Sheffield Lee Gregory’s call to find the face mask on Wednesday was successful as the club confirmed the mask was in good hands ahead of Sky Bet. First Division playoff final.
Gregory lost his protective mask during the celebration of the Owls after their stunning fight against the Owls. peterborough At Hillsborough in Thursday’s semi-finals.
Darren Moore’s team overcame a 4-0 deficit in the first game and won 5-1 in the night and 5-3 in the penalty shootout after extra time, sparking scenes of wild rejoicing among the players and fans who occupied the pitch.
The Owls said on Twitter on Sunday: “Can you help!? Lee Gregory’s mask is missing after our amazing comeback win on Thursday!
“The custom made protective cover was next to the bunker. Due to a short turnaround, we can’t replace it in time for the next week. Any ideas where it might be!?”
Their appeal was answered later on Sunday, and they confirmed on Twitter that the missing mask had been retrieved, posting a photo of it with the caption “A short road trip later for the Executive” alongside a signed shirt from Gregory.
Gregory wore the mask after suffering a facial injury in practice, which forced him to miss the club’s 1-0 home win against Derby in the final game of the regular season.
He returned to action as a substitute in his semi-final first leg at Peterborough and returned to the starting line-up for the comeback, putting the Owls 2-0 up on the night and also scoring his own goal in extra time.