Carlos Carvalhal, Ross Wallace, Gary Hooper - Sheff Wed gossip

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Sheffield Wednesday pulled off one of the shocks of the League Cup fourth round by beating Premier League Arsenal 3-0 at Hillsborough.

It led to a rather pleased Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal coming out with this slightly confusing quote after victory: "On the pitch we were better than Arsenal, but we are not better than them." The Daily Mailexternal-link can explain.

Owls winger Ross Wallace, man-of-the-match in the Arsenal win, told the Sheffield Starexternal-link the victory was for the fans. "They have waited a long time for a result like that," the 30-year-old said.

The result sent the Yorkshire Postexternal-link into nostalgia overdrive as it fondly recalled other League Cup shocks in the region from years gone by, including Wednesday's win over Coventry to book their semi-final place in 1991 - the year they won the trophy.

Meanwhile, HITC Sportexternal-link does a social media round-up of Owls' fans reaction to the loan signing of Gary Hooper from Norwich, with one supporter labelling it "the final piece in the jigsaw".

Finally, what a 24 hours for midfielder Barry Bannan. First victory over Arsenal, then this...external-link

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