Date: 6th May 2008 at 1:09pm
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Brian Laws may well have guided the Owls to Championship survival, but his job could well be under threat this summer if reports are to be believed.

The name of former Derby County and Preston boss Billy Davies is being banded about newspapers as a possible successor to Laws should Geoff Sheard and his consortium gain control of the Owls over the close season.

The Scotsman has already succeeded in taking the Rams to the Premiership, and Preston to the Championship play-off spots in recent seasons, and has links with Sheard through the Lancashire club.

And should Sheard complete his takeover of the club this summer, Laws may well be looking for a new job if reports are to be believed, after Alan Shearer and Steve Clarke had also been linked with the Wednesday post following the takeover talk.

But the current Owls’ number one will no doubt be fighting his corner to have another crack at the job, especially should new funds be made available to purchase new players.

And Owls’ fans may also have something to say, after growing fond of Laws despite a relatively poor season, made the more difficult with injury problems and a lack of money.

The summer’s certainly going to be interesting…