Gary Megson
GettyImagesGary Megson will have his star striker back

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Madine, 21, was banned for two matches and fined £500 over his sending-off at Carlisle last month, but has been in flying goalscoring form this season having netted 11 goals already for the Owls.

"Gary has trained really well," said Megson. "I'm hoping he can pick up where he left off. I'm hoping he learns a lesson from the fact it's expensive for him to have missed two games. And it's expensive for Wednesday.

"He's a good player. We need him to kick on from this point. He's only 21. He's learning on and off the pitch. He missed him in the last home game, because Brentford played a bit differently. They were really tight and hard to break down.

"There weren't a lot of spaces. The fact that Gary is good in the air would have caused them a few more problems."