Sheffield Wednesday journalist Dom Howson has been sharing some details on Darren Moore and his current health situation.
This comes after Howson co-hosted a recent episode of Singing The Blues, a Wednesday-themed podcast where he spoke about a number of topics concerning the Yorkshire club.
On the subject of Moore, who has been away from the club in recent weeks due to a setback he suffered after he contracted the current global virus, Howson had this to say on the matter, including what Jamie Smith had to say during the club’s recent press conference.
Howson said: “He is making very good progress and Jamie Smith touched on it at his press briefing that there is a chance that Darren Moore will be back on the touchline before the end of the season.
“That would surprise me in some ways just due to the severity of what he’s gone through, and the fact that it’s the second time that he’s had [the virus] this season, and we know that he’s an asthma sufferer, too.
“You just want really Darren Moore, to be physically right and to not rush it, you can’t rush your health, he’s got to look after himself and that, from everything I’ve been told, he is doing, he’s desperate to get back out there and I think the quote of Jamie Smith said he was climbing the walls, and he’s constantly on the phone to Jamie Smith talking about tactics and selection and how they’re going to go about it.
“You want Darren Moore to come back when he’s fit and ready. He is the future Sheffield Wednesday and regardless of what happens in the next three matches, from Wednesday’s perspective, you want Darren Moore physically right in the best condition to lead the club forward and turn things around in the long run.”
Moore was appointed as Wednesday’s manager back in March after a period without a manager since Tony Pulis left his role after taking charge of just 10 matches with the Owls.
TIF Thoughts on Dom Howson’s comments on Darren Moore…
Since Moore took the reins at Hillsborough, the team have won just three out of the 11 games they’ve played, drawing two and losing six in the process (per Transfermarkt).
Have you been happy with Darren Moore at Wednesday so far?
Despite the underwhelming run of results Wednesday have picked up under Moore and the fact that they are currently in the relegation zone of the Championship table, Moore’s health and getting him back well enough to return to the touchline should be the main priority at the moment.
Moving forward, it would be great to see Moore make a recovery and return to the touchline before the end of the season and help the team potentially avoid relegation.