Date: 18th September 2007 at 10:00am
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It may only be five games in to the new Championship season but Owls boss Brian Laws is already one of the bookies favourites for the next man to lose his job.

Wednesday remain the only team in English football yet to bag a point after enduring their worst ever start to the season with five straight defeats, leaving them rock bottom of the Championship.

And although matters off the field at Hillsborough are somewhat overshadowing the poor performance on it, the Owls gaffer is coming under increasing pressure to get results and get his charges out of trouble and up at the right end of the table.

Laws himself revealed that the next two games – at home to Burnley tonight and Hull City at the weekend – are vital for his future as the Owls look to drag themselves off the bottom.

And today’s Sun (yes, we know) is reporting that Owls chairman Dave Allen has given Laws four weeks to turn around the fortunes of the club, or face the boot after just under a year in charge at S6.

And to make matters worse, former Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock is being touted as a possible replacement for the former Scunthorpe United and Grimsby boss.

Allen has proved he isn’t afraid to wield the axe after sacking Paul Sturrock in October of last season after a similar poor start to the campaign, and he could strike again as he looks to improve the fortunes of the club on the pitch.