Date: 4th July 2006 at 12:26pm
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Owls striker Marcus Tudgay could face upto three months on the sidelines before the season has even started after fears that he has cut a tendon in is foot at a family barbeque.

The former Derby County man will found out the damage when he goes to see a specialist on Wednesday.

Boss Paul Sturrock will be cursing his look after a series of injuries blighted the Owls’ campaign last season. Now it looks like that luck could continue just one week into pre-season training.

Further bad news for Wednesday comes in the form of defender Richard Wood who tore a thigh muscle in pre-season training after missing the final months of the 2005/06 campaign.

New-signing Wade Small from MK Dons also suffered an injury in his first week of training with the club as he picked up a calf injury.

Keep checking Vital Sheffield Wednesday for all the latest updates in the injuries to Marcus Tudgay, Richard Wood and Wade Small.