Date: 19th July 2010 at 12:52pm
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New Wednesday signing Clinton Morrison must be patient for his debut in the famous blue and white stripes, according to Owls boss Alan Irvine.

The former Coventry City man has yet to feature in any pre-season friendly fixtures for the Owls since penning a two-year contract at the start of last week.

And Morrison is set to sit out Tuesday’s friendly trip to Darlington as he ‘catches up’ with the rest of the Wednesday squad in terms of fitness levels.

The striker has been involved in just two training sessions with the rest of the squad since his arrival.

It means Irvine will give the Republic of Ireland international more time before throwing him in to a first team match.

Morrison could feature in Saturday’s friendly trip to face Scunthorpe United on Saturday – but he’s more likely to start when Wednesday take on South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley on Tuesday, July 27.