JOEY O’Brien has returned to Wanderers after a loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday ended in disappointment.

The former Republic of Ireland international picked up a groin strain and has missed the Owls’ last four games, leading to Gary Megson ending the midfielder’s spell at Hillsborough.

“It might be better for Joey to return to Bolton, where their season is going to be a bit longer, in terms of his rehabilitation and getting back to playing games and training,” Megson said yesterday.

Full story in Wednesday's The Bolton News