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Birmingham v Wednesday Extended highlights from the Owls' clash with Birmingham at St Andrew's.

Birmingham v Wednesday team news The Owls travel to the second city to face Birmingham at the St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium. Wednesday make three changes to the side that faced Reading at Hillsborough last Saturday, with Tom Lees, Jacob Murphy and Barry Bannan coming into the starting eleven.

Report: Birmingham 3-3 Wednesday The Owls twice fought back from behind to come within a whisker of beating in-form Birmingham but were dealt a hammer blow right at the last. A thrilling St Andrew’s encounter ended all-square at 3-3 and in truth could have gone either way.

Match gallery: Birmingham v Wednesday A selection of action shots from the Owls' 3-3 draw with Birmingham City at St Andrew's.

Post-match reaction from St Andrew's Watch the post-match reaction from Owls boss Garry Monk following the 3-3 draw with Birmingham at St Andrew's.

We deserved to win that game The Owls and Birmingham played out a 3-3 thriller at St Andrew’s but Garry Monk was left with a familiar feeling of frustration. Wednesday turned in a significantly improved performance in the Midlands but suffered stoppage time heartbreak by conceding a last-gasp leveller.

Garry Monk '99 per cent' satisfied as Sheffield Wednesday are denied win at the death Garry Monk got “99 per cent” of what he wanted at Birmingham City on Saturday – but not a first victory in seven league matches.

Sheffield Wednesday hit by late Scott Hogan equaliser but can take heart from their fight Still Sheffield Wednesday have won more FA Cup ties than Championship matches since Christmas, but even though Birmingham City snatched a 3-3 draw with Scott Hogan's stoppage-time equaliser, the 2,614 away fans must have left St Andrew's encouraged.

Major update in Leeds United's £14m transfer target chase, West Bromwich Albion man seals move, Sheffield Wednesday branded 'very difficult': Rumours The very latest rumours from The Championship. Reported £14m Leeds United target Robin Koch is the subject of interest from Portuguese giants Benfica. Out-of-favour West Bromwich Albion winger Nick Clayton-Phillips has sealed a one month loan deal with Solihull Moors.

'A doubt' - Birmingham City injury latest ahead of Sheffield Wednesday clash Birmingham City v Sheffield Wednesday match preview - Bllues are back at St Andrew's this weekend with Garry Monk returning to his old club, and we have looked at the latest injury news.

'Made Sheffield Wednesday look like Brazil': These Middlesbrough fans discuss the best opposition performances they have seen this season It's been a difficult Championship campaign for Middlesbrough so far this season. Having narrowly missed out on a place in the play-offs under Tony Pulis last season, new manager Jonathan Woodgate has struggled to get 'Boro into a similar position.

Team News: Sheff Wed without 3 players against Birmingham, defender and striker could return Sheffield Wednesday will be without three players against Birmingham City on Saturday - Moses Odubajo, Adam Reach, Massimo Luongo. Morgan Fox and Steven Fletcher could return for the Owls, however. Odubajo has been ruled out of Saturday's clash as he's still not recovered from a groin injury.

Birmingham City v Sheffield Wednesday - Monk on familiar ground in bid to 'control the controllables' JUST as he wore the equivalent of a hard hat during his time at Birmingham City, so Garry Monk must now don the same when he heads to the away dugout at St Andrew's instead of the home one this afternoon.

'Want me to leave?': Wednesday's Westwood and Hutchinson aren't the only players banished by 'ruthless' Monk Garry Monk is the latest Sheffield Wednesday manager to exile Keiren Westwood and Sam Hutchinson from first-team affairs, according to The Star.

Sheff Wed defender 'will not feature' against Birmingham, Monk says he "won't be available" Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed that Moses Odubajo 'will not feature' against Birmingham City on Saturday. The 26-year-old has been out of action since early-February with a groin injury, causing him to miss Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley, 1-0 defeat to Luton Town and 3-0 defeat to Reading.

Sheffield Wednesday without midfielder against Birmingham, Monk says he's "still not ready" Sheffield Wednesday will be without Adam Reach against Birmingham City on Saturday, with Garry Monk admitting the 27-year-old is "still not ready." Reach has been out of action since early-February with a toe injury, causing him to miss Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley, 1-0 defeat to Luton Town and 3-0 defeat to Reading.

Birmingham City v Sheffield Wednesday Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Birmingham City and Sheffield Wednesday.

Match preview: Birmingham v Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday make the trip to St Andrew’s this weekend. Garry Monk’s side will be aiming to arrest their current run of form which stands at six without a win in the Championship. Birmingham, though, are unbeaten in 10 in all competitions.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk hails Owls supporters and dismisses talk of 'toxic' atmosphere SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY manager Garry Monk admits he is desperate to reward the Owls fanbase for their steadfastness and stoicism in difficult times with a positive result at former club Birmingham City tomorrow. Wednesday head to the Midlands on the back of a demoralising run of just one win in ten league matches since Christmas.

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan praised for playing through the pain barrier by Garry Monk SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY manager Garry Monk has praised midfielder Barry Bannan for playing through the pain barrier to aid the cause of the beleaguered Owls.

Ticket details: Owls v Nottingham Forest Owls v Nottingham ForestSaturday 14 March 2020 – Championship The Owls’ clash with Nottingham Forest is a 'double discount' fixture for Adult Members. Ticket prices for this Category D fixture start from £23 for Adult Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop.

Ticket details: Owls v West Brom Owls v West BromSaturday 21 March 2020 – Championship Tickets for this Category D fixture start from £28 for Adult Owls Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop. Tickets are on sale to Season Ticket holders and Owls Members and will go on general sale from Monday 2 March.

We owe a performance The Owls will be backed by 2,800 Wednesdayites at St Andrew’s on Saturday. A packed away end supporting the team is a common sight for Wednesday and something never taken for granted by the club, as Garry Monk explained during his pre-match press conference.

Sheff Wed will be without 27-year-old against Birmingham, midfielder 'picked up calf injury' Sheffield Wednesday will be without Massimo Luongo against Birmingham City on Saturday after Garry Monk confirmed the midfielder has "picked up a secondary injury with his calf". Luongo has been out of action since mid-January due to suspension and muscle problems, causing him to miss Wednesday's last six games in all competitions.

Injury boost as Sheffield Wednesday man 'has returned to training' ahead of Birmingham clash Sheffield Wednesday have received an injury boost ahead of Saturday's trip to Birmingham City, with Steven Fletcher having 'returned to training' this week.

'Sheffield Wednesday gave us a lesson' - Many Nottingham Forest fans debate over their toughest opponent Nottingham Forest are still in with a strong shout of gaining promotion to the Premier League this season after picking up impressive points against the likes of Leeds United and West Brom in recent weeks.

Patience the key for under-fire Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY manager Garry Monk is confident that he retains the backing of owner Dejphon Chansiri - but admits that his patience will not be infinite.

Full pre-match press conference Watch Garry Monk’s pre-Birmingham City press conference in full above from the Owls’ official YouTube channel.

Fletcher return boosts Owls Steven Fletcher’s recovery has taken a significant step up this week as the Wednesday striker has returned to full training. Garry Monk confirmed on Thursday that the 32-year-old has trained all week with the squad and will be considered for selection on Saturday.

Garry Monk says Sheffield Wednesday pair are training with the first team The Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk has confirmed that Sam Winnall and Jordan Rhodes are continuing to train with the Owls first team. Winnall and Rhodes are two of the players who have failed to make Monk's squad in recent weeks.

Why Sheffield Wednesday head coach Garry Monk has moved on after spat with Pep Clotet SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY head coach Garry Monk says that he has now 'moved on' following his stinging criticism of former assistant and current Birmingham City manager Pep Clotet - ahead of the Owls' latest meeting with the Blues.

Garry Monk says new additions could still arrive at Sheffield Wednesday after he was blocked from making them The Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk says he could bring some of his own staff to Hillsborough in the future. So far, only Ryan Needs, Wednesday's head of tactical analysis, has followed Monk to the Owls since the latter's appointment last September.

Injury boost for Sheffield Wednesday as 26-year-old could return against Birmingham Garry Monk has revealed that Morgan Fox could return ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's meeting with Birmingham City on Saturday. The 26-year-old is back training with the first-team after recovering from an ankle injury and is expected to be.

Sheffield Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher set to hand fitness boost to beleaguered Owls chief Garry Monk BELEAGUERED Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk is set to be handed a timely fitness boost with talisman forward Steven Fletcher in contention to make his eagerly-awaited return in Saturday's Championship game at Birmingham City.

Opinion: Sheffield Wednesday exit turning into a nightmare for 22-year-old defender Matt Penney joined FC St Pauli on a season-long loan in August 2019 and was initially a regular at the Millerntor-Stadion, but he now finds himself on the periphery after suffering a long-term injury and may wonder if he's going to return to the starting eleven before the campaign comes to a close.

Loan watch: Midfielder makes 36th appearance of the season in Tuesday's 1-1 draw Connor Kirby made his 36th appearance of the season for Macclesfield Town in Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Plymouth Argyle. The 21-year-old played a full 90 minutes at Moss Rose and helped limit the Pilgrims to only three shots on target.

Explained: How is Joost van Aken getting on at VfL Osnabrück? Joost van Aken has spent the season at VfL Osnabrück after joining on loan from Sheffield Wednesday in August 2019 and has been a regular at the Stadion an der Bremer Brücke this season. The 25-year-old will hope to put himself in the shop window for suitors as it's unlikely he'll ever play for Wednesday again after being frozen out last season.

6 ft 1 Sheffield Wednesday ace is repaying the great faith shown in him last year – opinion - FootballFanCast.com Amicably, Wednesday showed great faith in their 6 foot 1 midfielder, and they offered him a new one year deal at the end of last term to give him a chance to prove his worth to the club. Fortunately, Lee has done just that.

Opinion: Midfielder may not get new Sheffield Wednesday deal Joey Pelupessy could be on his way out of Sheffield Wednesday this summer as his contract is up in July and talks haven't been held over an extension. The 26-year-old joined Wednesday from Heracles Almelo in January 2018 and has gone on to male 68 appearances in all competitions.

'Mad', 'Great' - Plenty of Sheffield Wednesday fans react to announcement ahead of Brentford clash Sheffield Wednesday's poor run of results couldn't have come at a worse time, as the Owls slide down the Championship table at an alarming rate. The Owls are without a win in their last five games, and are currently sat 12th in the second-tier standings, which will be hugely frustrating for the club's supporters.

How is Jordan Thorniley getting on since swapping Sheffield Wednesday for Blackpool? Blackpool bought in 10 new faces over the January transfer window but despite this the side have seen an alarming slump in form. Just one win in their last 10 league games saw Simon Grayson relieved of his duties, with the Seasiders having only nine wins to their name all season.

Holdsworth delighted with derby win Under-23s coach Andy Holdsworth was delighted with the Owls’ triumph at Barnsley, believing his side coped well with the testing conditions at the Oakwell training ground. Fraser Preston struck both goals as Wednesday ran out 2-0 winners. Holdsworth told swfc.co.

Limited hospitality places available for City cup clash The Owls host Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Wednesday 4 March. Ahead of the cup clash against the current FA Cup holders, limited hospitality places remain at Hillsborough.

Brentford tickets sold out The Owls head to Brentford on Saturday 7 March and tickets for visiting supporters have sold out. Wednesday were allocated 1,645 tickets for what will be the Owls’ final trip to Griffin Park before the Bees relocate to their new stadium in the summer.

Anatomy Of A Reading Goal: Meite vs Sheff Weds There's something particularly satisfying about a properly well-worked team goal, and Reading came up with exactly that on Saturday. Yakou Meite's first-half strike not only opened the scoring and set the Royals on the way to a comfortable 3-0 win, but also capped off a beautiful move from defence to attack.

Owls player shares footage of first-team bonding session in Sheffield The Sheffield Wednesday players enjoyed a team night out on Tuesday, according to one of their Instagram stories. Wednesday have failed to win any of their last six Championship fixtures, losing four. And confidence within the senior squad appears to be low.

Alienated: Garry Monk has purposely made a very baffling call at Sheffield Wednesday - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Hutchinson's stats show that he would be a great asset to Monk's side, so why has he chosen to purposefully alienate him? We don't know what's gone on behind the scenes or in the dressing room, but in purely footballing terms it makes no sense for the manager to be leaving Hutchinson out.

Preston double seals derby win Wednesday’s Under-23s posted their second success of the year on Tuesday, coming out 2-0 winners at Barnsley with a double from Fraser Preston. In wet and windy conditions Wednesday blew the Reds away in the opening minutes when Preston opened the scoring.

Lead out the Owls v Man City! The Owls are giving away a fantastic opportunity for 22 young supporters to be official Player Escorts when Wednesday take on Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round next month.

4 Sheffield Wednesday talking points following a hectic week of Championship football It's safe to say that it's been a week to forget for Sheffield Wednesday, as their poor run of results continued into the weekend. After being beaten 1-0 by relegation-threatened Luton Town at Kenilworth Road, plenty of the club's supporters voiced their frustrations at Garry Monk's team selection.

'We are giving away a lot… mainly points' - Sheffield Wednesday announcement greeted with sarcasm from plenty of fans Sheffield Wednesday are gearing up to play Manchester City at the beginning of March, with the club offering the chance for 22 young fans to mascot the game, leading the players out.

Former Sheffield Wednesday striker says rise of Sheffield United is a 'brilliant story' Former Sheffield Wednesday striker, Clinton Morrison, says the rise of Sheffield United is a "brilliant story." Morrison, who also played in the Premier League for Birmingham City and Crystal Palace, was speaking about the Blades' prospects of qualifying for the Champions League.

Explained: How is Manuel Hidalgo getting on at Sheffield Wednesday? Sheffield Wednesday signed Manuel Hidalgo on an 18-month deal from U.S. Triestina Calcio 1918 in January and are developing him in their u23s. The 20-year-old made 30 appearances for his former club, none of which came this season, so he's nowhere near ready for first-team football at Wednesday.

Explained: Midfielder dropped by Monk, exiled from first-team, not keeping match-fit Sam Hutchinson may have played his last game for Sheffield Wednesday after being dropped following a fallout with Garry Monk. The 30-year-old hasn't featured in Wednesday's last five league games and Dom Howson of the Sheffield Star says Hutchinson is now training with the u23s.

50/50 numbers - Reading The winning 50-50 numbers from the Reading game were as follows: First number, 3119, prize money £701 Second number, 0542, prize money £70.

Claim your seat for Owls v Man City! Today is the final chance for Season Ticket holders to claim their seat for the FA Cup fifth round clash against Manchester City. Wednesday host the current FA Cup holders on Wednesday 4 March. Tickets are currently on sale to all Season Ticket and Members.

Explained: 1 appearance all season, frozen out by Monk, Sheff Wed stint has been a nightmare David Bates is enduring a nightmarish stint at Sheffield Wednesday after struggling for playing time since his loan move from Hamburg. The 23-year-old's only appearance for Wednesday came in their EFL Cup win over Rotherham United and he hasn't made the matchday squad in any competition since September.

'Two clubs, one city' - Billy Sharp goes extra mile for Sheffield Wednesday fan Sheffield United captain, Billy Sharp, has gone above and beyond for one Sheffield Wednesday fan this week. Emma Stenton reached out to Sharp on social media after her grandad, Ken, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given days to live. Ken was a Blades season ticket holder and wanted to meet the skipper.

Update on Sheffield Wednesday's case against EFL could be imminent, top sports lawyer involved An update on Sheffield Wednesday's case against the English Football League could be imminent. Wednesday were charged by the EFL with misconduct relating to the sale of the club's Hillsborough stadium to a separate company owned by their chairman, Dejphon Chansiri, in order to generate profit.

Yorkshire's Team of the Week sees Leeds United and Rotherham United leading the way The promotion-chasing Uniteds of Leeds and Rotherham dominate this week's team of the week. Leeds have had a difficult spell since mid-December, but took an important point at Brentford on Tuesday then completely outplayed Bristol City at the weekend, despite only winning 1-0.

23s head to Barnsley The Owls Under-23s head to Barnsley on Tuesday afternoon in the Professional Development League. The fixture was originally set to take place at Nostell Miners Welfare but will now be played at Barnsley’s Oakwell Training Complex. Kick-off is at 2.00pm.

Urhoghide suspended for Birmingham trip Osaze Urhoghide will serve a one-match suspension. The full back was dismissed in the second half of Saturday’s clash with Reading after picking up a second yellow card. The 19-year-old will be suspended for the upcoming trip to Birmingham.

'Utter garbage' - some fans tear apart Sheff Wed midfielder after Reading defeat Sheffield Wednesday have a number of poor performers from Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Reading, but Joey Pelupessy was one player to come away with fierce criticism from supporters after a below-par showing in midfield.

3 things we learned about Reading after Sheffield Wednesday victory Reading earned an impressive 3-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday. The result saw the Royals end a run of seven league games without a win, while Wednesday have now gone five games without a victory. Mark Bowen's side were in control from the start and took the lead through Yakou Meite's early strike.

Exiled Keiren Westwood denies any fall-out with Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk Keiren Westwood insists there has been no fall-out with manager Garry Monk, but seems resigned to the end of his Sheffield Wednesday career. Goalkeeper Westwood and midfielder Sam Hutchinson have been told to train with the Under-23s. Hutchinson's contract expires this summer, but Westwood's deal runs until 2021.

'Woefully out of form' - some fans fume slate Sheff Wed defender after Reading defeat A number of Sheffield Wednesday players came in for criticism after Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Reading, but some supporters singled out Dominic Iorfa for his countless errors over the 90 minutes. The 24-year-old was caught out by a through ball to Yakou Meita for Reading's opening goal and gave away a penalty late in the game that was converted.

'Thrown under the bus' - some fans blast Garry Monk's treatment of Sheff Wed defender After Sheffield Wednesday's 3-0 defeat to Reading, some fans took to social media to criticise Garry Monk's selection of Osaze Urhoghide. The 19-year-old struggled to contain Ovie Ejaria on Saturday and was eventually sent off for two bookable offences.

Tickets For Sheffield Wednesday Trip On Sale To Away Members Tickets for Derby County's Sky Bet Championship trip to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday 29th February 2020 have now gone on sale to Away Members.

'Woeful', 'Needs to be dropped' - some fans blast Sheff Wed man after Reading defeat Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 3-0 defeat at home to Reading on Saturday and Cameron Dawson was one of many players to come away with criticism from supporters. The 24-year-old has been short of form in recent weeks, making errors leading to goals and looking shaky between the sticks, leading to calls for his removal from the starting eleven.

Fox presented with Player of the Month award Morgan Fox was presented with his swfc.co.uk Player of the Month award on Saturday at Hillsborough. For the second time this season the defender was voted as the winner with 47% of the January vote.

Keiren Westwood speaks out over Garry Monk fall-out rumour The Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood has attempted to clarify his recent absence from the squad on Twitter. Westwood has failed to appear for the Owls since the end of November, after suffering a shoulder injury in the 2-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion.

5 Things From Reading’s Win At Wednesday The Royals bounced back excellently on Saturday after an underwhelming run of form, and Jack has plenty of praise to dish out.

Sheff Weds Fans Verdict: Perfect Response From The Royals The performance was everything you could possibly expect and hope for from a fan's perspective. The players defended resolutely, hardly gave a Wednesday a clear-cut chance all game and were clinical when chances came their way.

I don't worry about axe at Sheffield Wednesday - Garry Monk Garry Monk admits he needs to get results quickly to avoid the axe at Sheffield Wednesday. The Owls manager has only been in the job for six months, but a shocking run of just one win in 10 games - the latest defeat a 3-0 loss at home to struggling Reading on Saturday - has seen Wednesday drop from third in the Championship to 12th.

Sheffield Wednesday's slide continues as experienced duo left out in the cold for Reading defeat When Garry Monk returned to Sheffield Wednesday in September he walked into Hillsborough with his eyes wide open. The former Owls player identified the issues facing the Championship club - from its off-field financial problems to freshening up an ageing, stagnating squad.

He can stride past players, works hard and has great vision, but Ejaria must add more to become the real deal Ovie Ejaria was starting to become one of the country's biggest forgotten talents. His career started to stagnate but on loan at Reading he appears to be slowly developing into the player he was meant to be. However, he's still not perfect. Ejaria had a very telling 90 minutes against Sheffield Wednesday.

"Better than Pelupessy" - Lots of Sheffield Wednesday fans debate "posion" man who is "finished" - FootballFanCast.com Sheffield Wednesday fans ponder midfielder Sam Hutchinson's continued absence from the matchday squad after the Owls suffer yet another defeat.

'We need answers', 'Out of your depth' - These Sheffield Wednesday fans slam key figure after defeat Sheffield Wednesday's disappointing season continued yesterday as they fell to a 3-0 defeat at home to Reading. The result leaves the Owls without a win in six Championship fixtures and they are now nine points behind the play-off places, with FFP issues off the pitch also engulfing the club.

George Puscas sends message to Reading fans after Sheffield Wednesday win Reading's George Puscas scored his eighth league goal of the season yesterday. The Royals' record signing has been hit and miss this season. Some people love him, some don't so much, but with goals in his last two games, he's starting to prove his worth to the club.

Owls v Reading Highlights from the Owls' defeat to Reading on Saturday at Hillsborough.

Post-match reaction from Hillsborough Garry Monk's post-match reaction following the 3-0 home defeat to Reading.

We have to fight our way out of this Garry Monk says the only route out of the Owls’ current slump is for everyone in the camp to show the character and fight required.

It's a cycle that we can't seem to break, says Gary Monk after Sheffield Wednesday lose to Reading Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk admitted "it's a cycle that we can't seem to break" after another worrying defeat to Reading at Hillsborough in the Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday 0 Reading 3 - Ten-man Owls plunged deeper into trouble It is hard to see where the next goal is coming from for Sheffield Wednesday, never mind the next win. On a miserable afternoon at Hillsborough, played out against heavy rain and swirling winds, goals from Yakou Meite, George Puscas and Sam Baldock saw the 10-man Owls see their miserable run - just one win in 10 matches - drag on.

Wednesday v Reading team news The Owls host Reading seeking to halt the recent slump in results, while the Royals are out to climb from lower mid-table in the Championship.

Leeds United need expert help on dealing with mind games - Sue Smith I was really surprised when I heard Leeds United do not employ a sports psychologist. Their form is faltering and a big part of that has to be psychological. December's Cardiff City game seems to have been the turning point. They were absolutely dominant that day, only to draw 3-3 in a game they were leading 3-0.

Championship rumours and news - clubs want Sheffield Wednesday punished, new Bellingham twist All the latest news, rumours and gossip from across the Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday v Reading - Prove to Owls fans you are fit to wear the shirt Garry Monk faces arguably the biggest afternoon of his short Sheffield Wednesday tenure today. A combination of poor performances and dire results - just one win in nine Championship games - has conspired to leave Monk desperate for a positive result today when Reading visit Hillsborough.

Match preview: Owls v Reading It’s a quick turnaround for the Owls this weekend with a home clash against Reading on Saturday. Wednesday’s winless run in the Championship extended to five games in midweek following the 1-0 defeat at Luton.

Sheffield Wednesday v Reading Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading.

Clubs push for points deduction if Sheffield Wednesday found guilty ClubCall.com Sheffield Wednesday Clubs push for points deduction if Sheffield Wednesday found guilty.

Explained: Why Sam Hutchinson has been frozen out by Garry Monk Sam Hutchinson isn't expected to feature when Sheffield Wednesday face Reading on Saturday, and it remains to be seen if he'll play again before his contract expires this summer.

Calls for Sheffield Wednesday to face points deduction as Championship clubs fume over stadium sale SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY face a potential points deduction if they are found guilty of misconduct over the sale of Hillsborough. Sky Sports claim that "a number of Championship clubs" are demanding serious action following owner Dejphon Chansiri's purchase of the famous stadium.

Ticket details: Brentford v Wednesday The Owls travel to Brentford on Saturday 7 March in the Sky Bet Championship and ticket details are as follows: SWFC have an allocation of 1,645 for this all-ticket fixture. Seating prices Adults: £25.50 65 and over: £18.5018-24: £16.

Championship clubs demanding Sheffield Wednesday receive 'serious points deduction' over Hillsborough sale The Football League are coming under pressure to impose "a serious points deduction" if Sheffield Wednesday are found guilty of misconduct over the sale of Hillsborough. READ MORE - Sheffield Wednesday are latest club guilty of gambling future on Premier League dream by sailing too close to FFP rules.

Sheff Wed will be without 27-year-old against Reading, Monk says he "has calf soreness" Sheffield Wednesday will be without Massimo Luongo against Reading on Saturday as he "has a bit of soreness in his calf", according to Garry Monk.

Sheffield United may be chasing a Champions League spot, but it's Rotherham United who top the Yorkshire Post Power Rankings LEAGUE ONE leaders Rotherham United are the new frontrunners at the top of the Yorkshire Post Power Rankings list - with Sheffield United, FC Halifax Town, Harrogate Town and Doncaster Rovers still going strong.

Sheffield Wednesday defender could return ahead of Reading clash, Monk says he's 'very close' Morgan Fox could return for Sheffield Wednesday ahead of Saturday's meeting with Reading. The 26-year-old has been out of action since late-January with an ankle injury, picking up the knock in Wednesday's 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic, but Garry Monk says he's "very close" to completing his recovery.

Sky Sports pundit and former Sheffield Wednesday man predicts an away win tomorrow Sky Sports pundit David Prutton is backing Reading to pick up all three points at Hillsborough tomorrow afternoon. The Royals travel to South Yorkshire on a run of one win in just eleven games after a congested period at the start of the year.

Sheffield Wednesday are living to regret Monk's biggest mistake as Owls boss - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Garry Monk's biggest mistake as Sheffield Wednesday boss has been playing Steven Fletcher in their FA Cup tie with Brighton back in January.

Megson's comments from 2016 on Sheffield Wednesday are still ringing true to this day - opinion - FootballFanCast.com And that is why Megson's comments are still ringing true today. While in other news, Sheffield Wednesday legend Carlton Palmer slams current squad amidst poor form… Megson on players signing for Wednesday.

Hatters rated: Luton Town 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Tigerish display, particularly second half when Luton had something tangible to hold on to, as he won his headers, even while on the floor. Took up some good positions earlier too, crossing for Tunnicliffe to go close. Photo:. Copyright:. After an early spell of pressure by Wednesday, got tighter to his winger to prevent the threats from out wide.

Sheffield United & Sheffield Wednesday: the season so far With both the Premier League and Championship seasons well over halfway through, it's the perfect time to take stock of how United and Wednesday have fared so far. Chris Wilder's Sheffield United have exceeded all expectations this season.

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The here and now Garry Monk took time to reflect on a disappointing night at Luton on Wednesday after his side’s 1-0 defeat at Kenilworth Road.

Garry Monk: Sheffield Wednesday manager will keep fighting for change in form Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk promises to "fight hard" to reverse the club's slump in Championship form.

'Embarrassing', 'Liability' - some fans blast Sheff Wed defender's performance against Luton Tom Lees underperformed in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to Luton Town and was blasted by supporters. He started alongside Dominic Iorfa and Julian Borner on Wednesday night, and all three players were criticised on social media for an abysmal showing.

Garry Monk says Sheffield Wednesday player has suffered an injury setback The Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk says Massimo Luongo has suffered 'a little bit of a setback'. Luongo has failed to appear since Wednesday's 5-0 defeat against Blackburn Rovers last month, when he was wrongly sent off.

'Bad', 'Absolutely awful' - some fan criticise another Sheff Wed defender after Luton defeat Julian Borner was one of many players in Sheffield Wednesday's defence who didn't crown himself in glory in their 1-0 defeat to Luton Town and was slated by supporters on social media.

'Mobility of a sandbag' - some fans tear into Sheffield Wednesday forward after Luton defeat Connor Wickham made his second appearance for Sheffield Wednesday since returning on loan for the rest of the season but didn't set the place alight. The 26-year-old was brought in to replace the injured Steven Fletcher, but supporters aren't convinced he's good enough to lead the line.

'Awful', 'Needs dropping' - some fans slate Sheff Wed midfielder's performance against Luton Barry Bannan was of many players criticised by supporters after Sheffield Wednesday lost 1-0 to Luton Town in midweek. The 30-year-old saw a lot of the ball but frequently relinquished possession, was guilty of shirking out of challenges and failed to break up Luton's play in the middle of the park.

'Terrible', 'Awful', 'Shaky' - some fans blast Sheff Wed defender after Luton defeat Dominic Iorfa was blasted by supporters on social media after underperforming in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to Luton Town. The 24-year-old was partnered by Tom Lees and Julian Borner at centre-back, but the trio struggled to contain Luton and were fortunate to concede only one goal on the night.

Brentford's Leeds United comments backfire, West Brom chief sends out promotion message, Garry Monk under pressure at Sheffield Wednesday - Championsh It proved to be another mixed bag of results for our Yorkshire clubs in the latest batch of Championship fixtures.

'Unbelievable' - some fans fume at Garry Monk's treatment of Sheffield Wednesday man Garry Monk was heavily criticised for his squad selection after Sheffield Wednesday lost 1-0 away to Luton Town on Wednesday night. Fernando Forestieri surprisingly started at left wing-back and was substituted at half-time despite not faring too badly in the makeshift role.

"Clueless", "Incompetent", "Joke" - Plenty of Sheffield Wednesday fans unleash on "toxic" figure - FootballFanCast.com Sheffield Wednesday fans slam owner Dejphon Chansiri as the Owls' poor form continued following defeat to Luton Town on Wednesday evening.

Garry Monk responds when asked if Sheffield Wednesday could recall Sam Hutchinson The Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk has not ruled out a return to his squad for Sam Hutchinson. Hutchinson last appeared in the 2-1 win against Queens Park Rangers last month, but is not thought to be injured. In his absence, Wednesday have failed to win in four successive matches, three of which were against bottom-three clubs.

'Shoehorned into the team' - Many Sheffield Wednesday fans have an opinion on defender Many Sheffield Wednesday supporters have been bemoaning the performance of Tom Lees and suggesting that his place in the side should be under threat, following the Owls' 1-0 defeat at Luton Town.

'Mobility of a sandbag' - Many Sheffield Wednesday fans deliver verdict on 26-year-old Many Sheffield Wednesday supporters have been bemoaning the lack of impact that Connor Wickham has made for the Owls in his first few matches back at the club, following his performance in their 1-0 defeat at Luton Town.

"Should have gone 18 months ago", "Get rid" - Loads of Sheffield Wednesday fans lay into "fraud" - FootballFanCast.com Sheffield Wednesday fans lay into attacking midfielder Fernando Forestieri after a Sheffield Star article was posted about him earlier in the week.

Monk shoulders the blame as Owls' slump continues "It is my job to get the team winning and I haven't been able to do that in the last eight or nine games." While Wednesday's defeat was a low moment in Monk's reign, the ex-Swansea and Birmingham boss has called on the players to pull together and end their slump, with a return to the play-off positions only nine points away.

Sheffield Wednesday fans fuming with Barry Bannan after Luton defeat Sheffield Wednesday sit 12th in the Championship after a 1-0 defeat to bottom club Luton Town last night. James Collins netted the game's only goal to lift the Hatters away from the bottom and pile the pressure on Garry Monk.

Post-match reaction from Kenilworth Road Watch the post-match reaction from manager Garry Monk following his side's 1-0 defeat at Kenilworth Road.

Match gallery: Luton v Wednesday A selection of action images from the Owls' 1-0 defeat at Luton on Wednesday evening.

We have to show fight and character The Owls must show fight and character to haul themselves out of their bleak run of results. Luton overcame Wednesday 1-0 at Kenilworth Road courtesy of a first half James Collins goal.

Sheffield Wednesday have to 'fight their way out' of current slump - Garry Monk Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk says he and all his players have to 'fight' to extricate the Owls from their current slump. READ MORE - Match report from Kenilworth Road. Defeat to bottom club Luton Town on Wednesday night means the Owls have now gone five Championship games without a victory and have lost six of their last nine fixtures.

Luton Town 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0 - Basement club Hatters compound Owls' recent misery Sheffield Wednesday's troubles deepened as they slumped to a defeat to bottom club Luton Town. James Collins struck the only goal as Luton climbed off the bottom of the Championship with a priceless 1-0 win.

Luton v Wednesday team news The Owls make the trip south to face Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on a cold Wednesday evening in Bedfordshire. Wednesday make one change to the starting eleven that drew against Barnsley on Saturday, with Kieran Lee coming in for Joey Pelupessy.

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Sheffield Wednesday complain about match policing following baton injury Sheffield Wednesday have expressed their concerns to the South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner about the policing of matches at Hillsborough, after an officer struck a young supporter with a baton following the away derby match against Barnsley on Saturday, causing him a serious head injury.

5 players you probably forgot once played for Sheffield Wednesday With a rich history making them one of the oldest club in the country, Sheffield Wednesday have seen a lot of names come and go at Hillsborough, some less memorable than others.

'Praying': Some Sheffield Wednesday fans are desperate for Luongo to return against Luton Some Sheffield Wednesday fans are praying that Massimo Luongo will return against Luton Town. Luongo has failed to appear since Wednesday's 5-0 defeat against Blackburn Rovers last month, when he was wrongly sent off.

Sign up for Soccer Camps next week! Youngsters can join the Owls’ February Soccer Camps next week at Hillsborough Arena! The camps take place throughout half term, with players of all abilities aged five to 14 welcome to join the fun! Run by the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme, the camps are a great way for children to stay f.

Match preview: Luton v Owls Wednesday head to Kenilworth Road this evening after back to back draws with Millwall and Barnsley. The Owls will be aiming to bring an end to their four-game winless run in the Championship.

Opinion: Sheff Wed defender may have uncertain future, fallen out of favour under Garry Monk Osaze Urhoghide is expected to sit on the bench ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's meeting with Luton on Wednesday night after falling out of favour under Garry Monk. Urhoghide has been an unused substitute in the Owls' last four games and could be pushed out of the matchday squad when Moses Odubajo returns.

Opinion: Another Sheff Wed forward could be rested against Luton, questions over fitness It remains to be seen whether Garry Monk will hand Fernando Forestieri a second consecutive start in four days when Sheffield Wednesday lock horns with Luton Town, but the Owls boss may have a decision to make Connor Wickham too.

Connor Wickham eyes up specific Sheffield Wednesday partnership New Sheffield Wednesday signing Connor Wickham has outlined that when he signed for the club, he was particularly keen to link-up with former Sunderland teammate Steven Fletcher.

Luton Town v Sheffield Wednesday - Garry Monk confident victory should help Owls turn the corner A CASE of deja vu at Kenilworth Road would certainly fit the bill for Sheffield Wednesday tonight. Just over 12 months ago, a winter victory in this corner of Bedfordshire, albeit in the FA Cup, proved the precursor to a general upturn in fortunes for the Owls.

Crystal Palace news: Wickham's Sheffield Wednesday transfer decision, Milivojevic admission As a result, Palace are now six points above the relegation zone with 12 games to play, although some teams below them do now have a game in hand, with the Eagles not playing again until Saturday, February 22, when they host Newcastle United at Selhurst Park.

Poodunnit mystery as squatting man flips bird next to faeces on Sheffield Wednesday pitch South Yorkshire Police are investigating an incident which saw a group of people break into Hillsborough over the weekend.

Sheffield Wednesday concerned about police methods after baton injury Concern is growing within Sheffield Wednesday about South Yorkshire police’s methods at matches following a shocking incident on Saturday.

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A lot of trust in me Loving every second but taking nothing for granted, Alex Hunt is aiming to make the very most of a breakthrough season. The midfielder made his senior debut in August 2018 but it’s fair to say his bigger break has come under Garry Monk this campaign.

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'Get him out' - some fans call for Sheff Wed man to be dropped against Luton Garry Monk may have a decision to make on Cameron Dawson ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's meeting with Luton Town. The 24-year-old has been short of form in recent weeks and is making errors leading to goals, causing many supporters to blast his performances on social media.

Ross Wallace signs for new club after injury to former Sheffield United winger The former Sheffield Wednesday winger Ross Wallace has signed for St Mirren on a short-term deal, the Scottish Premiership side have announced. Wallace, whose Hillsborough contract expired 18 months ago, was a free agent after leaving Fleetwood Town last summer.

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Sheffield Wednesday could be without midfielder against Luton Town According to Dom Howson of the Sheffield Star, Sheffield Wednesday could be without Adam Reach against Luton Town. The 27-year-old has been out of action with a toe injury that caused him to miss Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley and it remains to be seen if he'll be available for selection.

The likely Luton XI Jones is set to field v Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow Luton Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Kenilworth Road tomorrow as the Hatters look to put a stop to their poor run of form. Manager Graeme Jones has got some difficult decisions to make ahead of the game as he tries to work out which side is best suited to getting three points against their opponents.

'Not good enough' - Plenty of Sheffield Wednesday fans weigh in with verdict on 24-y/o The goalkeeping dilemma that Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has in his squad is a debate that has been one of the main talking points amongst the club's supporters. It has come after recent criticism for Cameron Dawson, who made a costly error in Sheffield Wednesday's recent draw against relegation-threatened Barnsley at Oakwell.

Opinion: Sheffield Wednesday forward could be rested against Luton, Monk has decision to make Garry Monk has a decision to make on the fitness of Fernando Forestieri ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's meeting with Luton Town. The 30-year-old recently returned from injury and was handed his first start for two-and-a-half months in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley, but whether he's ready to play two games in four days remains to be seen.

Richard O'Donnell weighs in on debate over Cameron Dawson's position as Wednesday no.1 The former Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell appears to support calls for Cameron Dawson to remain as the Owls' first choice. Dawson's miskicks have gifted goals to Queens Park Rangers' Nahki Wells and Barnsley's Cauley Woodrow in recent weeks, leading some to call for the reinstatement of Keiren Westwood at Hillsborough.

Birmingham allocation sold out Wednesday’s allocation for the trip to Birmingham has sold out. The Owls were allocated 2,800 tickets for the clash at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium. Fans can request to go on the reserve list by emailing [email protected]

Police investigate after Sheffield United fans defecate on Hillsborough pitch South Yorkshire police are investigating after footage emerged of a group of Sheffield United fans breaking into Hillsborough before allegedly defecating on the pitch. A video of the stunt went viral and had over 60,000 views on social media before it was eventually removed.

Why Sheffield Wednesday forward Fernando Forestieri needs time, insists Garry Monk SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY chief Garry Monk is urging supporters to show patience regarding the performance levels of Fernando Forestieri - and is confident he will get sharper with more game-time. The forward has endured a stop-start campaign at Hillsborough in a season disrupted by suspension and injuries.

New Sheffield Wednesday recruit reveals important factor as to why he joined Garry Monk's side Sheffield Wednesday striker Connor Wickham has suggested that Garry Monk played a vital role in convincing him to make the move to the Owls in January ahead of other potential suitors.

Westwood in, Dawson out: This Sheffield Wednesday 5-a-side team would be something special Sheffield Wednesday head into Wednesday night's game with Luton Town looking for their first win in nine games. Wednesday's form has really tailed off since Christmas with just one win in their last ten fixtures, leaving them sat six points outside the play-offs.

Sheffield Wednesday could be without defender against Luton Town According to Dom Howson of the Sheffield Star, Sheffield Wednesday could be without Moses Odubajo against Luton Town. The 26-year-old has been out of action with a hamstring injury that caused him to miss Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley.

Prediction: Sheff Wed midfielder could return to face Luton, Monk may name him on the bench Massimo Luongo could return from injury in time to face Luton Town on Wednesday. The 27-year-old resumed training last week and was given a 50/50 chance of featuring in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley. He failed to make the matchday squad as he wasn't 100%, but Luongo should be ready for Wednesday's midweek clash.

Prediction: Defender to return, 24-year-old to start at CB, fullback to switch flanks Sheffield Wednesday are enduring a poor run of form in 2020 and Garry Monk could make a number of changes ahead of their meeting with Luton Town as a result. The Owls have already conceded nine goals since the turn of the year, so Monk may tweak a few things in defence.

Prediction: Sheff Wed midfielder could be dropped against Luton, 31-year-old may start Garry Monk could ring the changes ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's midweek clash with Luton Town in a bid to correct their poor form. One player likely to be given the axe is Joey Pelupessy. The 26-year-old underperformed in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley and was heavily criticised by supporters.

Official: Garry Monk gives positive injury update on Steven Fletcher Garry Monk has given a positive injury update on Steven Fletcher, revealing the 32-year-old is "doing fantastic" with his rehabilitation. Fletcher has been out of action with a knee injury since New Year's Day, causing him to miss six games in all competitions.

Preview: Luton Town vs. Sheffield Wednesday - prediction, team news, lineups Sports Mole previews Luton Town's Championship clash with Sheffield Wednesday at Kenilworth Road on Wednesday, with team news, lineups and predictions.

Sheffield United fans poo on Sheffield Wednesday pitch after breaking into Hillsborough Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed that South Yorkshire Police are investigating the alleged incident. A Sheffield United fan is alleged to have also changed his Facebook profile picture to show him crouching on the centre spot and giving a thumbs up next to the poo.

Fletcher on the right path Garry Monk has issued a positive update on striker Steven Fletcher. The club’s top scorer sustained an unfortunate knee injury in last month’s FA Cup victory over Brighton.

Super Shay! Young Wednesdayite Shay O’Grady completed a charitable triathlon last Saturday, raising over £10,000 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The nine-year-old walked to Oakwell from Hillsborough ahead of the Owls’ 1-1 draw with Barnsley, before cycling back to finish his triathlon.

Owls v Manchester City ticket details Owls v Manchester City Wednesday 4 March Emirates FA Cup fifth round The Owls take on holders Manchester City in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup and prices / ticket sale dates have been confirmed.

'We want you back' - Plenty of Sheffield Wednesday fans react to former favourite's kind message Former Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is starting to make a name for himself away from Hillsborough it seems. Carvalhal is currently in charge of Portuguese side Rio Ave, where he has guided them to fifth place in the top-flight after a strong first-half of this year's campaign.

Boy suffers head injury from police baton after Barnsley football match South Yorkshire police investigates after video appears to show officer hitting teenager.

Sheffield Wednesday players warned they are fighting for their futures SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY chief Garry Monk says that he understands the frustration of Owls supporters - and possesses the broad shoulders to handle any flak following a poor start to the New Year from his side.

Sheffield Wednesday fans will surely love Carlos Carvalhal's heartwarming recent message Sheffield Wednesday have had their fair share of managers in recent years, but under Garry Monk they look as though they're ready to challenge for a long-awaited promotion back into the top-flight.

U18s report: Owls 0-1 Wigan The Owls Under-18s slipped to a 1-0 defeat against runaway league leaders Wigan on Saturday at Middlewood Road. Wednesday battled hard against strong competition and with ten men for over an hour of the game, following Basile Zottos’ red card.

Ticket details: Owls v Derby Owls v Derby Saturday 29 February 2020 Championship Ticket for this Category C fixture start from £31 for Adult Owls Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop. Tickets are now on sale to Season Ticket holders and Owls Members and will go on general sale from Wednesday 12 February.

Season Ticket deadline today The Owls are reminding supporters that the Early Bird Season Ticket deadline is today! Supporters have until 5.00pm in store and midnight online. Adult tickets on the Kop remain the equivalent of under £20 per game at £455 for one year to guarantee your seat for the 2020/21 campaign.

Sheffield United dominate a Team of the Week highlighted by debutants from Huddersfield Town, Hull City and Middlesbrough It was a mixed bag of performances from the Yorkshire sides this week, but Sheffield United continue to fly the flag, moving back up to fifth in the Premier League by beating Bournemouth while their rivals were on a winter break.

Nottingham Forest chief issues bold Leeds United claim, West Brom boss gives animated interview, Brentford manager previews 'exciting' Whites clash - The race for automatic Championship promotion was blown wide open while hope is not lost at the bottom end of the table.

Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday share the spoils after yet another draw BARNSLEY and Sheffield Wednesday were battening down the hatches long before the first warnings regarding Storm Ciara. The snowdrops and daffodil bulbs may be starting to bloom soon, but for the second successive February meeting at Oakwell between these neighbours, there was cold comfort heading into this particular fixture.

Garry Monk determined Sheffield Wednesday will fight on as promotion hopes fade AFTER witnessing his side's anaemic performance at Oakwell on Saturday, Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk would have been forgiven for drifting his thoughts towards the summer.

Barnsley v Wednesday Extended highlights from the Owls' 1-1 draw with Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday.

'Atrocious', 'Awful' - some fans slam another Sheff Wed midfielder after Barnsley draw Joey Pelupessy was criticised by supporters for his poor performance in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley, but he wasn't the only midfielder blasted for a below-par contribution at Oakwell.

'Useless', 'Shocker' - some fans hammer another Sheff Wed defender after Saturday's draw Tom Lees was criticised by supporters for his poor performance in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley, but he wasn't the only defender called out on social media. Julian Borner didn't have the best afternoon at Oakwell and was hammered online.

'Awful', 'Headless chicken' - some fans criticise Sheff Wed midfielder after 1-1 draw Joey Pelupessy was heavily criticised by supporters after Sheffield Wednesday drew 1-1 with Barnsley on Saturday. The 26-year-old started alongside Barry Bannan in midfield but didn't put in a convincing performance and could be dropped by Garry Monk as a result.

'Disgraceful', 'Tragic' - some fans blast Sheff Wed defender after Barnsley stalemate A number of Sheffield Wednesday players came in for criticism after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley. The Owls picked up a point at a difficult ground, but supporters weren't happy with a lot of the performances. Tom Lees was one player blasted on social media for his contribution over the 90 minutes.

'Terrible', 'Shocking', 'Awful' - some fans slate Sheff Wed man after Barnsley draw Sheffield Wednesday drew 1-1 with Barnsley on Saturday, throwing away a 1-0 lead less than ten minutes after breaking the deadlock. Cameron Dawson was at fault for the goal and was heavily criticised by supporters on social media as a result.

Report: Barnsley 1-1 Wednesday New recruit Josh Windass posted a dream debut goal but the Owls were pegged back by Barnsley as Cauley Woodrow ensured honours were even at Oakwell.

Post-match reaction from Oakwell Owls manager Garry Monk gave his reaction to the 1-1 draw with Barnsley at Oakwell.

Match gallery: Barnsley v Wednesday A selection of action shots from the Owls' 1-1 draw with Barnsley at Oakwell.

Monk reflects on derby draw From a game that could have gone either way, Garry Monk said both sides might have taken the points. The Owls took the lead through debutant Josh Windass but Cauley Woodrow promptly levelled. And although chances were few at both ends, when they did arrive neither goalkeeper was truly troubled.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk refuses to blame Cameron Dawson after derby error at Barnsley SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY head coach Garry Monk refused to lay the blame at keeper Cameron Dawson following his costly error in the Owls' 1-1 derby draw against relegation-threatened Barnsley at Oakwell.

Barnsley v Wednesday team news Wednesday make the short trip to Oakwell to face South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley. Connor Wickham, Josh Windass and Alessio Da Cruz make their first starts for the Owls after signing in January. Fernando Forestieri and Liam Palmer also return to the starting eleven after respective injuries.

Groundhog Day as Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday play out fourth successive 1-1 Oakwell draw - but a touch of hope for Reds A LOCAL BAND entertained both sets of supporters ahead of the kick-off, but the fare on the pitch delivered the same old tune.

Injury boost as Sheffield Wednesday man is 'making good progress' and could return next month Sheffield Wednesday have revealed that Steven Fletcher is 'making good progress' in his recovery from a knee injury and could return to the training ground in a few weeks. Garry Monk previous said Fletcher's rehabilitation was going as planned, so a March return-date looks on the cards so long as there are no setbacks.

Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday - Connor Whickham aims to take Owls up during third spell Sheffield Wednesday loan striker Connor Wickham hopes to return to Hillsborough as a Premier League player next season. Whether that is with the Owls or parent club Crystal Palace remains to be seen, but Wickham is relishing the challenge of helping Wednesday gain promotion.

LIVE Barnsley - Sheffield Wednesday Championship - 8 February 2020 Find here all your favorites sports, events, teams and players for a quick access Championship - Follow the Football match between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday live with Eurosport. The match starts at 13:30 on 8 February 2020. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.

Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday.

Dave Allen appears to take aim at Dejphon Chansiri after being named English football's 'worst owner' The Chesterfield chairman Dave Allen appears to have taken aim at his Sheffield Wednesday counterpart Dejphon Chansiri. Allen spent more than four years at the Hillsborough helm, but is far from fondly remembered by the Wednesday fans - of whom he claimed to be one.

Sheffield Wednesday's young powerhouse faces even tougher test to get noticed by Monk - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Sheffield Wednesday's striker starlet Preslav Borukov faces an even harder task to break into the first-team after their January transfer activity.

Wickham planning Palace return following loan spell ClubCall.com Crystal Palace Wickham planning Palace return following loan spell.

Ex-England striker issues 'scary' message to Leeds United stars, Fulham determined to close in on top two, Brentford and Bristol City ready to pounce There is drama to had at the top and bottom of the Championship this weekend in a fixture list that promises a lot of drama and action.

Support Shay's triathlon! Last year young Wednesdayite Shay O’Grady walked from Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice to Hillsborough ahead of the Steel City derby to raise funds for the charity.

Strong motivation New faces in the squad, fresh impetus and a strong desire to bounce back onto the right path – all big factors covered by Garry Monk ahead of the trip to Barnsley.

Ready for this challenge Owls loan striker Connor Wickham is eligible to feature on Saturday and the forward spoke to the gathered media at Middlewood Road on Thursday.

Match preview: Barnsley v Wednesday It’s a South Yorkshire derby for the Owls this weekend as Garry Monk’s side face Barnsley at Oakwell. With plenty riding on the fixture for both sides, all the ingredients are there for a fiercely contested derby clash.

Sheffield Wednesday are not a 'magic' team stresses Barnsley FC head coach Gerhard Struber Wednesday, meanwhile, have dropped off the play-off pace following a poor sequence which has seen them win just once in their past seven league games, losing five. Previewing the game, against an Owls side who are unbeaten on their past five trips to Oakwell, Struber said: "I think it is a special game.

Sheffield Wednesday recruit issues vague message on long-term future Sheffield Wednesday striker Connor Wickham has suggested that his long-term future could still be with parent club Crystal Palace, when his loan spell with the Owls comes to an end.

Injury boost for Sheffield Wednesday as 31-year-old could return to face Barnsley Sheffield Wednesday could welcome back Kieran Lee ahead of Saturday's meeting with Barnsley, reports Alex Miller of the Sheffield Star. He may only be fit for the bench, however, due to a lack of match fitness.

Sheffield Wednesday defender could return to face Barnsley, Garry Monk says he's 'very close' Morgan Fox could return for Sheffield Wednesday ahead of Saturday's meeting with Barnsley after Garry Monk admitted that he's "very close" in his recovery. The 26-year-old picked up an injury in Wednesday's 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic and missed their 0-0 draw with Millwall, but he could be back in time to face the Tykes.

Sheff Wed could be without midfielder against Barnsley, has '50/50' chance of playing Sheffield Wednesday could be without Massimo Luongo against Barnsley, as the 27-year-old is still struggling with a groin injury. Luongo has been out of action for nearly three weeks, missing Wednesday's FA Cup win over Queens Park Rangers, 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic and 0-0 draw with Millwall.

New arrivals give Sheffield Wednesday much-needed lift ahead of derby trip to Barnsley Garry Monk has hailed the impact of Sheffield Wednesday's new signings Josh Windass and Connor Wickham - before they even step out on the pitch for the Owls. The duo - brought in to Hillsborough on transfer deadline day - look set to make their Owls bows tomorrow in the South Yorkshire derby at Barnsley.

Palace's Wickham moved to Sheffield Wednesday in search of game time Connor Wickham is expecting to be part of Crystal Palace's plans next season despite being farmed out on loan to Sheffield Wednesday for the second half of the season.

Connor Wickham reveals doubts over Sheffield Wednesday transfer Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham doubts his loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday will be turned into a permanent one at the end of the season. The 26-year-old rejoined the Owls on deadline day of the January transfer window. He has previously played for the club earlier in his career on two separate occasions.

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Fresh faces and competition Owls manager Garry Monk looks ahead to Saturday’s South Yorkshire derby as Wednesday face Barnsley at Oakwell.

Steven Fletcher "doing fantastic" as he targets swift Sheffield Wednesday comeback Sheffield Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher is on course to make his Owls comeback next month. The Owls' top scorer was initially ruled out for 10 weeks after suffering a knee injury at Brighton last month. But the Scotland international's rehab is going well and Owls boss Garry Monk hopes to welcome the striker back at the beginning of March.

FC Halifax on the rise with Sheffield United and Rotherhan United hot on their tails - Power Rankings A TALE of the have and have-nots in our latest Yorkshire Post Power Rankings list - and new leaders emerge in the shape of a buoyant FC Halifax Town.

Connor Wickham asked about permanent summer transfer, shares what Crystal Palace chairman told him The Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham believes he'll head back to Selhurst Park at the end of his Sheffield Wednesday loan spell. The 26-year-old rejoined the Owls on the final day of the January transfer window, having enjoyed two spells at Hillsborough earlier in his career.

Barnsley goalkeeper Sami Radlinger to miss Sheffield Wednesday clash Goalkeeper Sami Radlinger and midfielder Marcel Ritzmaier are both out of Barnsley's Sky Bet Championship Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. Radlinger, who has played in all but one of the Tykes' Championship matches since late November after recovering from a knee ligament injury, has been ruled out with an unspecified problem.

'Reaping the rewards' - Plenty of Sheffield Wednesday fans react as player picks up 'well deserved' gong Morgan Fox has been named Sheffield Wednesday's Player of the Month for the second time this season, scooping up the award for the month of January.

FA Cup fifth round: BBC One to show Chelsea v Liverpool & Sheff Wed v Man City BBC One will show live coverage of Liverpool's FA Cup fifth-round tie at Chelsea as well as Sheffield Wednesday's match at home to holders Manchester City.

Fox voted Owls Player of the Month Morgan Fox has been voted as the Owls Player of the Month for January. It’s the second time this season the full back has won the swfc.co.uk award. Fox also scooped the October gong earlier in the campaign.

Wednesday v Man City FA Cup details The Owls will host Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Wednesday 4 March. The cup-tie will be broadcast live on BBC One and kick off at 7.45pm. Tickets are priced as follows: Sale dates will be announced in due course.

Garry Monk responds when asked if he's frozen out Sheffield Wednesday stars like Jos Luhukay did The Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk has admitted that some of his players are in better positions than others to feature under him. Senior players Sam Hutchinson and Keiren Westwood have been notably absent from recent matchday squads.

Sheffield Wednesday first-teamer makes admission over past Hillsborough doubts Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Cameron Dawson has revealed that there were moments where he questioned his long-term future at the club over the last few years, but he is now thrilled to be a key part of the side.

3 Sheffield Wednesday changes Garry Monk should consider ahead of Barnsley clash Sheffield Wednesday will look to end a run of three games without a win in the league on Saturday afternoon, when they make the short trip to Oakwell to face struggling Barnsley.

How dry January may prove costly to Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Hull City, Huddersfield Town, Middlesbrough and Barnsley The new year started so optimistically for Hull City. Winning at Sheffield Wednesday with a Jarrod Bowen goal put them a point outside the Championship's play-off places. "Why can't we go for automatic?" asked midfielder George Honeyman. Things have not gone as planned since.

Cameron Dawson's patience rewarded at Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday No 1 Cameron Dawson admits he considered quitting Hillsborough to secure first-team football. There was a time when Dawson was the third-choice goalkeeper at Hillsborough, behind Keiren Westwood and Joe Wildsmith.

Garry Monk details particular benefit of short Sheffield Wednesday break Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk believes that the Owls' clear week will enable them to get their new signings to gel with the rest of the squad ahead of their clash with Barnsley on Saturday.

Weston Park take over derby clash Weston Park Cancer Charity will takeover the Owls’ Yorkshire derby clash with Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday. Both clubs will come together to raise awareness of the great work carried out by Weston Park, who provide vital care for people with cancer in Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Plenty more to come With his maiden Owls appearance under the belt, Alessio Da Cruz has promised there is much more to come through the duration of his temporary S6 stint.

Explained: When will Josh Windass and Connor Wickham play for Sheffield Wednesday? Sheffield Wednesday did two bits of business on deadline day to strengthen their attack, bringing in Josh Windass on loan from Wigan Athletic and Connor Wickham on loan from Crystal Palace. The duo joined on January 31 but weren't eligible to play in Wednesday's 0-0 draw with Millwall.

Owls' new loan man eager to impress ClubCall.com News Owls' new loan man eager to impress.

'Need him; End of the road': Wednesday fans split on reports Owls star could be leaving for free Sheffield Wednesday fans are reacting to The Star's report that Sam Hutchinson's Hillsborough future is 'looking increasingly precarious'. Hutchinson moved to Wednesday in 2014 from Chelsea and has played more than 150 times for the Owls.

Chris Wilder tells funny Sheffield Wednesday story ahead of his first Steel City derby Chris Wilder tells a funny story about thinking Sheffield Wednesday were spying on his Sheffield United team ahead of his first Steel City derby.

Football Talk Podcast - Bradford City's managerial shake-up and Yorkshire's January Transfer Window winners and losers GARY BOWYER paid the ultimate price for Bradford City's bad run of form when he was sacked by the board on Monday, replaced within 24 hours by Stuart McCall, who agreed to return to the Valley Parade dugout for a third time.

Play-offs still the target for Sheffield Wednesday's new recruit Alessio Da Cruz Dutch forward Alessio Da Cruz admits he knew little about Sheffield Wednesday before arriving last week. But the 23-year-old - who arrived at Hillsborough on loan from Italian Serie A club Parma last week - has quickly settled into life in South Yorkshire.

Under a week to go for Season Ticket deadline The Owls are reminding supporters that the Early Bird Season Ticket is on sale now until next Monday, 10 February, with prices frozen for a fourth successive year. Multi-year options are also available.

Luton clash sold out Wednesday’s allocation for the trip to Luton has sold out. The Owls were allocated just over 1,000 tickets for the clash at Kenilworth Road on Wednesday 12 February. Fans can request to go on the reserve list by emailing [email protected]

Inside training The Owls head to Barnsley on Saturday in the Championship and with January loan signings Alessio Da Cruz, Josh Windass and Connor Wickham all available for selection, the swfc.co.uk cameras went behind the scenes at Middlewood Road on Tuesday.

Time to go: 2017 Carvalhal signing eager to exit Sheffield Wednesday this summer - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes is keen on sealing a summer switch to Scottish giants Celtic after an attempt in January was rebuffed.

This is where Leeds United, Brentford and West Brom will finish in the Championship after January signings - according to data experts Data experts have predicted the final Championship table following the closure of the January transfer market.

Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and Doncaster Rovers lead way in YP Team of the Week IT MAY not have been a vintage weekend for Yorkshire sides, but seven clubs are still represented in our latest Yorkshire Post Team of the Weekend. Sheffield United lead the way with three nominations. Here's our latest XI in a 4-4-2 formation.

Sheffield Wednesday confirm Wickham and Windass squad numbers The deadline day additions Connor Wickham and Josh Windass have had their Sheffield Wednesday squad numbers confirmed by the club.

Music festival next to Sheffield Wednesday stadium teases massive 2020 line up announcement A massive Yorkshire music festival which takes place next to Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium has given us a massive line up update.

U23s gallery: Owls v Leeds The Owls Under-23s were denied three points at the last on Monday at Hillsborough in the 2-2 draw with Leeds. Ciaran Brennan and Liam Shaw were on target for Wednesday either side of a Niall Huggins strike.

50/50 numbers - Millwall The winning 50/50 numbers from the Milwall game were as follows: First number, 2615, prize money £1041 Second number, 1682, prize money £104.

Pleased with the performance Andy Holdsworth was pleased with the performance levels shown in the Under-23s’ 2-2 draw with Leeds at Hillsborough. The young Owls twice took the lead before being pegged back both times but Holdsworth believes his players will take a lot from the derby contest.

Sheffield Wednesday issue positive three-word Steven Fletcher insight Sheffield Wednesday have shared an image of Steven Fletcher back on the grass, as the striker continues his comeback trail following an injury picked up last month. Garry Monk has brought the best out of the Scottish striker since arriving at Hillsborough, with Fletcher the scorer of 12 goals in only 22 appearances across the season.

When Arsenal won the FA Cup… after playing four replays in the same round Managers upset about playing one replay should remember that Arsenal faced Sheffield Wednesday five times in 1979.

Report: Wednesday's Championship rivals agreed January deal for Connor Wickham, but Crystal Palace striker was already in Sheffield One of Sheffield Wednesday's Championship rivals also had an agreement to sign Connor Wickham on loan from Crystal Palace, according to Berkshire Live. The newspaper claims that Reading tracked Wickham for a number of weeks and on the eve of deadline day, received an affirmative response from Crystal Palace.

Gary Rowett's message to his Millwall squad after stalemate at Sheffield Wednesday ALEX Pearce revealed Millwall boss Gary Rowett focused on the positives after the Lions' 0-0 draw at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. The stalemate meant that Millwall fell five points off the play-off places, but they have lost just three times in 17 league games since Rowett took charge in October.

3 Sheffield Wednesday players that will be pushing for a start after recent slump in form Sheffield Wednesday have suffered a slump in recent results in the Championship, which has put a major dent in their promotion bid this season. A home draw against play-off chasing Millwall means that Garry Monk's side have only won once in their last seven league games, which has seen them drop to 11th in the Championship table.