Date: 16th September 2007 at 7:41pm
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Wednesday boss Brian Laws is confident his charges can produce an upturn of results in the coming weeks following the Owls’ worst ever start to a season.

Defeat at Preston at the weekend broke the record for the worst ever start to a season by a Wednesday side and left the Owls as the only side in England without a point to their name after the first five games.

But the Owls gaffer is confident in the ability his squad possesses – and is sure his men can turn things around with two home matches against Burnley and Hull City on the horizon.

‘We have been on a bad run of results but we will go on a good run of results,’ he said following the defeat at Deepdale on Saturday.

‘We are capable of that because we are a good side. I am fully behind the players and they are fully behind themselves.

‘The supporters can play a major part in this. They can turn the heat up on the players, which could be disastrous. If the players go out there with the same positivity we will win the games against Burnley on Tuesday and Hull on Saturday.’

And Laws was left fuming at the decision not to award Wednesday a free-kick for a foul on Francis Jeffers which led to the only goal of the game.

He added: ‘It’s so easy to point the finger and blame other people and I don’t want to go down that route, but there were some bizarre decisions given, particularly in the first half.’

‘I will back the players that put in that kind of football, commitment and effort because our luck will turn if we continue like that.